Monday, 3 October, 2022
TopicSubramanian Swamy

Topic: Subramanian Swamy

Subramanian Swamy call to help Rajapaksa not in our interest. Stand with people instead

Many mighty leaders have fallen prey to public ire over the years. In such cases, supporting a family that has lost the people’s mandate is not only imprudent, but comic.

Who is Mehek Maheshwari, MP lawyer waging battle against mosque at ‘Lord Krishna birthplace’

Advocate Mehek Maheshwari’s petition against Mathura’s Shahi Idgah Mosque, claimed to have been built on Lord Krishna’s birthplace, will be heard in Allahabad High Court in July.

‘Wholly devoid of merit’: Why Delhi HC dismissed Subramanian Swamy’s challenge to Air India sale

Alleging corruption and a threat to ‘national security’, the BJP MP had filed a petition against sale of Air India to the winning bidder, a wholly owned subsidiary of Tata Sons.

BJP vs BJP as Swamy quotes Arunachal MP Gao to claim Chinese incursions, he says not full story

Rajya Sabha MP Swamy got into a Twitter spat with his own party's Lok Sabha MP Gao. BJP says Swamy 'can say anything because of his political objective, that doesn’t matter'.

Why Subramanian Swamy is popular on Chinese social media, and Xi’s new rules on ‘sissy idols’

Chinascope — The Week Behind The Wall is everything you need to know about what’s happening in China this week.

Jadeja to Swamy to Sikka, Indian celebs flaunting caste identities normalise inequalities

Melbourne University scholars write about routine brandishing of 'upper caste' culture, which reproduces inequalities and makes them dominant representation of a national culture.

HC grants time to Sonia, Rahul Gandhi & others to file replies on Swamy plea in Herald case

BJP MP Subramanian Swamy had moved the court against a trial court order of 11 February declining his plea to lead evidence to prosecute the Gandhis and others accused in the case.

Delhi HC seeks reply from Sonia, Rahul Gandhi & others in National Herald case

The court issued a notice in the matter on a plea by BJP MP Subramanian Swamy and stayed the trial court proceedings till 12 April.

Replace words of Tagore’s ‘Jana Gana Mana’ with Netaji’s INA version — Swamy writes to PM

In a letter to PM Modi, Subramanian Swamy said some words in Tagore's national anthem raise 'unnecessary doubts' and was 'inappropriate for post-1947 independent India'.

Subramanian Swamy drags PMO into row with Amit Malviya, Tajinder Bagga questions his loyalty

In a tweet after Malviya was retained as IT head in BJP's new team, Swamy accused a PMO official of running fake tweets campaign against him.

On Camera

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File photo of Supreme Court | Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

SC ruling on hijab & Gyanvapi won’t just be limited to faith. It’ll be about our democracy

While petitions against Karnataka’s hijab ban are an opportunity to define student rights, those against Place of Worship Act can be a platform to ensure a robust law-making procedure in India.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.

Defence

LCH Prachand at Jodhpur Air Base | Photo: Suchet Vir Singh, ThePrint

IAF gets indigenous Light Combat Helicopter ‘Prachand’ after 23-yr journey that began after Kargil

Manufactured by Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd, it is the first attack helicopter that can operate in Siachen. Of the 15 sanctioned, 10 will go to Indian Air Force, 5 to Indian Army.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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