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Air force has strong deployments along LAC, says IAF chief; a look at role of air power in countering Chinese threat
India

Air force has strong deployments along LAC, says IAF chief; a look at role of air power in countering Chinese threat

The IAF chief said the force has made 'very strong' deployments in all relevant areas in view of the five-month-long border standoff with China

Flight Lieutenant Shivangi Singh to be first woman pilot to join Rafale fleet, to make drastic shift from IAF's oldest MiG-21 Bison
India

Flight Lieutenant Shivangi Singh to be first woman pilot to join Rafale fleet, to make drastic shift from IAF's oldest MiG-21 Bison

Flight Lieutenant Shivangi Singh currently flies the force’s oldest jet MiG-21 Bison and is undergoing conversion training before she moves to the Rafale fighter 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

French defence minister Florence Parly to visit India on 10 Sep to attend Rafale induction ceremony
India

French defence minister Florence Parly to visit India on 10 Sep to attend Rafale induction ceremony

The first batch of five Rafale jets arrived in India on 29 July, nearly four years after India signed an inter-governmental agreement with France

Rahul Gandhi attacks govt over Rafale deal; BJP hits back, says Congress leader welcome to fight 2024 election on it
Politics

Rahul Gandhi attacks govt over Rafale deal; BJP hits back, says Congress leader welcome to fight 2024 election on it

Rahul Gandhi claimed 'money was stolen from the Indian exchequer in Rafale' and also quoted Mahatma Gandhi

Rafale jets will give India strategic advantage in aerial combat with China, says ex-IAF chief BS Dhanoa
India

Rafale jets will give India strategic advantage in aerial combat with China, says ex-IAF chief BS Dhanoa

Dhanoa said the Dassault Rafale, with its electronic warfare suite and manoeuvrability, will be able to use the mountainous terrain in Tibet to its advantage

India to get first batch of five Rafale jets from France on Wednesday; to be stationed at Ambala base
India

India to get first batch of five Rafale jets from France on Wednesday; to be stationed at Ambala base

Officials said the jets are likely to be deployed in Ladakh sector as part of IAF's efforts to enhance its operational capabilities along LAC with China

Ambala, Hasimara Rafale bases strategically selected to address Pakistan and China, optimise limited resources
India

Ambala, Hasimara Rafale bases strategically selected to address Pakistan and China, optimise limited resources

It is important to keep in mind that these Rafale squadrons are only filling the gaps and not an addition to the sanctioned IAF strength.

IAF top brass to discuss India-China border situation, rapid Rafale deployment in 22-23 July meet
India

IAF top brass to discuss India-China border situation, rapid Rafale deployment in 22-23 July meet

The IAF chief and top commanders will have forward deployments in eastern Ladakh and operationalisation of the Rafale jets on the agenda

'Shame, shame!': Opposition unites to lambast Ranjan Gogoi as ex-CJI takes oath in Rajya Saba; Congress, BSP stage walkout
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'Shame, shame!': Opposition unites to lambast Ranjan Gogoi as ex-CJI takes oath in Rajya Saba; Congress, BSP stage walkout

Ex-CJI Ranjan Gogoi took take oath as Rajya Sabha member in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah. Even as he was being administered the oath, opposition members shouted 'shame' and 'deal' and later walked out in protest

Air force transported 625 tonnes of new currency notes to various parts of India post demonetisation, says ex-Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa
India

Air force transported 625 tonnes of new currency notes to various parts of India post demonetisation, says ex-Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa

Former Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa has said that after demonetisation in 2016, the Indian Air Force (IAF) transported 625 tonnes of new currency notes to various parts of the country

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.

At poll rally in Jharkhand, Union minister Rajnath Singh says no power can stop construction of Ram Temple at Ayodhya
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At poll rally in Jharkhand, Union minister Rajnath Singh says no power can stop construction of Ram Temple at Ayodhya

Addressing a poll meeting at Pandu in Bishrampur Assembly constituency, Rajnath Singh also noted that the Rafale fighter jets, acquired by the country from France, were capable of destroying terror camps across the border

Delhi BJP protests near AAP office after SC declines to review ruling on Rafale deal, demands apology for 'baseless allegations'
India

Delhi BJP protests near AAP office after SC declines to review ruling on Rafale deal, demands apology for 'baseless allegations'

The Delhi unit of Bharatiya Janata Party on Saturday protested near the Aam Aadmi Party office against the "baseless allegations" levelled by the party in the Rafale jet deal

SC verdict on Rafale deal serves body blow to Congress' concocted campaign; party must seriously rethink strategy
Politics

SC verdict on Rafale deal serves body blow to Congress' concocted campaign; party must seriously rethink strategy

In the Rafale case, a bench comprising Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justices SK Kaul and KM Joseph said, 'We find the review petitions are without any merit.'

'Narendra Modi speaks of moon mission, Article 370, but silent on farmers' plight, jobs,' says Rahul Gandhi at Vidarbha rally
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'Narendra Modi speaks of moon mission, Article 370, but silent on farmers' plight, jobs,' says Rahul Gandhi at Vidarbha rally

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday called Prime Minister Narendra Modi a 'loudspeaker' of certain industrialists, and said his strategy was like that of a pickpocket who diverts attention to steal

Maharashtra polls: Infighting, lack of course correction in Opposition ranks may hand BJP-Shiv Sena easy win
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Maharashtra polls: Infighting, lack of course correction in Opposition ranks may hand BJP-Shiv Sena easy win

The Congress in Maharashtra appears to be plagued by infighting and even the takeover by Sonia Gandhi as interim president does not appear to have helped matters

'Will talk about kaam ki baat, not Mann ki Baat': Rahul Gandhi slams Narendra Modi over economic slowdown at Haryana's Nuh
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'Will talk about kaam ki baat, not Mann ki Baat': Rahul Gandhi slams Narendra Modi over economic slowdown at Haryana's Nuh

At a rally in Haryana's Nuh district, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, accusing him of taking money from the poor and giving it away to rich businessmen.

Rahul Gandhi in Mumbai: Congress leader says BJP leaders 'feel guilt' over Rafale deal, slams Fadnavis govt over PMC scam
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Rahul Gandhi in Mumbai: Congress leader says BJP leaders 'feel guilt' over Rafale deal, slams Fadnavis govt over PMC scam

Rahul Gandhi also accused the BJP of 'dividing and looting' the country like the British did in pre-Independence period.