National Herald case highlights: ED summons Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday as well

National Herald Case highlights: The case, which pertains to the alleged misappropriation of assets of over ₹2,000 crore in a equity transaction, was filed by the BJP's Subramanian Swamy in 2012 against the Gandhis.

Rahul Gandhi reaches ED office for day 2 questioning in connection with the National Herald Case. (Sanchit Khanna/Hindustan Times)
Rahul Gandhi reaches ED office for day 2 questioning in connection with the National Herald Case. (Sanchit Khanna/Hindustan Times)
Updated on Jun 14, 2022 09:22 PM IST
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National Herald Case highlights: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi was questioned by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) for a second day in connection with the National Herald case. On Monday, he was questioned for over 10 hours as the ED investigates money laundering allegations linked to the National Herald case.

The day 1 of questioning saw high political drama and protests in the streets with many top Congress leaders detained on Monday.

Various senior leaders including Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel and Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot took part in the party's Satyagraha march. Former Union minister P Chidambaram said he had suffered a fracture in his left rib after he was pushed away by Delhi Police during the party's protest. 

Meanwhile, the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has slammed the Congress demonstrations for “celebrating corruption” in the form of protests. Several other parts in the country saw similar dramatic scenes and demonstrations.

 

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  • Jun 14, 2022 09:22 PM IST

    Rahul Gandhi summoned on Wednesday as well

    Rahul Gandhi summoned for questioning by the ED on Wednesday as well.

  • Jun 14, 2022 09:03 PM IST

    Detention of Congress leaders at Vasant Kunj police station completes eight hours

    Detention of some Congress leaders, including Randeep Singh Surjewala, at Vasant Kunj police station, completes eight hours.

  • Jun 14, 2022 07:24 PM IST

    ‘A dangerous situation in country today’

    We were going to two different police stations to meet the detained Congress leaders but we are not being allowed to do so. Such a thing has never happened before. This is a dangerous situation in the country today: Ashok Gehlot

  • Jun 14, 2022 06:20 PM IST

    Not being allowed to enter Mandir Marg police station: Ashok Gehlot

    Seeing this for the first time that visitors are being stopped from meeting detainees. Not being allowed to enter police station. Officials first agreed to let us meet, then got instructions to stop us: Ashok Gehlot, Rajasthan CM

  • Jun 14, 2022 05:52 PM IST

    ‘Our party leaders detained at Badarpur police station for seven hours’

    Congress leaders, including KC Venugopal, Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, Deepender Hooda, Ranjita Ranjan, Jothimani and myself, among others, continue to be detained at Badarpur police station for the last seven hours. KC Venugopal has also received medical attention here: Gaurav Gogoi

  • Jun 14, 2022 04:47 PM IST

    Rahul Gandhi back at ED office after lunch break

    Former Congress president returns at the agency's office for the day's second round of questioning after taking a short break for lunch.

  • Jun 14, 2022 04:12 PM IST

    Detained Congress leaders at Vasant Kunj police station

    Detained Congress leaders, including Mallikarjun Kharge, Jairam Ramesh and Randeep Singh Surjewala at Vasant Kunj police station.

  • Jun 14, 2022 03:29 PM IST

    Rahul Gandhi leaves ED office for lunch

    On second day of questioning, Wayanad MP leaves agency's office on a short break for lunch.

  • Jun 14, 2022 03:19 PM IST

    Rajasthan Congress chief stopped by Delhi Police from entering capital, claims party

    Govind Singh Dotsara, who was travelling to national capital via road on a personal visit, stopped on Rajastha-Delhi border by Delhi Police, a party spokesman alleged.

  • Jun 14, 2022 02:16 PM IST

    Delhi Police detain state Congress chief, others

    Delhi Police detain state Congress chief, Anil Chaudhary, and several others.

  • Jun 14, 2022 01:43 PM IST

    BJP scared of Rahul Gandhi's strong voice? asks Surjewala

    Earlier in the day, Surjewala addreeses a press conference in which said the the centre is scraed of Rahul Gandhi. "Why is BJP scared of Rahul Gandhi's strong voice? When China infiltrated and the government was in denial mode, it is Rahul Gandhi who raised his voice. Even today, the government could not drive China out," Surjwala said. 

  • Jun 14, 2022 01:19 PM IST

    Detained Congress leaders being transferred to Badarpur police station: Report

    Senior Congress leaders KC Venugopal, Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, Gaurav Gogoi, Deepender Singh Hooda, Ranjeet Ranjan, Imran Pratapgarhi and others who are in police custody have been taken to Badarpur police station in Delhi, reports news agency ANI. 

  • Jun 14, 2022 01:13 PM IST

    ED questioning underway

    In the questioning, Rahul Gandhi is being asked questions about the takeover of the AJL by YIL since the Gandhis have stakes in the latter, reported news agency PTI citing officials. 

  • Jun 14, 2022 12:15 PM IST

    Top Congress leaders detained again on day 2 of Rahul ED questioning

    As Rahul Gandhi left for day 2 of questioning by the Enforcement Directorate on Tuesday in the National Herald corruption case, top Congress leaders were detained again, including party spokesperson Randeep Surjewala, KC Venugopal, and Gaurav Gogoi. Read More

  • Jun 14, 2022 11:21 AM IST

    Congress leader Rahul Gandhi at ED office for day 2 of questioning

    Congress leader Rahul Gandhi reaches ED office for second round of questioning in National Herald money-laundering case.

  • Jun 14, 2022 11:13 AM IST

    Randeep Surjewala detained for 2nd day among others

    More senior Congress leaders including Randeep Surjewala detained as they protest over ED probe against party leader Rahul Gandhi in the National Herald case. 

  • Jun 14, 2022 11:09 AM IST

    Congress leader Rahul Gandhi leaves for ED office for day 2 of questioning

    Congress leader Rahul Gandhi leaves for ED office for probe in the National Herald case. 

  • Jun 14, 2022 11:00 AM IST

    Delhi police detain Congress leaders, claims Congress MP Manickam Tagore

  • Jun 14, 2022 10:51 AM IST

    Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka leave from their residence 

  • Jun 14, 2022 10:42 AM IST

    Our problem is ‘ED not following the law': Chidambaram ahead of Congress protests

    We're protesting against misuse of law, if ED follows the law, we've no problem. But ED is not following the law... We're asking what's the scheduled offence? There's no answer. Which police agency has registered an FIR? No answer; no copy of FIR, says senior Congress leader P Chidambaram.

  • Jun 14, 2022 10:12 AM IST

    Congress's 4 questions to centre as Rahul Gandhi quizzed in National Herald case

    The Congress on Tuesday raised four questions for the central government ahead of Rahul Gandhi's appearance before the Enforcement Directorate for the second day. Read More

  • Jun 14, 2022 09:46 AM IST

    Congress protest: Delhi Traffic Police issues advisory, several roads blocked

    "Due to special traffic arrangements, inwards movement of buses will be restricted in New Delhi beyond Gol Dak Khana Junction, Patel Chowk, Windsor Place, Teen Murti Chowk, Prithviraj Road," said Delhi Traffic Police.

    The Traffic Police asked commuters to avoid Motilal Nehru Marg, Akbar Road, Janpath, Gol Methi junction, Tughlak Road Junction, Claridges Junction, Q-point Junction, Sunehri Masjid Junction, Maulana Azad Road Junction and Man Singh Road between 7 am and 12 pm.

  • Jun 14, 2022 09:44 AM IST

    ‘As Gandhi's heirs, we will once again walk today': Randeep Surjewala ahead of ED questioning of Rahul Gandhi

    We are Gandhi's heirs, we will once again walk, our 'Satyagraha' won't stop, says Congress's Randeep Surjewala on probe against party leader Rahul Gandhi in National Herald case, as per ANI. 

    “ED probe against Rahul Gandhi is an attempt to muzzle his voice as he has always questioned Modi govt on issues like China capturing our territory, inflation, fuel price hike, unemployment, religious vendetta...He is being constantly attacked," Surjewala also said.

  • Jun 14, 2022 09:40 AM IST

    Day 2 of ED questioning for Rahul Gandhi after high drama, detentions

    Congress leader Harish Rawat said the party’s protest will continue on Tuesday. “We'll continue this fight tomorrow as well. The struggle of Congress party will continue until they (Central govt) try to suppress the voice of Rahul Gandhi & our party,” he was quoted as saying by news agency ANI. Read More

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