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In Jabalpur, BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra told reporters that the "lies of Rahul Gandhi had been caught again".
Jaitley also said that it was the Congress-led UPA which delayed the purchase of the Rafale aircraft which was necessary to improve the combat ability of Indian Air Force.
In a letter, they said there was concern over the 'unconscionable' and 'unwarranted delay' in bringing out the audit reports on demonetisation and the Rafale fighter jet deal.
Rahul alleged that in his affidavit, Modi had admitted to changes in the contract without asking the Air Force and put Rs 30,000 crore in Ambani's pocket.
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.
The Centre's document said a proposal to buy MMRCA was sent from the Indian Air Force to the government and tenders for 126 fighter jets were issued by India 2007.
In the documents submitted before the top court, the government claimed that the issues pertained to lack of common understanding between HAL and Dassault Aviation.
Congress spokesperson Abhishek Singhvi also criticised the government for not disclosing the price of the Rafale fighter jets, alleging that the saffron party was being "elusive".
Justifying its stand on the Rafale deal, the Centre said that to promote indigenisation, a robust offset clause has been included in the Defence Procurement Procedure (DPP) since 2005.