Rafale jets

Mayawati hits out at PM Modi's comment that Rafale jets could have delivered better results

BSP chief Mayawati attacked prime minister Narendra Modi on his comment that Rafale jets could have delivered better results in the Balakot air-strikes.

Mar 04, 2019, 12:52 PM IST

Supreme Court to hear review pleas against Rafale verdict in open court

In December 2018, the court had rejected the pleas seeking lodging of an FIR and the court-monitored probe alleging irregularities in the Rs 58,000 crore deal.

Feb 26, 2019, 18:20 PM IST

Who says we don't need Rafale? It's a game changer: Air Chief Marshal Dhanoa

Air Chief Marshal Birendra Singh Dhanoa on Wednesday made a strong case for Rafale fighter jets and said that while there has been a debate in the matter, rival countries have managed to upgrade their systems.

Dec 19, 2018, 18:23 PM IST

Rafale an open and shut case, PM Modi won't survive an inquiry: Rahul

"Narendra Modi was the decision maker and it was a deal done by Narendra Modi to give Anil Ambani Rs 3,0000 Cr."

Nov 02, 2018, 13:17 PM IST

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

Indian Air Force quietly making preparations to welcome Rafale jets

A number of IAF teams have already visited France to help Dassault Aviation, the manufacturer of Rafale, incorporate India-specific enhancements on-board the fighter aircraft.

Sep 09, 2018, 17:11 PM IST

Unfounded allegations: Government hits back at Rahul Gandhi over Rafale deal comments

Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday had alleged that the fighter aircraft deal between India and France was a 'scam'.

Feb 07, 2018, 18:58 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

India to select fighter jet under 'Make in India' initiative by March 2017

Parrikar said various issues, like cost and necessity, will have to be taken into account before selecting a foreign fighter jets.

 

May 20, 2016, 23:36 PM IST

First 'paid news journalist' in VVIP chopper scam to be interrogated: Subramanian Swamy

Subramanian Swamy said that Enforcement Directorate is looking at another journalist who also got Rs 5 crore from Rafale deal.

May 07, 2016, 14:39 PM IST

India close to buying 36 Rafale jets for Rs 60,000 crore, deal with France in "final stage"

Government sources said that the deal has not been concluded yet but it is in "final stages".

Apr 16, 2016, 00:35 AM IST

DNA: India, France sign Rafale jet deal; vow to fight terror jointly

India and France on Monday signed 14 pacts to bolster ties including purchase of 36 Rafale fighter aircraft by New Delhi.

Jan 25, 2016, 23:15 PM IST

Indo-French bilateral ties: Can it help to counter terrorism?

India and France on Monday signed 14 pacts to bolster ties and concluded an inter-government agreement for the purchase of 36 Rafale fighter aircraft by New Delhi.

Jan 25, 2016, 22:39 PM IST

Indo-French bilateral ties: Can it help to counter terrorism?- Part II

India and France on Monday signed 14 pacts to bolster ties and concluded an inter-government agreement for the purchase of 36 Rafale fighter aircraft by New Delhi.

Jan 25, 2016, 22:37 PM IST

French army contingent rehearses ahead of 67th Republic Day

A French army contingent on Monday carried out a rehearsal parade ahead of India's 67th Republic Day in New Delhi .

Jan 18, 2016, 20:06 PM IST

France to deploy aircraft carrier in anti-IS fight in Syria

The presence of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier will add to the six Rafale jets stationed in the United Arab Emirates and the six Mirages flying out of Jordan.

Nov 05, 2015, 23:31 PM IST

France to hold crunch talks in India on Rafale deal

French and Indian defence officials are to hold fresh talks Tuesday on the purchase of 36 Rafale jets, with hopes drawn-out negotiations on the multi-billion-dollar deal are close to concluding, an official said.

Sep 29, 2015, 13:47 PM IST

French Mideast policy helped Rafale jet sales: Experts

It struggled for years to sell its Rafale jets abroad but French defence group Dassault has finally scored several lucrative deals, thanks in part to anti-US suspicion in the Middle East, experts say.

May 04, 2015, 04:59 AM IST

Rafale deal: France defence minister on India visit next week

Days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced purchase of 36 Rafale jets from France in fly-away condition, its Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian will be visiting India next week to "set up" negotiations for the crucial deal.

May 02, 2015, 23:04 PM IST