New Delhi (India), April 13 -- : Stepping up its attack on the BJP-led government, the Congress on Saturday accused Anil Ambani's Reliance for getting special benefit from the French government in the form of the tax settlement days after the deal for the Rafale fighter jets was signed.

Ministry of Defence and Reliance group were quick to issue rebuttals on the allegations saying connections drawn between the tax issue and the Rafale matter is "inaccurate, tendentious and a mischievous attempt to disinform."

Responding to the Congress allegation, the Defence Ministry said: "We have seen reports drawing conjectural connection between tax exemption to a private company and procurement of Rafale fighter jets by Government of India. Neither t...