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Modi is accountable

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The Government plea in the Supreme Court opposing a review of its order in the Rafale deal on the ground that the documents on which it was based were ...

The Government plea in the Supreme Court opposing a review of its order in the Rafale deal on the ground that the documents on which it was based were ‘stolen’ is untenable. So long the authenticity of those documents is not challenged, how they came into the hands of the Press is irrelevant in a vast majority of cases.

Let’s also remember that today’s government was yesterday’s Opposition, and that in its earlier avatar, today’s ruling party took the then-government to task on the basis of numerous press reports based on ‘leaked’ documents that were not meant to be public. The AgustaWestland case, for example, saw a blizzard of leaked papers.

P Arihanth, Secunderabad

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