Rafale Deal Row

With a French daily claiming that Anil Ambani’s company benefited from a French tax waiver in 2015 when India was negotiating the Rafale deal, opposition parties alleged that PM Modi was acting as a “middleman” for his “crony businessman.”

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French Ambassador to India said that a settlement was reached, and that the “settlement was conducted in full adherence with legislative framework”

He added that the tax dispute was pertaining to 2008-1012 period.

The Congress had earlier hailed the SC’s decision, saying skeletons in the “scam” are tumbling out and now there is “no official secrets act” to hide behind for the Modi government

The top court said review petitions against its December 14 verdict dismissing all petitions against procurement of Rafale jets will be decided on merits

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French Ambassador to India said that a settlement was reached, and that the “settlement was conducted in full adherence with legislative framework”

He added that the tax dispute was pertaining to 2008-1012 period.

The Congress had earlier hailed the SC’s decision, saying skeletons in the “scam” are tumbling out and now there is “no official secrets act” to hide behind for the Modi government

The top court said review petitions against its December 14 verdict dismissing all petitions against procurement of Rafale jets will be decided on merits