Supreme Court to hear next week plea to stay Rafale deal

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The Supreme Court on Wednesday agreed to hear next week a PIL seeking a stay on the Rafale fighter jet deal between India with France.

A bench comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud considered the submissions of advocate M L Sharma that his plea be listed for urgent hearing.

In his PIL, Sharma alleged discrepancies in the fighter jet deal with France and sought a stay on it.