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Guido haschke, Christian Michel, AgustaWestland, Rafale row

A dummies guide to the Rafale-AgustaWestland debate

The Rafale-AgustaWestland argument has been rocking the Parliament for some time now. Here are the basics you need to know while our politicians fling mud at each other.

POLITICS

 |  Right foot forward  |  4-minute read
Christian Michel, Rahul Gandhi, Narendra Modi, Rafale Deal

Rahul Gandhi's attack on PM Modi over Rafale is no longer a battle of facts

The game-plan on both sides has shifted from realities to perceptions and who can win the war of narratives.

POLITICS

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Narendra Modi, AgustaWestland, Rafale Deal, Christian Michel

Why Christian Michel is disappointing PM Modi

His extradition from Dubai to Delhi was apparently meant to scare the Congress. So far though, Michel has refused to oblige.

POLITICS

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Vijay Mallya, AgustaWestland, Rafale Deal, Christian Michel

Why Christian Michel has put corruption back in the 2019 Lok Sabha election narrative

A European arms dealer in an Indian jail sends out a subliminal message: even those with powerful connections to Indian politicians will not be spared.

POLITICS

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Rahul Gandhi, Narendra Modi, AgustaWestland, Christian Michel

Christian Michel’s extradition: Amid the exchange of political fire, what the echoes of Bofors tell us

As BJP pulls out the big guns, it would do well to remember history before it starts shooting.

POLITICS

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Finmeccanica, VVIP Chopper Deal, Christian Michel, AgustaWestland

Why AgustaWestland broker Christian Michel should not be taken so seriously

The middleman, in his disclosures to India Today TV, gives a clean chit to Sonia Gandhi and Manmohan Singh.