Rafale deal verdict live updates: Supreme Court rejects petitions against clean chit to Modi government

Rafale deal verdict live updates: Supreme Court rejects petitions against clean chit to Modi government



THE TIMES OF INDIA | Nov 14, 2019, 16:24:40 IST


The Supreme Court has rejected the petitions seeking a review of its judgment giving a clean chit to the Modi government in the Rafale fighter jet deal with French firm Dassault Aviation. Stay with TOI for live updates

16:24 (IST), Nov 14

Congress reiterates demand for a joint parliamentary probe into the procurement of Rafale jets. Says, if BJP does not facilitate a probe, it will prove it wants to be investigation free, not corruption free.

16:22 (IST), Nov 14

SC has opened a huge door into investigation of the RAFALE scam: Rahul Gandhi

Justice Joseph of the Supreme Court has opened a huge door into investigation of the RAFALE scam. An investigatio… https://t.co/Kb5xg3fVa3

— Rahul Gandhi (@RahulGandhi) 1573728586000

16:14 (IST), Nov 14

Today’s decision, yet again, reaffirms Modi sarkar’s credentials as a govt: Amit Shah

Supreme Court’s decision to dismiss the review petition on #Rafale is a befitting reply to those leaders and partie… https://t.co/Qcy2UkfVib

— Amit Shah (@AmitShah) 1573726361000

16:08 (IST), Nov 14

Congress spokesperson RS Surjewala is addressing the media at party HQ in New Delhi.

13:47 (IST), Nov 14

Would like to know on whose behest was Rahul Gandhi running this campaign: Prasad

13:44 (IST), Nov 14

SC defeated you in the first round. The public defeated you in people’s court. And you have been let off by the SC only after tendering an apology: BJP’s Prasad to Rahul

13:42 (IST), Nov 14

Rahul tried to mislead the people of the country about the deal: BJP

13:42 (IST), Nov 14

Rahul Gandhi lied in Parliament that French President Emmanuel Macron told him that the deal can be disclosed. However, there was a secrecy clause. The French government had to issue a statement saying that Rahul’s statement was incorrect: Prasad

13:37 (IST), Nov 14

Rahul Gandhi stooped to the shameful extent of misquoting the SC: Prasad on Congress leader’s ‘chor’ jibe

The SC has let off Rahul in the contempt case over his chor jibe, but asked him to be more careful in the future

13:34 (IST), Nov 14

Congress has always compromised on national security: Prasad

13:34 (IST), Nov 14

A political sponsored programme was masqueraded as a quest for justice: Prasad lashes out at opposition criticism of Rafale deal

13:33 (IST), Nov 14

Rahul Gandhi and the Congress party must apologise to the people of the country: Prasad

13:32 (IST), Nov 14

SC decision on Rafale is a victory of truth and recognition of the honest decision-making process of the Modi government: BJP leader Ravi Shankar Prasad

12:24 (IST), Nov 14

The BJP on Thursday reacted with jubilation to the Supreme Court’s decision to reject review petitions for probing the Rafale deal, saying truth has triumphed and that it is a huge victory for the Modi government. “Truth triumphs. Truth can be bothered but not defeated,” BJP spokesperson Shahnawaz Hussain said

11:17 (IST), Nov 14

We don’t feel necessary to order FIR or roving inquiry into Rafale deal case: SC

11:01 (IST), Nov 14

SC drops contempt proceedings against Rahul Gandhi for attributing ‘chor’ jibe against PM Narendra Modi to the SC. It has asked Gandhi, being an important political person, to be more careful in future.

10:57 (IST), Nov 14

SC rejects petitions seeking review of clean chit to NDA government in purchase of 36 fully loaded Rafale fighter jets from France through an inter-government deal.

10:35 (IST), Nov 14

The bench will also pronounce its judgment on the contempt plea against Congress leader Rahul Gandhi for his ‘chowkidar chor hai’ remark

Gandhi had on May 8 tendered unconditional apology in the apex court for wrongfully attributing to it his “chowkidar chor hai” remark in the Rafale verdict and said that he holds the top court in the “highest esteem and respect” and any attributions to it were “entirely unintentional, non-wilful and inadvertent”. Read more


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