India PM Modi faces corruption allegations

Narendra Modi accused of awarding part of the contract to a prominent businessman who is considered close to him.

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    The Indian prime minister is facing allegations of corruption over a deal for French fighter jets.

    Narendra Modi is being accused of awarding part of the contract to a prominent businessman who is considered close to him.

    An intervention from former French President Francois Hollande has fuelled accusations in India that the signing of the contract lacked transparency.

    Al Jazeera’s Natacha Butler reports from Paris.


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