Rafale deal

Defence Ministry imposes fine on MBDA for delay in fulfilling offset obligations under Rafale deal

French aerospace major Dassault Aviation is the manufacturer of the Rafale jets while MBDA supplies the missile systems for the aircraft.

published on : 22nd December 2021

Delivery of Rafale jets to India will be completed by April 2022: French envoy

Ambassador of France Emmanuel Lenain said it is a matter of pride for France that despite the pandemic which forced factories to close down for weeks, it was able to deliver the aircraft on time.

published on : 18th November 2021

Rafale probe: AICC spokesperson Pawan Khera sees unholy nexus

Speaking to the media at Gandhi Bhavan, Pawan Khera termed Rafale as the biggest defence scam and felt that only an independent investigation would unearth the scam.

published on : 17th November 2021

'Rafale kickback happened during Congress regime': BJP retorts as row erupts over new report

BJP  said that Rahul Gandhi is perhaps in Italy currently and should reply from there on how this corruption was done during the UPA tenure.

published on : 9th November 2021

Operation cover-up by Modi government in Rafale deal once again exposed: Congress

Congress spokesperson Pawan Khera also alleged that the BJP government has sacrificed national security, jeopardised the interests of the Indian Air Force.

published on : 9th November 2021

Rafale deal: CBI, ED have proof since 2018 over Dassault's payment to middleman, claims French journal

Rafale manufacturer Dassault Aviation and India's defence ministry have previously trashed allegations of any corruption in the contract.

published on : 8th November 2021

Arun Jaitley slams critics of Modi government, calls them 'compulsive contrarians'

Jaitley listed out other key issues concerning Justice Loya case, the CBI issue, RBI debate, judicial activism while highlighting how the critics have launched a crusade against the government.

published on : 17th January 2019

Have 'constricted power' to review govt decisions pertaining to nation's security, says SC

The top court said however that the scope of judicial review would vary with the subject matter of the contract and there cannot be any uniform standard which could be understood.

published on : 14th December 2018

Rahul Gandhi hits back at Centre, asks why CAG report on Rafale deal not tabled before PAC

Rahul reiterated the Congress' demand for a JPC probe into the fighter jet deal and claimed that if it was conducted, names of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and businessman Anil Ambani will come out.

published on : 14th December 2018

Rafale deal: SC verdict 'shocking', didn't address documented facts, say Yashwant, Shourie

"The judgment does not even address the documented facts stated in our petition or even deal with our main prayer seeking an investigation," said Sinha, Shourie and Bhushan said in a statement. 

published on : 14th December 2018

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

Rahul Gandhi has no facts, evidence against government over Rafale deal: Prakash Javadekar

The Congress has been attacking the Narendra Modi government over the Rafale issue, alleging corruption in the deal.

published on : 24th September 2018

Congress team meets CVC on Rafale deal, demands registration of corruption case

The meeting comes days after a Congress delegation met the CAG and urged the apex auditor to prepare a report on the alleged irregularities in the deal.

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

Shah, Modi can't make Manohar Parrikar resign, fearing Rafale exposure: Congress

Parrikar is refusing to resign and they have no courage to ask for his resignation, because of the Rafale deal, because it is a huge scam, Goa Congress president Chodankar alleged.

published on : 24th September 2018

It is time PM, Jaitley 'stop lying' on Rafale issue and call for JPC probe: Rahul Gandhi

Rahul accused 'Jetlie' of having the ability to spin "2 truths or lies" with "fake self-righteousness" and "indignation to defend the indefensible".

published on : 23rd September 2018

Akhilesh Yadav supports Rahul's demand for JPC probe in Rafale deal

After Mayawati's recent shocker over poll alliances, Congress chief Rahul Gandhi got a shot in the arm with his SP counterpart Akhilesh Yadav coming out in support of his Rafale JPC demand.

published on : 23rd September 2018

Modi violated secrecy oath in Rafale deal, alleges Congress

Congress was referring to reports on former France President Francois Hollande's claims regarding a private Indian firm becoming an offset partner in the intergovernmental deal for the fighter jets.

published on : 23rd September 2018
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