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Rahul Gandhi

Contempt case: SC gives Rahul Gandhi time till Monday to file a better affidavit

The Supreme Court adjourned to next Monday the contempt case against Rahul Gandhi after counsel for the congress president undertook “to file a better...
Rafale Deal

Rafale Deal: Poll Eve Blow For Modi Govt As SC Says Ok To “Leaked”...

In a major setback to the government just a day before the first phase of voting in the lok sabha elections, the Supreme Court...
AG KK Venugopal

Centre may field SG Tushar Mehta to “help” AG Venugopal argue against Rafale review...

Rethink comes after Venugopal’s bumbling volte face on the “stolen” Rafale files claim even as defence minister endorses his U-Turn Defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman may...
Calling the Official Secrets Act as “obnoxious”, N Ram of The Hindu has said that his newspaper is “totally justified” in publishing the information on Rafale

WHO PROTECTS THE NATIONAL INTEREST?

Above: Calling the Official Secrets Act as “obnoxious”, N Ram of The Hindu has said that his newspaper is “totally justified” in publishing the...
AG KK Venugopal

AG Venugopal argues investigating Rafale deal not in national interest; SC asks should Bofors...

Attorney General’s dramatic submissions invoking national security and threat of war fail to impress bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi Strident, albeit repetitive, arguments...
Dassault Rafale

Rafale review: Center tells SC, Pleas rely on stolen files covered by Official Secrets...

Petitioners seeking review of December 14 verdict say government mislead the Supreme Court, should be hauled up for perjury The Supreme Court has begun its...
Dassault Rafale

SC to hear review petitions against its Rafale deal verdict tomorrow

Supreme Court had recently agreed to hear in open court a clutch of petitions that had sought a review of its controversial December 14...
Supreme court

Action packed day in SC tomorrow; Ayodhya title suit, Article 35A and Rafale review...

Constitution bench to hear Ayodhya title suit, Rafale review petition, Article 35A pleas also in Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi’s court The Supreme Court is, on...

Tabled in Rajya Sabha, C&AG report on Rafale Deal spells more trouble for Modi...

Exhaustive C&AG report punches holes in Modi government’s claims on Rafale deal, says enhancements made in Rafale in 2016 were not needed The much awaited...
Rafale verdict

Unease in defence accounts service cadre after MoD gets first financial advisor from IA&AS

Gargi Kaul, sister-in-law of SC judge Justice SK Kaul, who was part of SC bench that gave Rafale verdict, made financial advisor to Defence...

Modi Govt, Congress trade charges after leaked documents show PMO carried out parallel negotiations...

Ministry of Defence had objected to parallel negotiations by PMO, then Defence minister Parrikar called it an “over reaction” A new political storm erupted over...
Alok Verma

48 hours after reinstatement by SC, selection panel shunts out Alok Verma as CBI...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Justice AK Sikri agree on transferring Verma out, Mallikarjun Kharge gives dissent note Just two days after the Supreme Court...

CJI Gogoi nominates Justice Sikri to be part of panel that will decide Alok...

Chief Justice had authored the judgment that reinstated Verma as the CBI director but said his continuance is subject to clearance by the selection...
CBI chief designate Alok Kumar Verma. Photo: UNI

SC reinstates Alok Verma as CBI director but he isn’t out of the woods...

Supreme Court rules that Selection Committee for the CBI director must meet within a week to decide on further orders against Alok Verma The Supreme...

Government, Opposition All Set To Lock Horns Over Triple Talaq, Rafale JPC in Parliament

The government and the opposition are all set to lock horns in Parliament on Wednesday as the Rajya Sabha meets for the first time...
Mallikarjun Kharge

Oppn Leader Kharge Accuses AG, CAG Of Lying Before Apex Court

The leader of the opposition in the Lok sabha, Mallikarjun Kharge of the Congress said on Saturday that he would summon the Attorney General, and...

Armed With Rafale Clean Chit from SC, BJP Goes on Offensive, Seeks Rahul’s Apology

No sooner had the three member Supreme Court bench led by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi given a cleat chit to the Modi government, its...
SC seeks details of Rafale Deal decision-making process from Centre

Supreme Court To Give Verdict On Rafale Deal Probe Today

The Supreme Court will on Friday (December 14) pass judgement on a clutch of petitions seeking a court-monitored probe into the Rafale fighter jet...
Rafale verdict

French NGO Files Complaints With Prosecutor’s Office Over Rafale Deal

A Paris based NGO has filed a corruption complaint with the National Financial Prosecutor’s Office to clarify under which conditions 36 fighter aircraft produced...

SC reserves order on plea seeking court monitored probe into Rafale deal

The Supreme Court on Wednesday reserved its order on several pleas asking for a court monitored probe into the deal with France for the...
The Supreme Court of India. Photo: Anil Shakya

Govt Need Not Respond At the moment to demands for Rafale Pricing

Supreme Court on Wednesday clarified that the Govt doesn't need to respond to the contentions made by petitioners in the Rafael deal on the...
SC admits fresh PIL against Rafale Deal; to be heard on Oct 10

Supreme Court Begins Hearing On Plea for court monitored probe into Rafale deal

The Supreme Court on Wednesday   took up the hearing on a clutch of petitions pleas seeking court-monitored probe into procurement of 36 Rafale fighter...

Centre submits affidavit on the Rafale aircraft deal in Supreme Court

Responding to the Supreme Court’s direction during the last hearing on the controversial issue, the Centre has submitted an affidavit on the Rafale aircraft...
Rafale-Fighter

SC asks Centre to share Rafale pricing, other necessary details with petitioners

Bunch of petitions, including those filed by former BJP leaders Yashwant Sinha and Arun Shourie have been filed in SC challenging the Rafale Deal. The...
Sueing-for-Silence

MEDIA WATCH

Suing for Silence With his involvement in the Rafale deal creating the most controversy—and subsequently getting the most media coverage—Anil Ambani first tried to gag...
Masters of Spin

Masters of Spin

~By Dilip Bobb Generally, in the Indian context, the masters of spin would be Chandra, Bedi, Prasanna, Bhajji and Kumble, to name a few. Yet,...
Rafale Deal

Centre files Rafale deal decision-making papers in SC

Supreme Court had earlier asked the Centre to file all papers detailing the decision making process on the Rafale Deal with Dassault Aviation The Centre...
Prime Minister Narendra Modi with French president Francois Hollande in Paris in 2015 where he announced the Rafale deal/Photo: UNI

A SPOKE IN THE WHEEL

Above: Prime Minister  Narendra Modi with French president Francois Hollande in Paris in 2015 where he announced the Rafale deal/Photo: UNI ~By Inderjit Badhwar What started...
SC seeks details of Rafale Deal decision-making process from Centre

SC seeks details of Rafale Deal decision-making process from Centre

Supreme Court refused to issue notice to the Centre on PILs challenging the Rafale Deal, Attorney General says pleas are politically motivated In a setback...
SC admits fresh PIL against Rafale Deal; to be heard on Oct 10

SC admits fresh PIL against Rafale Deal; to be heard on Oct 10

Bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi will hear the petition filed by advocate Vineet Dhanda along with a similar plea filed earlier by...
Media watch: Latest happenings in the corridors of journalism

MEDIA WATCH

Preemptive Strike With the Opposition making the Rafale deal the cornerstone of their attacks on the Modi government, the main questions being raised involve the...
Rafale Deal: Damage of Secrecy

Rafale Deal: Damage of Secrecy

Above: Then Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar receives French counterpart Jean-Yves Le Drian for signing the Rafale contract in September 2016/Photo: UNI It is naïve to...
MAKE IN INDIA BITES THE DUST IN MODI GOVERNMENT

MAKE IN INDIA BITES THE DUST

By Inderjit Badhwar Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s “Make in India” initiative has been a bit of a flop. The defence sector, anointed as the lead...
Rafale deal: Sitharaman says govt can’t reveal details due to Secrecy Agreement

Rafale deal: Sitharaman says govt can’t reveal details due to Secrecy Agreement

The Centre cannot disclose details of the Rafale fighter aircraft deal due to a "Secrecy Agreement" with France, Union Minister of Defence (MoD) Nirmala...
Fifth-generation F-35: The Father of All Fighters

The Father of All Fighters

India would do well to lobby for this highly advanced jet so that it stays ahead of the game in the subcontinent ~By Bikram Vohra Even...

Have we bought a lemon?

While India has gone to town about the Rafale deal, few are asking why we are buying a plane no one else wants and...

'rafale deal' - 35 News Results

Rahul Gandhi

Contempt case: SC gives Rahul Gandhi time till Monday to file a better affidavit

The Supreme Court adjourned to next Monday the contempt case against Rahul Gandhi after counsel for the congress president undertook “to file a better...
Rafale Deal

Rafale Deal: Poll Eve Blow For Modi Govt As SC Says Ok To “Leaked”...

In a major setback to the government just a day before the first phase of voting in the lok sabha elections, the Supreme Court...
AG KK Venugopal

Centre may field SG Tushar Mehta to “help” AG Venugopal argue against Rafale review...

Rethink comes after Venugopal’s bumbling volte face on the “stolen” Rafale files claim even as defence minister endorses his U-Turn Defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman may...
Calling the Official Secrets Act as “obnoxious”, N Ram of The Hindu has said that his newspaper is “totally justified” in publishing the information on Rafale

WHO PROTECTS THE NATIONAL INTEREST?

Above: Calling the Official Secrets Act as “obnoxious”, N Ram of The Hindu has said that his newspaper is “totally justified” in publishing the...
AG KK Venugopal

AG Venugopal argues investigating Rafale deal not in national interest; SC asks should Bofors...

Attorney General’s dramatic submissions invoking national security and threat of war fail to impress bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi Strident, albeit repetitive, arguments...
Dassault Rafale

Rafale review: Center tells SC, Pleas rely on stolen files covered by Official Secrets...

Petitioners seeking review of December 14 verdict say government mislead the Supreme Court, should be hauled up for perjury The Supreme Court has begun its...
Dassault Rafale

SC to hear review petitions against its Rafale deal verdict tomorrow

Supreme Court had recently agreed to hear in open court a clutch of petitions that had sought a review of its controversial December 14...
Supreme court

Action packed day in SC tomorrow; Ayodhya title suit, Article 35A and Rafale review...

Constitution bench to hear Ayodhya title suit, Rafale review petition, Article 35A pleas also in Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi’s court The Supreme Court is, on...

Tabled in Rajya Sabha, C&AG report on Rafale Deal spells more trouble for Modi...

Exhaustive C&AG report punches holes in Modi government’s claims on Rafale deal, says enhancements made in Rafale in 2016 were not needed The much awaited...
Rafale verdict

Unease in defence accounts service cadre after MoD gets first financial advisor from IA&AS

Gargi Kaul, sister-in-law of SC judge Justice SK Kaul, who was part of SC bench that gave Rafale verdict, made financial advisor to Defence...

Modi Govt, Congress trade charges after leaked documents show PMO carried out parallel negotiations...

Ministry of Defence had objected to parallel negotiations by PMO, then Defence minister Parrikar called it an “over reaction” A new political storm erupted over...
Alok Verma

48 hours after reinstatement by SC, selection panel shunts out Alok Verma as CBI...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Justice AK Sikri agree on transferring Verma out, Mallikarjun Kharge gives dissent note Just two days after the Supreme Court...

CJI Gogoi nominates Justice Sikri to be part of panel that will decide Alok...

Chief Justice had authored the judgment that reinstated Verma as the CBI director but said his continuance is subject to clearance by the selection...
CBI chief designate Alok Kumar Verma. Photo: UNI

SC reinstates Alok Verma as CBI director but he isn’t out of the woods...

Supreme Court rules that Selection Committee for the CBI director must meet within a week to decide on further orders against Alok Verma The Supreme...

Government, Opposition All Set To Lock Horns Over Triple Talaq, Rafale JPC in Parliament

The government and the opposition are all set to lock horns in Parliament on Wednesday as the Rajya Sabha meets for the first time...
Mallikarjun Kharge

Oppn Leader Kharge Accuses AG, CAG Of Lying Before Apex Court

The leader of the opposition in the Lok sabha, Mallikarjun Kharge of the Congress said on Saturday that he would summon the Attorney General, and...

Armed With Rafale Clean Chit from SC, BJP Goes on Offensive, Seeks Rahul’s Apology

No sooner had the three member Supreme Court bench led by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi given a cleat chit to the Modi government, its...
SC seeks details of Rafale Deal decision-making process from Centre

Supreme Court To Give Verdict On Rafale Deal Probe Today

The Supreme Court will on Friday (December 14) pass judgement on a clutch of petitions seeking a court-monitored probe into the Rafale fighter jet...
Rafale verdict

French NGO Files Complaints With Prosecutor’s Office Over Rafale Deal

A Paris based NGO has filed a corruption complaint with the National Financial Prosecutor’s Office to clarify under which conditions 36 fighter aircraft produced...

SC reserves order on plea seeking court monitored probe into Rafale deal

The Supreme Court on Wednesday reserved its order on several pleas asking for a court monitored probe into the deal with France for the...
The Supreme Court of India. Photo: Anil Shakya

Govt Need Not Respond At the moment to demands for Rafale Pricing

Supreme Court on Wednesday clarified that the Govt doesn't need to respond to the contentions made by petitioners in the Rafael deal on the...
SC admits fresh PIL against Rafale Deal; to be heard on Oct 10

Supreme Court Begins Hearing On Plea for court monitored probe into Rafale deal

The Supreme Court on Wednesday   took up the hearing on a clutch of petitions pleas seeking court-monitored probe into procurement of 36 Rafale fighter...

Centre submits affidavit on the Rafale aircraft deal in Supreme Court

Responding to the Supreme Court’s direction during the last hearing on the controversial issue, the Centre has submitted an affidavit on the Rafale aircraft...
Rafale-Fighter

SC asks Centre to share Rafale pricing, other necessary details with petitioners

Bunch of petitions, including those filed by former BJP leaders Yashwant Sinha and Arun Shourie have been filed in SC challenging the Rafale Deal. The...
Sueing-for-Silence

MEDIA WATCH

Suing for Silence With his involvement in the Rafale deal creating the most controversy—and subsequently getting the most media coverage—Anil Ambani first tried to gag...
Masters of Spin

Masters of Spin

~By Dilip Bobb Generally, in the Indian context, the masters of spin would be Chandra, Bedi, Prasanna, Bhajji and Kumble, to name a few. Yet,...
Rafale Deal

Centre files Rafale deal decision-making papers in SC

Supreme Court had earlier asked the Centre to file all papers detailing the decision making process on the Rafale Deal with Dassault Aviation The Centre...
Prime Minister Narendra Modi with French president Francois Hollande in Paris in 2015 where he announced the Rafale deal/Photo: UNI

A SPOKE IN THE WHEEL

Above: Prime Minister  Narendra Modi with French president Francois Hollande in Paris in 2015 where he announced the Rafale deal/Photo: UNI ~By Inderjit Badhwar What started...
SC seeks details of Rafale Deal decision-making process from Centre

SC seeks details of Rafale Deal decision-making process from Centre

Supreme Court refused to issue notice to the Centre on PILs challenging the Rafale Deal, Attorney General says pleas are politically motivated In a setback...
SC admits fresh PIL against Rafale Deal; to be heard on Oct 10

SC admits fresh PIL against Rafale Deal; to be heard on Oct 10

Bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi will hear the petition filed by advocate Vineet Dhanda along with a similar plea filed earlier by...
Media watch: Latest happenings in the corridors of journalism

MEDIA WATCH

Preemptive Strike With the Opposition making the Rafale deal the cornerstone of their attacks on the Modi government, the main questions being raised involve the...
Rafale Deal: Damage of Secrecy

Rafale Deal: Damage of Secrecy

Above: Then Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar receives French counterpart Jean-Yves Le Drian for signing the Rafale contract in September 2016/Photo: UNI It is naïve to...
MAKE IN INDIA BITES THE DUST IN MODI GOVERNMENT

MAKE IN INDIA BITES THE DUST

By Inderjit Badhwar Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s “Make in India” initiative has been a bit of a flop. The defence sector, anointed as the lead...
Rafale deal: Sitharaman says govt can’t reveal details due to Secrecy Agreement

Rafale deal: Sitharaman says govt can’t reveal details due to Secrecy Agreement

The Centre cannot disclose details of the Rafale fighter aircraft deal due to a "Secrecy Agreement" with France, Union Minister of Defence (MoD) Nirmala...
Fifth-generation F-35: The Father of All Fighters

The Father of All Fighters

India would do well to lobby for this highly advanced jet so that it stays ahead of the game in the subcontinent ~By Bikram Vohra Even...

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