Above: (Left) Jay Shah with father BJP President Amit Shah
The Supreme Court bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud on Thursday (April 12) listed for April 18 the criminal defamation case filed by BJP chief Amit Shah’s son Jay Shah against news portal The Wire.
The case is over a report that claimed the turnover of his firm grew exponentially after the party came to power in 2014. The title of the defamatory article is The Golden Touch of Jay Amit Shah.
The CJI bench ordered that the matter will be listed before an an appropriate bench for final disposal.
Till such time the interim order shall continue.
—India Legal Bureau