SC to hear National Herald tax case on Dec 4

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New Delhi: The apex court on Tuesday fixed December 4 for hearing to Congress President Rahul Gandhi and his mother Sonia Gandhi on their plea in National Herald tax case.

The petition was relating to Delhi High Court order refusing relief to them in reopening of their tax assessment for 2011-12.

The bench comprising Justices A K Sikri and S A Abdul Nazeer said they are fixing the final arguments for December 4 and added as the respondent from income tax department has put in an appearance they are not issuing any notice.

It may be recalled that   Rahul, Sonia, and veteran Congress leader Oscar Fernandes had challenged the September 10 verdict of the high court. The Congress leaders are linked to the National Herald income tax matter and also facing criminal cases.

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