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IAF's 17 Squadron to be resurrected Tuesday; to be first Rafale unit

The Rafale jets will come with various India-specific modifications, including Israeli helmet-mounted displays, radar warning receivers, low band jammers, 10-hour flight data recording, infra-red search and tracking systems among others.

France welcomes PM Modi's call for global conference on terrorism

The French ministers' remarks comes two days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi, during his trip to the Maldives called for a need of a 'global convention' or 'conference' on terrorism.


Anil Ambani to withdraw defamation suits against Congress, National Herald

The defamation suit filed against the National Herald pertained to an article published by it, titled 'Anil Ambani floated Reliance Defence 10 days before Modi announced Rafale deal'.

Rafale deal: SC reserves judgment on pleas seeking review of December order

A bench of Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi and Justices S K Kaul and K M Joseph gave the parties two weeks time to file written submissions, if any.

Rafale perjury plea: No facts hidden, negotiating team’s concerns addressed, says Govt

The court is due to hear Friday petitions seeking review of its December 14, 2018 judgment upholding the deal for purchase of 36 Rafale fighter jets from France.

Rahul Gandhi expresses regret on 'Chowkidar chor hai' jibe, says SC never used these words

Supreme Court Highlights: Congress president Rahul Gandhi filed his reply today after the apex court had sought an explanation from him for allegedly attributing to the top court certain remarks in its Rafale order.


Rafale controversy an 'Indian issue', says French diplomat

"For us, we believe the controversy over Rafale is an Indian issue. We have done all the process. We have gone through all the processes. And we know India has very specific need of such aircraft," Barbry said.

Explained: Setback for govt, SC order brings Rafale deal back in the picture

On the basis of these documents, the petitioners had sought a review of the Supreme Court's December 14, 2018 judgment that had rejected the plea for an investigation into allegations of corruption in the deal.

Out of my mind: Cong chances in a three-cornered fight

The surprise in the campaign is the failure of the Grand Alliance to emerge.

Rafale deal: Petitioners put national security at risk by leaking sensitive information, Centre tells SC

Last week, the government had threatened to invoke the Official Secrets Act and initiate “criminal action” against two publications which ran reports on the basis of these documents. It claimed that documents related to the Rafale fighter deal were “stolen” from the Ministry of Defence.

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What Rahul did right: It was not the promise of better governance

Congress President Rahul Gandhi is rightly being credited for the grand old party's victory in three crucial states in the Hindi heartland. But what did he do right? It was not the promise of better governance. Manoj CG explains what really worked.