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Fifth Column: Rafale was reckless campaign, Congress has to focus on chinks in Modi's armour

Nehru’s economic policies may have taken us down the wrong road but it says something for him that not even ‘rightist’ Mr Modi has been able to step away from the socialist road. What he has stepped away from is Nehru’s political legacy, which was his deep commitment to the fundamental principles of democracy.

Delhi BJP protests near AAP office after SC clean chit in Rafale case

The party workers raised slogans against AAP, demanding an apology from them for trying to "malign the image" of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.


Rafale verdict: IAF ex-chief BS Dhanoa says ruling vindicates govt position

“It is a welcome verdict, vindicating the government’s position... We are happy that finally the controversy is buried. The controversy was created for political gains,” he said.

Rafale, Sabarimala review petitions: CJI-led bench to pass judgment tomorrow

The verdict in the Sabarimala case will come just days before the Sabarimala temple opens November 17 for the annual Mandalam-Makaravilakku festival, a two-month long season during which crores of devotees mainly from the southern states come to offer prayers.

NSA-level meet today, France keen to sell second batch of 36 Rafales

Sources said that the meeting at the level of NSA will be the first high-level contact a week after Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Macron held bilateral talks in Paris, and then again met in Biarritz during the G-7 summit.

Modi and I have discussed Kashmir, will tell Imran to settle it bilaterally: French's Macron

Macron said that he had discussed Kashmir with Modi, and called for stability while stressing that no one should incite violence over this issue. He also called for the rights of people to be maintained. Prime Minister Modi, however, did not refer to Kashmir in his statement to the media.


No question of FIR registration or CBI probe into Rafale deal: Centre to SC

The Centre, which sought dismissal of petitions seeking review of the December 14 last year said CAG report "belied" the main arguments of petitioners regarding alleged "exorbitant price" of the jets.

Break-in reported at IAF Rafale team’s Paris office

The matter is currently under investigation of and no documents were reported stolen.

If Modi becomes PM again, it will have a lot to do with Congress misjudging the national mood

There was a time when the Gandhis could win elections on their vaunted charisma. That time has gone.

Rafale case: Supreme Court reserves verdict on pleas challenging its Dec 14 judgment

Rejecting the allegations Thursday, the centre stated that the application for perjury filed by the review petitioners was “completely misconceived” and that their stand was “vacillating and self-contradictory”.

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Express Eye for Detail: CBI vs CBI, AIADMK MLAs to stay disqualified, and Kohli reaches another milestone

In this episode of Express Eye for Detail, a look at the battle within the CBI, the AIADMK gets a breather and Virat Kohli becomes the fastest batsman to reach the 10,000-run mark.

What were the cases CBI Director Alok Verma was investigating before he was sent on leave

The CBI director, Alok Verma, was investigating several key cases, including a complaint about the controversial Rafale deal, when the government suddenly sent him on leave.


Rafale deal couldn't take place without Reliance, says report

A report has claimed a top official of Dassault Aviation said in 2017 that a joint venture with Anil Ambani’s Reliance group was a condition to win the 36 jet Rafale deal.

Explained | The Rafale Deal Controversy

The Opposition parties have alleged that the NDA government bought 36 Rafale fighter aircraft, built by Dassault Aviation of France, under a direct government-to-government agreement at a much higher price than the one that was being negotiated for 126 aircraft by the previous UPA government under an open tender.

Francois Hollande's visit aims at strengthening relations: French Ambassador

New Delhi, Jan 22 (ANI): France Ambassador to India Francois Richier on Friday said France President François Hollande's second visit to India would be a great occasion to strengthen India-France relations. He added that there were several agendas such as energy restoration, space projects that would be the prime agenda of the talk. On the Rafale deal, Richier said discussions are going on and the outcome was yet not known. He added that there would also be an internal meeting with Congress supremo Sonia Gandhi. Regarding the threat received on Hollande's visit, Richier said it was being investigated and such threats are just to create disorder.