Rafale

New Delhi: As the controversy over CBI chief Alok Verma snowballed, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday sharpened his attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying he was “removed in panic” midnight because Verma was going to begin a probe into the controversial Rafale deal that would have been “suicidal” for Modi. He also said the …

Mumbai: The opposition Congress on Wednesday launched a sharp attack on Prime Minister Modi accusing him of “a desperate cover-up attempt” over the Rafale deal and pushing the country’s premier probe agency, the CBI, into complete disarray. Speaking to media persons here, Congress national spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala said: “A scared and panic-stricken PMO forced the …

New Delhi: Rafale jets will power the Indian Air Force (IAF) to fight ‘grave threats’ India faces from Pakistan and China, Air Chief Marshal B.S. Dhanoa said on Wednesday, strongly batting for the French-made fourth generation aircraft whose purchase has triggered allegations of financial irregularities. The IAF chief said that by acquiring the French fighters, the …

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday agreed to hear a plea seeking a stay on the Rafale fighter jet deal next week. A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra, Justice A.M. Khanwilkar and Justice D.Y. Chandrachud said that the plea would be heard next week, after considering advocate M.L. Sharma’s mention for his plea for …

New Delhi: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday appealed media to question Prime Minister Narendra Modi about the Rafale deal and the income of Jay Shah, the son of BJP chief Amit Shah. “You ask lots of questions to me. And I always answer. But why don’t you ask questions about the Rafale deal and Amit …