Former civil aviation minister Praful Patel should have no hesitation in facing an inquiry over the large-scale purchase of aircraft by Air India if his conscience is clear in the matter, BJP's Subramanian Swamy said on Sunday in light of claims in that regard by ex-CAG Vinod Rai.
Making a point about holding Assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir amid flooding and ongoing rescue operations, the BJP's senior leader Subramanian Swamy on Sunday suggested that President's rule should be imposed in the state for a year.
A Tamil Nadu court on Wednesday issued summons to BJP leader Subramanian Swamy asking him to appear before it in connection with a defamation case filed by state's Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa against him.
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Tuesday filed a defamation case in a city court against a national daily for publishing an item on senior BJP leader Subramanian Swamy's letter to the Prime Minister on issues regarding fishermen in the state.
In what is likely to be a crucial day for the Congress party, the Delhi High Court will on Wednesday resume hearing in National Herald case in which Sonia Gandhi, her son and party vice president Rahul Gandhi and some others are accused of cheating and misappropriation of funds.
About 50 activists of Tanthai Periyar Dravida Kazhakam were arrested today when they tried to stage a black flag demonstration against BJP leader Subramanian Swamy for his alleged "support" to Sri Lanka and its president Mahinda Rajapaksa on the issue of Tamil Eelam.
In what is likely to be a crucial day for the Congress party, the Delhi High Court will on Wednesday decide the fate of its national president Sonia Gandhi and her son Rahul in the National Herald case, in which they have been summoned to appear before a trial court on August 7.
The Delhi High Court today issued notice to BJP leader Subramanian Swamy on a batch of petitions filed by Congress President Sonia Gandhi in the case of alleged cheating of funds in acquiring ownership of National Herald.
The Enforcement Directorate on Friday began a preliminary probe into allegations of cheating and criminal breach of trust by Congress president Sonia Gandhi and her son Rahul for acquiring ownership of now-defunct daily National Herald.
Congress president Sonia Gandhi and party vice-president Rahul Gandhi have approached the Delhi High Court to challenge the summons issued to them in a matter of them misusing party funds to pay off debts accrued by the now defunct National Herald newspaper several years ago.