A Delhi High Court bench led by Justice Brijesh Sethi said the matter will be heard on a day-to-day basis from October 5 at 2:30 PM. The probe agencies have sought an early hearing of their ‘leave to appeal', listed for October 12. A special court had on December 21, 2017 acquitted Raja, DMK MP Kanimozhi and others in CBI and ED cases related to the scam.
Karunanidhi's health deteriorated on Sunday evening leading to rumours. Kauvery Hospital, in a medical bulletin, informed that his vital signs were returning to normal. Chaotic scenes unfolded outside the hospital with thousands of supporters gathered here. They were lathi charged. MK Stalin urged people to maintain calm. A Raja asked party workers to not believe in rumours.