Francois Hollande

Congress trying to draw political mileage over Rafael issue with eye on polls: Rajnath Singh

The Home Minister also accused the Congress of trying to gain political mileage over the issue with an eye on the Lok Sabha elections next year.

published on : 24th September 2018

Find out which 'version' is true: P Chidambaram on Arun Jaitley's Rafale deal remarks

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley discredited former French President Francois Hollande's revelation on the choice of an offset partner.

published on : 24th September 2018

Rafale deal: France fears damage after former president Francois Hollande fans controversy

Junior foreign minister Jean-Baptiste Lemoyne, fearing damage to Indo-French ties, said that the ex-French President's remarks do not help anyone and above all do not help France.

published on : 24th September 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

Rafale deal will not be cancelled, wait for CAG report: Arun Jaitley

He asserted that the present Rafale aircrafts are cheaper than what Congress-led UPA government had negotiated and added that all these facts and figures will be placed before the CAG.

published on : 23rd September 2018

HAL employees feel let down after fresh revelations on Rafale deal

However, retired Indian Air Force personnel — wary of HAL repeatedly missing deadlines — have defended the controversial deal.

published on : 23rd September 2018

Defence Ministry denies role in selection of Reliance Defence for Rafale deal

The Defence Ministry said "unnecessary controversies" are being sought to be created following media reports regarding a statement purportedly made by Hollande.

published on : 22nd September 2018

Rafale deal: France, Dassault Aviation contradict ex-President Hollande on Indian partners

Hollande was quoted in an article by a French website as claiming that the Indian government had asked the French government to nominate Reliance Defence as its India partner in the deal.

published on : 22nd September 2018

Rafale deal: After Hollande's statement, France says not involved in choosing Indian partners

The statement came following a French media report which quoted former President Francois Hollande as saying that the Indian government proposed Reliance Defence as the partner for Dassault Aviation.

published on : 22nd September 2018

Indian government chose Anil Ambani for Rafale deal, says Ex-French President Francois Hollande

Hollande on a question about who selected Reliance as a partner and why, said it was the Indian govt that proposed Reliance’s name and Dassault had no choice but to take the company given to it.

published on : 21st September 2018