File Photo/IANS: IAF chief Air Chief Marshal B.S. Dhanoa

Rafale, S-400 will enhance our capabilities: IAF chief B.S. Dhanoa

Ghaziabad : Air Force chief Air Chief Marshal B.S. Dhanoa on Monday said the induction of Rafale fighter aircraft, the S-400 missile system and the Apache and Chinook choppers will considerably enhance the IAF’s capabilities. “We are in the process of acquiring new combat systems… The acquisition of 36 Rafale aircraft, the S-400 missile systems, […]

Randeep Singh Surjewala (FIle Photo/ Facebook)

Modi government shunts Rafale whistle-blower: Congress

New Delhi :  The Congress on Thursday alleged that the Narendra Modi government has shunted a senior official, who indicated the loss in the Rafale jet deal, and rewarded his boss who overruled him, saying there were “perks of pleasing” that covered “corruption tracks.” Party spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala also said that the Bharatiya Janata […]

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Arun Jaitley questions Hollande’s claims, says erroneous to suggest partnership in Rafale deal

New Delhi : The slugfest over the Rafale deal continued on Sunday with Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley citing conflicting media reports on Francois Hollande’s claims regarding a private firm becoming an as offset partner in the jet deal at the instance of Modi government and asserting that there was “no partnership as suggested by […]

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Rafale controversy: France, Dassault Aviation contradict Hollande on Indian partners

New Delhi : The French government and Dassault Aviation have contradicted former President Francois Hollande’s claim in choosing Indian industrial partners in the multi-million dollar Rafale jet deal. The statement by the French government issued here late Friday comes after Hollande claimed that the Indian government suggested a particular private firm for Rafale offset contract. […]

Arun Jaitley (File Photo)

Rahul Gandhi concocting lies on Rafale, NPAs: Arun Jaitley

New Delhi :  Calling him a “clown prince”, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday accused Congress President Rahul Gandhi of “concocting lies” on the Rafale fighter jets deal and the bad loans of banks. The Congress leader was “polluting” public discourse, Jaitley said. In a Facebook post, he said Gandhi first “lied” on the Rafale […]