Nirmala Sitharaman

Rahul Gandhi launches fresh attack over Rafale from HAL, says Modi government insulted PSU's patriotism

Rahul Gandhi launches fresh attack over Rafale from HAL, says Modi government insulted PSU's patriotism

Congress president Rahul Gandhi said that he would not allow the “temples of modern India” like HAL to be “destroyed”.

Oct 13, 2018, 19:21 PM IST
India presents major opportunity for French defence firms: Nirmala Sitharaman

India presents major opportunity for French defence firms: Nirmala Sitharaman

Sitharaman said the developments in the Middle East were of great significance for India. 

Oct 12, 2018, 23:33 PM IST
Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman holds talks in France amid mounting Rafale deal 'cover-up' allegations

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman holds talks in France amid mounting Rafale deal 'cover-up' allegations

It is not yet known whether the Rafale deal was discussed by the two ministers.

Oct 12, 2018, 08:18 AM IST
As Nirmala Sitharaman leaves for France, Rahul Gandhi says 'processes to justify Rafale deal have begun'

As Nirmala Sitharaman leaves for France, Rahul Gandhi says 'processes to justify Rafale deal have begun'

Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday targeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi yet again over the Rafale fighter jets deal.

Oct 10, 2018, 20:03 PM IST
UPA regime responsible for bad loans, defaulters fleeing India: Nirmala Sitharaman

UPA regime responsible for bad loans, defaulters fleeing India: Nirmala Sitharaman

The Defence Minister said that huge loans to big defaulters were given by the previous UPA regime.

Oct 10, 2018, 13:40 PM IST
Nirmala Sitharaman to visit France, take stock of progress of Rafale fighter jets supply

Nirmala Sitharaman to visit France, take stock of progress of Rafale fighter jets supply

Nirmala Sitharaman will take stock of progress in the supply of 36 Rafale jets by Dassault to the Indian Air Force under a Rs 58,000-crore deal.

Oct 09, 2018, 21:33 PM IST
Half truth, baseless arguments: Sitharaman on Congress charges over Rafale deal

Half truth, baseless arguments: Sitharaman on Congress charges over Rafale deal

The Defence Minister denied that the Rafale deal had snatched jobs from the Indian aerospace major HAL.

Oct 01, 2018, 18:43 PM IST
Parakram Parv a 'festival' to showcase valour of soldiers: Nirmala Sitharaman

Parakram Parv a 'festival' to showcase valour of soldiers: Nirmala Sitharaman

Parakram Parv was celebrated Saturday to mark the second anniversary of the surgical strike. 

Oct 01, 2018, 00:12 AM IST
If NDA's Rafale deal was cheaper, why were only 36 jets bought: P Chidambaram questions Nirmala Sitharaman

If NDA's Rafale deal was cheaper, why were only 36 jets bought: P Chidambaram questions Nirmala Sitharaman

Former Union minister and Congress leader P Chidambaram on Sunday targeted Union Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman once again over Rafale fighter jets deal.

Sep 30, 2018, 09:05 AM IST
Selfie wall, Bofors gun, part of 'Parakram Parv' celebrations at India Gate lawns

Selfie wall, Bofors gun, part of 'Parakram Parv' celebrations at India Gate lawns

The government is celebrating 'Parakram Parv' from September 28-30.

Sep 29, 2018, 23:48 PM IST
Congress restless since it could not make money from Rafale deal: Nirmala Sitharaman

Congress restless since it could not make money from Rafale deal: Nirmala Sitharaman

The UPA regime dealt with brokers and didn't buy equipment for the armed forces.

Sep 29, 2018, 19:24 PM IST
Action will continue at India-Pakistan border: Nirmala Sitharaman on surgical strike anniversary

Action will continue at India-Pakistan border: Nirmala Sitharaman on surgical strike anniversary

"I would believe an action of this kind would deter Pakistan from training and sending terrorists. My action will continue at the border irrespective of whether they have learnt a lesson or not," said Sitharaman.

Sep 29, 2018, 14:01 PM IST
Surgical Strikes proved India won't tolerate terrorism: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

Surgical Strikes proved India won't tolerate terrorism: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman spoke at an event about why Surgical Strikes are important for India.

Sep 28, 2018, 21:45 PM IST
PM Modi inaugurates 'Parakram Parv' military exhibition in Jodhpur

PM Modi inaugurates 'Parakram Parv' military exhibition in Jodhpur

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the 'Parakram Parv' military exhibition in Jodhpur on Friday on the eve of the second anniversary of surgical strikes across LoC which had targeted terror camps.

Sep 28, 2018, 10:55 AM IST
Rafale deal 'legal,' Reliance Defence was given contract under offset agreement: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

Rafale deal 'legal,' Reliance Defence was given contract under offset agreement: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

Rejecting Congress's charge, the Defence Minister said that the Rafale jet deal was sealed under a legal framework.

Sep 27, 2018, 17:48 PM IST
IAF successfully test fires ASTRA air-to-air missile, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman lauds efforts

IAF successfully test fires ASTRA air-to-air missile, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman lauds efforts

The Indian Air Force (IAF) on Wednesday successfully test-fired ASTRA, the indigenously developed Beyond Visual Range Air-to-Air Missile (BVRAAM). 

Sep 26, 2018, 19:22 PM IST
Rafale issue a 'perception battle, will fight Congress at all levels: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

Rafale issue a 'perception battle, will fight Congress at all levels: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

Congress has dubbed Rafale jet deal as India`s "biggest Defence scam".

Sep 24, 2018, 19:41 PM IST
No wonder today the buzz is #RahulKaPuraKhandanChor: Sitharaman's counter-attack on Congress chief

No wonder today the buzz is #RahulKaPuraKhandanChor: Sitharaman's counter-attack on Congress chief

Hitting out at PM Modi, Rahul Gandhi last week had reiterated that the 'chowkidaar' of the country is a thief and asked why the PM is silent on Hollande's remark.

Sep 23, 2018, 07:25 AM IST
Rahul Gandhi uses ex-HAL chief's remark to target 'Rafale Minister' Nirmala Sitharaman

Rahul Gandhi uses ex-HAL chief's remark to target 'Rafale Minister' Nirmala Sitharaman

Raju said that HAL could have built Rafale fighters in India if the government closed the original negotiations with Dassault and signed a contract with the French company.

Sep 20, 2018, 11:01 AM IST
Rafale fighter jet deal: Congress leaders to meet CAG, demand probe

Rafale fighter jet deal: Congress leaders to meet CAG, demand probe

Congress is demanding a probe by the CAG, CVC into the Rafale deal.

Sep 19, 2018, 07:20 AM IST

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