Rafale News

Out of my mind: Cong chances in a three-cornered fight

The surprise in the campaign is the failure of the Grand Alliance to emerge.

Rafale deal: Petitioners put national security at risk by leaking sensitive information, Centre tells SC

Last week, the government had threatened to invoke the Official Secrets Act and initiate “criminal action” against two publications which ran reports on the basis of these documents. It claimed that documents related to the Rafale fighter deal were “stolen” from the Ministry of Defence.


Modi failed on national security, says Mayawati

Taking to Twitter on Thursday, Mayawati said that the Narendra Modi government made a sensational disclosure in the Supreme Court that secret documents pertaining to Rafale fighter deal were stolen from the Defence Ministry.

Probe claim that Rafale documents were stolen, says Mamata Banerjee

The Attorney General Wednesday threatened invoke Official Secrets Act and initiate “criminal action against two publications who ran reports based on the documents and a lawyer”, claiming that the documents related to Rafale deal were stolen.

Sharad Pawar slams Modi: ‘Why did govt hide this from Parliament’

On Wednesday, the Centre had informed the Supreme Court that the documents related to the deal were “stolen” from the Defence Ministry, and that an investigation over the alleged theft was in progress.

Stealing the facts

Attorney General’s objection over ‘stolen documents’ in Rafale case is outrageous. The court should throw it out.


Defending Rafale deal, Govt unveils new weapon: Official Secrets Act

Tells SC it will initiate action against 2 publications, lawyer; N Ram of Hindu says documents speak for themselves.

Rafale deal: Govt hit back when first report came out, not once did it say papers stolen

Rafale deal: The Hindu report, citing a “Defence Ministry note” of November 2015, stated that the Ministry “raised strong objections to ‘parallel negotiations’ conducted by the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) with the French side” in the Rafale deal.

Supreme Court to hear petitions seeking review of Rafale verdict on Feb 26

In its December 14 order, a bench of CJI Gogoi and Justices S K Kaul and K M Joseph had dismissed PILs that sought a court-monitored probe into the multi-billion dollar Rafale deal.

CAG report on Rafale not worth paper its written on: Rahul Gandhi

The much-awaited CAG report revealed that the Rafale deal signed by the Modi government to procure 36 fighter jets from France's Dassault got 2.86 per cent cheaper price than what was negotiated during the previous UPA regime in 2007.

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What Rahul did right: It was not the promise of better governance

Congress President Rahul Gandhi is rightly being credited for the grand old party's victory in three crucial states in the Hindi heartland. But what did he do right? It was not the promise of better governance. Manoj CG explains what really worked.