Jul 04, 2021, 11:03AM ISTSource: TOI.in

While the Supreme Court of India had given a clean chit to the Rafale deal in 2019, handing over a big political advantage to the BJP and embarrassing the Congress party, the French authorities have ordered an investigation over fresh allegations levelled by an NGO. This has again sparked a political fight in India, with the Congress demanding a joint parliamentary committee probe, and the BJP saying that Rahul Gandhi was being used as a “pawn” by competing defence companies.