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14 Nov 2018

#RafaleDeal: SC reserves verdict on pleas calling for probe

SC reserves verdict on calls for Rafale probe

On Wednesday, the Supreme Court reserved its verdict on a bunch of petitions demanding a court-led probe into the controversial Rafale deal.

The apex court's decision came after it heard arguments from the petitioners, and the government, and questioned Indian Air Force officers about the deal.

It also raised several questions about offset guidelines pertaining to the deal.

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SC reserves verdict on calls for Rafale probe
The hearing commenced following a submission by the Centre

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The hearing commenced following a submission by the Centre

The hearing commenced on Wednesday, and several petitioners - Arun Shourie, Yashwant Sinha, Prashant Bhushan, ML Sharma, and Sanjay Singh - put forth their arguments calling for a court-led probe into the controversial deal.

Attorney General K K Venugopal, meanwhile, defended the Centre's stand on the deal.

Earlier, on Monday, the Centre had submitted a document to the Supreme Court with certain deal details.

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