Supreme Court directs Centre to file affidavit stating price of Rafale jets cannot be disclosed

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The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked the Centre to file an affidavit within 10 days that the price of Rafale jets is exclusive and cannot be shared with the court.

A bench comprising Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justices U U Lalit and K M Joseph also asked the Centre to share information which can be brought in the public domain with the petitioners. The next date of hearing is on November 14.

Hearing a bunch of public interest litigations (PILs), the Bench directed that the government must share with the petitioners the details that it has furnished before the court, relating to the decision-making process leading to the purchase of the jets.

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