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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

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
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