Subramanian Swamy: News

Subramanian Swamy is an Indian Politician as well as Economist and Statistician. He was born on September 15, 1939, in Madras. He is a Member of Parliament in Rajya Sabha and a former President of the Janata Party. In November 1978, he was called to Geneva, Switzerland to prepare a report of the United Nations on Economic Co-operation between Developing countries.

'Modi must resign': Congress's reaction to LS election result trends 

The Congress Party has called for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's resignation after Lok Sabha election result trends showed the Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) and the opposition bloc neck and neck.

'Haven't forgotten…': SC flags issues with secret ballot voting system

The Supreme Court on Tuesday examined the secret ballot voting method during a review of petitions requesting a comparison of votes cast on Electronic Voting Machines with paper slips from the Voter Verified Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) system.

SC to hear pleas for VVPAT cross-verification today

The Supreme Court will on Tuesday review a clutch of petitions seeking the verification of votes cast via Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) machine.

15 Feb 2024

Axis Bank Ltd

Axis Bank shares tumble amid allegations of Rs. 5,100cr scam

Today, Axis Bank's shares fell by over 2% following allegations made by BJP leader Subramanian Swamy in the Delhi High Court.

13 Feb 2024

Shah Rukh Khan

SRK secured Navy veterans' release from Qatar? Here's the truth 

Shah Rukh Khan recently paid a visit to Doha, Qatar, as the special guest of honor at the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) final last week.

Can Constitution's Preamble be amended without altering date, SC asks

The Supreme Court on Friday asked if the Preamble of the Constitution could have been amended without changing its adoption date of November 26, 1949.

21 Nov 2023

Congress Party

National Herald case: ED attaches Congress-linked firms' Rs. 750cr properties

In a major development in the National Herald case, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Tuesday attached assets worth Rs. 751.9 crore as part of a money laundering probe.

06 Sep 2023

Udhayanidhi Stalin

Sanatana row: Udhayanidhi raises discrimination issue, cites President Murmu, Mahabharat

Amid a massive political uproar over his "Sanatana Dharma must be eradicated" comment, Tamil Nadu minister Udhayanidhi Stalin reportedly stood by his comments.

26 May 2023

Rahul Gandhi

Court grants Rahul Gandhi permission to obtain fresh passport 

Delhi's Rouse Avenue Court on Friday granted Congress leader Rahul Gandhi a no objection certificate (NOC) for three years to apply for a fresh "ordinary passport," reported ANI.

10 May 2023

Mamata Banerjee

Mamata Banerjee should be PM of India: BJP's Subramanian Swamy

In an embarrassment to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), party veteran Subramanian Swamy said on Tuesday that West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress (TMC) chief Mamata Banerjee should be the prime minister of India.

Process underway to declare Ram Setu national heritage monument: Centre

The process to declare Ram Setu a national heritage monument is underway in the Ministry of Culture, the Centre informed the Supreme Court on Thursday.

14 Sep 2022

Delhi High Court

Vacate government accommodation within six weeks: HC directs Subramanian Swamy

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday asked the senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and former Member of Parliament Subramanian Swamy to vacate his government accommodation in the Lutyens' Bungalow Zone, PTI reported.

28 Aug 2022

Akshay Kumar

BJP leader Subramanian Swamy sues Akshay Kumar over 'Ram Setu'

BJP leader Subramanian Swamy has accused actor Akshay Kumar of "distorting the Ram Setu" saga through his upcoming film Ram Setu and slapped him with a legal notice.

12 Jun 2022

Sonia Gandhi

Congress chief Sonia Gandhi hospitalized due to COVID-19-related issues

Indian National Congress chief Sonia Gandhi was admitted to Delhi's Sir Ganga Ram Hospital on Sunday due to COVID-19 issues.

01 Jun 2022

Sonia Gandhi

National Herald case: Enforcement Directorate summons Congress chief Sonia, Rahul

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Wednesday summoned Indian National Congress (INC) chief Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi in connection with a money-laundering case involving the National Herald newspaper.

Sushant Singh Rajput investigation on, no aspect ruled out: CBI

More than four months after taking charge of the mysterious death case of actor Sushant Singh Rajput, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has said that it is probing all aspects of the case and nothing has been ruled out yet.

Sack Amit Malviya by Thursday: Subramanian Swamy tells BJP

Subramanian Swamy, Bharatiya Janata Party's Rajya Sabha member, gave an ultimatum to his own party as he sought the removal of social media head Amit Malviya by Thursday.

Wear masks, gloves; carry bottles: Guidelines for JEE, NEET released

Even as thousands of aspirants have been seeking the postponement of JEE and NEET examinations, in wake of coronavirus pandemic, the National Testing Agency released guidelines.

Swamy wants CBI to question doctors who conducted Sushant's autopsy

BJP leader and Member of Parliament Subramanian Swamy has suggested that the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), which is currently probing actor Sushant Singh Rajput's death case, should question the doctors at the RN Cooper Municipal General Hospital, who had conducted the late actor's autopsy.

30 Jul 2020


Subramanian Swamy is convinced Sushant was murdered, shares proof

BJP leader and Member of Parliament Subramanian Swamy has contested the claim that actor Sushant Singh Rajput died by suicide, sharing an "evidence list" that supports the theory that he may have been murdered.

04 May 2020

Sonia Gandhi

Congress will pay for migrant workers' travel, announces Sonia Gandhi

Attacking the government over its decision to charge money from migrant workers for their journey home, interim Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Monday announced that the grand old party will bear the cost.

16 Jan 2020

Narendra Modi

Did Swamy say Goddess Lakshmi on notes would improve currency?

Subramanian Swamy is a BJP member but rarely has he minced his words when it comes to criticizing the economic policies of the current regime.

08 Jan 2020


'Chhapaak': Religion of acid attacker changed from Muslim to Hindu?

After actor Deepika Padukone was slammed for attending a protest at Jawaharlal Nehru University, her upcoming film Chhapaak has become the center of a heated communal debate.

Centre issues notice to Rahul Gandhi over citizenship status

Right in the middle of ongoing Lok Sabha polls, the Ministry of Home Affairs on Tuesday sent a notice to Congress President Rahul Gandhi to explain his position on a row pertaining to his citizenship.

#Ayodhyacase: Centre moves SC to transfer undisputed-land to Mandir trust

In a big move, the NDA led Centre moved Supreme Court on Tuesday seeking permission to hand over 'surplus' land in Ayodhya, which isn't disputed to its owner. The rightful owner of land is a trust named Ram Janmabhoomi Nyas.

25 Dec 2018


Why should the (not a) Ram Mandir be built

Being atheist is fashionable, questioning the tenets of Hinduism is elite and calling everything regressive is equated to being scientific.

24 Dec 2018

Yogi Adityanath

Swamy believes if government supports, temple can be constructed tomorrow

Bharatiya Janata Party MP Subramanian Swamy on Monday said if the party doesn't back down, then Ram Mandir 'will be constructed tomorrow' in Ayodhya.

#SabarimalaStandoff: Two women of menstrual age stopped 1km from shrine

A day after 11 women of menstrual age from a women's rights group were barred from making the climb to the Sabarimala temple, two more women had to turn back after violent protests from Ayyappa devotees.

#SabarimalaStandoff: Despite police deployment, women couldn't enter Ayyappa shrine

In yet another failed attempt, 11 women who were on their way to Sabarimala Temple in Kerala returned without paying respects to Lord Ayyappa.

26 Nov 2018


#Kartarpur: What is India's stand with Pakistan, Modi seems confused

The only thing that matters to Narendra Modi other than winning every single election, is leaving a legacy.

'Right-to-pray' crusader, Swamy, feels Hindu unity will ensure temple's construction

BJP leader Subramanian Swamy has said if Hindus unite then no one can stop the construction of a magnificent Ram Temple in Ayodhya.

If Hindus unite, nothing can stop Ram Temple construction: Swamy

BJP leader Subramanian Swamy said on Saturday if Hindus unite then no one could stop the construction of a grand Ram temple in Ayodhya.

31 Oct 2018

Delhi High Court

1987 Hashimpura massacre: Delhi HC sentences 16 ex-cops to life-imprisonment

The Delhi High Court today sentenced 16 ex-policemen to life imprisonment in connection with the 1987 Hashimpura (Uttar Pradesh) massacre case, where they had killed 42 people of a minority community.

#SabarimalaRow: Wrong to go against SC verdict, says Subramanian Swamy

Senior BJP leader Subramanian Swamy endorsed women's entry into Kerala's Sabarimala Temple, attacking those opposing the Supreme Court's verdict on the issue.

21 Jul 2018

Sonia Gandhi

National Herald Case: Subramanian Swamy records his statement in Delhi-court

BJP leader Subramanian Swamy today recorded his statement before a Delhi court in the National Herald case, filed by him against Congress chief Rahul Gandhi, his mother Sonia Gandhi, and other accused.

Ayodhya case: Supreme Court rejects Subramanian Swamy's plea of urgent-hearing

The Supreme Court today rejected Bharatiya Janata Party leader, Subramanian Swamy's plea for an urgent hearing in the Ayodhya case.

#AircelMaxisCase: SC judge recuses from hearing Subramanian Swamy's plea

A Supreme Court judge recused herself from hearing BJP leader Subramanian Swamy's plea seeking to implead himself as a party in a case related to probe into alleged disproportionate assets of ED officer Rajeshwar Singh, who is investigating the Aircel-Maxis deal case.

12 Jun 2018

Karti Chidambaram

Aircel-Maxis: Chidambaram summoned by ED for second round of questioning

Former Finance Minister P Chidambaram today reached the ED headquarters in Delhi for the second round of questioning in the Aircel-Maxis case.

Aircel-Maxis: No arrest for Chidambaram till July-10, but summons tomorrow

Five days after former finance minister P Chidambaram sought relief in the Aircel-Maxis case, a Delhi court today granted him protection from arrest till July 10.

28 May 2018

Shashi Tharoor

All I pray for is death, Sunanda wrote to Tharoor

"I have no desire to live...all I pray for is death," Sunanda Pushkar wrote in an e-mail to her husband Shashi Tharoor nine days before she was found dead in a luxury hotel room in Delhi, police told a court in the national capital.

23 Apr 2018


Subramanian Swamy hails VP Naidu's decision to reject CJI impeachment-notice

BJP leader Subramanian Swamy today hailed Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu's decision of rejecting the impeachment notice moved by the Congress and seven other opposition parties against Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra.

21 Apr 2018

Sonia Gandhi

National Herald case: Congress leaders accuse Swamy of defaming them

Senior Congress leaders, including Motilal Vora and Oscar Fernandes, today told a Delhi court, which is hearing the National Herald case involving Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi, that the complainant Subramanian Swamy was trying to defame them and vilify their party.

IIT-Delhi v/s Swamy: Modi government steps in to resolve dispute

A 45-yr old dispute between IIT-Delhi and its former faculty member BJP MP Subramanian Swamy may finally be resolved, thanks to Modi government's intervention.

06 Apr 2018

Shiv Sena

NDA decision to forgo salaries: Sena rejects, RSLP feigns ignorance

BJP's ally conundrum continues. In the latest incident, an indignant Shiv Sena rejected BJP's announcement about NDA parliamentarians giving up their salaries for the Budget session's second half.

05 Apr 2018


Subramanian Swamy won't forgo his salary unlike colleagues

Yesterday, Minister for Parliamentary Affairs Ananth Kumar announced that NDA MPs would forfeit their salaries for the disrupted period of the Budget session. No work had been done, so MPs won't take salary, he said.

26 Mar 2018

Narendra Modi

People happily strip before white men but protest Aadhaar: BJP-Minister

In a bizarre statement, Tourism Minister KJ Alphons hit out at critics of Aadhaar yesterday, saying people have no problem "getting naked before white men" at airports abroad, but go on protests when "your own government" asks for basic details.

20 Jan 2018

Sonia Gandhi

I-T department fined Young Indian in National Herald case

BJP leader Subramanian Swamy told a Delhi court today that the I-T department had imposed a fine of Rs. 414 crore on Young Indian Pvt. Ltd. in connection to the National Herald case filed by him against Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi, and others.

08 Jan 2018


Dear Subramanian Swamy, why art thou so homophobic?

A celebrated homophobe, BJP leader Subramanian Swamy is known for his plain disdain for the LGBTQ community.

03 Jan 2018


Center considering proposals to rename nine airports

Nine airports in India might soon have different names, if approved by the civil aviation ministry.

14 Nov 2017


BJP leader Subramanian Swamy says Deepika is not an Indian!

Every day, newer and murkier controversies are engulfing Deepika Padukone-starrer movie 'Padmavati'. When one thing seems to end, the other just follows in no time.

02 Nov 2017

Arvind Kejriwal

Kamal Haasan: You can't say there is no Hindu terror

Actor Kamal Haasan, who plans on taking the political plunge, slammed Hindu terror, claiming it's not a new phenomenon.

29 Oct 2017

Aadhaar Card

Swamy raises questions about Aadhaar's security, talks about GST

In an interview with Mirror Now, BJP leader Subramanian Swamy voiced his concern regarding the Aadhaar infrastructure which, according to Swamy, might be susceptible to abuse by American intelligence agencies.

26 Oct 2017

Shashi Tharoor

Sunanda Pushkar death: HC junks Swamy's plea for CBI probe

Delhi HC has dismissed a plea filed by BJP leader Subramanian Swamy seeking a CBI investigation in the death of Sunanda Pushkar, Congress leader Shashi Tharoor's wife.

24 Oct 2017


Raje rethinks shield and gag bill amid severe opposition

While facing outrage for tabling the Criminal Laws (Rajasthan Amendment) Bill, 2017 in the Rajasthan Assembly, CM Vasundhara Raje called a late night meeting of senior leaders who were asked to "rethink" the bill.

20 Oct 2017

Taj Mahal

Swamy claims he can prove Shah Jahan stole Taj Mahal

Amid controversy on the UP government's lackadaisical attitude towards the Taj Mahal, BJP leader Subramanian Swamy has now said he has documents to prove the mausoleum was stolen by Shah Jahan.

07 Aug 2017


Bidders okay e-auction but BCCI wary of fall in revenue!

While the bidders have shown keen interest in having an e-auction for the media rights (TV, mobile, internet) for the Indian Premier League, the BCCI is favoring the traditional sealed tender process.

12 May 2017

Sonia Gandhi

Arnab's Republic TV reveals web of illicit transactions by Gandhis

According to documents produced by Republic TV, Rahul Gandhi and Sonia Gandhi were the main benefactors of all transactions Young Indian was involved in.

12 May 2017

Sonia Gandhi

Delhi HC says I-T Dept to investigate National Herald case

In a minor victory for Subramanian Swamy and a huge set back for Congress leaders Rahul and Sonia Gandhi, the Delhi HC has cleared the way for an Income Tax investigation into the National Herald case.