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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

Indian Air Force​ quietly making preparations to welcome Rafale jets

A number of IAF teams have already visited France to help Dassault Aviation, the manufacturer of Rafale, incorporate India-specific enhancements on-board the fighter aircraft, officials said.

published on : 9th September 2018

Rafale fighters quietly flew into India amid uproar over alleged scam

The Rafale fighter aircraft and transport aircraft staged through Air Force Station, Gwalior, and Air Force Station, Agra, from September 1-4.

published on : 5th September 2018

Rafale deal row: Modi government catering only to self-interest, alleges Congress

The Congress alleged that Prime Minister Modi had made the announcement of "off-the-shelf" purchase of the fighters in Paris after paying an "extra amount".

published on : 12th August 2018

Congress to organise morcha against Rafale deal of BJP

The Congress has been demanding that the government disclose the purchase price of each Rafale jet during the ongoing session of Parliament.

published on : 26th July 2018

Modi government misled nation on Rafale deal: Congress

The Congress today said there is no clause in the 2008 pact between India and France that prevents the government from divulging price details of the aircraft.

published on : 23rd July 2018

Defence Minister doing flip-flop on secrecy clause; surely a scam in Rafale deal: Rahul Gandhi

The Congress chief also attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the issue, alleging he "squirms" when asked about the prices of the fighter aircraft.

published on : 22nd July 2018

With hug and maybe a wink, Rahul Gandhi launches fierce attack against NDA government

The prime minister, who appeared to be flummoxed by Gandhi's gesture, called him back, shook his hands again and patted him while sporting a smile.

published on : 20th July 2018

UPA government's 'policy paralysis' had hampered defence preparedness: PM Modi at Defence Expo

The Prime Minister in his address at the DefExpo told foreign companies that it will not take a decade to take a decision on procurement of a batch of 110 fighter jets.

published on : 12th April 2018

Thales-Reliance JV for India-specific capabilities

At Defexpo 2018, Thales would highlight its efforts in line with the government’s ‘Make in India’ initiative.​

published on : 11th April 2018
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