Subramanian's tweet on suspension

23 Jun 2016 | Written by Nandita ; Edited by Vaneet Randhawa

BJP parliamentarian Subramanian Swamy tweeted about ''suspending'' his demand for dismissing CEA Arvind Subramanian.

Mr. Swamy said he would "wait for events to prove the truth."

Financial Minister Arun Jaitley debunked Swamy's demand in a press conference saying, ''The government has full confidence in the Chief Economic Adviser. His advice to government from time to time has been of great value."

In context: Subramanian Swami's fresh attack on Arvind Subramanian

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According to Swamy, the RBI had granted licenses to small financial banks and the banks under foreign entities for money laundering purposes.

''The guidelines to grant licenses were 'brazenly flouted'", Swamy added.

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Eminent banker Meera Sanyal tweeted: "Academia's gain is India's loss: Rajan to return to Chicago on 16 Sept. Swamy gets his way at the cost of India."

Dr. Rajan is widely known to have brought economic stability and modified India's creditability in the international market.

22 Jun 2016Now, sack CEA Arvind Subramanian, demands Swamy

After targeting RBI Governor, Swamy launched his next attack on Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Subramanian by demanding to sack him.

Swamy tweeted, "Who said to US Cong on 13/3/13 the US should act against India to defend US Pharmaceuticals interests? Arvind Subramanian MoF !! Sack him!!!."

Mr. Swamy had also posted a series of tweets in context of Arvind's inclination towards U.S.

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23 Jun 2016Subramanian's tweet on suspension

24 Jun 2016Swamy back to demanding CEA

Within 24 hours of announcing that he was suspending his call for chief economic advisor (CEA) Arvind Subramanian's sacking MP Subranian Swamy was back to square one.

He dismissed Jaitley's remarks and blamed the CEA, claiming "his nationality and loyalties are questionable."

Swamy had levelled similar accusations at RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan

A majority of BJP leaders have distanced themselves from Swamy's comments.