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No violation in Rafale deal: Dassault Aviation denies allegations of corruption

The assertion by the manufacturer of the Rafale jets came days after French publication 'Mediapart', citing an investigation by the country's anti-corruption agency, reported that Dassault Aviation had paid about one million Euros to an Indian middleman.

Apr 08, 2021, 21:28 PM IST

IAF ensuring level-playing field for single, twin engine fighter jets in USD 20 billion deal

Seven fighter aircraft including the F-21 from Lockheed Martin, F-18 and F-15 from Boeing, Gripen from Saab, MiG-35 and Sukhoi-35 from Rosoboronexport and Rafale from Dassault Aviation are the likely participants for the deal, which is likely to cost over USD 20 billion.

Mar 12, 2020, 20:10 PM IST

Dassault Aviation releases photos of IAF Rafale RB 002

RB on the Rafale tail stands for the current Chief of Air Staff Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria who was a key figure in clinching the deal for the 4++ Generation fighter during his tenure as the IAF deputy chief.

Oct 10, 2019, 13:59 PM IST

India may buy 36 more Rafale fighter jets from France, deal likely to be signed in early 2020

An Indian Defence Research Wing report published on Saturday said that the new order will be inked in early 2020.

Sep 22, 2019, 15:38 PM IST

IAF receives its first ‘acceptance’ Rafale combat aircraft from France

Deputy Air Force Chief Air Marshal VR Chaudhary also flew in the aircraft for around one hour.

Sep 20, 2019, 19:18 PM IST

Rafale deal: Supreme Court issues notice to Centre on review petitions

While Attorney General KK Venugopal sought four weeks time to file reply on the review, the top court has asked for the reply by Saturday (May 4) and set a Monday (May 6) date for hearing.

Apr 30, 2019, 14:45 PM IST

Government to table CAG report on Rafale deal in Parliament on Tuesday

The CAG report will be tabled on Tuesday, a day before the end of the present Lok Sabha session.

Feb 11, 2019, 23:24 PM IST

Dassault Aviation welcomes decision of Supreme Court on Rafale fighter jet deal

In a major relief to the Modi government, the apex court made the announcement, sparking bitter exchanges between the BJP and the Congress.

Dec 14, 2018, 21:45 PM IST

Daal mein kuchh kala hai: Ex PM Manmohan Singh on Rafale deal

Dr Singh said that the Modi govt has been deliberately ignoring the demand for a JPC probe into the Rafale deal.

Nov 21, 2018, 16:00 PM IST

Can't pressure Dassault to share offset partner details: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Rafale deal

Dassault, the Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) in the Rafale fighter jet deal, is obliged to share details of the offset partners under contract with India, but has a year's time to do so, she said.

Nov 17, 2018, 22:43 PM IST

Amid row over Rafale deal, Dassault unveils fighter jets for IAF

The first look of the advanced fighter jets was unveiled at Istre-Le Tube airbase in France.

Nov 13, 2018, 14:15 PM IST

Congress calls Dassault Aviation CEO Eric Trappier's interview on Rafale deal 'dictated and manufactured'

Dictated Interviews’ & ‘Manufactured Lies’ can not suppress the Rafale Scam, says the Congress.

Nov 13, 2018, 12:31 PM IST

IAF will get first Rafale jets in September 2019: Dassault CEO Eric Trappier

Dassault CEO has categorically rubbished kickback allegations made by Congress chief Rahul Gandhi.

Nov 13, 2018, 12:17 PM IST

I don't lie: Dassault Aviation CEO Eric Trappier rubbishes charges levelled by Rahul Gandhi over Rafale

We have a long experience with the Congress party. Our first deal was with India in 1953 with Nehru and other prime ministers, said Eric Trappier.

Nov 13, 2018, 10:58 AM IST

Rahul Gandhi accuses Dassault of paying kickbacks to Ambani; Reliance rejects charges

The foundation stone of the manufacturing facility under the Dassault Reliance Aerospace Ltd (DRAL) was laid in October 2017.

Nov 02, 2018, 23:30 PM IST

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

PM of India is a corrupt person, awarded Rs 30,000 crore to Anil Ambani: Rahul Gandhi

Rahul's comments came after a senior Dassault Aviation officer, in a leaked document, is quoted as saying that it was “imperative and obligatory” for the company to agree to work with Anil Ambani's Reliance Defence.

Oct 11, 2018, 13:05 PM IST

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

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

When will 'Modi baba and chaalis chor' answer questions on Rafale: Congress

The Congress has alleged that the Modi government is yet to come clean on the Rafale scam.

Sep 25, 2018, 17:21 PM IST