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Rahul Gandhi

Up to Congress party to decide party chief, not me, says Rahul Gandhi

Firm on his decision to step down as president of Congress party, Rahul Gandhi today (Thursday, June 20) said it was up to the...
Rafale issue: Anil Ambani to withdraw defamation suit against Congress leaders, National Herald

Rafale issue: Anil Ambani to withdraw defamation suit against Congress leaders, National Herald

Just before announcement of 2019 Lok Sabha results, Anil Ambani led Reliance Group on Tuesday, May 21, decided to withdraw the Rs 5,000-crore civil...

Supreme Court reserves judgment on Rafale case review plea

The Supreme Court today (Friday, May 10) reserved its verdict on the petitions challenging its 14th December judgment ruling out a probe into the...
Rafale deal: Supreme Court postpones review petition hearing to May 10

Rafale deal: Supreme Court postpones review petition hearing to May 10

The Supreme Court today (Monday, May 6) adjourned to May 10 the hearing of petitions seeking review of its December 14, 2018 verdict giving...
Rafale deal: Modi govt says review petition based on media reports, opposes release of documents

Rafale deal: Modi govt says review petition based on media reports, opposes release of...

Ahead of the matter coming up for hearing in the Supreme Court on Monday, May 6, the Narendra Modi government, in its reply to...

Rafale deal: Modi govt asks for 4 weeks, Supreme Court gives 4 days to...

Rejecting Narendra Modi government’s plea to be granted four weeks’ time to file its response to the petition seeking review of the Supreme Court’s...
Will sue Rahul Gandhi for ‘all thieves have Modi in their surnames’ remark: Lalit Modi

Will sue Rahul Gandhi for ‘all thieves have Modi in their surnames’ remark: Lalit...

Former IPL chief and tainted cricket administrator Lalit Modi has said he will sue Congress chief Rahul Gandhi for his "all thieves have Modi...
Priyanka Chaturvedi

Priyanka Chaturvedi quits Congress, joins Shiv Sena

Congress national spokesperson Priyanka Chaturvedi has quit the party today (Friday, April 19), two days after she expressed her discontent over some UP party...
Supreme Court asks Rahul Gandhi to explain his comment on Rafale deal verdict

Supreme Court asks Rahul Gandhi to explain his comment on Rafale deal verdict

The Supreme Court today (Monday, April 15) issued to notice Congress president Rahul Gandhi asking him to explain by April 22 his remarks attributing...
“Level of politics is going down”

“Level of politics is going down”

Panellists feel that leaders making derogatory remarks against women should be removed Loose comments against rival candidates are marking poll rallies. On the one hand,...
Rafale Deal

Rafale deal: Cong calls Modi middleman for ‘Double A’ after French report of tax...

The on-going Rafale deal controversy was revived afresh, this time from France where Le Monde newspaper reported that Anil Ambani’s French-registered telecom company was...
Rafale Deal

Rafale deal: SC rejects Modi govt objections, accepts ‘stolen’ documents as evidence

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s claims of a Supreme Court clean chit on Rafale deal turned out to be bluster without basis as the top...
Rafale Deal

Election Commission blocks book on Rafale deal, sits on Modi biopic release

While the Election Commission is yet to take a call on ‘PM Narendra Modi’, it moved quickly today (Tuesday, April 2) to block the...
Rafale deal

Rafale deal: SC reserves judgment on review petition, Centre sticks citing secrecy and national...

The Supreme Court today (Thursday, March 14) reserved in judgment on petitions seeking review of its December 14 verdict, that rejected pleas for a...
Supreme Court on Rafale

Rafale deal: Modi govt says leakage of secret documents has jeopardised national security

The Centre today (Wednesday, March 13) told the Supreme Court that documents, attached in the petitions to review its Dec 14 verdict rejecting a...
Rafale deal

Rafale deal: Modi govt threatens action against media for ‘stolen files’, gets slammed

A day after Attorney General told the Supreme Court that crucial files relating to price negotiations in the Rafale deal had been stolen and...
Rafale review plea

Rafale review plea: Govt wants it rejected as documents confidential; SC says what about...

It was interesting to find the country’s top law officer argue that a plea, seeking review of a judgment on the ground that the...
Rafale deal

Rafale deal: Cong accuses PM Modi of misusing office, causing loss to exchequer, demands...

The Congress today (Wednesday, March 6) accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of misusing his office in Rafale deal negotiations to benefit Dassault Aviation and...
Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa

IAF hits the targets, doesn’t count casualties, says Air chief after Amit Shah claimed...

Indian Air Force (IAF) counts the targets hit, it does not count human casualties, said Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa today (Monday, March 4)...
Rafale deal: Supreme Court agrees to hear petition to review its judgment, doesn’t say when

Rafale deal: Supreme Court agrees to hear petition to review its judgment, doesn’t say...

The Supreme Court today (Thursday, Feb 21) said it would hear the pleas seeking review of its December 14 verdict dismissing the need for...

Amid Rafale row, a ROFL moment as BJP leaders blindly retweet tampered IT Cell...

It was a shock for BJP and a hilarious moment for others to find ministers of Narendra Modi government and various BJP followers go...
“Anti-BJP parties not satisfied by the CAG report on Rafale deal”

“Anti-BJP parties not satisfied by the CAG report on Rafale deal”

The Rafale deal sealed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government is 2.8 per cent cheaper than the one negotiated by the previous Congress-led UPA...
Rafale deal

Rafale deal: CAG report along expected lines on price, but raises other questions

The report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) on Rafale deal tabled on the last day of the Budget Session in the Parliament...
Rahul Gandhi accuses PM Modi of acting like Anil Ambani’s middleman, levels treason charge

Rahul Gandhi accuses PM Modi of acting like Anil Ambani’s middleman, levels treason charge

After another explosive news report on the controversial Rafale deal, Congress president Rahul Gandhi today (Tuesday, Feb 12) accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of...
Rafale deal: Modi govt waived anti-corruption clauses; and curious case of MoD financial advisor

Rafale deal: Modi govt waived anti-corruption clauses; and curious case of MoD financial advisor

The Rafale deal affair got muddier with reports raising further questions about Narendra Modi government’s actions. A report by The Hindu said the Indian government...
Rahul Gandhi, Nirmala Sitharaman

Rafale deal: BJP hits out at Rahul Gandhi citing incomplete MoD note, bends facts

A day after Congress president attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi over a news report citing a Ministry of Defence note about Prime Minister’s Office...
Rafale deal

Rafale deal: Latest expose puts Modi govt in dock again; Def Min’s reply raises...

A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi lampooned Congress leadership on defence deals, alleging they wanted the Rafale deal scrapped as they did not...
CBI director Alok Verma’s removal

CBI director Alok Verma’s removal: Select Committee’s decision questioned, other doubts

The statement of the judge who supervised Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) enquiry against the now ousted CBI Director Alok Verma, the files of cases...

CBI Director Verma’s ouster, unanswered questions, Kharge’s note, Rafale and other cases on CBI...

While Narendra Modi government and BJP exult over the vindication of their stand with the Select Committee removing Alok Verma from the post of...
PM Modi responds to Rahul Gandhi’s ‘Chowkidar hi Chor hai’ remarks

PM Modi responds to Rahul Gandhi’s ‘Chowkidar hi Chor hai’ remarks

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday (Jan 5) took a jibe on Rahul Gandhi, saying ‘Chor’ (thief) was trying to remove the ‘Chowkidar ’(guard)...
Rafale

Rafale: Def Min Nirmala Sitharaman’s reply, abrasive and evasive – like Jaitley’s

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, replying to an acrimonious debate in Parliament on the Rafale jet deal today remained focused more on attacking the Congress...
Rafale deal: Congress and petitioners allege Govt misled SC, there’s no CAG report

Rafale deal: Congress and petitioners allege Govt misled SC, there’s no CAG report

Within hours of the Supreme Court order rejecting a probe into Rafale deal and finding no flaw in the decision making process on Friday,...

Rafale deal: Supreme Court dismisses petitions seeking probe

The Supreme Court today (Friday, Dec 14) threw out all petitions seeking a probe into alleged irregularities in the Rafale aircraft deal between the...
Rafale deal controversy

Rafale deal: French anti-corruption NGO files complaint in France, demands probe

While the battle over allegations of corruption in Rafale deal rages in India, with the Narendra Modi government stoutly resisting demands for any kind...

Congress chief Rahul Gandhi challenges PM Modi to debate on Rafale deal

As Chhattisgarh second phase voting is approaching both Rahul Gandhi and PM Modi are seen addressing rallies in Chattisgarh. While addressing a rally in...
Rafale deal controversy

Rafale deal: SC reserves its order on petitions challenging the deal and seeking court-monitored...

The Supreme Court today (Wednesday, November 14) reserved its judgment on pleas challenging the deal for procurement of 36 Rafale fighter jets from France...

Rafale deal: Reports find loopholes in Centre’s explanation submitted to Supreme Court

Several reports have pointed out gaps and loopholes in Narendra Modi government’s submission to the Supreme Court (SC) giving details of the process by...

Negotiated Rafale deal for a year, says Centre in documents submitted to SC

The Rafale deal was announced first and negotiated later, going by Centre’s submission in the Supreme Court today (Monday, November 12). India negotiated the deal...
Rafale Deal

Rafale deal: Explain choice of offset partner, give us details of pricing in 10...

The Narendra Modi government, which has so far focused on rhetoric rather than answer questions being raised about the controversial Indo-France Rafale deal, was...
Buying fighter jets from abroad cheaper than manufacturing them at HAL, says Def Min

Buying fighter jets from abroad cheaper than manufacturing them at HAL, says Def Min

Manufacturing fighter jets at India’s public sector unit Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) is costlier than buying them from the the original equipment manufacturer (OEM)...
Rafale deal: obligatory for Dassault to accept Reliance, says another document

Rafale deal: obligatory for Dassault to accept Reliance, says another document

Documents featured in a French aviation blog raise more questions about Dassault Aviation’s and Modi government’s assertions that the choice of Reliance for offset...
Reliance has 10 percent of offset investment in Rafale deal: Dassault CEO

Reliance has 10 percent of offset investment in Rafale deal: Dassault CEO

Dassault Aviation's joint venture with Reliance represents around 10 percent of the obligatory offset investments under the Rafale jet deal, Dassault CEO Eric Trappier...
Rafale deal: Accepting Reliance was imperative and obligatory, says French report

Rafale deal: Accepting Reliance was imperative and obligatory, says French report

On the eve of Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman’s visit to France and a day after Supreme Court asked Centre for details of the decision...
Rafale Deal

Rafale deal: Supreme Court asks Govt to give details of process of decision making

Modi government was today (Wednesday, Oct 10) spared being served a notice on Rafale deal, but its plea to reject the PIL was dismissed...

Rafale deal: Another petition filed in Supreme Court, to be heard on October...

A fresh petition on India’s deal with France for purchase of Rafale fighter jet was filed in the Supreme Court today (Monday, October 8). The...
BJP would win if elections were held now, Modi most acceptable PM says a survey

BJP would win if elections were held now, Modi most acceptable PM says a...

Modi government would return to power but with a reduced margin if Lok Sabha elections are held now, says a survey by ABP News...
Rafale deal: Congress goes to CVC while Modi govt says everything except answer queries

Rafale deal: Congress goes to CVC while Modi govt says everything except answer queries

A Congress delegation on Monday, September 24, met the Central Vigilance Commissioner (CVC) to demand registration of a case in the alleged scam in...
“BJP avoiding questions on Rafale in the name of national security”

“BJP avoiding questions on Rafale in the name of national security”

Panellists feel the government must make the deal clearer to the public without compromising security interests Congress president Rahul Gandhi and BJP have been trading...
Rafale deal

Rafale deal: French Govt, Dassault refute ex French Prez Hollande’s reported statement, he stands...

The bombshell of former French President Francois Hollande’s reported statement about Indian government proposing Reliance as Dassault’s partner company for offset contract set off...
Opposition renews call for JPC probe after Hollande bombshell

Opposition renews call for JPC probe after Hollande bombshell

Speakers discuss deal, want to know why HAL was left out and how cost of aircraft increased four-fold, while government takes credit for landing...
Former HAL chief had nailed Def Min Sitharaman’s lie, she must quit: Rahul Gandhi

Former HAL chief had nailed Def Min Sitharaman’s lie, she must quit: Rahul Gandhi

Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday, September 20, attacked defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman, demanding her resignation for ‘lying’ about HAL’s capability to build Rafale...
Rafale deal: Congress approaches CAG with documents, asks for thorough probe

Rafale deal: Congress approaches CAG with documents, asks for thorough probe

Escalating its attack on Narendra Modi government over the alleged scam in Rafale deal, the Congress on Wednesday, September 19, submitted some “facts and...
“Sufficient funds should be available for defence needs”

“Sufficient funds should be available for defence needs”

Mudda discusses the ongoing row over Rafale jet fighters deal; panellist says India spending more than double of what Qatar is to procure the...
Rafale deal: Rahul Gandhi’s JPC challenge to Arun Jaitley’s charge of peddling lies

Rafale deal: Rahul Gandhi’s JPC challenge to Arun Jaitley’s charge of peddling lies

The controversy over Rafale deal revived once again on Wednesday with Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and Congress led by Rahul Gandhi sparring over the...
Modi govt bypassed contract and price negotiation committees in Rafale deal: Chidambaram

Modi govt bypassed contract and price negotiation committees in Rafale deal: Chidambaram

Former finance minister and Congress leader P Chidambaraam on Saturday, August 25, attacked the Narendra Modi government over the Rafale fighter aircraft purchase deal,...
Anil Ambani files defamation suit against Congress leaders, say reports

Anil Ambani files defamation suit against Congress leaders, say reports

Anil Ambani's Reliance Defence has filed a defamation suit against Congress leaders Randeep Singh Surjewala, Prithviraj Chavan, Sanjay Nirupam, Abhishek Manu Singhvi and others...
PMO running all ministries, ministers have no work: Yashwant Sinha and Arun Shourie

PMO running all ministries, ministers have no work: Yashwant Sinha and Arun Shourie

Former ministers in the first NDA government led by Atal Behari Vajpayee, Arun Shourie and Yashwant Sinha on Saturday, August 11, questioned the manner...
Monsoon session: Uproar over Rafale deal, Congress demands JPC probe

Monsoon session: Uproar over Rafale deal, Congress demands JPC probe

Opposition parties on the last day of Parliament’s monsoon session raised the issue of alleged scam in Rafale deal and demanded answers from the...

'Rafale Deal' - 58 News Results

Rahul Gandhi

Up to Congress party to decide party chief, not me, says Rahul Gandhi

Firm on his decision to step down as president of Congress party, Rahul Gandhi today (Thursday, June 20) said it was up to the...
Rafale issue: Anil Ambani to withdraw defamation suit against Congress leaders, National Herald

Rafale issue: Anil Ambani to withdraw defamation suit against Congress leaders, National Herald

Just before announcement of 2019 Lok Sabha results, Anil Ambani led Reliance Group on Tuesday, May 21, decided to withdraw the Rs 5,000-crore civil...

Supreme Court reserves judgment on Rafale case review plea

The Supreme Court today (Friday, May 10) reserved its verdict on the petitions challenging its 14th December judgment ruling out a probe into the...
Rafale deal: Supreme Court postpones review petition hearing to May 10

Rafale deal: Supreme Court postpones review petition hearing to May 10

The Supreme Court today (Monday, May 6) adjourned to May 10 the hearing of petitions seeking review of its December 14, 2018 verdict giving...
Rafale deal: Modi govt says review petition based on media reports, opposes release of documents

Rafale deal: Modi govt says review petition based on media reports, opposes release of...

Ahead of the matter coming up for hearing in the Supreme Court on Monday, May 6, the Narendra Modi government, in its reply to...

Rafale deal: Modi govt asks for 4 weeks, Supreme Court gives 4 days to...

Rejecting Narendra Modi government’s plea to be granted four weeks’ time to file its response to the petition seeking review of the Supreme Court’s...
Will sue Rahul Gandhi for ‘all thieves have Modi in their surnames’ remark: Lalit Modi

Will sue Rahul Gandhi for ‘all thieves have Modi in their surnames’ remark: Lalit...

Former IPL chief and tainted cricket administrator Lalit Modi has said he will sue Congress chief Rahul Gandhi for his "all thieves have Modi...
Priyanka Chaturvedi

Priyanka Chaturvedi quits Congress, joins Shiv Sena

Congress national spokesperson Priyanka Chaturvedi has quit the party today (Friday, April 19), two days after she expressed her discontent over some UP party...
Supreme Court asks Rahul Gandhi to explain his comment on Rafale deal verdict

Supreme Court asks Rahul Gandhi to explain his comment on Rafale deal verdict

The Supreme Court today (Monday, April 15) issued to notice Congress president Rahul Gandhi asking him to explain by April 22 his remarks attributing...
“Level of politics is going down”

“Level of politics is going down”

Panellists feel that leaders making derogatory remarks against women should be removed Loose comments against rival candidates are marking poll rallies. On the one hand,...
Rafale Deal

Rafale deal: Cong calls Modi middleman for ‘Double A’ after French report of tax...

The on-going Rafale deal controversy was revived afresh, this time from France where Le Monde newspaper reported that Anil Ambani’s French-registered telecom company was...
Rafale Deal

Rafale deal: SC rejects Modi govt objections, accepts ‘stolen’ documents as evidence

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s claims of a Supreme Court clean chit on Rafale deal turned out to be bluster without basis as the top...
Rafale Deal

Election Commission blocks book on Rafale deal, sits on Modi biopic release

While the Election Commission is yet to take a call on ‘PM Narendra Modi’, it moved quickly today (Tuesday, April 2) to block the...
Rafale deal

Rafale deal: SC reserves judgment on review petition, Centre sticks citing secrecy and national...

The Supreme Court today (Thursday, March 14) reserved in judgment on petitions seeking review of its December 14 verdict, that rejected pleas for a...
Supreme Court on Rafale

Rafale deal: Modi govt says leakage of secret documents has jeopardised national security

The Centre today (Wednesday, March 13) told the Supreme Court that documents, attached in the petitions to review its Dec 14 verdict rejecting a...
Rafale deal

Rafale deal: Modi govt threatens action against media for ‘stolen files’, gets slammed

A day after Attorney General told the Supreme Court that crucial files relating to price negotiations in the Rafale deal had been stolen and...
Rafale review plea

Rafale review plea: Govt wants it rejected as documents confidential; SC says what about...

It was interesting to find the country’s top law officer argue that a plea, seeking review of a judgment on the ground that the...
Rafale deal

Rafale deal: Cong accuses PM Modi of misusing office, causing loss to exchequer, demands...

The Congress today (Wednesday, March 6) accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of misusing his office in Rafale deal negotiations to benefit Dassault Aviation and...
Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa

IAF hits the targets, doesn’t count casualties, says Air chief after Amit Shah claimed...

Indian Air Force (IAF) counts the targets hit, it does not count human casualties, said Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa today (Monday, March 4)...
Rafale deal: Supreme Court agrees to hear petition to review its judgment, doesn’t say when

Rafale deal: Supreme Court agrees to hear petition to review its judgment, doesn’t say...

The Supreme Court today (Thursday, Feb 21) said it would hear the pleas seeking review of its December 14 verdict dismissing the need for...

Amid Rafale row, a ROFL moment as BJP leaders blindly retweet tampered IT Cell...

It was a shock for BJP and a hilarious moment for others to find ministers of Narendra Modi government and various BJP followers go...
“Anti-BJP parties not satisfied by the CAG report on Rafale deal”

“Anti-BJP parties not satisfied by the CAG report on Rafale deal”

The Rafale deal sealed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government is 2.8 per cent cheaper than the one negotiated by the previous Congress-led UPA...
Rafale deal

Rafale deal: CAG report along expected lines on price, but raises other questions

The report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) on Rafale deal tabled on the last day of the Budget Session in the Parliament...
Rahul Gandhi accuses PM Modi of acting like Anil Ambani’s middleman, levels treason charge

Rahul Gandhi accuses PM Modi of acting like Anil Ambani’s middleman, levels treason charge

After another explosive news report on the controversial Rafale deal, Congress president Rahul Gandhi today (Tuesday, Feb 12) accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of...
Rafale deal: Modi govt waived anti-corruption clauses; and curious case of MoD financial advisor

Rafale deal: Modi govt waived anti-corruption clauses; and curious case of MoD financial advisor

The Rafale deal affair got muddier with reports raising further questions about Narendra Modi government’s actions. A report by The Hindu said the Indian government...
Rahul Gandhi, Nirmala Sitharaman

Rafale deal: BJP hits out at Rahul Gandhi citing incomplete MoD note, bends facts

A day after Congress president attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi over a news report citing a Ministry of Defence note about Prime Minister’s Office...
Rafale deal

Rafale deal: Latest expose puts Modi govt in dock again; Def Min’s reply raises...

A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi lampooned Congress leadership on defence deals, alleging they wanted the Rafale deal scrapped as they did not...
CBI director Alok Verma’s removal

CBI director Alok Verma’s removal: Select Committee’s decision questioned, other doubts

The statement of the judge who supervised Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) enquiry against the now ousted CBI Director Alok Verma, the files of cases...

CBI Director Verma’s ouster, unanswered questions, Kharge’s note, Rafale and other cases on CBI...

While Narendra Modi government and BJP exult over the vindication of their stand with the Select Committee removing Alok Verma from the post of...
PM Modi responds to Rahul Gandhi’s ‘Chowkidar hi Chor hai’ remarks

PM Modi responds to Rahul Gandhi’s ‘Chowkidar hi Chor hai’ remarks

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday (Jan 5) took a jibe on Rahul Gandhi, saying ‘Chor’ (thief) was trying to remove the ‘Chowkidar ’(guard)...
Rafale

Rafale: Def Min Nirmala Sitharaman’s reply, abrasive and evasive – like Jaitley’s

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, replying to an acrimonious debate in Parliament on the Rafale jet deal today remained focused more on attacking the Congress...
Rafale deal: Congress and petitioners allege Govt misled SC, there’s no CAG report

Rafale deal: Congress and petitioners allege Govt misled SC, there’s no CAG report

Within hours of the Supreme Court order rejecting a probe into Rafale deal and finding no flaw in the decision making process on Friday,...

Rafale deal: Supreme Court dismisses petitions seeking probe

The Supreme Court today (Friday, Dec 14) threw out all petitions seeking a probe into alleged irregularities in the Rafale aircraft deal between the...
Rafale deal controversy

Rafale deal: French anti-corruption NGO files complaint in France, demands probe

While the battle over allegations of corruption in Rafale deal rages in India, with the Narendra Modi government stoutly resisting demands for any kind...

Congress chief Rahul Gandhi challenges PM Modi to debate on Rafale deal

As Chhattisgarh second phase voting is approaching both Rahul Gandhi and PM Modi are seen addressing rallies in Chattisgarh. While addressing a rally in...
Rafale deal controversy

Rafale deal: SC reserves its order on petitions challenging the deal and seeking court-monitored...

The Supreme Court today (Wednesday, November 14) reserved its judgment on pleas challenging the deal for procurement of 36 Rafale fighter jets from France...

Rafale deal: Reports find loopholes in Centre’s explanation submitted to Supreme Court

Several reports have pointed out gaps and loopholes in Narendra Modi government’s submission to the Supreme Court (SC) giving details of the process by...

Negotiated Rafale deal for a year, says Centre in documents submitted to SC

The Rafale deal was announced first and negotiated later, going by Centre’s submission in the Supreme Court today (Monday, November 12). India negotiated the deal...
Rafale Deal

Rafale deal: Explain choice of offset partner, give us details of pricing in 10...

The Narendra Modi government, which has so far focused on rhetoric rather than answer questions being raised about the controversial Indo-France Rafale deal, was...
Buying fighter jets from abroad cheaper than manufacturing them at HAL, says Def Min

Buying fighter jets from abroad cheaper than manufacturing them at HAL, says Def Min

Manufacturing fighter jets at India’s public sector unit Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) is costlier than buying them from the the original equipment manufacturer (OEM)...
Rafale deal: obligatory for Dassault to accept Reliance, says another document

Rafale deal: obligatory for Dassault to accept Reliance, says another document

Documents featured in a French aviation blog raise more questions about Dassault Aviation’s and Modi government’s assertions that the choice of Reliance for offset...
Reliance has 10 percent of offset investment in Rafale deal: Dassault CEO

Reliance has 10 percent of offset investment in Rafale deal: Dassault CEO

Dassault Aviation's joint venture with Reliance represents around 10 percent of the obligatory offset investments under the Rafale jet deal, Dassault CEO Eric Trappier...
Rafale deal: Accepting Reliance was imperative and obligatory, says French report

Rafale deal: Accepting Reliance was imperative and obligatory, says French report

On the eve of Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman’s visit to France and a day after Supreme Court asked Centre for details of the decision...
Rafale Deal

Rafale deal: Supreme Court asks Govt to give details of process of decision making

Modi government was today (Wednesday, Oct 10) spared being served a notice on Rafale deal, but its plea to reject the PIL was dismissed...

Rafale deal: Another petition filed in Supreme Court, to be heard on October...

A fresh petition on India’s deal with France for purchase of Rafale fighter jet was filed in the Supreme Court today (Monday, October 8). The...
BJP would win if elections were held now, Modi most acceptable PM says a survey

BJP would win if elections were held now, Modi most acceptable PM says a...

Modi government would return to power but with a reduced margin if Lok Sabha elections are held now, says a survey by ABP News...
Rafale deal: Congress goes to CVC while Modi govt says everything except answer queries

Rafale deal: Congress goes to CVC while Modi govt says everything except answer queries

A Congress delegation on Monday, September 24, met the Central Vigilance Commissioner (CVC) to demand registration of a case in the alleged scam in...
“BJP avoiding questions on Rafale in the name of national security”

“BJP avoiding questions on Rafale in the name of national security”

Panellists feel the government must make the deal clearer to the public without compromising security interests Congress president Rahul Gandhi and BJP have been trading...
Rafale deal

Rafale deal: French Govt, Dassault refute ex French Prez Hollande’s reported statement, he stands...

The bombshell of former French President Francois Hollande’s reported statement about Indian government proposing Reliance as Dassault’s partner company for offset contract set off...
Opposition renews call for JPC probe after Hollande bombshell

Opposition renews call for JPC probe after Hollande bombshell

Speakers discuss deal, want to know why HAL was left out and how cost of aircraft increased four-fold, while government takes credit for landing...
Former HAL chief had nailed Def Min Sitharaman’s lie, she must quit: Rahul Gandhi

Former HAL chief had nailed Def Min Sitharaman’s lie, she must quit: Rahul Gandhi

Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday, September 20, attacked defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman, demanding her resignation for ‘lying’ about HAL’s capability to build Rafale...
Rafale deal: Congress approaches CAG with documents, asks for thorough probe

Rafale deal: Congress approaches CAG with documents, asks for thorough probe

Escalating its attack on Narendra Modi government over the alleged scam in Rafale deal, the Congress on Wednesday, September 19, submitted some “facts and...
“Sufficient funds should be available for defence needs”

“Sufficient funds should be available for defence needs”

Mudda discusses the ongoing row over Rafale jet fighters deal; panellist says India spending more than double of what Qatar is to procure the...
Rafale deal: Rahul Gandhi’s JPC challenge to Arun Jaitley’s charge of peddling lies

Rafale deal: Rahul Gandhi’s JPC challenge to Arun Jaitley’s charge of peddling lies

The controversy over Rafale deal revived once again on Wednesday with Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and Congress led by Rahul Gandhi sparring over the...
Modi govt bypassed contract and price negotiation committees in Rafale deal: Chidambaram

Modi govt bypassed contract and price negotiation committees in Rafale deal: Chidambaram

Former finance minister and Congress leader P Chidambaraam on Saturday, August 25, attacked the Narendra Modi government over the Rafale fighter aircraft purchase deal,...
Anil Ambani files defamation suit against Congress leaders, say reports

Anil Ambani files defamation suit against Congress leaders, say reports

Anil Ambani's Reliance Defence has filed a defamation suit against Congress leaders Randeep Singh Surjewala, Prithviraj Chavan, Sanjay Nirupam, Abhishek Manu Singhvi and others...
PMO running all ministries, ministers have no work: Yashwant Sinha and Arun Shourie

PMO running all ministries, ministers have no work: Yashwant Sinha and Arun Shourie

Former ministers in the first NDA government led by Atal Behari Vajpayee, Arun Shourie and Yashwant Sinha on Saturday, August 11, questioned the manner...
Monsoon session: Uproar over Rafale deal, Congress demands JPC probe

Monsoon session: Uproar over Rafale deal, Congress demands JPC probe

Opposition parties on the last day of Parliament’s monsoon session raised the issue of alleged scam in Rafale deal and demanded answers from the...

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