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Chidambaram calls for JPC probe into Rafale deal

Congress leader P. Chidambaram calls for JPC probe into Rafale deal

Bengaluru: Accusing the NDA government of misleading the Supreme Court, senior Congress leader P. Chidambaram on Friday demanded a Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) probe into the multi-million dollar Rafale fighter deal. “A defence deal worth Rs 60,000 crore that will leave the country with only 36 aircraft, as against 126[Read More…]

PAC to summon Attorney General and CAG over Rafale case

PAC to summon Attorney General and CAG over Rafale case

New Delhi: Rafale deal controversy has created a huge controversy after the Supreme Court verdict. Parliament Accountability Committee is going to summon Attorney General and Comptroller and Auditor General of India over the report which is submitted in the Supreme Court. Public Accounts Committee Chairman Mallikarjun Kharge has said that[Read More…]


Tejashwi Yadav dares Modi to form JPC on Rafale

Patna: Bihar opposition leader Tejashwi Yadav on Friday dared Prime Minister Narendra Modi to form a Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) to probe the purchase of 36 Rafale jet fighters in a ready-to-fly condition from France. “If Modi is honest and his government is holy, why he is not forming the[Read More…]

PM Modi misused office to benefit Dassault in fighter jet deal: Congress

Congress demands JPC into Rafale deal

New Delhi, The Congress on Friday continued to press its demand for a Joint Parliamentary Committee probe into the Rafale fighter jet deal notwithstanding the Supreme Court judgement rejecting petitions seeking an investigation. Congress spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala told reporters that there was corruption in the deal. “There is a[Read More…]

Jaitley demands discussion on Rafale, RS adjourned for day

New Delhi,  Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday demanded a discussion on the Rafale deal in the Rajya Sabha as the upper House was adjourned for the day amidst sloganeering and noise. “I demand that Congress party should immediately start a discussion on Rafale,” Jaitley said. The Bharatiya Janata Party[Read More…]

SC extends mediation panel on Ayodhya dispute till August 15

Supreme Court junks pleas against Rafale deal

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday junked petitions seeking court-monitored probe into the Rafale jet deal saying that there was “nothing questionable” in the decision-making process and the bench was not competent to go into the question of pricing and the choice of offset partner by Rafale manufacturer Dassault.[Read More…]

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