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Supreme Court to hear requests to review Rafale order today

Supreme Court, Rafale Deal

New Delhi : The Supreme Court will today resume hearing petitions calling for a review on its Rafale judgment dismissing a probe into the 2016 jet deal.

The Centre also told the top court that the documents filed by the petitioners are sensitive to national security and those who photocopying the documents are violating the Official Secrets Act.

During the last hearing of the Rafale case, the government had admitted that classified documents were stolen from the "Defence ministry".

After the admission drew opposition attacks, the Attorney General clarified that the documents were not stolen but photocopied.

However, N Ram, Chairman of the Hindu Publishing Group, has said that the documents were published in Public Interest and Nobody would get any Information on the sources,

The review petitions, filed by Former NDA ministers Yashwant Sinha and Arun Shourie, advocate Prashant Bhushan and Aam Aadmi party MP Sanjay Singh - contend that the court should to re-consider its judgment.

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