SC Stays Proceedings Against Rahul Gandhi In Defamation Case

07/05/2015 11:56 AM IST | Updated 15/07/2016 8:25 AM IST
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NEW DELHI -- The Supreme Court today stayed the proceedings against Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi in a criminal defamation case before a trial court in Maharashtra for allegedly blaming RSS for the assassination of Mahatma Gandhi.

"There shall be stay of further proceedings in a case pending before the trial court till the next date of hearing," a bench comprising Justices Dipak Misra and P C Pant said.

The case against Gandhi is pending before a magisterial court in Bhiwandi in Thane district of Maharashtra.

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