Politics »  Topic »  Defamation case: Delhi court imposes Rs 5000 cost on Shashi Tharoor for not appearing before it

Defamation case: Delhi court imposes Rs 5000 cost on Shashi Tharoor for not appearing before it


Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Vishal Pahuja imposed the cost on the Lok Sabha member from Thiruvananthapuram noting that he had failed to appear before him despite the court's earlier direction.

NEW DELHI: A Delhi court on Saturday imposed a cost of Rs 5,000 on Congress leader Shashi Tharoor for not appearing in hearing on a criminal defamation complaint filed against him for his alleged "scorpion" remark against Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Vishal Pahuja imposed the cost on the Lok Sabha member from Thiruvananthapuram noting that he had failed to appear before him despite the ...


Read the full text ET - Politics