As stated by the CAG, the current deal is 2.86% cheaper than the unfinished deal under UPA, keeping in mind the % escalation factor per year which is fixed to 1.1 as compared to 3.9 under UPA.
As long as Narendra Modi continues as the Prime Minister of India and BJP in power, democracy and good governance shall exist without opposition.
This is actually a nightmare for democracy. We need opposition that can raise real issues with facts. If the ecosystem continues to be fake news paddlers – then we would not have a real check and balance in place for the NDA government.
After so many plusses on Indian side – even with options Qatar is paying 100 crore less. If India exercise its options, the per cost of jet would be significantly less.
It is obvious that Congress is really bad at negotiations and gives secondary importance to the security of the country. It pushes the country upto the wall, making it bleed in paying up more.