Recently, Rajya Sabha asked the government to take actions in order to bring back the ring of Tipu Sultan. This ring was auctioned lately in London, England, for Rs 1 crore. Chaudhary Munawar Saleem used a special mention to raise the request. He said that there is the name of Lord Rama engraved on the ring and India should get it back. Numerous parties including members from BJB and Congress joined in the demand.

VijayDarda, Congress Member of Parliament asked that the government should provide expeditiously a relief package for assisting the farmers of Marathwada and Vidarbha hit by a sequence of natural disasters.

Bandhopadhyah, another member of Congress sought actions to accelerate the safe urban projects in the country, especially in Kolkata. BJP Tarun Vijay asked steps to protect scriptures and world legacy sites from demolition by religious radicals.

Previously in Zero Hour, BJD Bhupinder Singh required Rs 399.83 crore for Odisha in order to meet the costs on reconstruction and repair works due to the destruction provoked by severe floods cyclone. According to Singh, the Home Minister already cleared the amount but the problem is from the department of expenditure that is taking too much time to release the fund. He said also that Naveen Patnaik, the Chief Minister wrote many times to the department on the matter. He added that after serious inundation, Odisha faced the cruel Hudhud cyclone and needs a large amount of money to cover the losses in the region. The BJD demand was supported by Trinamool Congress and members of left parties.

On another matter, Rajya Sabha MP Vijay Darda asked distinct statehood for Vidarbha quoting issues faced by the residents of the state. In his address in Parliament during a debate on the speech of the president, Vijay Darda said that, just like other states, the parliament should grant the region the rank of state.  According to a report emanating from his office charged of public relations, the Member of Parliament asked the intervention of the prime minister on the issue.

Mr. Darda requested also that the first cargo center of India should be established in Nagpur in order to fuel development and growth in the area and to create widespread employment. Concerning the delay in execution of the railway project connecting Nanded-Yavatmal-Wardha, The Congress leader asked the government to intervene for completing the project as soon as possible.

VijayDarda said also that, according to the same release from his office, the Parliament should declare the Sewagram Ashram, located at Wardha, a national legacy structure since it witnessed tothe national freedom fight and ‘satyagraha.’ He asked also the government to make sure that the freedom of press is not restricted.

Recently the Rajya Sabha MP questioned Dr. Jitendra Singh, Minister of State attached to the office of Prime Minister and Minister of State for Pensions, Public, and Personnel Grievances. The question was related to new appointments in Government. In a written answer, the minister stated that the government did not stop fresh appointments.



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Vijay Darda and his wife have a total of Rs 3,39,58,3963 Crore+in jewelries, ornaments, and diamonds. Other assets like values of intSlide3erests/claims are estimated to Rs 18,20,00,11618 Crore+for the couple in various companies including Bore well at Bhari, Agriculture Drip Irrigation System, Devendra printers, Electric motor Pump at Bhari, Prithvi Enterprises, Furniture and Fixtures, Godown at Yavatmal, Painting and Portrate, Ingot (Stamp) Pride of India, JAS Infrastructure, Shro Ashok Jain, Kishore Darda, Jawahernagar Enterprises at Yavatmal, Veenadevi Darda, Black Diamond Agro Pvt Ltd., Gold Soil Agro Pvt Ltd., and  Rajnigandha Growers P Ltd.

The assets encompass Deposit at Building Main, advances for Delhi flat, advances to Butiboru Land and N Britti. This means that Vijay Darda has a total of Rs 21,15,09,96821 Crore+as movable assets and his wife has Rs 11,46,45,49411 Crore+. According to the same report, the total of movable assets for the influential couple is estimated to Rs 32,61,55,46232 Crore+.

The report revealed also the immovable assets of Mr. Darda and his wife in Agricultural and non-agricultural land, buildings, houses, and others. Vijay Darda has Rs 2,41,16,1932 Crore+in agricultural land and Rs 2,48,63,3842 Crore+in non-agricultural land.

The report showed that the couple has Rs 3,41,53,6063 Crore+in buildings and commercial offices. Mr. Darda and his wife have Rs 8,97,98,4148 Crore+. In addition, the report revealed that Mr. Darda does not have loans from banks and financial institutions.


In 1967, Vijay Darda received a certificate from Multipurpose High School in Yavatmal. Three years later, he received a diploma in Journalism from Bhartiya Vidya Bhavan in Mumbai.

According to a report about his movable assets, Mr. Darda has as cash 3,95,662  3 Lacs+with a deposit in financial institutions, banks, and non-banking financial companies up to 6,10,22,356  6 Crore+.His wife has as cash 2,56,547  2 Lacs+and 1,59,50,677  1 Crore+.

The couple has a total of Rs 2,84,83,9152 Crore+as bonds, debentures, and shares in companies. As a successful businessman, VijayDarda invested, along with his wife, in various companies and has various shares.

These companies includeInvestment and Properties PVT. Ltd., Everest Cement Ltd, Lokmat Newspaper Pvt. Ltd., Nahar International Ltd, Nath Pulo and Paper, Navketan Indl. Construction Ltd., Rajadhiraj Industries Ltd., S.S Power and Switch Gear Ltd., Tirupati Urban Cooperative bank, Videocon Appliance Ltd., Video In

  1. Ltd., Videocon VCR Ltd., Videocon VCR Ltd, Red Papeya, India cellular Ltd, JLD Yavatmal Energy Ltd., and JAS Infrastructure Capital.


Vijay Darda has also shares in agricultural companies such as Black Diamond Agro P Ltd, Black Soil Developers, Amaltash Agro P Ltd, Yavatmal Agro P Ltd, Rajnigandha Agro P Ltd, Goverdhan Environment Farm P Ltd, and Goverdhan Agro Farms P Ltd. Mr. Darda has also shares in estate companies such as Cozy Properties Pvt Ltd. He has equity shares, with his wife, in Essar Gujarath Ltd.

His wife Shrimati Veena Devi has also shares in other companies including Golden advertising and M.S. Pvt Ltd., GSFC, Asera BuildCon P Ltd, Minar Malabious, Kruti Nirman Ltd, and SBI Taxable Bond.


The CBI closed 2 cases of Coalgate involving the Abhijeet group based in Nagpur and VijayDarda, the Congress Member of Parliament on the grounds of absence of prosecutable proof. This move was preceded by another one. The CBI closed so far four Coalgate cases.

This is a relief for Vijay Darda even if he is involved in another case of Coalgate. The cases closed are related to JLD Yavatmal Pvt Ltd and JAS Infrastructure that received blocks on Chhattisgarh and Jharkhand. Jayaswals and Darda were the directors of these companies and the Member of Parliament named himself as accused in the FIR against JLD Yavatmal.

In September 2012, the CBI recorded an FIR against JLD Yavatmal Pvt Ltd and JAS Infrastructure and carried also searches at different places after questioning numerous persons encompassing Manoj Jayaswal, Rajendra Darda, Vijay’s brother who was the cabinet minister in Maharashtra government, Darda, and his son Devendra.

The agency concluded in its shutting report on JLD Yavatmal that the officers did not gather any evidence to prove apparent commission of felony under sections 420 (cheating) and 120-B (criminal conspiracy) against the firm. In addition, the CBI stated, in its final report, that there is no proof of any bribe or mala fide relationship between the public servant and the accused firm. According to the final report that the agency filed in the special law court in Delhi, such evidence did not appear during the progress of investigation. Therefore, due to lacking evidence, the CBI requested the court to accept the final report.

VijayDarda was quoted as accused in the case involving JLD Yavatmal. In its final report related to this case, the agency revealed that the investigating officers could not prove that the mentioned company obtained gratuitous profit from ministry of coal with concern to non-statement of earlier coal blocks to its associate/group companies. The CBI added that nothing considerable emerged to prove any component of criminal conspiracy and cheating between the directors of firm and the administrators of coal ministry.

Recently, the agency charged Vijay Darda for wrongdoings in distribution of Bander coal mass to AMR Iron and Steel that is the third firm connected to Darda-Jayaswal. The application forms alleged, initially, that Dardas-Jayaswals mentioned AMR, JLD, and JAS as particular purpose vehicles for a big consortium of firms such as Lokmat, Inertia, and IDFC, IL&FS group. The investigating officers found later that the claim was false. The cases were among the first few FIRs of the agency that were recorded in September 2012.

The CBI alleged initially that, between 1999 and 2005, the group received 7 coal blocks and they did not reveal this allocation during the meeting of the screening committee and in their application form.

So far, out of the 19 FIRs recorded, the agency has shut 4 cases against JLD Yavatmal and JAS Infrastructure, Vikash Metals Pvt Ltd, Power and Kamal Sponge Pvt Ltd. Last month, the CBI informed also the Supreme Court that it is officers are closing investigation against twenty firms for lack of evidence.


VijayDarda, member of Rajya Sabha asked Devendra Fadnavis, Chief Minister of Maharashtra government, to facilitate the establishment of an automobile hub in Vidarbha in order to generate job opportunities and attract investment in the region.

In a letter to the Chief Minister, the Member of Parliament said that the industry of automobile has the prospective to generate large employment opportunities. Since a single major unit supports 100 to 300 subsidiary units, the government should establish an automobile center in Nagpur.

According to Vijay Darda, for the last three years, he tried to follow the problem with the Maharashtra government. The Member of Parliament said that he wrote to Prithviraj Chavan, former Chief Minister, and Pratful Patel, the then Minister of Heavy Industries, on the issue. He mentioned also in the same letter that Jawaharlal Darda, the then state minister of industries, made an effort to bait auto industry to the region of Vidarbha.

Tractor plant of Mahindra & Mahindra was established in MIDC and is running successfully. According to the chairman of the Lokmat Group, the plant started just with five tractors daily and currently the capacity has increased to 250 tractors daily.

Vidarbha is the perfect region to establish an industry thanks to its healthy weather round the year, world class social and industrial infrastructure, and geo-centric site. Vijay Darda said that the region needs just a strong promotion by providing tax and sops concessions. He added that if the state government set up the automobile center in the region, it will generate job opportunities in the 11 districts of the area.

On another matter, government told Rajya Sabha that a company based in Holland conducted a technical study about a waterway between Agra and Delhi. According to Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister of Road Transport and Shipping, the task report for the waterway is already complete. He revealed that he met already the Delhi government three times on the project. He said also that a project to clean river Yamuna between Haldia and Varanasi has also started. The project costs Rs 4200 crore.

The Delhi and Centre government have started jointly the project in which Delhi Municipal Corporation and Delhi Development Authority have joined also. The answer of Nitin Gadkari followed the issue raised by member of Congress Digvijay Singh about the pollution in river Yamuna in Delhi. The Congress member reproached the central government of not achieving the promises made by the preceding government about cleaning the river. According to Singh, the only way to clean the river Ganga is to de-pollute Yamuna.

Shiv Sena and Congress members, in another mention, requested the central government to intervene on the problem of suicide among farmers. VijayDarda accused the government to abandon the farmers as they fight famine and snowfall.

VijayDarda said that more than 640,000 farmers rely on rain to do agriculture in the region. According to the Congress member, the government waits for God to help farmers surviving under harsh climate.