New Delhi: Union Law Minister Salman Khurshid's wife Louise Khurshid's defamation suit against TV Today group will come up for hearing in Delhi High Court on Friday.

Earlier, Louise Khurshid had filed a defamation suit for damages against TV Today Chairman and MD Aroon Purie.

Louise Khurshid has claimed initial damages of Rs 1 crore.

Advocate Abhimanyu Bhandari, Louise Khurshid’s advocate had said that they have claimed damages for the irreparable loss caused by programmes aired by the TV Today group.

The TV Today report exposed a scam to the tune of Rs 71.50 lakh, in which the Union Ministry for Social Welfare and Empowerment had granted the whopping amount to the Zakir Hussain Memorial Trust, headed by the law minister for distributing tricycles and hearing aids to the disabled in 17 districts of Uttar Pradesh.


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