BJP MP Subramanian Swamy today opposed a move to make Aadhaar compulsory, saying it would be a threat to national security and be struck down by the Supreme Court.
The bench also said that from what was placed before the court, it was unable to be persuaded that the probe, being carried out by the SIT, is botched up or under the influence of any party.
The 78-year-old politician also said that he would release copies of the evidence soon.
Hurdles in the way of the proposed Ram temple are being removed, Swami said without elaborating.
In a letter dated September 28 to SEBI chief Ajay Tyagi, Swamy said that the market regulator was not doing its duty “just because the complaint was against Tatas”.
A bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra was informed by Additional Solicitor General P S Narsimha, representing the Centre, that Swamy was to specifically challenge the agreement between India and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on increasing the number of flights between India and the UAE.
A bench of Justices G S Sistani and Chander Shekhar also issued notice to Delhi Police and sought their stand by August 1 on Menon's plea which also said that the investigating agency should be directed not to supply Swamy the copy of the status report with regard to the ongoing probe into Pushkar's death.
Swamy was here to speak on 'Intolerance: Reality or Illusion', a lecture organised by a city-based organisation.
A bench of Justices G S Sistani and P S Teji, who did not issue notice in the matter, has said that it needs to hear the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), the CBI and the Delhi Police on the plea.
Speaking at the 24th Bhaorao Deoras Smriti lecture here, he claimed while 45 other societies have perished over the course of human civilisation, a coordination between physical and cultural development has saved India.
It won't derail "the fate of Constitution amendment", he said. The GST Constitutional (101st Amendment) Act 2016 mandates introduction of a national Goods and Services Tax in India.
Special Judge O P Saini was told by Swamy's counsel that more time was required to bring additional material in support of the plea as the politician has requested the probe agencies and filed an RTI to get the information.
On Monday, the actor had triggered rumours of a political plunge saying he would not allow "wrong people" to join him if he decided to enter politics.
Rajya Sabha member Swamy, in a letter to Lt Governor Anil Baijal, said he had also sought the sanction to prosecute Kejriwal and his deputy Manish Sisodia under the Prevention of Corruption Act, from the previous L-G.
Subramanian Swamy is a contender for the post of Finance Minister, Congress leader Jairam Ramesh quipped today in the Rajya Sabha, in an apparent dig at the BJP leader who had earlier been critical of Arun Jaitley.
BJP member Subramanian Swamy today questioned the shareholding pattern in the GSTN, the IT backbone of Goods and Services Tax (GST), terming it "a shady organisation" and saying it was a "grave security" issue.
"As FM, I granted approval in the normal course of business," he said in a statement. Chidambaram's remarks comes a day after the Supreme Court asked the CBI to file status report on the probe being carried out on various aspects of the Aircel-Maxis deal.
This was not a judicial order, but just an offer by the CJI.
A special court today asked BJP MP Subramanian Swamy's plea to bring more material in support of his criminal complaint against industrialist Ratan Tata and others in connection with the 2G spectrum scam case.
Swamy, who had filed the first complaint in 1996 as the then Janata Party chief, said "we have fought for this for 20 years." On the verdict passed by Justices P C Ghose and Amitava Roy, he said "we knew that this bench will study the case properly and pass a detailed order."
Four Lok Sabha MPs--Jaisingh Thiyagaraj Natterjee (Tuticorin), Senguttuvan (Vellore), R P Marutharaja (Perambalur) and S Rajendran (Villupuram) met Panneerselvam at his Greenways residence this morning and pledged support to him, taking the number of MPs backing him in the fight to 10.
Supreme Court today asked BJP leader Subramanian Swamy to bring "concrete material" to support his allegations of illegality committed by then Finance Minister P Chidambaram in granting FIPB clearance to Aircel-Maxis deal in 2006.
BJP leader Subramanian Swamy today said that revenue mobilisation through income tax has become redundant and it needs to be "scrapped" as there are plenty of other sources to generate funds.
A Delhi court today dismissed BJP leader Subramanian Swamy's plea seeking certain documents from the Congress party and Associated Journals Ltd (AJL) in the National Herald case filed by him against Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi and others.