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Anil Ambani firm got 143.7 million euro tax waiver after Rafale deal announcement, claims French newspaper Le Monde
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Anil Ambani firm got 143.7 million euro tax waiver after Rafale deal announcement, claims French newspaper Le Monde

Reliance Communications rejected any wrongdoing and said the tax dispute was settled under legal framework which is available for all companies operating in France.

Rafale deal updates: How many lies to sustain 'sinking dynasty' asks Jaitley; Reliance Defence says Congress outraging over wrong letter
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Rafale deal updates: How many lies to sustain 'sinking dynasty' asks Jaitley; Reliance Defence says Congress outraging over wrong letter

Rafale deal LIVE updates: Union minister Arun Jaitley lashed out at Congress president Rahul Gandhi in a Facebook post. "How many lies are necessary to be peddled to save a sinking dynasty," he wrote.

Ahead of Lok Sabha polls, CAG report slams Centre for excess expenditure without Parliament approval
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Ahead of Lok Sabha polls, CAG report slams Centre for excess expenditure without Parliament approval

The CAG report revealed a failure of the accounting authorities from the highest to lowest levels to enforce accountability

Congress latches on to another report on Rafale, says Anil Ambani knew about MoU two weeks before Parrikar did
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Congress latches on to another report on Rafale, says Anil Ambani knew about MoU two weeks before Parrikar did

Stepping up attack following another investigative report on Rafale deal, the Congress party has now alleged that Narendra Modi's 'surprise' announcement on a government-to-government contract on the defence deal was an open secret to Anil Ambani's Reliance Group.

Rafale deal updates: BJP is compromising national security by protecting 'corrupt chowkidar', says Mayawati
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Rafale deal updates: BJP is compromising national security by protecting 'corrupt chowkidar', says Mayawati

Rafale deal updates: BSP president Mayawati on Monday also slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the Rafale deal. She said honesty, national interest, and national security is being compromised and ignored for the sake of the "chowkidar".

Full text of Supreme Court judgment on Rafale deal: Court dismisses all writ petitions relating to case
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Full text of Supreme Court judgment on Rafale deal: Court dismisses all writ petitions relating to case

The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed all petitions demanding a probe into the controversial Rafale fighter jet deal, asserting that the pricing and decision-making process of the deal were not in doubt

Rafale deal row: Opacity, rushed 'sealed cover', CAG's silence indicate Centre might be scrambling for cover
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Rafale deal row: Opacity, rushed 'sealed cover', CAG's silence indicate Centre might be scrambling for cover

The Centre's strategy in response to repeated attacks over its re-negotiation of the Rafale aircraft deal is getting curiouser and curiouser

Dassault Aviation issues fourth defence of Rafale deal: French firm has even dismissed François Hollande's claims in the past
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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 controversy: While UPA buried probe against Sanjay Bhandari, NDA did not act on evidence
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Rafale controversy: While UPA buried probe against Sanjay Bhandari, NDA did not act on evidence

Investigators gathered significant evidence during the 17-month long investigation to establish Bhandari’s connection with several foreign defence companies, politicians and even a certain powerful bureaucrat in the UPA's finance ministry.

BJP charging Rahul Gandhi of mahagatbandhan with Pakistan to oust Narendra Modi just does not wash
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BJP charging Rahul Gandhi of mahagatbandhan with Pakistan to oust Narendra Modi just does not wash

What we may say is that with the BJP’s failures becoming more cruelly exposed on two fronts — the promises to deliver on development and good governance, the party’s rhetoric is becoming shriller.

Rafale being a top class fighter isn't the question, its boondoggle of a purchase exercise most certainly is
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Rafale being a top class fighter isn't the question, its boondoggle of a purchase exercise most certainly is

The Rafale is a top class 4+-generation fighter. Perhaps even the best. But we are concerned with prices and pay-offs. If this is a given, we must be happy that we made a good purchase.

Hollande's Rafale shocker: Dassault claims it was free to pick Indian partner; Congress cries cronyism, collusion
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Hollande's Rafale shocker: Dassault claims it was free to pick Indian partner; Congress cries cronyism, collusion

Too many people have said too much on the hotly contentious Rafale Deal since former French President Franco Hollande indicated that the Indian government pushed Dassault to partner with Reliance Defence for the Rs 58,000 crore fighter jet deal.

Rafale jets controversy: Nirmala Sitharaman is right, UPA had serious doubts about HAL's capabilities
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Rafale jets controversy: Nirmala Sitharaman is right, UPA had serious doubts about HAL's capabilities

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said that the poor health of the State-owned HAL was partly responsible for the collapse of the Rafale deal under UPA

Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa's thumbs-up for Rafale jet has no relevance; no such thing as 'bad' fighter aircraft
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Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa's thumbs-up for Rafale jet has no relevance; no such thing as 'bad' fighter aircraft

We are way past the time for endorsements for the Rafale. We need to appreciate that there is more than one enemy at the gate and the IAF is relatively toothless

HAL's poor health, AK Antony’s 'unprecedented intervention' led to collapse of Rafale deal under UPA, says Nirmala Sitharaman
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HAL's poor health, AK Antony’s 'unprecedented intervention' led to collapse of Rafale deal under UPA, says Nirmala Sitharaman

Sitharaman said the weapon systems, avionics and other key add-ons to the Rafale aircraft, expected to be delivered beginning September 2019, will be "much superior" than that negotiated by the UPA

Doka La standoff exposed India's defence inadequacies: Why New Delhi must worry about its security apparatus
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Doka La standoff exposed India's defence inadequacies: Why New Delhi must worry about its security apparatus

The Doka La standoff began on 16 June, 2017, after Indian soldiers objected to China’s attempts at building a motorable road at the India-China-Bhutan tri-junction near Sikkim. This is a Bhutanese territory claimed by Beijing.

Rafale deal: French Defence Minister Jean Yves Le Drian to arrive in India
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Rafale deal: French Defence Minister Jean Yves Le Drian to arrive in India

Defence sources said if all goes well, the Inter Governmental Agreement (IGA) on rafale deal will be signed on 23 September.

Time for Manohar Parrikar to implement reforms in Ministry of Defence
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Time for Manohar Parrikar to implement reforms in Ministry of Defence

Having addressed a series of long-pending issues of modernisation and 'Make in India' initiatives, Union Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar can now seriously get down to the most critical reform related to professionalising the structures of the Ministry of Defence

Centre to decide on Rafale fighter jet deal only after March
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Centre to decide on Rafale fighter jet deal only after March

The ministry's Contract Negotiations Committee (CNC) should report back by early March, Parrikar told a media conference at the Aero India airshow in Bengaluru.

Defence ministry, Dassault to hold talks on aircraft deal
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Defence ministry, Dassault to hold talks on aircraft deal

Amid fears of delay in the 126 combat aircraft deal, Defence Ministry and French Dassault Rafale will hold talks on Friday to iron out differences between them over the responsibilities to be given to the state-run HAL in the contract estimated to be worth $15 billion.