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Smriti Irani accuses Congress of lying about Rafale deal, says Rahul Gandhi is questioning IAF's credibility
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Smriti Irani accuses Congress of lying about Rafale deal, says Rahul Gandhi is questioning IAF's credibility

Targeting Rahul Gandhi, who has been relentlessly attacking the Narendra Modi government at the Centre over Rafale deal, Smriti Irani said the Congress chief must reveal his source of information about the alleged anomalies.

Parliament LIVE updates: Three adjournments in 4 hours as Opposition disrupts Lok Sabha over Rafale controversy
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Parliament LIVE updates: Three adjournments in 4 hours as Opposition disrupts Lok Sabha over Rafale controversy

Parliament LIVE updates: Lok Sabha adjourned till 3 pm after Opposition disrupted the Lower House over demands of a JPC into the Rafale deal. The Lok Sabha convened at 11 am, and in the last four hours, the House has been adjourned four times. Rajya Sabha was adjourned for the day six minutes into proceedings.

Rafale deal: Congress' Anand Sharma urges SC to recall judgment, says Centre provided false information to it
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Rafale deal: Congress' Anand Sharma urges SC to recall judgment, says Centre provided false information to it

The Congress leader also took a broad swipe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the BJP, saying "they should seek penance and take a dip in the holy Ganges instead.

SC verdict on Rafale: Dassault Aviation welcomes decision rejecting demand for probe into deal
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SC verdict on Rafale: Dassault Aviation welcomes decision rejecting demand for probe into deal

Dassault Aviation on Friday welcomed the Supreme Court's ruling on the Rafale fighter jet deal, rejecting demands for any probe into the multi-billion dollar contract.

Congress claims 'fresh proof' in Rafale scam, says Narendra Modi's silence on issue will brew a 'massive storm' for govt
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Congress claims 'fresh proof' in Rafale scam, says Narendra Modi's silence on issue will brew a 'massive storm' for govt

Congress leader Pawan Khera said Narendra Modi cannot escape his political and constitutional responsibility and accountability in the Rafale deal and that the only way for the truth to prevail is to order a JPC to investigate the "biggest defence scam" in India.

Rafale deal: Over 100 Left groups launch week-long nationwide protest from Monday, demand JPC probe to 'unearth corruption'
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Rafale deal: Over 100 Left groups launch week-long nationwide protest from Monday, demand JPC probe to 'unearth corruption'

During the 'Jan Ekta Jan Adhikar Andolan', they will demand a joint parliamentary committee probe to "unearth the corruption" in the Rafale deal and the resignation of Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman.

Rafale row: Congress alleges Narendra Modi's direct involvement in deal, says PM has 'much to hide'
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Rafale row: Congress alleges Narendra Modi's direct involvement in deal, says PM has 'much to hide'

Claiming that the Rafale deal was the biggest scam in the history of the country, Congress reiterated demand for setting up a Joint Parliamentary Committee to look into it.

Rafale row: As Rahul Gandhi's search for scam takes him to HAL, two reports reveal how Congress ignored reforms in PSU
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Rafale row: As Rahul Gandhi's search for scam takes him to HAL, two reports reveal how Congress ignored reforms in PSU

Rahul Gandhi should ask former defence minister AK Antony about the two HAL reports of 2010 and 2012 before formulating his strategy of involving the defence company in his arduous search for a 'scam' in Rafale deal

Rafale row: AAP MP Sanjay Singh moves Supreme Court, seeks SIT probe into purchase of fighter jets
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Rafale row: AAP MP Sanjay Singh moves Supreme Court, seeks SIT probe into purchase of fighter jets

Sanjay Singh's petition questioned how the figure of 36 Rafale fighter jets was arrived at "without the formalities associated with such a highly sensitive defence procurement".

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

To bag defence contracts be 'defaulter of Rs 45,000 cr': Rahul Gandhi mocks Narendra Modi govt over Rafale deal
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To bag defence contracts be 'defaulter of Rs 45,000 cr': Rahul Gandhi mocks Narendra Modi govt over Rafale deal

The Rafale controversy took a new turn in September after Francois Hollande was quoted as saying that France was given "no choice" on selection of the Indian partner for Dassault Aviation, the manufacturer of Rafale jets.

Rafale row: P Chidambaram questions why Centre bought only 36 fighter jets if they were cheaper
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Rafale row: P Chidambaram questions why Centre bought only 36 fighter jets if they were cheaper

Chidambaram said the UPA government had decided to buy 126 Rafale aircraft and entered into an agreement.

Rafale row: Nirmala Sitharaman accuses Francois Hollande of making claims as his associate is facing charges
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Rafale row: Nirmala Sitharaman accuses Francois Hollande of making claims as his associate is facing charges

French media report quoted Hollande as purportedly saying that the Indian government proposed Reliance Defence as partner for Dassault Aviation in the Rs 58,000 crore Rafale jet fighter deal

Senior Congress leaders meet Central Vigilance Commissioner on Rafale deal, demand registration of corruption case
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Senior Congress leaders meet Central Vigilance Commissioner on Rafale deal, demand registration of corruption case

The Congress has launched an offensive against the BJP government over the Rafale deal, alleging corruption and violation of rules by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and demanded answers from him. It has also accused the prime minister, the finance minister and the defence minister of "lying on the issue".

Congress delegation to meet Central Vigilance Commission today to seek independent probe into Rafale deal
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Congress delegation to meet Central Vigilance Commission today to seek independent probe into Rafale deal

A delegation of top Congress leaders will meet the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) on Monday to seek an independent probe into the alleged corruption in the Rafale fighter jets deal, the party said.

Rafale row: Arun Jaitley says François Hollande contradicted himself, claims Dassault chose Indian firm on its own
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Rafale row: Arun Jaitley says François Hollande contradicted himself, claims Dassault chose Indian firm on its own

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday said former French president François Hollande contradicted his own statement with regard to the Rafale deal and that neither the Indian nor the French government played any role in selection of Reliance as offset partner by Dassault.

Rafale row: Amit Shah asks whether Congress is forming 'mahagathbandhan' with Pakistan
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Rafale row: Amit Shah asks whether Congress is forming 'mahagathbandhan' with Pakistan

Amit Shah's remarks came amid a political war with Rahul Gandhi terming Prime Minister Narendra Modi a "thief" and "corrupt" in the Rafale deal, as the BJP hit back saying the Gandhi family is out on bail and is the "source of all corruption in the country".

'Rafale deal is clean, no question of cancelling it': Arun Jaitley rejects all allegations of 'scam'
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'Rafale deal is clean, no question of cancelling it': Arun Jaitley rejects all allegations of 'scam'

Arun Jaitley rejected all allegations of corruption in the Rafale deal and said the agreement will not be cancelled.

After François Hollande's remarks on Rafale deal, Nirmala Sitharaman says govt had 'no role' in selection of firm
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After François Hollande's remarks on Rafale deal, Nirmala Sitharaman says govt had 'no role' in selection of firm

The government reiterated that it had no role in the selection of Reliance Defence as the Offset partner in Rafale deal.

Rafale row: Hollande's claims could expose BJP government's double standards, endanger ties with Russia
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Rafale row: Hollande's claims could expose BJP government's double standards, endanger ties with Russia

The government may be in for a bigger crisis than the Rafale deal with the US continuing to threaten India with CAATSA sanctions, especially ahead of Vladimir Putin’s India visit in October when the S-400 Triumf deal is expected to be possibly inked