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Rahul Gandhi, Lawmaker Critical of Narendra Modi, Reinstated to Indian Parliament

HeadlineAug 07, 2023

In India, opposition Congress Party leader Rahul Gandhi has been reinstated to Parliament after the Supreme Court suspended his defamation conviction. Gandhi was suspended and sentenced to two years in prison in March for criticizing Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The suspension of the case means Gandhi will be able to run against Modi in the 2024 elections.

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