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Rafale deal: SC seeks pricing details of 36 fighters from Centre

On October 10, SC stated it would not get into 'the issue of pricing or the question of technical suitability' of the French fighter

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Ajai Shukla New Delhi
On Wednesday, the Supreme Court (SC) opened the doors for greater scrutiny of the purchase of Rafale fighters, by requiring the Centre to submit details of how it decided to buy 36 fighters, of the price paid, and of offset contracts in the deal.

Hearing a petition on October 10, the SC had asked for details of how the Centre decided to buy 36 Rafales, but stated it would not get into “the issue of pricing or the question of technical suitability” of the French fighter. 

On Wednesday, hearing a writ petition filed by former Bharatiya Janata Party ministers Yashwant

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First Published: Oct 31 2018 | 10:59 PM IST

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