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What The Wire story alleges against Jay, Amit Shah's son

What The Wire story alleges against Jay, Amit Shah's son

Newly appointed AICC general secretary in-charge of Madhya Pradesh, Deepak Babaria told media persons here on Tuesday, "A commission of two sitting Supreme Court judges should probe the allegations in connection with the firm of BJP president's son Amit Shah's son Jay".

Editors of The Wire - founded in 2015 and published by a non-profit Indian company, Foundation for Independent Journalism - have stood by their report which, among other things, said the turnover in Mr Jay Shah's firm grew by 16,000 times after 2014.

Number of Congress workers, carrying placards and banners, shouted slogans against the BJP president and the financial impropriety committed by the company of Amit Shah's son.

Prior to the suit filed by Jay Shah, Union Minister Piyush Goyal on Sunday rejected allegations made against Jay Shah or any of his party leaders. He had earlier announced that he will also file Rs 100 crore civil defamation suit.

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Congress spokesman Anand Sharma said Shah must quit as there can not be an independent probe into his son's business as long as he remains the chief of the ruling party.

October 9: An Ahmedabad court has ordered an inquiry under Section 202 (to inquire into the case to decide whether or not there is sufficient ground for proceeding) of the CrPC against news website "The Wire" on the defamation suit filed by Jay Shah, son of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Amit Shah, informed Jay's lawyer S.V. Raju on Monday. He said Mehta had sought Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad's permission to appear for Jay and the approval had been granted. Meanwhile, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi used the issue to launch a frontal attack on Modi and Shah at public meetings on the first day of his three-day visit to Gujarat. It's not the RBI, the poor or the farmers.

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Senior lawyer and Congress MP Kapil Sibal is quoted by The Hindu as saying, "We would like to ask the Prime Minister to explain the Shah model of business".