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Last week, Shourie and Bhushan had met the CBI Director, submitted documents and demanded a probe into alleged corruption in the Rafale aircraft deal and offset contract.
In the 33-page complaint to the CBI, Bhushan and Shourie claimed that Anil Ambani-led Reliance group had incorporated its own subsidiary Reliance Defence barely a few days before the deal.
Shourie, a former minister in the Atal Bihari Vajpayee's NDA government and a bitter critic of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, met Pawar at the latter's residence in south Mumbai for over an hour.
Shourie said that in just two days Prime Minister Modi completely overturned a process that was in progress for years.
Centre using military brass to defend Rafale scam: Arun Shourie, Yashwant Sinha and Prashant Bhushan
Shourie, Sinha and Bhushan said they wondered why Modi had reduced the number of aircraft from 126 to just 36, 'disregarding' IAF's strategic needs.
The Opposition has been alleging gross discrepancies in the deal and has also accused Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman of lying to the nation at the behest of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
At the launch of Saifuddin's book, Shourie blamed the Centre's approach for the current state of affairs in Kashmir.
He termed the government as event and election-oriented and said that the focus was on organising events and winning elections with little heed to policy or governance.
Arun Shourie’s book, Anita Gets Bail, illustrates how this concept is sometimes a myth, and the process of the courts is itself the punishment.
The West Bengal Chief Minister to meet senior BJP leaders Yashwant Sinha, Arun Shourie and Shatrughan Sinha.
The former Union minister also said that falsehood was the \hallmark of the Modi government and it has failed to fulfill several promises such as on generating jobs.
The former Union Minister's comments came on a day West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee gave a similar call, saying democracy is under threat under the BJP rule.
This, he said, was his second mistake after supporting V.P. Singh who led a Janata Dal government supported by the BJP and Left parties from outside.
Former Union minister Arun Shourie likens demonetisation with suicide, says latter too is a 'bold step'
Shourie also called the Narendra Modi government as government of two-and-a-half persons - Narendra Modi, Amit Shah and one in-house lawyer.
Veteran journalist Kuldeep Nayyar urged journalists to rise to the occasion in this battle for independent media.