EC blocks Rafale book release. No such order given, says Tamil Nadu CEO
Wednesday, April 3, 2019, 7:34 AM
Election officials blocked the release of a book on Rafale defence deal in Chennai citing the model code of conduct in place since the general-election schedule was announced last-month. The book was supposed to be released today by N Ram, senior journalist who is the Chairman of The Hindu, and who has himself authored multiple news reports on the deal for French-made fighter jets.
SC says no favour in the jet deal, no reasons for court to doubt the govt decision-making
Saturday, December 15, 2018, 8:20 AM
Friday's Supreme court verdict on the Rafale deal created a huge political controversy, as the court took note of the claim made in the "secret note" by the Government that the details of the Rafale pricing "had been shared with the Comptroller and Auditor General, and the report of the CAG has been examined by the Public Accounts Committee."