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Congress president Rahul Gandhi Saturday said there was "clear-cut" corruption in the Rafale deal and asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to clear his position on the issue.

Rahul says Hollande has called Modi a thief, PM should reply Sep 22 2018

Ratcheting up his attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said former French President Francois Hollande has called him a "thief" in the Rafale deal and sought a Joint Parliamentary Committee probe into the issue.

Corruption has become identity of Odisha government: Modi Sep 22 2018

With Lok Sabha and assembly elections not far away in Odisha, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday attacked the Biju Janata Dal (BJD) government saying so many scams have surfaced in the state where corruption and delay in decisions have become its identity and was hampering development.

Hollande's remarks prove Rafale a big scam: AAP leader Sep 22 2018

Aam Aadmi Party leader Sanjay Singh said Saturday that former French president Francois Hollande's remarks on the Rafale aircraft deal have proved it was a "big scam".

Country cannot run on one single idea: Rahul Gandhi Sep 22 2018

Congress President Rahul Gandhi Saturday said there was a feeling among people that one ideology was being imposed upon them and asserted that the country cannot be run on one single idea.

France concealing facts on Rafale deal: Congress Sep 22 2018

After the French government and Dassault Aviation contradicted former President Francois Hollande's claim in choosing Indian industrial partners in the multi-million dollar Rafale jet deal, the Congress on Saturday said the French statement "conceals more than it reveals".

Modi, Ambani jointly carried out surgical strike on defence forces: Rahul on Rafale issue Sep 22 2018

Upping the ante on the Rafale issue, Congress president Rahul Gandhi Saturday alleged Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Anil Ambani jointly carried out a "surgical strike" on the defence forces.

Patriotism not politics behind asking varsities to observe surgical strikes' anniversary: Javadekar Sep 21 2018

HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar said Friday that a University Grants Commission's communication asking varsities to celebrate anniversary of surgical strikes is "patriotism not politics", and it is not compulsory for institutes to organise it.

Will UGC 'dare' to celebrate Nov 8 as 'surgical strike day', asks Sibal Sep 21 2018

Senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal on Friday asked whether the University Grants Commission would "dare" to celebrate November 8, the day when demonetisation was announced in 2016, as 'surgical strike day'.