PM Modi acting as middleman for private company, alleges Rahul Gandhi

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 12 February 2019, 02:05 PM
PM Modi has compromised national security. He has leaked defence information to a person who was not supposed to have it, the Congress president said.
PM Modi has compromised national security. He has leaked defence information to a person who was not supposed to have it, the Congress president said.

Here are the Live updates:

11.57 am: Anil Ambani knew he was going to get Rafale deal, what PM has done is treason and in violation of Official Secrets Act, says Rahul Gandhi.

11.55 am: Now PM needs to answer how did Anil Ambani knew 10 days in advance of the Rafale deal. Defence Minister, HAL, Foreign Secy don't know but Anil Ambani knew. If this is true then PM is in violation of official secrets act, criminal action must be initiated on this basis, says Rahul Gandhi.

11.52 am: What PM has done is criminal and that itself puts him in jail, says Rahul Gandhi on Rafale deal.

11.50 am: PM Modi has compromised national security. He has leaked defence information to a person who was not supposed to have it, the Congress president said.

11.46 am: CAG is not Comptroller and Auditor General report, it is Chowkidaar Auditor General report, says Gandhi.

11.45 am: Anil Ambani, who met the French defence minister, mentioned an MoU he is looking forward to sign after the Indian prime minister's visit to France, ays Rahul Gandhi.

11.44 am: Ambani says he is first looking to make commercial helicopters.Thi s is a breach of the official secrets act... the PM is the only other person who knows about this... in fact Anil Ambani opened his company after this meeting.The Prime Minister is acting as Anil Ambani's middleman, says Rahul Gandhi.

11.43 am: An email has come into light that states "A. Ambani visited the Minister's office... Mentioned MoU in preparation & intention to sign during PM visit". How is Anil Ambani meeting the French Defence Minister prior to PM's visit? asks Congress President.

11.43 am: A new mail had emerged regarding the Rafale deal. This email is clear. An Airbus executive wrote that Mr Anil Ambani met the French Defence Minister and told him 10 days before the Rafale deal was signed that he was going to get it, says Rahul Gandhi. 

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First Published: Tuesday, February 12, 2019 11:13 AM
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