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Rafale fighter probe puts Modi in a firing line

JAIPUR – Ghosts of a five-year-old scandal over the purchase of French-made Rafale jet fighters have returned to haunt Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government. French authorities have made waves in New Delhi by initiating a probe into alleged corruption and favoritism in the 7.8 billion euro (US$9.2 billion) sale of 36 Dassault Aviation-built fighters in 2016. […]