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Rafale fighter aircraft

'India and France always stood by each other in difficult times'

France is reportedly scheduled to hand over the first batch of Rafale fighter aircraft to India which is expected to be a huge boost to IAF

15 Jul 2020 4:32 PM

Amid China row, India likely to get six 'fully-loaded' Rafales by July-end

The IAF officials said the date of arrival of the planes would be decided by mid-July after taking multiple factors into account

29 Jun 2020 4:00 PM

Golden Arrows will be 1st to get Rafales

The resurrection ceremony for 17 Squadron was held at Air Force Station, Ambala.

11 Sep 2019 2:17 AM

No sovereign guarantee pact with Russia, says VR Chaudhari

India is also in talks to buy unused fighter aircraft MiG-29 from Russia to boost its depleting fleet.

13 Feb 2019 2:27 AM

Hasimara getting ready to welcome Rafale jets

The first squadron of Rafale fighter jets is likely to be raised at Ambala AFS in Punjab in March next year, sources told this newspaper.

11 Dec 2018 1:17 AM


No escaping Rafale deal scrutiny

This was explosive and Congress president Rahul Gandhi’s attack on the government and the PM grew sharper.

24 Sep 2018 1:19 AM

‘CAG report on Rafale deal near completion’

“Yes, an audit of the Rafale fighter aircraft deal is on and is nearing completion.

06 Jun 2018 2:19 AM

French President Macron on state visit from March 9

India is also acquiring the state-of-the-art Rafale fighter aircraft from France.

02 Mar 2018 1:25 AM

France rejects Cong's Rafale deal scam charge, Reliance Defence may sue

Meanwhile, Anil Ambani's Reliance Defence Limited has threatened to sue the opposition party if it does not retract its charge.

16 Nov 2017 8:01 AM