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A false start and a Russian loan: Macron-Le Pen debate takeaways

April 21, 2022 2:10 pm

Televised debates have long featured in French elections and have yielded exchanges, one-liners and put-downs remembered by the public for years.

France announces minor cabinet reshuffle as minister Gourault steps down

March 06, 2022 1:37 pm

Nathalie Elimas, who was a junior minister within the Ministry for Education, will also leave the government, added the French presidency.

Mali's junta expels French ambassador as tensions mount

January 31, 2022 10:19 pm

The action puts into question a French-led anti-terrorist military operation present in Mali at the request of Malian leaders.

Two Afghans who trekked to France have lessons for evacuees

September 19, 2021 1:47 pm

The two Afghans don't know each other, but they share a fear-driven past: escaping their homeland on foot, bus, train or ferry and landing in a new country where they had no rights, not even the right to stay.

France's Nicolas Sarkozy faces jail term in campaign financing trial

June 23, 2021 10:45 am

Prosecutors said on March 10, 2012, eight weeks before the presidential election runoff, the campaign’s budget was already above the legal limit. The next day, Sarkozy held a giant rally at Villepinte, north of Paris, which alone cost 6 million euros.

French govt sets target of 10 K Indians as foreign students by 2020

June 01, 2017 11:43 pm

With an increasing number of Indian students getting enrolled in French universities, the French government has set a target of having 10,000 Indian students by 2020.

Rafale deal: France says no to offset, yes to Make in India

August 16, 2015 1:32 pm

India’s insistence on the offset clause, tweaking of weaponary technology and plans to set up two bases for Rafale fighter jets would lead to cost escalation.

France to issue tourist, business visas in 2 days

November 28, 2014 1:33 am

The French ambassador said eight more visa application centres will be opened across India from December 1.

France checks with Delhi Police on handling rape cases

October 29, 2013 2:03 am

Seven-member delegation comprising French govt spokesperson Najat Vallaud-Belkacem met police on October 25.

France wants tie-ups with NID,IIM-A

October 16, 2013 3:43 am

French government is keen to have tie-ups in research and design between India and France with a focus on the National Institute of Design