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Indian Opposition MP Rahul Gandhi Jailed for Criticizing Modi

HeadlineMar 24, 2023

In India, lawmaker and opposition leader Rahul Gandhi has been disqualified from Parliament and sentenced to two years in prison, after he was convicted for criticizing Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Gandhi was found guilty of defamation for saying at a 2019 campaign rally, “Why do all thieves have Modi as their surname?” Gandhi was expected to run against Modi in 2024.

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