Ahmer Khan

Delhi court admits plea on Smriti Irani's degree

A Delhi court on Wednesday admitted a petition challenging the academic credentials of Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani, calling the plea “maintainable” and fixing August 28 as the date for the hearing. Metropolitan Magistrate Akash Jain took cognizance of the complaint and fixed the matter for recording of pre-summoning evidence on August 28. “It is held that the present complaint case is filed under limitation (of time). Cognizance is

Smriti Irani degree case: Delhi court likely to pronounce verdict today

A Delhi court may on Wednesday pronounce its verdict on a complaint lodged by freelance writer Ahmer Khan against Union HRD minister Smriti Irani for allegedly misleading the Election Commission by giving ‘false’ information about her educational qualification. Khan had alleged that Irani in her three affidavits before the EC while filing nominations for her candidature for Lok Sabha as well as Rajya Sabha polls had purportedly given different details