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Arun Shourie: SC verdict on Rafale deal diminished judiciary’s credibility

The SC had recently dismissed four petitions seeking a court-monitored probe into alleged irregularities in the purchase of 36 Rafale fighter aircraft from France.

Supreme Court judgment on Rafale deal diminished judiciary's credibility: Arun Shourie

Arun Shourie said: "Journalism has been reduced to taking opinions from two sides. That's all. Rest have become instrument of government propaganda. No effort is made to read and get the facts..."

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Even Modi knows his grip is loosening, says Arun Shourie

“There has not been a government at the Centre which has lied so much. The government has tried to subvert and corrupt constitutional institutions such as the CBI and the RBI...even the media. Defence has been neglected,” Shourie said.

Petition seeks review of Supreme Court order on Rafale deal

A three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi had, on December 14, dismissed all PILs against the deal, saying there was no occasion to “really doubt the decision-making process”.

SC to hear Yashwant Sinha, Arun Shourie, Prashant Bhushan's joint plea on Rafale today

Two former union ministers and Bhushan have sought registration of an FIR into the fighter jet deal between India and France alleging "criminal misconduct" by high public functionaries.

Yashwant Sinha, Arun Shourie, Prashant Bhushan move SC, seek CBI probe into Rafale jet deal

The petitioners said they had collected some “evidence” and approached the CBI on October 4, seeking registration of an FIR and a probe into the case of “criminal misconduct” by “high-ranking public servants”.

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Prashant Bhushan, Arun Shourie meet CBI chief with Rafale complaint

The duo had a 45-minute meeting with Verma, during which they handed over the 132-page complaint detailing what they called a fit case for prosecution under the Prevention of Corruption Act.

Arun Shourie, Yashwant Sinha attack PM on Rafale deal

Rafale dead: The government, they alleged, is “hiding behind” the confidentiality clause “exactly like” it happened in Bofors.

Arun Shourie, Yashwant Sinha allege Rafale scam; not a grain of truth, says Arun Jaitley

At a press meet, Shourie, Sinha and Bhushan said public sector unit Hindustan Aeronautics Limited, which was part of the original negotiations, was pushed out and a newly-minted company, Reliance Defence Ltd, bagged an offset contract.

Arun Shourie interview: ‘Focus on what can be done now — to improve governance, the life of people’

Delhi needs to play a more proactive role on the ground. And Kashmiris need to shed fanciful goals like azadi and start preparing a blueprint for the future without the baggage of the past, says Arun Shourie.

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Vajpayee was an inclusive leader. He let colleagues do their job and critics speak up: Arun Shourie

As India loses one of its most charismatic prime ministers, former Rajya Sabha MP Arun Shourie talks talks about all that Vajpayee stood for. “When Vajpayee ji made a promise, people believed him. There was a reason for that.”

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