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Thursday, May 28, 2020



France: 64-year-old man accidentally ejects out of Rafale jet at 1,300 ft

April 14, 2020 5:28 pm

Following the debacle, the pilot prevented himself from being automatically ejected along with the man and was able to land the plane on the runway despite loss of the cockpit canopy during the accidental ejection of the other man. 

Three Rafale jets handed over to IAF by France: Govt

November 20, 2019 9:21 pm

"Three Rafale fighter aircraft have been handed over to the Indian Air Force (IAF) till date which are being used for training of IAF pilots and technicians in France," Minister of State for Defence Shripad Naik said in reply to a question in Lok Sabha.

Prashant Bhushan, Arun Shourie call for CBI probe into Rafale fighter jet deal

November 16, 2019 2:50 am

On Thursday, the Supreme Court bench headed by CJI Ranjan Gogoi turned down petitions seeking a review of its 2018 decision on the matter.

Congress targets PM Modi over Rafale deal again

November 16, 2019 2:43 am

Calling the BJP’s jubilation “premature”, Congress leader Prithviraj Chavan said the “saffron party had celebrated without going into the details” of the SC’s latest verdict.

Could have struck at Balakot from India if we had Rafale: Rajnath Singh

October 15, 2019 10:27 am

Rajnath Singh reiterated that the fighter planes were meant only for self-defence and not for aggression.

'Everything he did was right': Sitharaman defends Rafale 'Shastra Puja' by Rajnath

October 11, 2019 4:33 pm

On October 8, the Defence Minister had performed a traditional "Shastra Puja" on the occasion of Vijaya Dashami in France.

Top news today evening: Govt staff's DA hiked, 2019 Chemistry Nobel awarded and more

October 09, 2019 7:03 pm

From the government increasing the Dearness Allowance to 2019 Nobel Prize in Chemistry awarded to 3 scientists, here are the top news evening headlines.

Rafale engine manufacturer tells Rajnath: Don't terrorise us on tax

October 09, 2019 6:42 pm

Rajnath is on a three-day visit to France, which will cover a tour of a facility owned by French multinational Safran - the company which produces the engines for the Rafale fighter jets.

'It's a deterrent, not a sign of aggression': Rajnath after Rafale sortie

October 08, 2019 9:08 pm

While the formal handover ceremony took place today, the first batch of four Rafale jets will fly to their home base in India by May 2020.

Rajnath Singh in France, will induct India's first Rafale fighter jet

October 08, 2019 9:14 am

Rajnath Sigh tweeted, "This great nation is India’s important strategic partner and our special relationship goes far beyond the realm of formal ties. My visit to France is aimed at expanding the existing strategic partnership between both the countries."


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

December 12, 2018 2:22 pm

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.