Rafale Deal: What Has Happened so Far
The Centre had on Monday handed over a 14-page document to the petitioners in the case.
The Supreme Court will pronounce the judgment in Rafale deal case on Friday, 14 December. The hearing of the case will begin at 10.30 am. Earlier on 14 November, SC had reserved its verdict on petitions seeking a court-monitored probe into Rafale deal.
In compliance with Supreme Court’s demand of having a word with officials from Indian Air Force (IAF), a team of Air Force officers comprising Air Marshal Alok Khosla and Air Vice Marshal J Chalapathi reported to the court after lunch.
The Attorney General has further alleged that the HAL wanted a longer time slot, 2.7 times more than what Dassault was taking.
He added that the offset partner has to be selected by the vendor, reported Bar and Bench.
- During the hearing, the court agreed that different aspects on pricing need not be discussed now
- AG Venugopal stated that the reason behind the government not wanting to disclose the price is due to the intergovernmental agreement
- On 12 November, the Centre had handed over a 16-page document titled “Details of the steps in the decision-making process leading to the award of 36 Rafale fighter aircraft order” to the petitioners in the case
SC to Give Verdict on Rafale Case Tomorrow
The Supreme Court will pronounce the judgment in Rafale deal case on Friday, 14 December. The hearing of the case will begin at 10:30 am.
Those Levelling Allegations Are Illiterate: VK Singh
MoS MEA VK Singh said that those levelling allegations against the Rafale deal are illiterate.
“Those who are making accusations are illiterate. They don't have any knowledge about it. So it won't be right to further comment on it,” he said.
You Can Return to Actual War Rooms: CJI to Air Marshals
CJI Gogoi, after having a conversation with the Air Marshals asked them to return to the “actual war rooms.”
“The Air Marshal and Vice-Marshals can go back. It is a different war game here in court. You can go to the actual war rooms,” he said.
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