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Rafale controversy: SC to hear review petitions on 6 March; pleas claim earlier verdict relied on 'patently incorrect claims'
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Rafale controversy: SC to hear review petitions on 6 March; pleas claim earlier verdict relied on 'patently incorrect claims'

In its 14 December order, the Supreme Court had dismissed petitions seeking a probe by a Special Investigation Team (SIT) into the Rafale deal.

Kolkata rally: Fear of Narendra Modi forces Opposition to hold hands, but Mamata Banerjee's own constituency is slowly sinking, writes BJP's Anirban Ganguly
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Kolkata rally: Fear of Narendra Modi forces Opposition to hold hands, but Mamata Banerjee's own constituency is slowly sinking, writes BJP's Anirban Ganguly

The Trinamool Congress, fragmented into factions and syndicates, is itself fast turning into a family conglomerate with Mamata’s nephew not only controlling the levers of power but meddling into the affairs of the party and the state.

Shatrughan Sinha praises Mamata Banerjee's rally, says it was aimed at 'saving democracy'
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Shatrughan Sinha praises Mamata Banerjee's rally, says it was aimed at 'saving democracy'

Shatrughan Sinha, has been critical of the BJP leadership for quite some time, terming it as a "one-man show and two-man army" besides sharing the stage with people opposed to the regime on a number of occasions.

Mamata Banerjee's rally a platform for Opposition show of strength; leaders stress need to oust BJP from Centre
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Mamata Banerjee's rally a platform for Opposition show of strength; leaders stress need to oust BJP from Centre

At the United India Rally in Kolkata, Mamata Banerjee said the Opposition would decide on its candidate for the prime minister's post after the Lok Sabha election.

Mamata Banerjee's Kolkata rally updates: Akhilesh Yadav accuses BJP of disappointing masses; Farooq Abdullah bats for EVM-free polls
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Mamata Banerjee's Kolkata rally updates: Akhilesh Yadav accuses BJP of disappointing masses; Farooq Abdullah bats for EVM-free polls

Mamata Banerjee rally in Kolkata LIVE updates: Shortly after the United India rally came to a close, former Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan took to Twitter to respond to the Opposition show of strength. "Too many saints can ruin a monastery," he wrote adding that "22 parties, a few MPs and a few prime minister aspirants...who can stop one from dreaming big?"

AAP lawmaker Sanjay Singh moves SC seeking review of Rafale verdict that dismissed all petitions challenging deal
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AAP lawmaker Sanjay Singh moves SC seeking review of Rafale verdict that dismissed all petitions challenging deal

Aam Aadmi Party MP Sanjay Singh moved Supreme Court, seeking a review of the verdict by which several pleas challenging the deal for procurement of Rafale fighter jets were dismissed.

SC reinstates Alok Verma as CBI chief: Rahul Gandhi says 'some justice', claims possible Rafale probe was reason for removal
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SC reinstates Alok Verma as CBI chief: Rahul Gandhi says 'some justice', claims possible Rafale probe was reason for removal

Reacting to the Supreme Court order reinstating Alok Verma to the post of CBI director, Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said that Verma had been divested of his powers "at 1 am" because he was "planning to investigate the Rafale deal", and added that "some justice" had been done with his reinstatement.

BJP MP Shatrughan Sinha takes dig at Narendra Modi over ANI interview, asks him to take questions from 'genuine' scribes
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BJP MP Shatrughan Sinha takes dig at Narendra Modi over ANI interview, asks him to take questions from 'genuine' scribes

Though Shatrughan Sinha, the Patna Sahib MP did not name Narendra Modi, but his tweets appeared to be aimed at the prime minister.

Rafale deal: Yashwant Sinha, Arun Shourie move Supreme Court to seek review of 14 December verdict
India

Rafale deal: Yashwant Sinha, Arun Shourie move Supreme Court to seek review of 14 December verdict

Former Union ministers Yashwant Sinha and Arun Shourie along with advocate Prashant Bhushan claimed that the Supreme Court judgment was based on "errors apparent on the face of the record" and non-consideration of subsequent information which has come to light would cause a grave miscarriage of justice.

Rafale deal row: Yashwant Sinha, Arun Shourie, Prashant Bhushan move SC for review of verdict on fighter jet agreement
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Rafale deal row: Yashwant Sinha, Arun Shourie, Prashant Bhushan move SC for review of verdict on fighter jet agreement

Yashwant Sinha, Arun Shourie and Prashant Bhushan were among the petitioners in the Rafale case whose pleas the Supreme Court had dismissed on 14 December.

SC verdict on Rafale deal updates: Amit Shah tears into Rahul Gandhi for 'discrediting deal' which is crucial to India; dares him to Parliament debate
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SC verdict on Rafale deal updates: Amit Shah tears into Rahul Gandhi for 'discrediting deal' which is crucial to India; dares him to Parliament debate

Supreme Court verdict on Rafale deal LIVE updates: After Amit Shah's press conference after the Supreme Court verdict in Rafale deal, Shiv Sena 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."

Supreme Court dismisses all pleas relating to Rafale deal in huge breather for Centre: 'Satisfied with process of procurement,' says CJI
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Supreme Court dismisses all pleas relating to Rafale deal in huge breather for Centre: 'Satisfied with process of procurement,' says CJI

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.

Urjit Patel resigns as RBI governor: Raghuram Rajan, Arun Jaitley, Narendra Modi, Congress and more weigh in
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Urjit Patel resigns as RBI governor: Raghuram Rajan, Arun Jaitley, Narendra Modi, Congress and more weigh in

Urjit Patel's resignation as the governor of Reserve Bank of India on Monday has drawn a sharp reaction from politicians, economists as well as industry leaders inlcuding foremr governor Raghuram Rajan, who said, 'all Indians should be concerned'

Tata Literature Live 2018: On Day 4, the discussions get political with Arun Shourie, Priyanka Pathak-Narain, Lionel Shriver
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Tata Literature Live 2018: On Day 4, the discussions get political with Arun Shourie, Priyanka Pathak-Narain, Lionel Shriver

The last day of Tata Literature Live ended on a political note. It’s hard to ignore what’s happening in the country at this moment and quite a few panellists used the stage to talk about it.

'Narendra Modi failed the electorate,' says Manmohan Singh, slams government's silence on mob lynching, cow vigilantism
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'Narendra Modi failed the electorate,' says Manmohan Singh, slams government's silence on mob lynching, cow vigilantism

In a scathing criticism of Narendra Modi, Manmohan Singh said he was elected as the 14th prime minister of India on the back of many lofty promises, but in the past four years, he and his government "failed" their electorate and eroded the voters' faith.

Rafale 'scam' open and shut case, says Rahul Gandhi; claims uninterrupted CBI probe would have been suicidal for Modi govt
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Rafale 'scam' open and shut case, says Rahul Gandhi; claims uninterrupted CBI probe would have been suicidal for Modi govt

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.

Yashwant Sinha, Arun Shourie, Prashant Bhushan move SC for FIR in Rafale deal, allege 'criminal misconduct'
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Yashwant Sinha, Arun Shourie, Prashant Bhushan move SC for FIR in Rafale deal, allege 'criminal misconduct'

The petition by the trio came two weeks after the apex court had on 10 October asked the Centre to provide details of the decision making process in the Rafale deal

Alok Verma’s ego clash with Rakesh Asthana irreparably damages CBI, creates administrative crisis for Centre
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Alok Verma’s ego clash with Rakesh Asthana irreparably damages CBI, creates administrative crisis for Centre

The fight that began with this one-upmanship turned into a full-fledged internecine war.

CBI vs CBI: Prashant Bhushan claims Director Alok Verma shunted out to prevent him from probing controversial Rafale deal
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CBI vs CBI: Prashant Bhushan claims Director Alok Verma shunted out to prevent him from probing controversial Rafale deal

The Rafale deal is fast turning out to be a political potboiler with both the Congress and the BJP getting involved in serious mudslinging from Modi to Congress president Rahul Gandhi.

Rafale row: Prashant Bhushan, Arun Shourie meet CBI director, demand probe into 'corruption' in aircraft deal
India

Rafale row: Prashant Bhushan, Arun Shourie meet CBI director, demand probe into 'corruption' in aircraft deal

French company Dassault Aviation, the makers of Rafale, had chosen Reliance Defence as its partner to fulfill offset obligations of the deal.