India, July 16 -- A Delhi court on Tuesday granted bail to chief minister Arvind Kejriwal in a defamation case filed by a BJP leader.

Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Samar Vishal granted relief to Kejriwal on a personal bond of Rs 10,000 after he appeared before the court.

Rajeev Babbar, who had moved the application on behalf of the Delhi unit of BJP, seeking action against Arvind Kejriwal, Rajya Sabha member Sushil Kumar Gupta, MLA Manoj Kumar and Aam Aadmi Party spokesperson Atishi.

Atishi had sought exemption from court appearance on Tuesday. She, Gupta and Manoj Kumar, too, were granted bail by the court The next date of hearing in the case is July 25.

Babbar had accused the AAP leaders of "harming the reputation" of BJP...