Rafale: A New Feather in Air Force's Wings?
Apr 18, 2015
इंटरनेशनल एजेंडा : रफाल पर सवाल?
Apr 13, 2015
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday May 27, 2015
Keeping up the offensive against the Modi government over the Rafale deal, Congress on Tuesday accused it of giving a go bye to its much-flaunted 'Make in India" programme while entering into an agreement for the purchase of the fighter jets from Fra...
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday May 26, 2015
Congress om Monday hit back at Manohar Parrikar for attacking his predecessor AK Antony, alleging that the Defence Minister was not kept in the loop by Prime Minister Narendra Modi when he clinched the high-profile Rafale fighter jet deal with French...
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday May 24, 2015
The Congress on Saturday claimed that Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government has put the national security at stake by drastically reducing defense sector spending.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday May 24, 2015
Congress on Saturday alleged non-transparency in the multi-crore Rafale deal and questioned the Centre's move to bypass defence procurement procedure in the absence of inter-governmental agreement with France.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday May 23, 2015
Former Defence Minister AK Antony today raised several questions over the Rafale fighter jet deal, wondering whether the Finance Ministry and Defence Acquisition Council were taken on board while clinching the agreement with France.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday May 19, 2015
Dassault Aviation will double production of its Rafale combat jet within two to three years of the completion of a planned sale to India, its chief executive said on Monday.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday May 17, 2015
French team constituted to negotiate the Rafale deal has arrived in India and talks can start anytime now, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said yesterday as he described the agreement as "one of the bold initiatives" of the Modi government.
Opinion | Mani Shankar Aiyar | Tuesday May 12, 2015
Is even one Rafale screw going to be manufactured in India?
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday May 6, 2015
India and France today decided to set up teams to work out details of the acquisition of 36 Rafale fighter jets in fly-away condition in a "time bound manner".
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday May 5, 2015
French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian will hold talks with his Indian counterpart Manohar Parrikar in New Delhi tomorrow to "launch negotiations" for the 36 Rafale fighter jets that India has decided to buy from France.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday May 5, 2015
After failing for years to win a single order for the Dassault-built Rafale fighter jet, France has scored a string of multi-billion-euro wins in recent weeks and is on a quest for more.
World News | Press Trust of India | Monday May 4, 2015
Ahead of French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian's visit to New Delhi this week, India has said that negotiations for buying 36 Rafale fighters off the shelf will commence this month and will be wrapped up in a time- bound manner.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday May 4, 2015
French President Francois Hollande arrived in Qatar today to oversee the signing of a multi-billion-euro deal to sell 24 Rafale fighter jets to the gas-rich emirate.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday May 4, 2015
Ahead of French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian's visit, India on Monday said that negotiations for the procurement of Rafale fighter jets for the Indian Air Force (IAF) will begin this month, and the multi-billion dollar deal will be finalised "...
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday May 3, 2015
Days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced purchase of 36 Rafale jets from France in fly-away condition, its Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian will be visiting India next week to "set up" negotiations for the crucial deal.
World News | Reuters | Thursday April 30, 2015
Qatar has agreed to buy 24 Dassault Aviation-built Rafale fighter jets in a deal worth $7 billion , the French government said today, as the Gulf Arab state looks to boost its military firepower amid regional instability.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday April 30, 2015
French group Dassault Aviation is poised to sign a lucrative deal with Qatar for 36 of its Rafale fighter jets, sources close to the negotiations said Thursday, the third foreign order this year.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday April 23, 2015
India and France today began 10-day naval exercise 'Varuna' that will see 12 Rafale fighter jets in action off the Goa coast along with a host of naval assets of both countries.
Opinion | Phiroze Vasunia | Tuesday April 21, 2015
Arms manufacturers of the world, rejoice. The government of India is your loyal friend. Not just this government, but the previous government too - the UPA as well as the NDA.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday April 18, 2015
Prime Minister Narendra Modi returned to New Delhi early this morning after a three-nation tour of France, Germany and Canada during which a number of key agreements were signed, including the supply of 36 Rafale fighter jets by France and uranium fr...
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday April 17, 2015
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today wrapped up his three-nation tour of France, Germany and Canada during which a number of important agreements were signed, which included the agreement for the supply of 36 Rafale fighter jets by France and uranium f...
India News | Reuters | Thursday April 16, 2015
Foreign fighter jet makers see a multi-billion dollar opportunity in India's decision to scale back purchases of high-end aircraft from France, which may free up cash in the world's largest arms importer to buy a new fleet of mid-range planes.
India News | Sudhi Ranjan Sen | Tuesday April 14, 2015
Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar has said that the decision to buy 126 fighter jets from France cleared by the previous Congress-led government, was not thought through properly. The purchase, he said, should not have been made through a global tend...
India News | NDTV.com | Tuesday April 14, 2015
In a special townhall, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley takes questions from eminent citizens and students. Defending the Rafale deal with France Mr Jaitley said "it's an example of political decisiveness". On the Sonia Gandhi-led Opposition blocking th...