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In his application, Vora has alleged that Swamy is trying to influence the court proceedings with his tweets.
National Herald building lease: Centre assures Delhi HC status quo will be maintained till November 22
The publisher had approached the high court on November 12 challenging the October 30 order of the Urban Development Ministry, ending its 56-year-old lease.
The Income Tax department had filed a caveat in the apex court that it should be heard in case any appeal is filed against the Delhi High Court order.
The publisher had approached the high court on Monday challenging the October 30 order of the Urban Development Ministry, ending its 56-year-old lease.
The senior BJP leader had approached the court to seek another date of hearing for statement recording, as he has to visit the Maldives for an event.
BJP leader Sambit Patra hit out at UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi and Congress president Rahul Gandhi, claiming that the structure built on the land allotted to AJL is “a monument of corruption”.
'I can't remember the tweets. I made countless tweets and do not know whether those cited by the applicant (Vora) are mine,' Swamy said.
The BJP leader, in a private criminal complaint, has accused the Gandhis and others of conspiring to cheat and misappropriate funds by paying just Rs 50 lakh.
Swamy made the allegations while recording his statement before Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Samar Vishal, as the main complainant in the case.
Randeep Surjewala alleged that Irani has been "out of favour" with the present prime minister for too long and she is levelling charges against Gandhi to become relevant.
Union minister Smriti Irani attacked Rahul Gandhi a day after the Delhi HC dismissed the Gandhis' challenge to reopen their tax assessments in connection with the National Herald case.
BJP spokesman Sambit Patra said in fact, time has come for Rahul Gandhi to "surrender" before the country and explain why after so much of defalcation "you can give a call for Bharat Bandh".
The order of a bench came while hearing the plea of Rahul, Sonia Gandhi and her party colleague Oscar Fernandes against March I-T notice seeking tax reassessment.
The civil defamation suit was filed by Reliance Defence, Reliance Infrastructure and Reliance Aerostructure against the Associated Journals Limited, the publisher of the National Herald.
The Delhi High Court on August 8 refused to grant relief to Rahul Gandhi in regard with the case.