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Amidst controversy, Indian Air Force to deploy Rafale jets in Ambala, Hashimara

The plan to deploy one squadron of the planes at the Saraswat air base in Uttar Pradesh did not work out due to land acquisition issues.

published on : 4th January 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

Manohar Parrikar favoured cheaper Sukhoi SU-30MK1, why did Modi buy Rafale, asks Goa Congress

Goa Congress spokesperson Ramakant Khalap said that the mystery of Rafale deal was embedded in a geographic triangle of Paris, Delhi and Goa.

published on : 18th December 2018

SC dismisses all pleas seeking court probe into Rafale deal, says no need for detailed scrutiny

The apex court today in its hearing said that there was no occasion to doubt the decision-making process involved in making the deal, adding that the quality of the aircraft was not in question.

published on : 14th December 2018

India has Rs 1,500 crore bank guarantee on offsets in Rafale deal

The 185 million euro bank guarantee has been deposited and will remain valid for seven years, the report said citing people familiar with the deal.

published on : 16th November 2018

Rafale deal: Opposition slams lack of sovereign guarantee

Surjewala also accused the PM of increasing the benchmark price of the aircraft by Euro 3 billion or `22,743 crore.

published on : 16th November 2018

IAF ever-ready, Rafale jets, S-400 missiles will boost capabilities: Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa

Dhanoa said it is the duty of the Air Force personnel to remain combat worthy and maintain combat systems operational for any contingency at a short notice.

published on : 8th October 2018

Sharad Pawar retracts remarks, says never supported anybody in Rafale deal

Pawar's comment comes days after his earlier statement that people had no doubt about Modi's intentions in the purchase of the fighter jets, was inferred as defence of the prime minister.

published on : 2nd October 2018

We are buying 36 Rafale fighter jets in fly-away condition: Nirmala Sitharaman hits back at Congress

The Congress has demanded the government explain why instead of 126 Rafale fighter jets, only 36 are being purchased if they were cheaper under the NDA deal than the one worked out by the UPA.

published on : 1st October 2018

Rafale row : Jaitley questions Hollande’s ‘two versions of truth’

Jaitley, hinting at a possible ‘collusion’, raised questions as to how Hollande’s comments casting aspersion on the Indian government came just two days after a tweet by Rahul.

published on : 24th September 2018

Is ex-French President lying or PM Modi: Owaisi on Rafale deal

Hollande had said that Dassault Aviation was given no choice but to partner with Anil Ambani-led Reliance Defence for the offset clause in the Rafale fighter jet deal.

published on : 22nd September 2018

IAF Deputy Chief flies first Rafale manufactured by Dassault for India

Nambiar, who reached Paris four days ago, flew the aircraft in France to assess its efficacy.

published on : 21st September 2018

Ex-HAL chief T.S. Raju 's statements on Rafale factually incorrect: Government sources

'In the news item published, ex-Chairman and Managing Director, HAL chief  has been quoted as stating that an agreed work-share with Dassault Aviation was submitted to the government.'

published on : 20th September 2018

Air Force top brass bat for Rafale jet deal

IAF chief Dhanoa said the government was strengthening the air force by providing the Rafale fighter from France and the S-400 Triumf air defence system from Russia. 

published on : 13th September 2018

​IAF chief Dhanoa backs Rafale deal with France

The air chief also said that India's neighbours are not sitting idle and countries like China are modernising its air force significantly.

published on : 12th September 2018
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