New Delhi: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi is scheduled to appear before the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Monday for the fourth round of questioning in a money laundering case linked to the National Herald case, his party will hold a peaceful protest across the country against the central government’s “vendetta politics”.
The Wayanad MP was questioned by ED from June 13 to 15 amid intense protests from party leaders and workers.
Notably, the ED had asked Gandhi to appear again on Friday (June 17), but he requested the officials to exempt him from appearing tomorrow and urged for a new date on Monday (June 20).
Later, ED issued fresh summons to Rahul Gandhi to join the investigation on Monday, granting his request to the agency to consider deferring his questioning from June 17 to June 20 citing his mother and party interim president Sonia Gandhi’s health condition.
Regarding his questioning by ED on Monday, as per official sources, the Congress leader, a Z+ category protectee of the Central Reserve Police Force after the Union government withdrew the Gandhi family’s Special Protection Group cover in 2019, was confronted with several documents collated by the ED as evidence recovered so far in the case to get his version.
Congress will hold peaceful protests across the country on Monday against the Agneepath recruitment scheme.
Taking to Twitter, Congress General Secretary in-charge Communications Jairam Ramesh said on Sunday, “Tomorrow lakhs of Congress workers across the country will continue peaceful protests against the anti-youth Agneepath scheme and against Modi government’s vendetta politics targeting its MP Rahul Gandhi. A Congress delegation will also meet Hon’ble Rashtrapati in the evening.”
A delegation of Congress leaders will also meet President Ram Nath Kovind today and submit a memorandum on the issue of entry of Delhi Police into their party headquarters and the alleged misbehaviour with party MPs during protests.
Hyderabad: A local court on Thursday sentenced and convicted a man to 20 years of rigorous imprisonment and imposed a fine of Rs. 500 for sexually assaulting his daughter at Jeedimetla.
The Supreme Court on Thursday declined to entertain a miscellaneous application (MA) seeking enforcement of its guidelines for state-imposed internet shutdowns.
Hyderabad, Dec 7 (Hydnow): Bellampalli Municipal chairperson Jakkula Shwetha quit the BRS and joined the Congress in Hyderabad on Thursday.
Hyderabad, Dec 7 (Hydnow): Telugu Desam Party President and former Chief Minister N.chandrababu Naidu congratulated the Telangana Chief Minister Revanth Reddy and wished that Revanth Reddy would provide good governance to the people in the public government.
Hyderabad, Dec 7 (Hydnow): Minister for Civil Supplies, Jupally Krishna Rao said he will come closer to the people with Praja Darbar.