rafale deal

Book details ‘graft’ in rafale deal

An inter-governmental agreement (IGA) was signed formally by India and France on January 25, 2016 with a deal worth around Rs 58,000 crore.

published on : 6th December 2022

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

Why didn't UPA finalise Rafale deal after starting process: UP minister Shrikant Sharma

The BJP leader also asked if the Congress was waiting for some Ottavio Quattrocchi to come and finalise the deal.

published on : 23rd September 2018

Prashant Bhushan calls Rafale deal the 'largest defence scam' in India

Bhushan questioned how Anil Ambani's Reliance Defence, the Indian offset partner of French firm Dassault Aviation, could be involved in the project as "most of his companies are in debt."

published on : 23rd 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

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
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