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CAG says offset obligations under Rafale deal yet to be fulfilled; 'opening can of worms?' asks Congress' P Chidambaram
India

CAG says offset obligations under Rafale deal yet to be fulfilled; 'opening can of worms?' asks Congress' P Chidambaram

The Dassault Aviation is the manufacturer of the Rafale jets while MBDA supplied the missile systems for the aircraft

From Rajnath Singh's stern message to China to Smriti Irani's 'defining day', how politicos reacted to Rafale induction
India

From Rajnath Singh's stern message to China to Smriti Irani's 'defining day', how politicos reacted to Rafale induction

Rajnath Singh, who was at Thursday's induction ceremony along with Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria, said national security is a major priority for India and it is determined to protect its territory

Rafale Induction Ceremony: First batch of fighter jets inducted to IAF's 'Golden Arrows' squadron at Ambala airbase
India

Rafale Induction Ceremony: First batch of fighter jets inducted to IAF's 'Golden Arrows' squadron at Ambala airbase

A traditional water cannon salute was given to the Rafale fleet before its ceremonial induction into the 17 Squadron of the IAF

Rafale jets, in ode to former Indian Air Force chief BS Dhanoa, to have tail numbers with BS initials
India

Rafale jets, in ode to former Indian Air Force chief BS Dhanoa, to have tail numbers with BS initials

Six Rafale trainer aircraft will carry RB series tail numbers which stand for Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria, the current Chief of Air Staff who played a key role as lead negotiator for the mega deal.

'We would have eliminated terror camps in Balakot sitting in India if we had Rafale jets', claims Rajnath Singh in poll-bound Haryana
Politics

'We would have eliminated terror camps in Balakot sitting in India if we had Rafale jets', claims Rajnath Singh in poll-bound Haryana

Rajnath Singh took a thinly veiled jibe at Pakistan, claiming that if India had gotten the Rafale jets sooner, then India would not have gone to Pakistan for conducting the Balakot airstrike

Rajnath Singh faces heat for 'Shastra Puja' of Rafale jet: Besides India, Russia also performs religious ceremonies to inaugurate weapons
India

Rajnath Singh faces heat for 'Shastra Puja' of Rafale jet: Besides India, Russia also performs religious ceremonies to inaugurate weapons

Defence minister Rajnath Singh came under fire for performing ‘Shastra puja’ while inducting the first of the 36 Rafale jets in the French port city of Bordeaux

Rajnath Singh flies sortie after receiving first Rafale jet in France, says India to receive 18 aircrafts by February 2021
India

Rajnath Singh flies sortie after receiving first Rafale jet in France, says India to receive 18 aircrafts by February 2021

Defence minister Rajnath Singh flew a sortie in the Rafale jet after receiving a symbolic handover of the aircraft at Merignac in the Bordeaux province of France

Defence minister Rajnath Singh to leave for two-day France visit today; will meet President Emmanuel Macron tomorrow
India

Defence minister Rajnath Singh to leave for two-day France visit today; will meet President Emmanuel Macron tomorrow

Union Defence minister Rajnath Singh will embark on a two-day visit to France on Monday. During his visit, he will receive the first of 36 Rafale fighter jets manufactured for India.

Rajnath Singh to perform 'Shastra Puja' on Dussehra after receiving first Rafale jet at France's Bordeaux
India

Rajnath Singh to perform 'Shastra Puja' on Dussehra after receiving first Rafale jet at France's Bordeaux

Though Singh will receive the first of the 36 Rafale jets on Tuesday, the first batch of four aircraft will come to India only by May next year.

IAF demand for 200 more planes rendered redundant by fall in conventional war, rise of cyberspace conflict
India

IAF demand for 200 more planes rendered redundant by fall in conventional war, rise of cyberspace conflict

The fighter plane is a 100-year-old technology, having been first used in World War I in 1914.

Days after taking to the sky in Tejas aircraft, Rajnath Singh to fly sortie in Rafale fighter jet on 8 Oct during France visit
India

Days after taking to the sky in Tejas aircraft, Rajnath Singh to fly sortie in Rafale fighter jet on 8 Oct during France visit

Top military brass of France as well as senior officials of Dassault Aviation, the makers of Rafale, will also be present at the handing over ceremony.

Rajnath Singh to take delivery of first Rafale jet: Modi govt nails messaging, optics by picking defence minister for France visit
India

Rajnath Singh to take delivery of first Rafale jet: Modi govt nails messaging, optics by picking defence minister for France visit

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh flying to France to oversee thee handing over of the first lot of Rafale fighter jets on 8 October to the Indian Air Force has special significance.

IAF's 'Golden Arrows' 17 Squadron to be resurrected today, set to be first unit to fly multi-role Rafale jets
India

IAF's 'Golden Arrows' 17 Squadron to be resurrected today, set to be first unit to fly multi-role Rafale jets

The Indian Air Force on Tuesday is expected to resurrect its 'Golden Arrows' 17 Squadron which will be the first unit to fly the multi-role Rafale fighter jets

First Rafale jet to reach India next month, confirms French president Emmanuel Macron during meeting with Narendra Modi
India

First Rafale jet to reach India next month, confirms French president Emmanuel Macron during meeting with Narendra Modi

French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday (local time) confirmed that the first Rafale aircraft will reach India by next month

Rajnath Singh, IAF chief BS Dhanoa to visit France next month to take delivery of first Rafale fighter jet
India

Rajnath Singh, IAF chief BS Dhanoa to visit France next month to take delivery of first Rafale fighter jet

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa are set to travel to Paris next month to receive the first of 36 Rafale fighter jets for the Indian Air Force, government sources said

Break-in at IAF’s Rafale project management team's office in Paris points to possible espionage attempt, say defence sources
India

Break-in at IAF’s Rafale project management team's office in Paris points to possible espionage attempt, say defence sources

Unidentified persons broke into the Indian Rafale project management team office in France on Sunday night in a possible espionage attempt to steal data related to the aircraft critical to India's national security plans

'PMO monitoring Rafale deal doesn't amount to parallel negotiations,' Centre files fresh affidavit in SC, says case will harm national security
India

'PMO monitoring Rafale deal doesn't amount to parallel negotiations,' Centre files fresh affidavit in SC, says case will harm national security

The government in its Saturday response held that the apex court's December 2018 judgement was correct and held that unsubstantiated media reports and/or part internal file notings deliberately projected in a selective manner cannot form the basis for review.

Govt says Le Monde report linking Rafale deal with Reliance tax relief in France making 'conjectural connection'
Politics

Govt says Le Monde report linking Rafale deal with Reliance tax relief in France making 'conjectural connection'

India's defence ministry has said that the French media report linking a tax exemption given to a Reliance subsidiary and the Rafale fighter jet deal between the countries was inaccurate.

SC dismisses Centre's claim of 'privilege' over Rafale documents: Here's the full text of apex court's judgment
India

SC dismisses Centre's claim of 'privilege' over Rafale documents: Here's the full text of apex court's judgment

The apex court said it will fix the date for hearing of the review petitions on Rafale deal in a separate order. It has said that "as far as the question of hearing of review plea on Rafale judgement is concerned, it will give a detailed hearing later on."

Rafale row: Setback for Narendra Modi govt as SC rules ‘stolen’ documents, media reports admissible proof in case
India

Rafale row: Setback for Narendra Modi govt as SC rules ‘stolen’ documents, media reports admissible proof in case

The Centre had submitted that the privilege documents on Rafale were procured by petitioners in an illegal way and used to support their review petitions against the 14 December, 2018 judgment of the apex court