Wednesday, 19 January, 2022
TopicRobert Vadra

Topic: Robert Vadra

Fugitive middleman Sanjay Bhandari sues French firm for Rs 92 crore ‘commission’ in 2011 IAF deal

Bhandari claims he had ‘helped’ Thales to ‘sell the upgrade of the Mirage jets by facilitating a meeting’ with a senior defence ministry official. He fled India in 2016.

Priyanka Vadra’s son Raihan takes control, then sets you free with ‘dark photo exhibit’

Raihan Vadra says he first picked up photography when he was with his mother at Ranthambore in 2011, while she was conducting research for her book The Tiger’s Realm.

Robert Vadra is now an ‘aam aadmi’ Khan Market protester. With a Land Cruiser on standby

Feeding migrant workers in lockdown, protesting fuel prices, to talking about Rahul Gandhi’s love for India — Robert Vadra seems to be priming for a new role.

I-T dept questions Robert Vadra in connection with benami assets case probe

Robert Vadra, who was questioned for about eight hours, said the action was aimed to “digress” from the “real issues” concerning the country like the farmers’ agitation.

What we don’t know about the crisis in the Congress

The media portrays the Gandhi family as one unit, but the great unknown in the Congress crisis may well be the political relationship between mother, son and daughter.

Robert Vadra’s temple greeting, Tejasvi Surya’s dharma lesson & Shashi Tharoor’s warning

The most politically correct and incorrect tweets of the day from across the political spectrum.

Kejriwal and Khattar forgot Vadra deals. Only IAS Ashok Khemka stuck to fighting corruption

In Just Transferred, Bhavdeep Kang and Namita Kala write about Ashok Khemka, the man who was transferred 53 times for speaking truth to power and cancelled Robert Vadra’s land deals.

Delhi court extends ED custody of NRI businessman CC Thampi

C.C. Thampi was arrested in connection with a money laundering case stemming from the purchase of a London property allegedly owned by Robert Vadra.

ED claims to have nailed Vadra link with London property after Dubai businessman’s arrest

NRI businessman C.C. Thampi, arrested last week, allegedly aided Robert Vadra in investing ill-gotten wealth in property abroad.

Modi, Shah have put lives of leaders at risk: Robert Vadra on Priyanka’s security breach

Referring to the incident, Robert Vadra said the breach was a "very big lapse" and also drew attention to the issue of women's safety in the country.

On Camera

YourTurn

What it will take to vaccinate the world against Covid

A Q&A with vaccine scientist Peter Hotez, author of 'Preventing the Next Pandemic', on developing a low-cost Covid vaccine, and why Omicron won’t be the end of the pandemic.
File photo of Mukesh Ambani | Photographer: Prodip Guha/Getty Images via Bloomberg

Reliance buys robotics startup Addverb for Rs 1,000 crore to fuel tech ambitions

Mukesh Ambani, Asia’s richest person, is investing in technology as competition from rivals such as Amazon intensifies in India’s booming e-commerce market.

Defence

File photo of IAF drone seen flying in Leh on 18 Nov 2020 | ANI

Indian firm gets foothold in prized global ‘kamikaze’ and armed drones market

Global demand for loitering munition & armed drones saw a jump after Azerbaijan was able to defeat superior Armenian armed forces in 2020 with the help of these systems.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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