Rahul Gandhi To Centre, "Probe Robert Vadra, But Also Answer On Rafale"

Rahul Gandhi To Centre, "Probe Robert Vadra, But Also Answer On Rafale"

Rahul Gandhi To Centre, "Probe Robert Vadra, But Also Answer On Rafale"

New Delhi: The President of Congress Party Rahul Gandhi just like sister Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, today squarely faced up to the allegation against brother-in-law Robert Vadra.  Mr Gandhi, at a presser this morning following an investigative report on the Rafale jet deal, challenged the government to investigate all the corruption deals - with a rider.

"You do whatever inquiry and investigation you want...investigate Chidambaram and Vadra, but also investigate Rafale," Mr Gandhi said.  

Upcoming national elections, corruption charges against the Congress has been highlighted repeatedly by the ruling BJP, which swept to power in 2014 on its anti-corruption plank.

The Bhartiya Janata Party has attacked the Congress party on the questioning by the Enforcement Department on a money laundering case.

Asked by a reporter about PM Modi's comment that the Congress is rattled because of the corruption allegations against them, Mr Gandhi shot back, "Do I look rattled to you? Please take a good look at the Prime Minister and take a good look at me and figure out who is rattled. "

The ruling-BJP government was accused by the Mr Gandhi of corruption and crony capitalism over the Rafale deal, today targeted the Prime Minister accusing him of theft and lies.

English daily the Hindu accessed an internal note of the defence ministry and expresses its strong reservations about the "parallel negotiations" with France conducted by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Office on the multi-billion dollar Rafale fighter jet deal.