Subramanian Swamy

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.

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

04 May 2020

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.

Did Swamy say Goddess Lakshmi on notes would improve currency?

16 Jan 2020

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.

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

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.

After Kashmir trip, EU delegation says we support India

30 Oct 2019

After Kashmir trip, EU delegation says we support India

23 members of the European Union (EU) were among the "lucky ones" who were allowed to visit Kashmir, the region which has been on edge since August 5 after Article 370 was negated.

Before tomorrow's Kashmir visit, EU delegation meets PM Modi

28 Oct 2019

Before tomorrow's Kashmir visit, EU delegation meets PM Modi

Kashmir has been reeling under an unprecedented lockdown since August raising concerns among rights groups. The area has been off-limits for almost everyone from journalists to activists.

Muslims would keep having more kids: MP on Assam's two-child-policy

28 Oct 2019

Muslims would keep having more kids: MP on Assam's two-child-policy

Recently, the Assam government, led by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), announced that those having more than two children will not be eligible for government jobs.

Congress chief whip resigns over party's stand on Article 370

05 Aug 2019

Congress chief whip resigns over party's stand on Article 370

In yet another blow to the Indian National Congress, party whip in the Rajya Sabha, Bhubaneswar Kalita, resigned on Monday.

Arun Jaitley might not return as Finance Minister: Report

24 May 2019

Arun Jaitley might not return as Finance Minister: Report

After a resounding victory in 2019 Lok Sabha polls, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will soon take up the task of forming his cabinet.

Centre issues notice to Rahul Gandhi over citizenship status

30 Apr 2019

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.

Jaitley questions Rahul's qualification, says he got M.Phil without Masters

13 Apr 2019

Jaitley questions Rahul's qualification, says he got M.Phil without Masters

A day after Union Minister Smriti Irani's educational qualification dominated political conversations in the country, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley took a swipe at Congress President Rahul Gandhi saying he got his M.Phil degree without completing Masters.

Won't let India remain in peace: SC slams Ayodhya petitioner

13 Apr 2019

Won't let India remain in peace: SC slams Ayodhya petitioner

The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed a petition which sought permission to offer 'puja' at the undisputed land in Ayodhya and came down heavily on the petitioner.

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

29 Jan 2019

#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.

Why should the (not a) Ram Mandir be built

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.

Swamy believes if government supports, temple can be constructed tomorrow

24 Dec 2018

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

24 Dec 2018

#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

23 Dec 2018

#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.

Elections are won on perception: 5 leaders Modi should sack

19 Dec 2018

Elections are won on perception: 5 leaders Modi should sack

The opposite of sadness is not happiness, but the opposite of darkness is light. May not be bright, orange light, but light.

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

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

18 Nov 2018

'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

18 Nov 2018

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.

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

31 Oct 2018

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

17 Oct 2018

#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.

PNB scam: ED attaches Nirav Modi's property worth Rs. 637cr

01 Oct 2018

PNB scam: ED attaches Nirav Modi's property worth Rs. 637cr

On Monday, the Enforcement Directorate attached properties and bank account related to fugitive Nirav Modi worth Rs. 637 crore.

Maldives: Opposition leader wins Presidential polls, India hopes for better-ties

24 Sep 2018

Maldives: Opposition leader wins Presidential polls, India hopes for better-ties

In a major blow to the authoritarian rule in the Maldives, veteran lawmaker Ibrahim Mohamed Solih declared victory in the Presidential polls, and India hopes this will bring a new dawn to the strained relationship between the two countries.

Why does Rahul run away from tax officials: Smriti Irani

11 Sep 2018

Why does Rahul run away from tax officials: Smriti Irani

A day after Delhi High Court rejected Rahul and Sonia Gandhi's plea that challenged the income tax notice sent to them in the National Herald case, Smriti Irani took a dig at RaGa.

#NationalHeraldCase: Delhi HC rejects Sonia, Rahul's pleas challenging tax assessments

10 Sep 2018

#NationalHeraldCase: Delhi HC rejects Sonia, Rahul's pleas challenging tax assessments

The Delhi High Court has dismissed the pleas of Congress leaders Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi challenging reopening of their tax assessments for 2011-12.

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

21 Jul 2018

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.

Only abolishing Section 377 can cure Subramanian Swamy's homophobia

10 Jul 2018

Only abolishing Section 377 can cure Subramanian Swamy's homophobia

From his basket which nestles homophobic comments, Bharatiya Janata Party's Subramanian Swamy took out another explanation as to why Section 377 shouldn't be repealed.

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

03 Jul 2018

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.

Emergency@43: BJP remembers those 'Dark Days'

26 Jun 2018

Emergency@43: BJP remembers those 'Dark Days'

BJP is today observing "Black Day" to mark 43rd anniversary of the Emergency, imposed on June 25, 1975 by the then PM, Indira Gandhi.

Ghulam Nabi Azad's statement on J&K gets support from LeT

22 Jun 2018

Ghulam Nabi Azad's statement on J&K gets support from LeT

Pakistan based terror outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba has supported Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad's statement on alleged atrocities carried by India in Jammu and Kashmir.

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

20 Jun 2018

#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.

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

12 Jun 2018

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

05 Jun 2018

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.

All I pray for is death, Sunanda wrote to Tharoor

28 May 2018

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.

'Congress has blood on its hands': Khurshid's statement sparks row

24 Apr 2018

'Congress has blood on its hands': Khurshid's statement sparks row

Senior Congress leader Salman Khurshid said, on Monday, that Congress had Muslim-blood on its hands.

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

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.

National Herald case: Congress leaders accuse Swamy of defaming them

21 Apr 2018

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

10 Apr 2018

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.

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

06 Apr 2018

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.