Rafale fighter jet deal

Centre can't withhold documents under RTI citing national security, says Supreme Court

SC dismissed the government's preliminary objections claiming 'privilege' over them.

published on : 10th April 2019

CAG report brings out ambiguities, political slugfest to continue

Dassault Aviation, the French company which makes the Rafale, had offered performance and financial guarantees worth 10 per cent of the total contract value in 2007.

published on : 14th February 2019

CAG report on Rafale deal raises concerns on Letter of Comfort over sovereign guarantee

The report, tabled in Parliament on Wednesday, noted that the 2007 UPA deal included a 15 per cent bank guarantee against advance payments.

published on : 13th February 2019

Rafale jet deal is India's 'biggest defence scam': Congress leader

Referring to the apex court's recent verdict on the Rafale deal, he alleged Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his government were guilty of "presenting falsehood to the Supreme Court".

published on : 22nd December 2018

State-owned aircraft maker marginalised: Hindustan Aeronautics Limited employees

The PSU, which is currently working on many crucial projects, including that of manufacturing Light Combat Aircraft, Su-30MKI fighter jets and many helicopter projects.

published on : 13th October 2018

Plea to stay Rafale fighter jet deal: SC to hear the matter next week

A bench comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud considered the submissions of advocate M L Sharma.

published on : 5th September 2018

Rafale agreement details classified, cannot be disclosed: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

Sitharaman's response, in a written reply, came to a question by Samajwadi Party Rajya Sabha member Naresh Agrawal seeking to know why the government was not disclosing details of the deal.

published on : 6th February 2018

Cannot spell out what happened due to UPA indecision on Rafale: Nirmala Sitharaman

The Defence Minister today slammed the previous UPA government for not taking a decision on the Rafale fighter jet deal for about 10 years.

published on : 18th November 2017