Former finance minister P. Chidambaram talks about the Modi government’s handling of the GST, Robert Vadra, Karti Chidambaram, attacks on the opposition, Gujarat elections and more in an interview with journalist Swati Chaturvedi.
Between 2003 and 2007, Modi, as Gujarat CM, took about 100 chartered flights worth Rs 16 crore. But Congress leaders have not been transparent about their use of charters either.
Two ‘private citizens’ are now in the eye of a political tug-of-war for their business dealings, one the son-in-law of Congress president Sonia Gandhi, the other the son of BJP president Amit Shah.
How does the Modi government fare on tackling cronyism within its ranks? Not well, it would appear.
If he pointed a finger towards Robert Vadra’s wealth increasing due to his proximity to the Congress president, shouldn’t he ask if the sudden rise in Jay Shah’s fortunes is connected to his father’s position as BJP president?
Vinod Dua compares the political reactions to Robert Vadra’s corruption scandal and Jay Amit Shah’s remarkable business growth, and discusses the Supreme Court’s ban on the sale of firecrackers in Delhi-NCR.
Manik Dogra, Jay Amit Shah’s lawyer, responds.
BJP president Amit Shah’s son, Jay Shah, has seen a dramatic increase in some of his businesses since Narendra Modi became prime minister.
The Rajasthan government had written to the CBI for a probe into alleged land scams in Bikaner, including those involving a company linked to Congress president Sonia Gandhi’s son-in-law Robert Vadra.
The Congress has hit back with allegations of the BJP waging a vendetta against it and claims that Justice Dhingra compromised his position, nullifying the report’s findings.
Those who claim to be knowledgeable have breathlessly informed us that Priyanka Gandhi is about to venture beyond “Amethi and Rae Bareli.” The buzz is that she will be the face of the Congress campaign in the Uttar Pradesh Assembly poll next year. We are assured on good […]
The party high command has perfected the art of blowing hot and cold with opposition leaders based on their current usefulness. The most glaring example of this, of course, is the way the Gandhi family has been targeted.
The Haryana govt. apparently accepted Vadra’s name as proof of firm’s financial stability to allow commercial development of land in Gurgaon.
Was there a quid pro quo for DLF in return for its sweetheart deal with the Congress president’s son-in-law? The Haryana government is silent on Khemka’s letter that suggests there was.