Rafale deal: Narendra Modi govt followed UPA's policy on 'intergovernmental agreements made without SOP'
Monday, 11 February 2019 The Indian negotiating team, which firmed up the deal for procurement of 36 Rafale fighter aircraft from French company Dassault through an inter-governmental agreement, followed that policy of the UPA government, top official sources said
While speaking to ANI on Rafale deal, Congress president Rahul Gandhi said that every defence deal has an anti-corruption clause. He launched an attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the Rafale issue saying that the Prime Minister facilitated loot.
According to a report by Reuters, on Thursday, Pakistan said that it would release an Indian pilot who was shot down over Kashmir, in an attempt to deescalate the gravest crisis in the disputed border..