On August 4, the apex had stayed Gandhi's conviction in the case, paving the way for his reinstatement as Lok Sabha MP from Wayanad in Kerala.
Talking to reporters, Raut said Gandhi had made a statement at a political rally and it has to be made clear who has been defamed.
Narvekar said he has received a communication from Raut seeking more time for submitting a written reply. “I have accepted the request,” he said without specifying how much time has been given to Raut.
Speaking to reporters here, Raut claimed nobody tried to enter the Trimbakeshwar temple forcibly as projected, but a group of people was only following an old tradition on the day of the incident.
Addressing a rally at Khed in Ratnagiri district from the same venue where Thackeray had addressed a gathering a fortnight ago, Shinde said he was the true inheritor of the legacy of Bal Thackeray, founder of Shiv Sena.
Shiv Sena (UBT) leader Sanjay Raut on Saturday said V D Savarkar, Jawaharlal Nehru, or any other freedom fighter should not be accused as they do not belong to any political party.
Talking to reporters, Raut said Congress general secretary K C Venugopal has sought Thackeray's time for a meeting. He said Venugopal will meet Thackeray as a representative of Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge and the...