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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

India, France NSA-level talks underway, sale of 36 more Rafale jets may be discussed

NSA-level talks are being held in the national capital on Thursday.

Aug 29, 2019, 13:18 PM IST

Results would have been different if we had Rafale: PM Narendra Modi on IAF airstrikes in Pakistan

The absence of Rafale was felt during IAF airstrikes in Pakistan, said PM Modi on Saturday.

Mar 02, 2019, 22:55 PM IST

SC to hear on February 26 pleas seeking review of Rafale verdict

The review petition has been filed by former Union ministers Yashwant Sinha and Arun Shourie as also activist lawyer Prashant Bhushan.

Feb 22, 2019, 21:32 PM IST

President Ram Nath Kovind hails Rafale jets, says they will improve IAF's strike capability

President Ram Nath Kovind addressed the joint sitting of Parliament at the start of the Budget Session on Thursday.

Jan 31, 2019, 22:07 PM IST

Rafale deal allegations put to rest with Supreme Court observation, says Nirmala Sitharaman

Addressing a press conference in the national capital, Sitharaman said that the apex court has gone through all aspect of the pricing and replied to all the queries.

Dec 14, 2018, 16:55 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

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

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 deal info not being revealed in national interest: MoS

Refuting the allegations of irregularities in the deal, Bhamre said all norms and procedures were followed.

Oct 04, 2018, 23:49 PM IST

Thanks for bringing attention back to great Rafale robbery: Rahul Gandhi hits back at Arun Jaitley

Suggesting that a joint Parliamentary committee be constituted to look into the purchase of the fighter jets from France, Congress president Rahul Gandhi sought a response from Arun Jaitley in the next 24 hours.

Aug 29, 2018, 18:15 PM IST

Arun Jaitley tears into Congress over Rafale deal, accuses it of 'seriously compromising' country's security

Rahul Gandhi on Thursday continued his attack on the government over the Rafale aircraft deal.

Feb 08, 2018, 22:10 PM IST

Rafale deal is a 'scam': Rahul Gandhi questions Modi government for not sharing details

India and France signed the inter-government agreement for buying 36 Rafale fighters, off the shelf, on September 23, 2016.

Feb 06, 2018, 17:14 PM IST

Qatar, France sign USD 1bn Rafale fighter jets deal amid Gulf crisis

Since June 5, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt have diplomatically isolated Qatar, accusing the emirate of supporting Islamist extremists.

Dec 07, 2017, 20:11 PM IST

Prepared for a two-front war but want peace: Army Chief Bipin Rawat

Army chief General Bipin Rawat today said his force is prepared for a two-front war involving Pakistan and China simultaneously but emphasised on the need to look at cooperation and not confrontation with Beijing.

Jan 02, 2017, 20:14 PM IST

Pathankot terror attack was a setback; would like to have more Rafale fighter jets: IAF Chief Arup Raha

Indian Air Force Chief Arup Raha on Tuesday said that the Pathankot terror attack was a set back for the IAF.

Oct 04, 2016, 13:33 PM IST

HUGE BOOST! India to take delivery of Rafale fighter jets sooner than expected - Details inside

The early arrival of the jets assumes significance as India is hoping to replace or retire a significant number of its old fighter jets.

Oct 02, 2016, 17:28 PM IST

'India may deploy N-capable Rafale jets on China, Pak borders'

India will deploy the new French-made fighters in the disputed areas bordering Pakistan and China, state-run Global Times reported.

Sep 30, 2016, 17:24 PM IST

Make in India turns two - A timeline of PM Modi’s ambitious project! (Watch)

The ambitious project, which aimed at making India a manufacturing hub, was also rolled out with the aim of creating millions of jobs in the country.

Sep 25, 2016, 01:55 AM IST

Rafale deal comes with 50 per cent offset clause

The deal comes with a 50 per cent offset clause which means that Indian companies, big and small, will get businesses worth over 3 billion euros.

Sep 23, 2016, 22:01 PM IST