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Rafale jet deal


First Rafale delivery in September 2019 as per schedule: Ajay Kumar

July 13, 2019 7:11 pm

The first Rafale fighter jet will be delivered in September, Ajay Kumar, secretary to the department of defence production, said. French Ambassador to India, Alexandre Ziegler had early this month assured that the first Rafale fighter aircraft will be delivered within two months and will be "perfectly on time".

Rafale verdict: Supreme Court assures it will look into requests to hear review pleas

February 22, 2019 2:32 am

The court noted that besides the review petitions, there was also an application filed by the Centre seeking correction in the judgment. Bhushan pointed out that he had also filed an application seeking perjury charges against the government.

Rahul attacks PM on Pulwama: 'No shaheed status to jawans, Rs 30000 cr to Anil Ambani'

February 21, 2019 3:02 pm

The Congress has long since alleged that the ruling government has committed a scam by escalating the price of the deal and also in awarding the contract to Ambani's Reliance Defence.

Why buy 36 Rafale jets when Air Force wanted 126: Chidambaram

January 19, 2019 6:55 am

Chidambaram's comments in the wake of new revelations in a media report on Rafale deal, which claims that PM Modi's decision to buy 36 aircraft instead of 126 pushed the price of each jet up by 41.42%.

Rafale deal: Supreme Court verdict on pleas seeking probe today

December 14, 2018 7:33 am

The bench of Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi and Justices S K Kaul and K M Joseph will give its ruling at 10.30 am.

Yashwant Sinha, Arun Shourie, Prashant Bhushan move SC, seek CBI probe into Rafale jet deal

October 25, 2018 11:52 am

The petitioners said they had collected some “evidence” and approached the CBI on October 4, seeking registration of an FIR and a probe into the case of “criminal misconduct” by “high-ranking public servants”.

Explained | Rafale aircraft deal: What Supreme Court seeks, and what is known

October 11, 2018 8:14 am

When commercial bids were opened in 2012, Rafale came as the ‘L-1’ or lowest bidder, which led to the process of negotiations being started with Dassault, the maker of Rafale.

Rafale deal row: Supreme Court to hear pleas tomorrow

October 09, 2018 3:41 am

A bench of Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi and Justices S K Kaul and K M Joseph, before which the petition came up for hearing, tagged it with another petition already fixed for hearing on October 10.

View from the Right: Rahul and Rafale

October 03, 2018 12:30 am

The editorial in Panchjanya calls Rahul “over excited” on the issue, and says his aggressiveness has created panic for other Congress leaders.

Defence Ministry officer’s views part of our Rafale discussions: Government

September 28, 2018 6:54 am

As reported by The Indian Express, the CNC was headed by the Deputy Chief of the IAF and had JS & AM (Air) as its member. It held 14 rounds of negotiations with a team of French officials.