No need to discuss Rafale deal pricing, says Supreme Court; Prashant Bhushan says matter not related to national security
The initial arguments in the case are being commenced by advocate Manohar Lal Sharma, who told the court that the Rafale deal was "illegal" and sought an investigation in the matter.
Dassault Aviation issues fourth defence of Rafale deal: French firm has even dismissed François Hollande's claims in the past
Dassault Aviation — the manufacturer of the Rafale jet — has, for the third time in three months, issued a clarification about the deal to sell 36 of its combat aircraft to India.
Rafale deal: Dassault CEO Eric Trappier rubbishes Rahul Gandhi's claim; Congress says dictated interviews, lies can't suppress scam
Denying Rahul Gandhi's charge of 'lying', Dassault Aviation Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Eric Trappier said that he was 'little bit sad' on the former's words as he has a long history of doing business with India even under the Congress rule.
Rafale deal: Rahul Gandhi slams Narendra Modi on Twitter, claims govt treating cost of fighter jets like 'national secret'
Rahul said that many including Modi, Anil Ambani, Francois Hollande, Emmanuel Macron and others are all aware of the costs of the Rafale deal, but yet none are disclosing the same to the Supreme Court.
Rafale deal row: Rahul Gandhi says Dassault CEO lying to protect Narendra Modi, claims PM will not survive inquiry
Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Friday launched a new attack against the BJP government over the Rafale deal, alleging that Anil Ambani owned Reliance Defense got kickbacks from Dassault. He claimed that the Dassault CEO Eric Trappier was lying to protect Narendra Modi.
Rafale deal: Dassault CEO Eric Trappier says Indian govt didn't force company to choose Reliance as partner
Dassault Aviation CEO Eric Trappier said the company chose Reliance Defence as its partner for the Rafale deal as it had land near the airport on the outskirts of Nagpur, where they could set up a production facility.
Rafale row: Dassault unions' documents put up by French aviation blog threaten to spark fresh controversy
New document published by a French aviation website may raise new questions on Dassault Aviations stand that it freely chose India’s Reliance Group as offset partner in the Rafale deal.
Claiming that the Rafale deal was the biggest scam in the history of the country, Congress reiterated demand for setting up a Joint Parliamentary Committee to look into it.
Rafale row: As Rahul Gandhi's search for scam takes him to HAL, two reports reveal how Congress ignored reforms in PSU
Rahul Gandhi should ask former defence minister AK Antony about the two HAL reports of 2010 and 2012 before formulating his strategy of involving the defence company in his arduous search for a 'scam' in Rafale deal
Rafale row: 'Explosive' documents raze Rahul Gandhi’s claims, only reinforce Modi government’s stand
Congress president Rahul Gandhi doesn’t believe in responsible politics and has little regard for facts or data.
Nirmala Sitharaman visits Rafale manufacturing facility in France, seeks updates from Dassault Aviation officials
Nirmala Sitharaman arrived in Paris Thursday on a three-day visit in the midst of a massive controversy over the procurement of 36 Rafale jets under a Rs 58,000 crore government-to-government deal between India and France.
Rafale deal: Joint venture with Reliance Group represents just 10% of offset, says Dassault CEO Eric Trappier
Dassault Aviation's joint venture with Reliance represents around 10 percent of the offset investments under the Rafale jet deal, Dassault CEO Eric Trappier told AFP, informing that the company is in talks with about 100 Indian firms, including around 30 with which it has already confirmed partnerships
Amid Rafale controversy, manufacturer Dassault Aviation releases statement, says it 'freely chose to partner with Reliance Group'
Amidst the Rafale fighter jet deal controversy in India, Dassault Aviation, the company manufacturing the aircraft has come out with an official statement clarifying on the pact with the Indian government.
Internal Dassault document reveals Rafale offset deal was a 'trade-off', 'imperative and obligatory', claims Shashi Tharoor, citing French media reports
Tharoor's tweet came when the Congress continued targetting Modi government over Rafale deal. The party accused the Centre on Wednesday of "manipulating" the process of Rafale fighter jet agreement by "punishing" bureaucrats who raised objections to the deal and rewarding "obliging officials".
Rafale row: Nirmala Sitharaman’s visit to France, spate of media interviews indicate govt’s resolve to win battle of perception
Nirmala Sitharaman’s visit to France amid the huge political row is aimed at reinforcing the perception that the government has nothing to be defensive about on this issue.
Sanjay Singh's petition questioned how the figure of 36 Rafale fighter jets was arrived at "without the formalities associated with such a highly sensitive defence procurement".
Rafale row: Prashant Bhushan, Arun Shourie meet CBI director, demand probe into 'corruption' in aircraft deal
French company Dassault Aviation, the makers of Rafale, had chosen Reliance Defence as its partner to fulfill offset obligations of the deal.
To bag defence contracts be 'defaulter of Rs 45,000 cr': Rahul Gandhi mocks Narendra Modi govt over Rafale deal
The Rafale controversy took a new turn in September after Francois Hollande was quoted as saying that France was given "no choice" on selection of the Indian partner for Dassault Aviation, the manufacturer of Rafale jets.
Govt, IAF had no role in choosing offset partner in Rafale deal, it was Dassault's decision: Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa
Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa said that negotiations for the Rafale deal had reached such an advanced stage that "if we didn't go forward, we would have gone back six years".
Chidambaram said the UPA government had decided to buy 126 Rafale aircraft and entered into an agreement.