Public Herald Case: Interim Congress President Sonia Gandhi and her child Rahul Gandhi were gathered by ED on June 1 regarding this case.
New Delhi: Congress president Sonia Gandhi and her MP child Rahul Gandhi have been gathered by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in association with the National Herald case. As per a PTI report, Sonia Gandhi has been approached to oust in presence on ED on next Wednesday (June 8). Then again, it is indistinct when Rahul Gandhi will show up before the testing organization. However, Congress pioneer Abhishek Manu Singhvi guaranteed the press that Rahul will follow ED’s requests on the off chance that he is in the city or look for a new date.
The National Herald case includes affirmed misappropiration of resources of over ₹2,000 crore in a value exchange. Rahul Gandhi and his mom Sonia are claimed to have been engaged with a ‘cheating and break of trust’ when Associated Journals Ltd was procured by Young India Pvt Ltd in which the Gandhis held a greater part stake.
2008: The National Herald paper, sent off by Jawaharalal Nehru in 1938, shut down with an astounding obligation of over Rs 90 crore. To save the withering paper, the then-administering party Congress offered a Rs 90-crore sans interest credit to the Associated Journals Ltd (AJL) to help the paper in recovery. Nonetheless, the endeavor to bring back the paper fizzled and the obligation couldn’t be reimbursed.
2010: Young India Ltd (YIL) was set up in November in which Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi held a greater part portion of 76%. Motilal Vora held 24% and Oscar Fernandez held 12% of the offers in the organization. The Congress who had initially lended cash to Associated Journals Ltd appointed the obligation to Young India Ltd which implied that AJL needed to restitution Rs 90 crore to YIL.
Since AJL was not in that frame of mind to reimburse the advances, the organization tranferred its shareholding to Gandhi-claimed YIL for which they got Rs 50 lakh. The Gandhis are accused of assuming control over a freely held organization by only paying Rs 50 lakh considering the organization had land properties worth Rs 2000 crore.
2012: Former Rajya Sabha part Subramanian Swamy had documented a body of evidence against Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi of cheating and misappropriation of assets in getting the responsibility for working paper National Herald.
2014: Metropolitan Magistrate Gomati Manocha brings all denounced for the situation, including the Gandhis. In August, ED starts a test into a tax evasion point for the situation.
2015: ED returns the examination on National Herald case. In December, Sonia and Rahul Gandhi are conceded bail by Patiala House Court.
2016: The peak court awards exception to every one of the five-blamed for the situation – Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi, Motilal Vora, Oscar Fernandes and Suman Dubey from showing up in court yet doesn’t subdue procedures against them.
2017: Delhi High Court permits Income Tax Department to research affirmed miappropriation of assets for the situation.
2018: AJL trained to remove Herald House premises by Center.
2019: The ED joins a Gurugram property worth Rs 64.93 crores under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) which they guaranteed was unlawfully alloted to AJL.
2020: Congress pioneers Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi were again prosecuted in Delhi after Subramaniam Swamy documented a case blaming them for misusing the National Herald’s properties.
2022: In April, the ED addressed senior Congress pioneer Mallikarjun Kharge regarding the case. On June 1, the ED gathered break Congress president Sonia Gandhi and her child Rahul Gandhi regarding the National Herald case