Rafale jet

Anil Ambani firm got 143.7 million euro tax waiver after Rafale deal announcement: Le Monde

In its reaction, Reliance Communications rejected any wrongdoing and said the tax dispute was settled under legal framework which is available for all companies operating in France.

published on : 13th April 2019

From surgical strikes to signing Rafale deal, Parrikar had short but an eventful term as Defence minister

In his three year term, the Army conducting the surgical strike in September 2016 and induction of LCA Tejas into the Air Force but controversy over the Rafale jet deal cast a shadow on his tenure.

published on : 17th March 2019

No one can produce Rafale documents without permission of dept concerned: Center tells SC

Attorney General K K Venugopal, appearing for the Centre, referred to section 123 of the Evidence Act and provisions of RTI Act to buttress his claim.

published on : 14th March 2019

Rafale jets steal the show at Aero India 2019

As the jets were in full flow as it roared into the skies at the Yelahanka air base, they also paid tributes to the Surya Kiran aircraft pilot killed in a mishap during rehearsal on Tuesday.

published on : 20th February 2019

India keeps fighter jet makers waiting. And waiting. And waiting

The country -- the world’s biggest arms importer, with an annual defense budget of $43 billion -- has been dangling a potential $15 billion fighter jet deal for more than a decade.

published on : 20th February 2019

Rafale deal: France says no pressure put for offset partner

France offers co-development and transfer of technology aimed at bolstering India's strategic autonomy and the 'Make in India' programme.

published on : 14th February 2019

Even former French president says 'chowkidar chor hai', says Congress​ chief Rahul Gandhi​

Rahul Gandhi also alleged that Modi conducted parallel negotiations with Dassault Aviation, the company which makes Rafale.

published on : 14th February 2019

CAG report on Rafale deal could have been manipulated: Shiv Sena

The Shiv Sena is the BJP's alliance partner in Maharashtra as well as in the Centre, though it frequently attacks the saffron party.

published on : 14th February 2019

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
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