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SC to hear next week plea to stay Rafale deal

A bench comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices AM Khanwilkar and DY Chandrachud considered the submissions of advocate ML Sharma that his plea seeking the stay of the Rafale deal be listed for urgent hearing.

india Updated: Sep 05, 2018 12:30 IST
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A Rafale fighter aircraft in flight during the inauguration of the 11th biennial edition of AERO INDIA 2017 at Yelahanka Air base in Bengaluru in 2017.(PTI File Photo)

The Supreme Court Wednesday agreed to hear next week a PIL seeking stay on the Rafale fighter jet deal between India with France.

A bench comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices AM Khanwilkar and DY Chandrachud considered the submissions of advocate ML Sharma that his plea be listed for urgent hearing.

In his PIL, Sharma alleged discrepancies in the fighter jet deal with France and sought stay on it.

First Published: Sep 05, 2018 12:16 IST