Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today put up 15 questions for the Congress in a Facebook post accusing the party and its chief Rahul Gandhi of “peddling untruth” on the Rafale fighter jet deal. He also alleged that “Rahul Gandhi’s misadventure” was seriously compromising national security.
The Congress has been attacking the Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government over the deal for 36 Rafale jets from France’s Dassault Aviation, citing alleged wrongdoings from selection of a private firm and cost overruns to lack of transparency in releasing finer details of the deal.
“This (allegations on Rafale deal) is like a kindergarten or primary school debate. ‘Well, I was paying 500 something and you’ve paid 1,600 something’. That’s the argument being given; it shows how little understanding Rahul Gandhi has,” Arun Jaitley told news agency ANI. Read More