The bench agreed to examine the pleas filed by Editors Guild of India and a former major general, challenging the constitutionality of the law, and said its main concern was the "misuse of law".
Hotel Laxmi Vilas Palace was valued at over Rs 252 crore but was sold for Rs 7.5 crore to hotelier Lalit Suri. At the time of this sale, Arun Shourie was Disinvestment Minister in the Atal Bihari Vajpayee government.
The Supreme Court had reserved the verdict on the Rafale deal in May this year.
What the long term repercussions of the Ayodhya judgment are will unfold in time. But there will be repercussions of course.
A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi on Friday reserved verdict on a batch of petitions seeking review of its last year’s December 14 judgment that had cleared the Rafale deal
The Narendra Modi government 'misled' the top court to obtain favourable order in the Rafale case last December, former Union ministers Yashwant Sinha and Arun Shourie and lawyer Prashant Bhushan tell the Supreme Court
A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi did not allow the plea of the Centre, that it be granted four weeks time to file its response to the pleas.
'Centre's argument meant no wrong can be done in the defence deal,' Shourie said.
In the judgement, the apex court had noted that the pricing details have been shared with CAG, and the report of the CAG has been examined by the PAC. However, Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge, who chairs the PAC, had said no such report had come to him.
While reserving the verdict, the apex court had said that the pricing details of Rafale jets could only be discussed after it decides on whether to make it public.
Rahul Gandhi promised loan waiver to farmers "within 10 days of coming to power" in Madhya Pradesh and making the state an "agriculture hub" of the country.
They alleged "criminal misconduct" by high public functionaries in the Rafale fighter jet deal between India and France.
Bhushan and Shourie met CBI Director Alok Verma on Thursday and submitted documents buttressing their arguments for the need of probe.
Shourie said people can look for “new leadership” such as Jignesh Mevani, Kanhaiya Kumar, Alpesh Thakor, Hardik Patel.
Sinha and Shourie, addressing a press conference along with lawyer-activist Prashant Bhushan, raised a number of questions over the Rs 58,000 crore deal for procurement of 36 Rafale fighter jets from France
He also called the Modi-led government the biggest perpetrator of fake news.
The memory was dusted by Shekhar Gupta, the former Editor in chief of Indian Express and founder of online news portal Print, during a Twitter debate on whether UIDAI was justified in filing a case against The Tribune reporter
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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