Congress politician Shashi Tharoor on Friday filed a defamation case in the Delhi high court against senior television journalist Arnab Goswami over the airing of alleged defamatory remarks by the latter’s Republic TV with regard to the death of Tharoor’s wife Sunanda Pushkar.

The suit, drafted by the Office of Senior Advocate Salman Khurshid, is to be heard by the court on 29 May 2017.

The first hearing for the suit, bearing no. CA (OS) 253/2017, has been posted on Monday, 29th of May, 2017. It has been listed as Item No 23 before Court Hall 24 presided by the Hon’ble Justice Manmohan, Delhi High Court.  There are also 3 separate Interim Applications listed in this matter. 

As per our sources, the IA’s filed are;
a) Permission to file adequate Court Fee at a later date.
b) Section 65B IT Act certificate for electronic evidence of The Republic show.
c) Interim Injection restricting Republic from reporting anything more on this matter.

Check Cause List of Monday, 29th May 2017 HERE

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