Supreme Court verdict on Rafale deal LATEST updates: Shiv Sena is not even making an attempt to hide its bitterness towards the ruling BJP government. Right after Amit Shah's press conference after the Supreme Court verdict in Rafale deal, party's spokesperson Sanjay Raut said, "Supreme Court has said nothing wrong. Deciding on pricing is not the Supreme Court's job but similarly deciding on building Ram Temple is also not their job. Rafale deal issue will be sorted out in Parliament and not in Supreme Court."
Speaking to the media, Amit Shah said, "Today it has been proven that Chowkidaar is not a chor." The truth has triumphed in the Supreme court today and Rahul Gandhi owes the people, soldiers of this country an apology, he added. Shah said that the BJP will ensure that there won't be adjournment in Parliament if Congress and Rahul Gandhi agree to debate over Rafale deal. "I am not Rahul Gandhi. I don't believe in false allegations." Amit Shah also referred to Narendra Modi as the sun and said, "Supreme Court has silenced all doubts over Rafale pricing. Truth has prevailed in the Supreme Court. This is what happens when you try to throw mud at the sun."
Tearing into the Congress chief, Amit Shah said that the nation wanted to know who gives these "false" information to Rahul Gandhi. "Who is giving these informations to Rahul Gandhi? The nation wants to know. Every deal that Congress has signed they have always been corrupted but they dared to question BJP and Narendra Modi's integrity," said Shah.
BJP chief Amit Shah slammed the Congress for playing dirty politics and said that the Supreme Court verdict is a slap on the face of the Congress and its president Rahul.
The Supreme Court's order on the Rafale deal "exposes" the campaign of misinformation against the government headed by Congress chief Rahul Gandhi, BJP chief Amit Shah said on Friday while asserting that the "truth always triumphs".
In a series of tweets, Shah said the court didn't find anything wrong with the process nor did it find any commercial favouritism in the deal. "On the contrary, the SC held that govt had no role in selecting offset partners & found no merit in the demand for a probe based on mere perception of individuals," he said.
"Truth always triumphs! Court's judgment on the Rafale deal exposes the campaign of misinformation spearheaded by Congress President for political gains," he added on Twitter. The apex court's order raises obvious questions on the motive of those working to discredit the deal, which is important for India, he asserted.
The BJP has demanded an apology from the Congress and its president Rahul Gandhi for levying false allegations against Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed all petitions demanding a probe into the controversial Rafale fighter jet deal, asserting that the pricing and decision-making process of the deal were not in doubt. A three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi said, "Our country cannot afford to be unprepared when it comes to fighter aircrafts." The bench also observed that defence preparedness needs to be looked after.