Unanswered Questions About Rafale Deal
The story of purchasing the Rafale multirole fighter aircraft from the privately-owned French company Dassault Aviation is different from and yet similar to other scandals relating to defence equipment, including Bofors guns. The deal to purchase 36 Rafales in a government-to-government deal is a transaction in which Prime Minister Narendra Modi was directly involved, or so his own defence minister and others have testified. In this interview, independent journalists and writers Ravi Nair and Paranjoy Guha Thakurta talk about their recent book Flying Lies, in which they took the deepest dive into the scandal.
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