Thursday, Jul 9 2020 | Time 16:15 Hrs(IST)
image
  • Sensex gains 408 68 points
  • LG's rule no replacement to elected government: Apni Party
  • Is govt diluting India‚Äôs claim over Galwan Valley, asks Congress
  • Russian COVID-19 cases up 6,509 to 707,301
  • Two Taliban militants killed, 4 injured in eastern Afghanistan
  • PERA to conduct Common Entrance Test for admission to pvt varsities
  • Delhi HC asks DU on how it plans to conduct final year exams
  • Two dead, 18 missing in Nepal floods
  • Sophie Devine named permanent captain of New Zealand women's cricket team
  • Haryana reports 314 fresh Covid cases, tally 19,004
  • World should not allow China's bullying to continue: Pompeo
  • Three dams filled, traffic suspended on highways as rains lash Kolhapur
  • COVID not conspiracy but a real threat, opening parks, yatra confusing: Omar
  • Nadda greets ABVP on its 72nd anniversary
  • India has lowest cases and deaths/million population: Dr Harsh Vardhan tells GoM
States » East


Court records statement of Sushil Modi on oath in defamation case against Rahul

Court records statement of Sushil Modi on oath in defamation case against Rahul

Patna, Apr 26 (UNI) A local court today recorded the statement of deputy chief minister Sushil Kumar Modi on oath in a defamation case filed by him against Congress president Rahul Gandhi.

Chief Judicial Magistrate Shashikant Rai recorded the statement of Mr Modi in the defamation case filed against Mr Gandhi.

Besides it, Mr Modi also produced a CD containing recording of Mr Gandhi`s statement before the court through his counsel Arjun Kumar.

He also submitted an application through his counsel to the court praying for issuance of summon to Congress president as sufficient evidence was available for taking cognisance against him and also for issuing summon to him in the case. The counsel contended that the court should issue summon to Mr Gandhi as he was not present in the court.

After the hearing on application, the court reserved its judgement.

As it is, Mr Modi had filed a complaint petition in the court of chief judicial magistrate on April 18 this year. In the petition, Mr Modi had pointed out that Mr Gandhi`s statement asking why all people with Modi surname were thieves. Congress president had made the statement while addressing an election meeting in Karnataka amount to defamation.

Mr Modi in his statement made in the court on oath had said that Mr Gandhi`s comment had caused damage to his prestige and dignity even as people had started suspecting him and ridiculing him after it.

UNI XC-DH AKM

More News

Innovative measures by South Point HS during Covid

09 Jul 2020 | 2:32 PM

Kolkata, Jul 09 (UNI) Life is not about grades and exams, to succeed you need to work hard on whatever you choose, Dr Sampriti Bhattacharyya told students of South Point High School here while addressing them in a webinar this morning, from San Francisco, USA.

see more..
Armed dacoits loot cash & valuables worth Rs 4 lakh in Chandrapura

Armed dacoits loot cash & valuables worth Rs 4 lakh in Chandrapura

09 Jul 2020 | 2:07 PM

Bokaro, Jul 9 (UNI) Unidentified armed miscreants today looted cash and valuables
worth about Rs 4 lakh from the house of a CCL employee under Chandrapura Police
Station area in this district.

see more..
COVID death toll rises for third day to reach 24

COVID death toll rises for third day to reach 24

09 Jul 2020 | 1:35 PM

Guwahati, Jul 9 (UNI) The death toll in COVID 19 in Assam increased for the third
successive day today to reach 24.

see more..

Kohima DC declares 2 areas of town as Containment Zones

09 Jul 2020 | 1:34 PM

Kohima, Jul 9 (UNI) Kohima Deputy Commissioner Gregory Thejawelie today issued
notifications informing that Daklane colony and Kezieke colony of Kohima town have
been demarcated as Containment Zones following the detection of a COVID-19
positive persons residing in the two localities.

see more..

2 bodies recovers in Ramgarh

09 Jul 2020 | 1:29 PM

Ramgarh, Jul 9 (UNI) Two bodies have been recovered from different police station
area in this district.

see more..
image