National Herald case

Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi Ordered To Face Trial In National Herald Case

Congress president Sonia Gandhi and her son and deputy Rahul Gandhi are not required to appear in court in the National Herald case, the Supreme Court said today. The court has, however, rejected an appeal by the Gandhis to stop trial in the case saying, “Let there be a fair trial.” “Their presence will cause more inconvenience than convenience in the court. These people are of such prominence and they

National Herald: Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi move SC to quash charges against them

Congress president Sonia Gandhi and her son, party vice-president Rahul Gandhi, on Thursday moved the Supreme Court to quash charges against them in the National Herald case on Thursday. The two top leaders of the party, along with other senior leaders had last year appeared in the Patiala Court for a hearing in the case. Senior advocates Harin Raval and Vivek Tankha filed a Special Leave Petition in the Supreme

National Herald case: Court allows Subramanian Swamy's plea to summon documents

A Delhi court today allowed the plea of BJP leader Subramanian Swamy seeking summoning of documents from the Ministries of Finance, Urban Development and Corporate Affairs, Income Tax Department and other agencies in the National Herald case. Metropolitan Magistrate Lovleen asked Swamy to file the process fee for sending summons to these departments, including Delhi Development Authority and the Registrar of Companies. During the brief hearing, Swamy told the court

Rahul Gandhi to begin his two-day Amethi visit from today

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi will on Wednesday begin his two-day visit to his parliamentary constituency, Amethi. This will be his first visit to his constituency after he secured bail in the National Herald case. “Will be in Amethi on 23rd and 24th Dec on a two-day visit”, he had earlier written on Twitter. During his visit the Congress vice-president will hold meeting with the party workers and meet people.

Congress hardens stand on Arun Jaitley, demands SIT probe

The Congress on Monday kicked up a ruckus in both Houses of Parliament to press for Arun Jaitley’s resignation and a Supreme Court-monitored probe into alleged corruption in Delhi’s cricket association when the finance minister headed the DDCA. The party demanded that a CBI special investigation team, supervised by the top court, probe the alleged scam, as it toughened its stand following a strategy meeting Monday morning. Party chief Sonia Gandhi was

Subramanian Swamy reveals why he has taken Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi to court

Hours before Congress president Sonia Gandhi and her son Rahul appear in court in connection with the National Herald case, BJP leader Subramanian Swamy has said that he is not just doing it to fight corruption. Swamy, who had filed the private complaint against the Gandhis in the National Herald case, said his goal is also to “instill courage in ordinary citizen and fear in the high and mighty”. Subramanian

Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi will certainly go to jail in 2016 reaffirms Subramanian Swamy

After Congress president and vice-president Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi were granted bail by Patiala House Court in National Herald case, senior BJP leader and lone petitioner in the case Subramanian Swamy on Saturday said that he is still confident that the mother-son duo will go to jail in 2016. Speaking to reporters outside court, Swamy said, “I will win this case in 2016. Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi and others

Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi attack PM Modi after getting bail in National Herald case

Relieved with the bail granted in the National Herald case, Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Saturday asserted that the NDA led-Central Government is using the central agencies in attacking the grand old party in a wrong manner. “Today, I appeared with a clean heart in the court like any other law-abiding person. The laws of the country are applicable to all without any difference and discrimination. I don’t have any

Arvind Kejriwal Attacks PM After CBI Raid At His Office, Calls Him Psychopath

A furious Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal tweeted this morning that his office had been raided by the CBI and directed an unprecedented attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, calling him a “coward and psychopath”. Arvind Kejriwal ✔@ArvindKejriwal When Modi cudn’t handle me politically, he resorts to this cowardice 10:14 AM – 15 Dec 2015 Arvind Kejriwal ✔@ArvindKejriwal Modi is a coward and a psycopath 10:29 AM – 15 Dec

Rahul Gandhi is still a child, says Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi is ‘still a child’ after the latter’s purported remarks on the slum demolition drive in the national capital. Gandhi was quoted by ANI saying, “Why is AAP doing dharna? They are in power in Delhi.” “I think his (Rahul Gandhi’s) party has not told him that the Railways comes under the Centre, and not under the Delhi government,” Kejriwal

Democracy can't function at whims and fancies of anyone: Narendra Modi dig at Congress

Expressing his strong displeasure over continuous disruptions in the Lower and Upper House, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said that ”it’s matter of sorrow that Parliament is not running”. The Prime Minister further said that democracy “cannot be restricted to elections and government only” and everyone must feel that he or she is working for the country’s progress. PMO India ✔@PMOIndia Our definition of democracy can’t be restricted to

National Herald case: Govt dares Rahul Gandhi to give proof in Parliament

The NDA government on Wednesday dared Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi to give proof in Parliament on his allegations of political vendetta against the prime minister’s office (PMO) in the National Herald case. Prove it instead of wasting time of the House, the government said after Gandhi alleged that the case is “100% political vendetta coming out of the PMO”. Union minister Rajiv Pratap Rudy said the Congress leader “did not