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Rafale row: Rahul Gandhi claims enough evidence available to prosecute Narendra Modi, terms Centre's stand on stolen files 'cover up'
India

Rafale row: Rahul Gandhi claims enough evidence available to prosecute Narendra Modi, terms Centre's stand on stolen files 'cover up'

The Congress chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala also alleged corruption and malfeasance in the Rafale fighter jet deal. He claimed that Modi misused his office to give "benefits" to Dassault Aviation.

Rafale row: War of words between AG, SC bench over stolen documents; next hearing on 14 March
India

Rafale row: War of words between AG, SC bench over stolen documents; next hearing on 14 March

After what was an intense round of arguments and counterarguments over the allegations of corruption the Rafale fighter jet deal, the Supreme Court Wednesday adjourned the hearing for 14 March.

Modi govt's Rafale deal €246.11 mn costlier than UPA's due to lack of bank guarantees from France, reports The Hindu
India

Modi govt's Rafale deal €246.11 mn costlier than UPA's due to lack of bank guarantees from France, reports The Hindu

The Hindu report said that the lack of bank guarantees from France made the cost of the Rafale deal negotiated by the NDA government more expensive by €246.11 million (around Rs 1,962 crore).

12 Mirage 2000 jets strike Pakistan: All you need to know about Dassault-made aircraft that played key role in Kargil war
India

12 Mirage 2000 jets strike Pakistan: All you need to know about Dassault-made aircraft that played key role in Kargil war

The Mirage 2000s have once again proven to be the hero of yet another operation by the Indian Air Force, the jets first gained prominence after what was reported to be their success in the 1999 Kargil war.

No scam in Rafale deal, fighter jets will be delivered to India in two years, says Dassault CEO Eric Trappier
India

No scam in Rafale deal, fighter jets will be delivered to India in two years, says Dassault CEO Eric Trappier

Eric Trappier said, “There is no scandal with Rafale. We were asked for 36 Rafale jets which we are going to deliver to India in the next two years. The first jet will be delivered this year in September and then one fighter jet will be given every month."

Saab proposes to make 96 Gripen jets in India to win IAF deal; likely to set up plant in Bengaluru or Hyderabad
Business

Saab proposes to make 96 Gripen jets in India to win IAF deal; likely to set up plant in Bengaluru or Hyderabad

Saab has tied up with resources conglomerate Adani Group to sell the single-engine planes to fulfill the condition of bidders having an Indian partner to be considered for the order.

CAG report doesn't acquit NDA's Rafale deal, but Rahul Gandhi's political immaturity has given BJP the advantage
Politics

CAG report doesn't acquit NDA's Rafale deal, but Rahul Gandhi's political immaturity has given BJP the advantage

Rahul Gandhi destroyed his chance by calling the CAG "Chowkidar Auditor General", its Rafale report "worthless" even before the report was tabled in Parliament.

CAG report on Rafale says NDA 2015 deal 2.86% cheaper than UPA's: Key terms, abbreviations and jargon explained
India

CAG report on Rafale says NDA 2015 deal 2.86% cheaper than UPA's: Key terms, abbreviations and jargon explained

CAG Report on Rafale deal explained: All you need to know about terms, abbreviations used in the audit report tabled in Parliament on Wednesday

CAG report highlights delivery of Rafale aircraft 'faster by a month' in current inter-governmental agreement
India

CAG report highlights delivery of Rafale aircraft 'faster by a month' in current inter-governmental agreement

The CAG report highlights that according to the original schedule offered by Dassault Aviation 18 aircraft were to be delivered between 37 to 50 months of signing of the contract. The next 18 were to be licensed produced in Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) and delivered between 49 to 72 months

No financial guarantees, weak legal recourse: CAG's Rafale report shows little options if contract breached
India

No financial guarantees, weak legal recourse: CAG's Rafale report shows little options if contract breached

The CAG report tabled in Parliament confirms that the Cabinet Committee on Security headed by Narendra Modi approved the Rafale deal even though France and Dassault Aviation had both refused to furnish bank guarantees or sovereign guarantees.

If Rafale deal was squeaky clean, why not allow JPC or CBI to launch inquiry and clear government's name?
India

If Rafale deal was squeaky clean, why not allow JPC or CBI to launch inquiry and clear government's name?

Media revelations in connection with the Rafale deal over the past few days have sent the government reeling

Congress calling on CAG to recuse himself from probing Rafale deal shows its callous disregard for institutions
India

Congress calling on CAG to recuse himself from probing Rafale deal shows its callous disregard for institutions

The Congress under Rahul has been launching relentless attack on public institutions.

Rafale explained: From letter of comfort to 'missing' bank guarantee, unmasking technical terms of deal
India

Rafale explained: From letter of comfort to 'missing' bank guarantee, unmasking technical terms of deal

To help readers understand where the government enjoys strong-footing and where it has failed to answer pointy questions, here is a low-down on the technical jargon associated with the debate on the issue.

Three news reports and a row: Ahead of Lok Sabha polls, Rafale deal shrouds BJP's campaign, gives impetus to Congress
India

Three news reports and a row: Ahead of Lok Sabha polls, Rafale deal shrouds BJP's campaign, gives impetus to Congress

A government-to-government agreement between India and France to procure 36 Rafale jets has all Opposition parties up in arms days before the biggest electorate event in the country. Ahead of the Lok Sabha elections 2019, where the ruling NDA alliance led by the Bharatiya Janata Party will be fighting to win another mandate at the Centre, the controversy around the Rafale deal has exploded to huge proportions.

Narendra Modi paid Dassault Rs 20,000 cr even before Rafale jets were delivered, but refused to pay dues of HAL: Rahul Gandhi
Politics

Narendra Modi paid Dassault Rs 20,000 cr even before Rafale jets were delivered, but refused to pay dues of HAL: Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi also shared a video of his statement outside parliament on Monday following Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's remarks dismissing "doubts" raised by the Congress on her statement on HAL

IAF to deploy Rafale jets in Haryana's Ambala, West Bengal's Hashimara; infrastructure assessment completed at both bases
India

IAF to deploy Rafale jets in Haryana's Ambala, West Bengal's Hashimara; infrastructure assessment completed at both bases

According to IAF officials, the first Rafale would be handed over to the Indian Air Force in September 2019 but it would be required to undergo intensive 1,500 hours of testing to validate the India Specific Enhancements on it.

SC verdict on Rafale: Dassault Aviation welcomes decision rejecting demand for probe into deal
India

SC verdict on Rafale: Dassault Aviation welcomes decision rejecting demand for probe into deal

Dassault Aviation on Friday welcomed the Supreme Court's ruling on the Rafale fighter jet deal, rejecting demands for any probe into the multi-billion dollar contract.

No 'scandal' in Rafale deal, says French ambassador to India; asks people to look at facts, not tweets
India

No 'scandal' in Rafale deal, says French ambassador to India; asks people to look at facts, not tweets

Ambassador of France to India Alexandre Ziegler Wednesday said there was no 'scandal' associated with the Rafale deal. Pointing out at the 'cooperation' and 'trust' shared between both India and France, he asked people to look at the facts.

HAL CEO says Rafale deal negotiations with Dassault Aviation went south due to disagreements over technology transfer
India

HAL CEO says Rafale deal negotiations with Dassault Aviation went south due to disagreements over technology transfer

The Opposition has launched an offensive on Narendra Modi and his government, alleging corruption and favouritism in the Rs 58,000-crore Rafale fighter jet deal

Congress claims 'fresh proof' in Rafale scam, says Narendra Modi's silence on issue will brew a 'massive storm' for govt
India

Congress claims 'fresh proof' in Rafale scam, says Narendra Modi's silence on issue will brew a 'massive storm' for govt

Congress leader Pawan Khera said Narendra Modi cannot escape his political and constitutional responsibility and accountability in the Rafale deal and that the only way for the truth to prevail is to order a JPC to investigate the "biggest defence scam" in India.