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Delhi HC issues notice to Kejriwal over Jaitley's new 10-cr defamation suit

Ram Jethmalani accused Jaitley of being guilty of crimes and crookery; FM demands explanation

Sayan Ghosal  |  New Delhi 

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday issued a notice to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on a fresh Rs 10 crore defamation suit filed against him by Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley. The defamation case comes after senior advocate Ram Jethmalani's intense cross-examination of Jaitley last week in relation to his previous Rs 10 crore defamation suit against Kejriwal.  During the cross-examination, Jethmalani made several assertions against Jaitley, including 'being guilty of crimes and crookery'. Offended by the objectionable words, Jaitley demanded ...

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First Published: Tue, May 23 2017. 14:04 IST
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