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Is the clown prince out-clowning himself: Arun Jaitley launches scathing attack on Rahul Gandhi over Rafale, GST

Is the clown prince out-clowning himself: Arun Jaitley launches scathing attack on Rahul Gandhi over Rafale, GST

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday took a dig at Congress president Rahul Gandhi referring to him as a “clown prince”.

Oct 16, 2018, 17:51 PM IST
Shatrughan Sinha asks all opposition leaders to unite to defeat BJP, targets Centre over Rafale deal

Shatrughan Sinha asks all opposition leaders to unite to defeat BJP, targets Centre over Rafale deal

He said questions were being asked why an experienced company like the HAL was set aside and a new company got the contract for the Rafale deal.

Oct 16, 2018, 09:51 AM IST
Amid political row, Dassault Aviation says 'will deliver Rafale jets to India from 2019'

Amid political row, Dassault Aviation says 'will deliver Rafale jets to India from 2019'

Amid the political controversy over Rafale deal with France, the Dassault Aviation has announced that it will deliver the fighter jets to India from 2019 and may see new orders in coming months, reported news agency Reuters.

Oct 15, 2018, 22:35 PM IST
Durga Puja 2018: Lucknow gets a Rafale-themed pandal, organisers pray for stronger IAF

Durga Puja 2018: Lucknow gets a Rafale-themed pandal, organisers pray for stronger IAF

"We want 'Maa Durga' to make our Indian Air Force (IAF) powerful and in clearing all the hurdles in getting the aircraft," says an organiser.

Oct 15, 2018, 17:06 PM IST
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
Won't let HAL-like temples of modern India get destroyed, says Rahul Gandhi

Won't let HAL-like temples of modern India get destroyed, says Rahul Gandhi

Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday met and interacted with the employees of Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) outside its headquarters in Bengaluru in Karnataka.

Oct 13, 2018, 16:11 PM IST
Congress never wanted to push defence manufacturing, says BJP

Congress never wanted to push defence manufacturing, says BJP

The BJP slammed the Congress on Friday over its allegations of corruption in the Rafale deal, saying that the party never wanted to push defence manufacturing in the country.

Oct 13, 2018, 00:19 AM 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
Dassault says it picked Reliance of its own will for Rafale contract

Dassault says it picked Reliance of its own will for Rafale contract

Dassault Aviation has denied a French media report that said the company was under pressure from New Delhi to choose Reliance Defence as a partner.

Oct 12, 2018, 06:11 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
Focus on 'corruption' in BJP govt, Rahul Gandhi tells Youth Cong workers

Focus on 'corruption' in BJP govt, Rahul Gandhi tells Youth Cong workers

Rahul Gandhi attended a meeting of the national executive of the Youth Congress here before leaving for Bikaner for a `Maha Sankalp' public meeting. 

Oct 10, 2018, 15:42 PM IST
Amid Rafale row, Rahul Gandhi to meet HAL employees in Bengaluru on 13 October

Amid Rafale row, Rahul Gandhi to meet HAL employees in Bengaluru on 13 October

The meeting is likely to put more pressure on the Centre which is facing allegations over the controversial multi-billion Rafale fighter jet deal. 

Oct 10, 2018, 14:03 PM IST
Centre 'unhappy' with CBI Director meeting Arun Shourie, Prashant Bhushan over Rafale deal

Centre 'unhappy' with CBI Director meeting Arun Shourie, Prashant Bhushan over Rafale deal

Shourie and Bhushan had met the CBI Director, submitted documents and demanded a probe into alleged corruption in the Rafale aircraft deal and offset contract.

Oct 10, 2018, 12:37 PM IST
Rafale jet deal: SC seeks details of decision-making in sealed cover from Centre

Rafale jet deal: SC seeks details of decision-making in sealed cover from Centre

The court has directed the Centre to tender its reply by October 29, giving it as the last date for submission of the details.

Oct 10, 2018, 11:43 AM 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
Rafale jets, S-400 missiles will bolster our capabilities: IAF chief BS Dhanoa

Rafale jets, S-400 missiles will bolster our capabilities: IAF chief BS Dhanoa

Dhanoa has said that the Indian Air Force has been growing in strength and that it is capable of meeting any contingency.

Oct 08, 2018, 16:03 PM IST
Rafale an excellent aircraft, its presence will give India a lot of deterrence: Air Marshal

Rafale an excellent aircraft, its presence will give India a lot of deterrence: Air Marshal

He also said the Rafale would be based in Hasimara, West Bengal, in the command close to the Assam border.

Oct 06, 2018, 23:20 PM IST
Modi's Operandi for handing out defence contracts: Rahul Gandhi's fresh jibe over Rafale

Modi's Operandi for handing out defence contracts: Rahul Gandhi's fresh jibe over Rafale

Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday once again targeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Reliance Defence’s Anil Ambani over the Rafale fighter jets deal.

Oct 03, 2018, 16:21 PM IST
IAF chief says Rafale will be a game changer, blames HAL for delay in delivery of other jets

IAF chief says Rafale will be a game changer, blames HAL for delay in delivery of other jets

He said that the Indian Air Force is making concerted efforts to reduce accidents and to preserve the air assets.

Oct 03, 2018, 13:49 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

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