Parliament set debate on Rafale

Moment when Congress MPs threw paper planes towards FM Arun Jaitley while he was speaking during #Rafaledeal debate in Lok Sabha (Source:LS TV)

Finance Minister responding to Congress president, #ArunJaitley targetted the leadership during the debate on by raising AgustaWestland, cases and making a veiled reference to Ottavio Quattrocchi. in 

Rafale deal in the Lok Sabha under debate. In the Lok Sabha, Rahul Gandhi launched an attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the Rafale deal.

Whole Country Pointing A Finger At You, PM: Rahul Gandhi In Rafale Debate.

PM Modi Couldn’t Speak on Rafale Even in a Staged Interview, Says Rahul Gandhi

Defence Minister to respond after.

Lok Sabha is scheduled to take up a discussion on Rafale aircraft deal in the post-lunch session today. K C Venugopal of Congress and Sankar Prasad Datta of CPI(M)  have given notices for discussion on Rafale deal.

The main opposition Congress had repeatedly disrupted the proceedings in the House on the issue demanding JPC probe into it. However, on Monday, the party changed its stand saying that it is ready for discussion.

On the other hand, the government has been maintaining that it is ready for discussion on the issue rejecting the opposition demand for JPC probe.  Parliamentary Affairs Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said all doubts on the defence deal will be clarified during the discussion.

Earlier, Home Minister Rajnath Singh had out-rightly rejected corruption allegation into the aircraft deal asserting that a lie spoken repeatedly cannot be a truth.

Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge, who chairs the PAC, had said no such report had come to him.

Congress tweets

It is very clear that PM does not have the guts to come to Parliament and confront the questions on Rafale: Congress President

DM is hiding behind AIDMK. She publicly stated that price is a secret. DM is contradicted by French President himself that price is not a secret: Congress President

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