Day: September 22, 2018

Modi faces calls for resignation over Rafale jet deal

open view web desk NEW DELHI/PARIS – Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi faced calls for his resignation over allegations of corruption in a military jet deal with France after former French president Francois Hollande was quoted as saying New Delhi had influenced the choice of a local partner. […]

Sisodia, AAP MLAs discharged in case related to 2014 protest

open view web desk New Delhi Sep 22: A Delhi court on Saturday discharged Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia, AAP MLAs Amanatullah and Sanjeev Jha and others in a case related to a protest held by them outside the Tihar jail in 2014. Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Samar Vishal […]

Pak PM Imran hits out at India, calls its response “arrogant” for cancelling talks

open view web desk Islamabad, Sep 22: India’s decision to cancel the foreign minister-level meeting in New York was “arrogant”, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan said Saturday, asserting that he was “disappointed” by the New Delhi’s “negative” response. India on Friday cited the “brutal” killing of three policemen in […]

Modi, Ambani carried out Rs 1.3 lakh cr ‘surgical strike’ on defence forces: Rahul on Rafale issue

open view web desk New Delhi, Sep 22: Upping the ante over the Rafale issue, Congress president Rahul Gandhi Saturday alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Anil Ambani jointly carried out a Rs 130,000 crore “surgical strike” on the defence forces. His renewed attack on Modi came a […]

Rafale row: Congress wants PM, top ministers to resign

open view web desk New Delhi/Hyderabad [India], Sep 22: The Congress chorus on the Rafale deal became louder on Saturday with senior leaders demanding resignations of Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with that of Finance and Defence ministers Arun Jaitley and Nirmala Sitharaman respectively. While senior Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge demanded Modi’s […]

Absolutely convinced PM Modi is corrupt: Rahul Gandhi

open view web desk New Delhi [India], Sept 22: A day after former French President François Hollande stated that it was the Indian government who proposed the name of Anil Ambani for the Rafale deal, Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday launched a scathing attack on the central government saying that his party […]

Rafale Row: Desh Ka Chowkidar Chor Hai, says Rahul

open view web desk New Delhi [India], Sept 22: Intensifying its attack on the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) Government over Rafale fighter jets controversy, Congress party President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday charged Prime Minister Narendra Modi of indulging in corruption. Quoting the statement made by former French president François Hollande to a French journal, in which […]

India calling off Foreign Minister-level meet `inappropriate`: Qureshi

open view web desk Doha [Pakistan], Sep 22: Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Saturday dubbed the cancellation of the proposed meeting between him and External Affair Minister Sushma Swaraj as “inappropriate”. Qureshi said that New Delhi backed out of the planned meeting between the foreign ministers of the two countries […]

France ‘did not choose Reliance in any way’: Hollande

open view web desk Montreal [Canada], Sept 22: Former French president Francois Hollande said that France did not choose to partner with Indian businessman Anil Ambani‘s company in “any way” and added that only Dassault can comment on the Rafale fighter jet deal. Asked whether India had put pressure on Reliance and Dassault to work together, Hollande said he was […]

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