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Friday, Jan 17, 2020

Rafale deal

Jan 19, 2019 23:33
The defence minister also questioned whether the attack on the government over the purchase of the fighters was aimed to cancel the purchase. read more
Jan 19, 2019 15:43
Shatrughan Sinha asked the PM to answer the opposition’s questions on Rafale and put to rest speculations of a scam in the mega deal for the 36 French fighter jets. read more
Jan 18, 2019 23:25
The Congress based its demand on a report in The Hindu newspaper that claimed the decision by the Narendra Modi government to buy the 36 jets caused the price of each plane to shoot up by 41%. read more
Jan 18, 2019 21:01
As the firestorm over the Rafale deal raged further, the defence ministry on Friday said it has given the CAG access to all files relating to the contract and it would be best to await the report of the national auditor on the issue. read more
Jan 05, 2019 19:30
The former prime minister also hailed Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman for her speech on the issue in the Lok Sabha on Friday, but said it was not sufficient. read more
Jan 04, 2019 17:48
Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman made an impassioned response to the allegations levelled by the Opposition parties over Rafale deal in Parliament. read more
Jan 04, 2019 16:25
Speaking to the media outside Parliament ahead of the government’s reply in Lok Sabha over the issue, Rahul Gandhi accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of running away from the debate and posed a series of questions to Defence Minister Nirmala Sitha... read more
Jan 02, 2019 14:58
Goa health minister Vishwajit Rane, whose voice is purportedly heard in the audio clip, said it was doctored as he called for a probe. read more
Jan 02, 2019 12:18
Congress spokesperson Randeep Surjewala released a conversation purportedly between Goa minister Vishwajit Rane and another person in which Rane claimed that the Goa CM had the entire file and all documents related to Rafale in his bedroom. read more
Jan 02, 2019 11:24
The Congress raised the Rafale issue in Lok Sabha today. The discussion took place under Rule 193 that does not entail voting. Here are the highlights. read more
Jan 01, 2019 18:00
PM Narendra Modi said those levelling allegations on him in the Rafale deal are actually weakening the security forces. He added that in spite of the allegations, he will continue to expedite the procurement process in defence so that the country’s security... read more
Dec 31, 2018 21:02
Congress members have been raising the matter since the start of the Winter Session of Parliament on December 11, demanding a Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) probe into the Rafale deal. read more
Dec 29, 2018 15:10
The statement came two weeks after the Supreme Court’s verdict, rejecting petitions seeking a probe into the fighter jet deal worth about $8.7 billion. Since then, the Congress has been demanding formation of the JPC.  read more
Dec 22, 2018 12:11
About the SC judgment on the deal that bailed out the Centre, Gohil contended that the party did not go to the court as it was aware about its limitations in such matters read more
Dec 19, 2018 23:31
To connect with young India in the run-up to the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, the Youth Congress has kicked off a march from Kanyakumari to Kashmir to highlight issues such as agrarian distress, unemployment, corruption, Rafale deal, price rise and crimes... read more