Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on October 8 praised the handling of the Rafale jet after taking delivery of the first combat aircraft from France.
A three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi had on May 10 reserved its verdict on the pleas seeking review of the December 14 judgement in the Rafale case.
Gandhi also requested the apex court to drop contempt charges against him.
If the Congress comes to power, Moily said it will initiate probes into the functioning of the BJP government during the past five years in which the "nation was misled and kept in the dark" over several important issues like Rafale deal.
"Controlling business interests and political allegiances appear to erode the duty of dispassionate and impartial purveying of information," Justice KM Joseph said in a separate Rafale judgement.
The Centre had submitted that the privilege documents were procured by petitioners in an illegal way and used to support their review petitions against the December 14, 2018 judgement of the apex court dismissing all pleas challenging procurement of 36 Rafale fighter jets from France.
The Congress chief has been constantly accusing PM Modi and his government of fraud in the Rafale fighter jet deal with France.
Sitharaman said that Congress President Rahul Gandhi should give proof about his allegations and said he himself is out on bail for financial misconduct.
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The Ministry of Defence said an internal enquiry commenced on February 28 and is currently in progress over the leakage of sensitive documents and it is of utmost concern to find out where the leakage took place.
The Congress will change the mood of the country and make people feel happy and empowered, the Congress chief said while addressing women students at a college here.
The Union president Sandeep Ghuge said police should register an offence against Rahul Gandhi to stop "such kind of slogans insulting the security guards."
His comments in the apex court on Wednesday that Rafale fighter jet deal documents were stolen caused a political row, with Congress president Rahul Gandhi targeting the government over stealing of such sensitive papers and seeking a criminal investigation.
We might feel empowered because we live in the age of an information boom, but in the absence of an independent, fearless and conscientious press we could be caught in a web of propaganda, a string of lies and tied in knots of deceit.
The Guild, in a statement, denounced the "threats" against the media in the matter and urged the government to refrain from initiating any action that might undermine the media's freedom and independence.
While the Congress in Maharashtra said the Modi government is sinking deeper by the day in the Rafale deal, NCP Lok Sabha MP Supriya Sule sought answers from Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman over the theft of papers.
The Congress on Wednesday alleged corruption and malfeasance in the Rafale fighter jet deal and said the time has come to lodge an FIR against Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
The Attorney General said the documents relied upon by one of the petitioners Prashant Bhushan, were stolen from the Defence Ministry and an investigation into the matter was underway.
The Congress president said if his party is voted to power, it will give minimum guarantee income.
The finance minister attacked the Congress for “triviliasing” terrorism and warned the party against projecting a “divided India” to the world vis-à-vis fighting terrorism
The RFI (Request for Information) or initial tender for the deal was issued by IAF in April 6 2018, the first mega procurement initiative for fighter jets. This was after the government scrapped the process to acquire 126 Medium Multi-Role Combat Aircraft (MMRCA) around six years ago.
The CAG is not God, he said, apparently rejecting the ruling BJP's contention that the national auditor's report should be the final word on the contentious issue.
The Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) traded barbs over CAG findings on Rafale deal in the report submitted to Parliament on February 13.
BJP leader and Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad also cited the Supreme Court order which had said there was "no occasion to doubt the process" of the Rafale deal, to assert there is nothing left for Gandhi to question the deal but he has been peddling lies and fake information by misrepresenting facts.
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