SC to hear request to put on hold Rafale fighter jet deal next week

Source: PTI | Published on 5th September 2018, 1:49 PM | National News |

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday agreed to hear next week a PIL seeking stay on the Rafale fighter jet deal between India and France.

A bench comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud considered the submissions of advocate M L Sharma that his plea be listed for urgent hearing.

In his PIL, M L Sharma alleged discrepancies in the fighter jet deal with France and sought stay on it.

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