Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin on Sunday spoke up for the return of Congress leader Rahul Gandhi to the Parliament, questioning why his membership of the Lok Sabha hasn't been restored as yet despite the Supreme Court putting a stay on his conviction in the criminal defamation case over the use of the 'Modi' surname.
These policemen including some officers, had publicly flogged about a dozen Muslims held following a skirmish with them.
The Supreme Court on Friday agreed to examine the plea filed by former Congress President Rahul Gandhi against the Gujarat High Court's verdict denying to put a stay on his conviction in the 'Modi surname' defamation case.
A day before the incident, the Gujarat High Court had sought clarification from the state government on which law accused were flogged by the police.
The BJP MP and his father have been charged with abetment to suicide and intimidation under relevant Sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC). But they have not been arrested as yet.
The Surat sessions court had on April 20 rejected Rahul Gandhi's plea seeking a stay on his conviction in the 2019 criminal defamation case.
The Registrar’s complaint to the Chief Metropolitan Magistrate said that Kejriwal’s comments were intended to damage the reputation of the Gujarat University.
Kejriwal said, "The Gujarat High Court order has further intensified the mystery around the educational qualification of PM Modi."