Airline ticket refund: DGCA tells Supreme Court that tickets booked during coronavirus lockdown are entitled for refund

NEW DELHI: Airline ticket refund, DGCA, Supreme Court, Coronavirus lockdownThe Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has informed the Supreme Court that people who had booked air tickets during the lockdown are entitled to immediate refunds. The DGCA also clarified that in case of tickets booked prior to the lockdown up to May 24, the […]

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Chopper scam: Supreme Court stays High Court order allowing Rajeev Saxena to go abroad for treatment

NEW DELHI:The Supreme Court on Wednesday stayed a Delhi High Court order permitting Rajeev Saxena, an approver in a money laundering case related to the AgustaWestland chopper scam, to go abroad for the treatment of blood cancer and other ailments. A vacation bench of Justices Sanjiv Khanna and B R Gavai also issued notice to […]

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Supreme Court directs Centre to file response by May 4 to petitions seeking review of Rafale verdict

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court directed the Centre on Tuesday to file response by May 4 to the petitions seeking review of last December’s verdict by which the apex court had dismissed the pleas challenging India’s deal to procure 36 Rafale fighter jets from France. A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi did not […]

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Rafale Deal: Supreme Court allows use of leaked documents, dismisses Centre’s objections

NEW DELHI: In a setback to the Centre, the Supreme Court of India on Wednesday allowed leaked documents to be relied upon by petitioners seeking review of its Rafale judgement and dismissed the government’s preliminary objections claiming “privilege” over them. The Centre had submitted that privilege documents were procured by petitioners in an illegal way […]

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Rafale documents are stolen from Defence Ministry: Attorney General to Supreme Court

NEW DELHI: The government of India on Wednesday told the Supreme Court that documents related to the Rafale fighter jet deal have been stolen from the Defence Ministry and threatened The Hindu newspaper with the Official Secretsa Act for publishing articles based on them. Those who put documents on the Rafale deal in the public […]

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Rafale is game changer, Supreme Court delivered fine judgment: Air Chief

NEW DELHI: Air Chief Marshal B S Dhanoa on Wednesday called Rafale a game changer and said the Supreme Court has given a fine judgment on petitions against the deal with France on the military aircraft. He also cautioned against politicisation of defence purchases, suggesting that this had earlier led to the delay in the […]

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Dassault Aviation welcomes Supreme Court ruling on Rafale deal

NEW DELHI: The Dassault Aviation on Friday welcomed the Supreme Court of India’s ruling on the Rafale fighter jet deal, rejecting demands for any probe into the multi-billion dollar contract. “Dassault Aviation welcomes the decision of the Supreme Court of India rendered today dismissing all petitions filed on the Rafale Contract signed on September 23, […]

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Rahul Gandhi targets Narenmdra Modi government after Supreme Court’s Rafale verdict

NEW DELHI: Notwithstanding the Supreme Court’s verdict on the Rafale deal, Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Friday maintained that there was massive corruption in the contract and wondered why the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) report “cited by the Supreme Court of India” on it had not yet been shared with the public […]

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It is not job of court to deal with comparative details of pricing says Supreme Court on Rafale jets

NEW DELHI: There is no occasion to doubt the decision-making process in the procurement of 36 Rafale jets from France, the Supreme Court said on Friday and dismissed all the petitions seeking an investigation into alleged irregularities in the Rs 58,000 crore deal. There was no substantial evidence of commercial favouritism to any private entity, […]

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Rafale deal: India hands over document on decision process to petitioners

NEW DELHI: The government of India (Centre) on Monday complied with a Supreme Court order and handed over to petitioners, who sought a court-monitored CBI probe into the procurement of 36 Rafale fighter jets from France, the document detailing the decisions taken to procure the aircraft. The document titled “Details of the steps in the […]

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