NSA Ajit Doval's son accuses Caravan magazine, Jairam Ramesh of defamation
New Delhi: Vivek Doval, son of National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval, filed a criminal defamation complaint on Monday against a news magazine for allegedly publishing a defamatory article.
Besides the magazine and the author of the article, Kaushal Shroff, Vivek has also filed the complaint against Congress leader Jairam Ramesh for holding a press conference on January 17 reiterating the "baseless and unfounded facts" as narrated in the article.
The article claimed that Vivek was running a hedge fund whose promoters are of dubious antecedents.
He has claimed that the magazine was "deliberately maligning and defaming" him to "settle scores with his father".The Caravan, had in its January 16 online journal titled, "The D Companies" had said that Vivek, "runs a hedge fund in the Cayman Islands" which is "an established tax haven" and was "registered merely 13 days after Modi's government demonetised all existing Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 currency notes". See P7