Unprecedented waivers were given in Rafale offset deal: Report

N Ram’s report says the provisions of DPP-2013 concerning the provisions for arbitration and access to books of accounts of the industrial suppliers (Article 12) have been waived off by the Modi government, which the government didn’t disclose before the Supreme Court. Read More
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EC squad seizes copies of book on ‘Rafale scam’ in Chennai

The Election Commission’s flying squad raided a Chennai bookshop and seized copies of “Rafale: The Scam That Shook the Nation” on the alleged scam in the Rafale warplane deal. The book is written by an engineer named S Vijayan and the incident happened hours before its launch. Read More
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Now, attorney general Venugopal says Rafale papers not stolen

After telling the Supreme Court that classified documents related to the Rafale deal were stolen from the defence ministry, attorney general KK Venugopal has taken a complete U-turn. He now says reports of him having said so was “wholly incorrect”. Read More
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Rafale row: Ram refuses to reveal his sources, says papers not stolen

N Ram said, “We got them from confidential sources and no force on earth can make me or us reveal the source of the documents, because we have given our word.” Read More
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New N Ram exposé shows no bank guarantee hiked Rafale’s price

N Ram, in his latest report in Hindu, has revealed that the cost of including bank guarantees, which the French suppliers in Rafale deal refused to follow, has cost India €574 million. This increased the estimated cost of the deal of 35 Rafale jets to €7.87 billion. Read More
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Govt to SC: Rafale documents ‘stolen from defence ministry’

The Centre told the Supreme Court that Rafale documents related to warplane deal have been “stolen” from the defence ministry and warned the Hindu newspaper of the Official Secrets Act. Read More
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Delhi HC directs Facebook to remove video ‘defaming’ Ramdev

After Google’s YouTube removed the video containing allegations against yoga guru Ramdev from their platforms, the Delhi high court has directed Facebook to ensure that links of the video are removed from its platform. Read More
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Rafale: Ram’s latest exposé shows new offer worse than made to UPA

Ram’s report also says the officials had also expressed concern, in their note, about government’s decision to settle for “letter of comfort” instead of sovereign guarantee from the French government. Read More
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Rafale: N Ram’s new exposé reveals govt waived anti-graft clauses

N Ram, in his latest revelation about Rafale deal, has reported that the Modi-government had intentionally waived provisions for anti-corruption penalties before signing the inter-governmental agreement of the €7.87 billion Rafale deal. Read More
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Hindu exposé: PMO held parallel Rafale talks with French team

In a fresh exposé by the Hindu newspaper on the Rafale deal, veteran journalist N Ram has revealed that parallel negotiations with the French team were conducted by the PMO at the crucial time of the negotiations. Read More
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