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CAG review on Rafale not relevant to SC conclusions: Arun Jaitley

On Friday, the Supreme Court dismissed all four petitions seeking a court-monitored investigation into the Rafale deal, saying it found “no occasion to really doubt the process” of decision making, pricing and selection of offset partners.

Modi slams Congress: No Quattrocchi mama or Michel uncle in NDA’s Rafale deal

Addressing a rally in former Congress chief Sonia Gandhi’s Lok Sabha constituency of Rae Bareli, Modi questioned the Congress on why it did not strengthen the Air Force despite demands by the military after the Kargil war.

Recall Rafale order, issue contempt notice to govt: Congress to Supreme Court

Congress asked the apex court to recall its judgment and issue notices to the government for contempt of court and perjury, alleging the Centre had provided false information to it.

Rafale deal: Admission of gross error, PAC should call AG, says Congress

Accusing the government of furnishing “false information” to the court, PAC Chairman Mallikarjun Kharge said he would request members of the parliamentary panel to ask the Attorney General and the CAG when the audit report was tabled in Parliament.


Rafale deal: Supreme Court above all, those who object must move court, says Akhilesh Yadav

Akhilesh’s statement goes against the Congress, which stood firm on its demand for a JPC probe, saying that the verdict had vindicated its stand that the issue of corruption in the deal cannot be decided by the court and the government must set up a JPC to probe the deal.

BJP leaders to target Congress over Rafale deal in 70 cities

BJP national media head Anil Baluni on Saturday tweeted that the party, through press conferences at 70 places across the country, will expose the Congress for compromising national security and hatching a conspiracy against the government.

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BJP now shifting blame on SC to save face, need JPC probe, says Singhvi

The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed petitions seeking a direction to the CBI to register an FIR for alleged irregularities in the multi-billion dollar deal between India and France for procurement of 36 Rafale jets.

Govt should apologise for 'misleading' SC by presenting wrong facts on CAG report on Rafale deal: Mallikarjun Kharge

Kharge also said they respect the Supreme Court, but it is not a probe agency and only a Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) can investigate the alleged corruption in the Rafale deal.

Rafale Verdict shows court can’t probe, only JPC can: Congress

Rahul Gandhi said former French President Francois Hollande had also revealed that Prime Minister Modi had given a “direct order” that Anil Ambani should be given the offset contract.

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Express Eye for Detail: CBI vs CBI, AIADMK MLAs to stay disqualified, and Kohli reaches another milestone

In this episode of Express Eye for Detail, a look at the battle within the CBI, the AIADMK gets a breather and Virat Kohli becomes the fastest batsman to reach the 10,000-run mark.

What were the cases CBI Director Alok Verma was investigating before he was sent on leave

The CBI director, Alok Verma, was investigating several key cases, including a complaint about the controversial Rafale deal, when the government suddenly sent him on leave.

Rafale deal couldn't take place without Reliance, says report

A report has claimed a top official of Dassault Aviation said in 2017 that a joint venture with Anil Ambani’s Reliance group was a condition to win the 36 jet Rafale deal.

Francois Hollande's visit aims at strengthening relations: French Ambassador

New Delhi, Jan 22 (ANI): France Ambassador to India Francois Richier on Friday said France President François Hollande's second visit to India would be a great occasion to strengthen India-France relations. He added that there were several agendas such as energy restoration, space projects that would be the prime agenda of the talk. On the Rafale deal, Richier said discussions are going on and the outcome was yet not known. He added that there would also be an internal meeting with Congress supremo Sonia Gandhi. Regarding the threat received on Hollande's visit, Richier said it was being investigated and such threats are just to create disorder.