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Rafale jet deal: Nirmala Sitharaman accuses Congress chief Rahul Gandhi of contempt of court

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday said Congress president Rahul Gandhi has committed the offence of contempt of court by attributing the words "Chowkidar Chor Hai" to the Supreme Court, which the apex court never said.

Apr 10, 2019, 20:31 PM IST

Rafale papers being used to present incomplete picture on national security matter: Defence Ministry after SC verdict

The apex court allowed leaked documents to be relied upon by petitioners seeking review of its Rafale judgement and dismissed the government's preliminary objections claiming "privilege" over them.

Apr 10, 2019, 16:19 PM IST

Congress running 'malicious' campaign on Rafale deal, has abandoned national interest: BJP

Irani attacked the Congress on Friday and accused it of running a malicious campaign against the Modi govt.  

Jan 18, 2019, 19:52 PM IST

Fireworks likely in Parliament as BJP, Congress continue to spar over Rafale, HAL

HAL has become another flashpoint between the ruling BJP and Congress.

Jan 07, 2019, 07:02 AM IST

PM Narendra Modi hails Nirmala Sitharaman, says her speech in Lok Sabha 'demolishes campaign of calumny on Rafale'

BJP top brass has hailed Sitharaman for giving a befitting reply to Congress during a debate on Rafale deal

Jan 05, 2019, 08:06 AM IST

Those accusing me in Rafale deal are weakening security forces: PM Narendra Modi

PM said by levelling allegations on him, the Congress party is actually weakening the security forces. 

Jan 01, 2019, 21:52 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

Rafale deal: BJP blasts Rahul Gandhi for his remarks on PM Narendra Modi

"Does Rahul Gandhi think he is above the top court? What is this shameful language used for PM Modi? It is a new low for politics," says union minister RS Prasad.

Dec 14, 2018, 19:58 PM IST

SC asks Centre to submit Rafale jet deal price details in 10 days to court

The top court asked the Centre to share information which can be brought in the public domain with the petitioners, and hold back details considered "strategic and confidential".

Oct 31, 2018, 10:56 AM IST

SC refuses to hear fresh petition on Rafale deal, says 'there are many pleas already' on the issue

Centre had earlier filed the details of the decision-making process for the purchase of 36 Rafale fighter jets in a sealed cover in SC.

Oct 29, 2018, 12:54 PM IST

HAL regrets politicisation of its employees after Rahul Gandhi attacks Centre on Rafale deal

Congress has accused the Modi government of sidelining HAL while finalising the Rafale deal.

Oct 14, 2018, 08:00 AM IST

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

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

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

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 JPC probe into Rafale deal despite Opposition demand: Sources

The govt is not likely to accept the opposition demand for a JPC probe into Rafale deal.

Sep 24, 2018, 17:56 PM IST

Finally, India, France sign deal for 36 Rafale fighter jets

Indian and France on Friday signed militarily significant deal for the supply of 36 Rafale fighter jets.

Sep 23, 2016, 08:58 AM IST

Most issues concerning Rafale fighter jet deal addressed, DAC to meet soon: Centre

The Government on Tuesday said that most of the issues concerning the purchase of 36 Rafale fighter aircraft from France have been duly addressed and a deal would be finalised soon.

Apr 19, 2016, 12:06 PM IST

Will take legal recourse if govt goes ahead with Rafale deal: Subramanian Swamy

BJP leader Subramanian Swamy Friday threatened to take legal recourse if government went ahead with Rafale jet deal with France, saying there were shortcomings in the fighter aircraft.

Apr 10, 2015, 17:20 PM IST