Shah's son files defamation case against news website

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Meanwhile, additional solicitor general Tushar Mehta has said he may represent Jay Shah in the matter.

Number of Congress workers, carrying placards and banners, shouted slogans against the BJP president and the financial impropriety committed by the company of Amit Shah's son.

Amit Shah' son also says that: "I have made a decision to prosecute the Author Editor/(s) and the owners of the aforesaid news website for criminal defamation and sue them for an amount of Rs 100 cores".

Delhi Congress chief Ajay Maken said Prime Minister Narendra Modi should show the door to Amit Shah without further delay and demanded a probe by two sitting judges of the Supreme Court into the alleged irregularities.

October 9: An Ahmedabad court has ordered an inquiry under Section 202 (to inquire into the case to decide whether or not there is sufficient ground for proceeding) of the CrPC against news website "The Wire" on the defamation suit filed by Jay Shah, son of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Amit Shah, informed Jay's lawyer S.V. Raju on Monday.

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The case was filed over a report the website had published on Sunday. The following year (2015-16), its turnover jumped to a whopping Rs80 crore, he said. OpIndia also adds that NBFCs such as KIFS, owned by Khandwala, are in the business of extending loans greater than the sums of their net revenues because that's "their job".

The Congress leader also alleged that Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency, a public sector enterprise under the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, had given a loan of Rs10. "It plans to sanction around Rs 13,000 crore this financial year". Siddharth Varadarajan, the editor and co-founder of The Wire, tweeted why "private citizen" Jay Shah was consulting the government lawyer instead of consulting his CA (chartered accountant), posting a screenshot of the (very polite) correspondence between Rohini Singh and Jay Shah on WhatsApp.

Union minister Piyush Goyal said Mehta had sought Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad's permission to appear for Jay and the approval was granted, according to the PTI report.

On the IREDA issue, the Congress party owned newpaper, National Herald, makes an important observation. Mr. Chavan demanded that Mr. Shah resign by taking a cue from three past BJP presidents, who quit following allegations of corruption.

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