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India-France Defence Dialogue to enhance strategic ties: Rajnath Singh

The minister is on a three-day visit to France.

09 Oct 2019 9:05 AM

Rajnath Singh to receive first Rafale fighter aircraft in France today

Singh will also perform ‘Shastra Puja’, a ritual involving the worship of weapons, before he receives the first Rafale fighter jet.

08 Oct 2019 9:19 AM

Rajnath Singh to visit France in September to receive first Rafale jet

Top military brass of France as well as officials of Dassault, makers of Rafale, would also be present at handing over ceremony on Sep 20.

22 Aug 2019 8:18 AM

Rajnath, IAF chief to visit France to receive first Indian Rafale jets

Rajnath Singh and the IAF Chief will receive the first aircraft from the French authorities near the plane manufacturing plant in Bordeaux.

21 Aug 2019 7:56 PM

Govt says no link between Reliance tax relief in France and Rafale jet deal

Under India’s defence procurement rules, any company selling equipment must invest at least 30 pc of the contract in India.

15 Apr 2019 8:53 AM


French envoy rejects reports of Pak pilots training on Rafale jets in France

US aviation industry website reported that first batch of pilots trained on Rafale fighter jet in Nov 2017 were Pakistani.

11 Apr 2019 4:06 PM

Why not one Rafale jet inducted during your rule, Mayawati asks Modi

Earlier Modi claimed, Rafale fighter could have prove useful in fight against Pakistan.

04 Mar 2019 12:53 PM

First Rafale aircraft to land in India in September this year

The delivery of the aircraft is slated to take place in France and would be brought to India, the IAF official said.

12 Feb 2019 3:20 PM

Looking back at 2018: What made the earth move

If a revolution ever happens in India, the hungry, jobless, low-skilled, rural labour will be at the forefront.

31 Dec 2018 12:47 AM

SC reserves verdict on Rafale deal, says no debate on pricing for now

The Centre argued in the top court that 'our adversaries may get an advantage' if pricing of jets is disclosed.

14 Nov 2018 7:58 PM


Rafale deal case: 'No induction of aircrafts since 1985', IAF tells SC

The Supreme Court reserved its verdict on a bunch of petitions demanding a probe into the Rafale deal.

14 Nov 2018 11:21 AM

SC asks Modi govt for Rafale deal details, says won't get into pricing

The Supreme Court asked the Centre to provide details of Rafale decision making process in sealed cover.

10 Oct 2018 11:31 AM

Loss of aircraft in peacetime hurts wartime capabilities: Air Force chief

Air Marshal Dhanoa says it is the duty of Air Force personnel to remain combat worthy and maintain systems operational for any contingency.

08 Oct 2018 5:14 PM

Robert Vadra’s loss in jet deal behind Cong Rafale barbs: BJP

He alleged that there is a conspiracy to get the deal scrapped, defame the country and lower the morale of the Indian Air Force. 

25 Sep 2018 1:38 AM

IAF quietly making preparations to welcome Rafale jets

IAF is sending a batch of pilots by the end of this year to France for training on Rafale jets.

09 Sep 2018 4:21 PM