Congress, Reliance denied any wrongdoing. India’s defence ministry also dismissed it as “totally inaccurate, tendentious and a mischievous attempt to disinform”.
The government has rejected Congress's charge of corruption in the deal with the ruling BJP accusing the party of spreading lies to target it.
In 2011, the Hindustan Aeronautical Limited signed a contract to upgrade the existing Mirage 2000 to Mirage 2000-5 Mk, increasing the jet's life span till 2030.
Ambani Junior has now four weeks to purge his contempt and make good Rs 453 crore, or else he will go to jail for three months.
Eric Trappier said they chose Reliance as he wanted to be in charge of the industrial process in the company that manufactures parts of the French aircraft in India.
Addressing a public rally in Valsad district of Gujarat, Gandhi also claimed that the Modi government refused to waive farmers' loans but wrote off Rs 3.5 lakh crore debt of "15 top industrialists".
The panel further found that the proposal from another bidder EADS was also not compliant with the RFP (Request for Proposal), as per the CAG report.
Dassault, the Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) in the Rafale fighter jet deal, is obliged to share details of the offset partners under contract with India, but has a year's time to do so, she sa
The 185 million euro bank guarantee has been deposited and will remain valid for seven years, the report said citing people familiar with the deal.
When asked about Aam Aadmi Party's prospects in the November 18 civic body polls, Tiwari evaded a direct reply.
The Supreme Court Wednesday said any discussion on pricing of the Rafale fighter jets can only take place if the facts on the deal are allowed to come in the public domain.
The interview comes a day after the government told the Supreme Court that it had scrupulously followed procedures and norms while negotiating the deal.
In Jabalpur, BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra told reporters that the "lies of Rahul Gandhi had been caught again".
Dictated interviews, manufactured lies can't suppress Rafale scam: Congress on Dassault CEO's defence
The nation needs a fair investigation and not doctored explanations on the fighter jet deal, Congress chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said.
Rahul Gandhi, in a press conference on November 2, alleged that Dassault invested Rs 284 crore in a loss-making company promoted by Anil Ambani which was used to procure land in Nagpur.