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Face Off: Politics Over Rafale A Disservice To Our Forces?

Sep 05, 2018 11:04 PM IST India India

It's been 18 years since the Indian Air Force asked for 126 fighter jets to replace the MiG-21 fleet. After years of negotiations the Rafale deal got the green signal, only to get caught up in a political slugfest. The politicking has now reached the Supreme Court with a PIL seeking a stay on the deal. Tonight on Faceoff, Maha Siddiqui debates if the political bickering over the Rafale deal is holding back our forces.