Posted: 12th October 2018 12:19:49
Congress leader and former finance minister, P Chidambaram, said on Friday that the government's response to issues such as the charges related to the Rafale deal, the collapse of the markets and the depreciation of the rupee aimed at "suppressing dissent". The opposition led by Congress has been accused by the government of benefitting Reliance Defense Limited from Anil Ambani. of the Rafale agreement The government and Reliance Defense dismissed all allegations as false.
"While the agreement with Rafale is unleashed, as markets fall, the rupee depreciates and interest rates rise, the government's response is to suppress dissent," he said. Chidambaram on Twitter.
"ED blocks Greenpeace accounts, IT staff searches Raghav Bahl offices, BJP deputies, report of the Estimates Committee and more", he said, referring to the freezing by the management of the law enforcement of a dozen bank accounts of the Greenpeace environmental NGO and the income tax department.