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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.
Young India-National Herald case: IT department wrongly calculated tax liability, Sonia Gandhi to Delhi HC
IT had said the shares Rahul Gandhi has in YI would lead him to have an income of Rs 154 crore and not about Rs 68 lakh, as was assessed earlier.
Ravi Shankar Prasad weaving lies, PM must answer questions on Rafale: Congress spokesperson Randeep Surjewala
The opposition party's reaction came after Prasad ridiculed Rahul Gandhi for challenging Modi for a debate, saying he is not worthy to have a debate with the PM.
Subramanian Swamy, in a private criminal complaint filed before a trial court, had accused Sonia and Rahul Gandhi and others of conspiring to cheat and misappropriate funds by paying just Rs 50 lakh.
Congress is expected to get at least 12,000 applications for over 2,500 constituencies and 2,574 positions across the state.
The Congress mouthpiece on Sunday published a story with the headline: Rafale: Modi's Bofors, thereby comparing the Rafael deal to the Bofors scam that took place during the Rajiv Gandhi era.
National Herald case: Senior Congress leader Motilal Vora moves court seeking to restrain BJP's Subramanian Swamy
The court recorded a part of Swamy's statement as the complainant and posted the matter for further hearing on August 25 when it will record the remaining part of his testimony.
The CBI had claimed that Virbhadra Singh had amassed assets worth around Rs 10 crore which were disproportionate to his total income during his tenure as a Union minister.
He has accused the Gandhis and others of conspiring to cheat and misappropriate funds by paying only Rs 50 lakh, through which Young Indian Pvt Ltd obtained the right to recover Rs 90.25 crore.