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KAMAL DAVAR | What IAF needs to transform into to develop as an aerospace power

Pakistan has also enunciated a “first-use” nuclear option against India, that cannot be taken lightly

26 Jul 2023 12:00 AM

Welcome home, golden arrows: 5 Rafale fighter jets land at Ambala air base

The Rafale jets are India's first major acquisition of fighter planes in 23 year after the Sukhoi jets were imported from Russia

29 Jul 2020 11:44 AM

3 Rafale jets handed over to IAF: Centre in Parliament

However, he said two contracts have been signed with HAL for procurement of total 40 LCA and a separate lot of 20 jets.

21 Nov 2019 9:25 AM

4 vital judgements including Sabarimala, Rafale to be delivered by CJI next week

After historic verdict on Ayodhya, CJI Ranjan Gogoi-headed bench of the Supreme Court is left with four other important judgements.

10 Nov 2019 10:49 AM

We could have struck balakot from India if we had Rafale: Rajnath Singh

Singh reiterated that the fighter planes were meant only for self-defence and not for aggression.

15 Oct 2019 10:06 AM


BJP counters Congress' 'Tamasha' jibe on 'Shastra Puja' with Bofors retort

Mallikarjun Kharge called it a 'tamasha', saying that the Congress made no display when the Bofors guns were purchased.

09 Oct 2019 8:10 PM

Rajnath Singh to receive first Rafale jet in France on October 8

Top military brass as well as senior officials of the Dassault Aviation, the makers of Rafale, will also be present at the ceremony.

10 Sep 2019 6:50 PM

France likely to push for more defence deals in NSA level meet in New Delhi

France is keen to sell 36 more Rafale fighter aircraft to India among a series of other defence equipment.

29 Aug 2019 9:30 AM

Government using offset money of Rafale deal to train people: Finance Minister

The Minister made the remarks in her address at the Vigyan Bhawan on the occasion of the fourth anniversary of Skill India Mission.

15 Jul 2019 9:01 PM

Indian pilots taking to Rafale jets 'was amazing': French Air Force's Chief of Staff

Indian pilots took to Rafale jets during the Indo-French Garuda VI exercise. The air defence drill was held from July 1 to July 12.

13 Jul 2019 8:43 AM


As SC reopens, Rafale, Ayodhya, SC/ST Act verdicts likely

Justice Kalifulla-headed Ayodhya mediation panel is likely to submit report by August 15.

30 Jun 2019 1:34 AM

SC to hear, decide sensitive cases like Ayodhya, Rafale on reopening

Upon reopening on July 1 after six-week summer vacation, Supreme Court will deal with very sensitive issues, including Ayodhya, Rafale case.

29 Jun 2019 1:21 PM

IAF erects Rafale replica outside Air Chief's house, in front of Congress HQ

The first Rafale is expected to be handed over to the Indian Air Force in September 2019.

31 May 2019 2:40 PM

Air Force chief's squadron to be first Rafale combat aircraft unit

The first Rafale is expected to be handed over to the IAF in September 2019 but it would be required to undergo 1,500 hours of testing.

29 May 2019 4:18 PM

'Rafale will be a gamechanger' says Air Chief Marshal B S Dhanoa

Dhanoa asserted that the Sukhoi-M30, Tejas and Rafale will soon arrive to replace the older aircraft which are in need of an upgrade.

27 May 2019 1:08 PM


Rafale: Centre wants SC to dismiss all review petitions

'There is no question of any corruption. The court has already decided that in the Rafale case verdict,' says Attorney General.

25 May 2019 5:40 PM

‘Break-in’ at Air Force’s Rafale facility in Paris

The Indian office is said to be one among three offices inside a French Dassault Aviation complex and all the offices were broken into.

23 May 2019 4:48 AM

Rafale case: Petitioners file written submission in SC

The review petitions were filed by Yashwant Sinha, Arun Shourie, Prashant Bhushan and others.

22 May 2019 3:38 PM

Modernisation of the military cannot be put on backburner

India is expecting to fill the gap with the acquisition of 36 Rafale jets which will be armed with deadly beyond-visual-range Meteor missiles.

19 May 2019 2:34 AM

Not convinced with Rahul Gandhi's statement: SC

SC remarked that in the affidavit, Gandhi seems to accept his mistake but denied the same later.

30 Apr 2019 4:04 PM