Tag Archives: Dassault

Breaking News: SC Allows Open Hearing Of Rafale Review Petitions

The Supreme Court has allowed open hearing of Rafale review petitions. The bench of CJI Gogoi, Justice S K Kaul and K M Joseph decided today in the chambers to hear the review petitions in open court. Along with the review petitions, the Court will also hear the correction petition filed by the Central Government, […]

Rafale Case: Sinha and Shourie Seek Perjury Action Against Officials

Former Union Ministers Yashwant Sinha and Arun Shourie as also activist lawyer Prashant Bhushan moved the Supreme Court on Monday, 18 February, seeking initiation of perjury proceedings against central government officials for allegedly giving “false or misleading” information in a sealed cover in the high-profile Rafale case. The apex court on 14 December last year […]

Yashwant Sinha moves Supreme Court against govt in Rafale deal case

NEW DELHI: Former finance minister Yashwant Sinha moved the Supreme Court on Monday seeking initiation of perjury against the Centre for filing notes in a sealed cover allegedly containing false information on the Rafale case. The application is yet to be taken up for hearing in court. On 14 December, the apex court ruled that […]

How Corporate rivalry is impacting national interest (Rafale investigation Part I)

A recent European Union intelligence sharing exercise with India has revealed that Lockheed Martin, the US-headquartered company which manufactures the F-16 fighter jets, has been up to mischief mongering on the Rafale issue. The Rafale jets, which India wants, is manufactured by the French aerospace company Dassault Aviation, a rival of Lockheed Martin. That Lockheed […]

Yashwant Sinha, Arun Shourie, Prashant Bhushan move SC seeking review

The Rafale fighter is a twin-engine Medium Multi Role Combat Aircraft (MMRCA) manufactured by French aerospace company Dassault Aviation. New Delhi: Former Union ministers Yashwant Sinha and Arun Shourie, and advocate Prashant Bhushan Wednesday moved the Supreme Court, seeking review of its December 14 verdict dismissing all PILs alleging irregularities in the procurement of 36 […]

Shocked and disappointed, say Sinha, Shourie and Bhushan

The following are excerpts from a press note issued by former minister Yashwant Sinha, former editor Arun Shourie and lawyer Prashant Bhushan, three of the petitioners in the Rafale case: We sought a court-monitored investigation (when the CBI did not register an FIR on our complaint which is mandatory as per law). The court’s judgment […]