India's Sonia and Rahul Gandhi Appear in Court in Graft Case

December 19, 2015 11:26 AM

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NEW DELHI — Sonia Gandhi and her son, Rahul Gandhi, the top two leaders of India's opposition Congress party, appeared in court Saturday to face corruption accusations, as their supporters rallied around the country to protest the allegations.

The Gandhis are accused of illegally acquiring the assets of the parent company of the National Herald, a newspaper once run by their family. They have denied the allegations, calling them a vendetta against them by the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party.

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