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 | 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...
India News | Reuters | Monday April 13, 2015
Any future purchases of Rafale fighter jets will be through direct negotiations with the French government, said Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar today, calling into question an ongoing commercial negotiation with Dassault Aviation for 126 aircra...
India News | Edited by Mala Das (with inputs from PTI) | Sunday April 12, 2015
Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar today said India's decision to buy 36 French-made Rafale fighter jets off the shelf would infuse "minimum oxygen" into the Air Force, battling with an ageing warplane fleet.
Cheat Sheet | Reported by Vishnu Som, Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Saturday April 11, 2015
India will buy 36 French-manufactured Rafale fighter jets off the shelf, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced on Friday evening, after a meeting with President of France Francois Hollande in Paris. Sources said the Rafale deal could now be for 144 ...
India News | NDTV.com | Friday April 10, 2015
PM Narendra Modi and French President Francois Hollande are addressing a joint statement.
India News | NDTV.com | Saturday April 18, 2015
Prime Minister Narendra Modi concluded his 3-day visit to Canada by addressing the official dinner hosted by the Canadian PM Stephen Harper in Vancouver. PM Modi now heads back home after a successful tri-nation visit to France, Germany and Canada.
India News | Edited by Sugam Singhal | Friday April 10, 2015
A boat ride on the Seine river dubbed the "naav pe charcha" will be a highlight of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to France on the first leg of his three-nation tour. PM Modi arrived in Paris late last night and will hold talks with French Pres...
Cheat Sheet | Agencies | Friday April 10, 2015
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will tonight meet French President Francois Hollande. Both leaders are reported to be keen to seal a deal for India to buy Rafale fighter jets from France.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday April 7, 2015
Business will be the focus of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to France beginning April 10, with emphasis on his Make in India initiative, smart cities and on energy cooperation, the French envoy said today.
India News | Agencies | Tuesday April 7, 2015
French President Francois Hollande said there will be no news on the sale of Rafale fighter jets to India before the arrival of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday for a state visit this week.
India News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday March 25, 2015
India took delivery today of the first two refitted Mirage fighter jets out of a total 51 in the pipeline at a ceremony at the Istres airbase in southern France, as talks for more modern Rafales drag on.
India News | Written by Vishnu Som | Wednesday February 25, 2015
The 12 billion dollar discussions centred on whether India will buy 126 Rafale fighter jets from France have made some progress, sources said today, a day after Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar met his French counterpart Jean-Yves Le Drian in Delhi.
India News | Wednesday February 25, 2015
The deal to buy 126 Rafale fighter jets from France appears to have been pulled back from the brink of collapse.
India News | Written by Sudhi Ranjan Sen | Wednesday February 25, 2015
French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drain and his Indian counterpart Manohar Parrikar appear to have sorted out one of the key issues holding up the estimated $15 billion deal to buy 126 Rafale fighter jets for the Indian Air Force. A final decision...
India News | Reuters | Tuesday February 24, 2015
Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar will hold talks tomorrow with his French counterpart Jean-Yves Le Drian to salvage a deal for 126 Dassault fighter jets that has stalled on the issue of local assembly of the aircraft.
India News | Reuters | Thursday February 19, 2015
India's air force risks a major capability gap opening up with China and Pakistan without new western warplanes or if local defence contractors can't produce what the military needs in a timely manner.
India News | Written by Vishnu Som | Wednesday February 18, 2015
The CEO of Dassault Aviation, Eric Trappier, has indicated that he is confident of winning the contract for at least 126 Rafale fighter jets for the Indian Air Force in a deal which was initially worth $12 billion or Rs. 74,400 crore and could go up ...
India News | Reuters | Wednesday February 18, 2015
India will decide on the fate of a long-delayed deal for 126 Dassault Rafale fighter jets only after March, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said today at the Aero India airshow in Bengaluru.