Rafale row in Parliament: Congress, CPM MPs submit adjournment notice in Lok Sabha
Rafale: Two Members of Parliament (MP), one each from Congress and Communist Party of India (Marxist) have given an adjournment motion notice in the Lok Sabha over the issue.
New Delhi: Two Members of Parliament (MP), one each from Congress and Communist Party of India (Marxist) have given an adjournment motion notice in the Lok Sabha over the Rafale issue.
CPI(M) MP Mohammed Salim and Congress MP Ranjeet Ranjan have given adjournment motion notice in the Lok Sabha during the ongoing Winter Session of the Parliament over the Rafale jets controversy regarding the Centre's decision to purchase 36 ready-to-fly jets from French company Dassault Aviation.
The controversy has been on the boil over the last few months. The latest development in the case is the row over the Supreme Court's verdict after the Centre filed an application before the apex court seeking a correction in its judgment on the deal.
On November 15, the Centre filed an application before the apex court seeking a correction in the order, specifically the paragraph that mentioned the pricing details.
Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) Member of Parliament (MP) Manoj Jha, has also announced on Sunday that he is moving a privilege motion in the Rajya Sabha against Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi for allowing the Centre to present factually wrong affidavit before the Supreme Court in the Rafale deal case.
Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi has convened an all-party meeting in the Parliament on Sunday to discuss on agenda for the upcoming winter session and important businesses
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