BJP To Hold Nationwide Protests Today Demanding Rahul Gandhi's Apology On Rafale
Saturday, November 16, 2019, 8:20 AM
The BJP would hold protest demonstrations across the country on Saturday, demanding Congress leader Rahul Gandhi's apology for misleading the country on the Rafale deal, party leaders said on Friday. BJP working president JP Nadda asked party functionaries to expose the "blatant lie" of Congress leaders which has hurt the country's image abroad, by raising questions on the transparency of defence deals in India.
National security should never be politicised: Rajnath Singh after Rafale verdict
Friday, November 15, 2019, 3:30 PM
The SC's ruling on the Rafale-deal is a judgement on the NDA government's transparency in decision making, Defence-Minister Rajnath Singh said asserting that issues pertaining to national-security should never be politicised. In a separate statement, the defence ministry in New-Delhi said the verdict brought to a close an exercise of "vilification" of the military acquisition process that impacted the morale of the armed forces.
Rafale verdict: Devendra Fadnavis asks Rahul Gandhi to apologise to PM Modi
Thursday, November 14, 2019, 8:42 PM
Former-Maharashtra-CM Devendra Fadnavis on Thursday said Congress-leader Rahul Gandhi should apologise to PM-Modi and the nation after the SC gave a clean chit to the Modi government in the Rafale-fighter-jets deal case. The SC rejected the pleas that sought re-examination of the December-14, 2018 verdict, which said there was no occasion to doubt the decision-making process in the procurement of 36 Rafale fighter jets.