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IAF ‘accepts’ Rafale, formal hand-over on Dussehra

New Delhi: The Indian Air Force (IAF) received the first multi-role combat aircraft Rafale from its manufacturer Dassault Aviation in France on Thursday, defence sources said on Friday. The jet will be formally handed over to Defence Minister Rajnath Singh for induction into the IAF when he visits France on the occasion of Dussehra on […]

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Rafale review: Petitioners claim Government played fraud in SC

New Delhi: Three petitioners, former Union Ministers Yashwant Sinha and Arun Shourie and activist-lawyer Prashant Bhushan, on Thursday claimed in the Supreme Court that the Centre played fraud upon the court to obtain favourable order in the Rafale fighter jet case. The petitioners filed a rejoinder stating the December 14, 2018 verdict should be subjected to […]

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Centre opposes reopening of Rafale matter in Supreme Court

New Delhi: The government on Saturday filed a fresh affidavit in the Supreme Court in the Rafale case, opposing reopening of the whole matter by contending that the petitioners were attempting to get “a fishing and roving inquiry ordered”. The government said the the top court has “specifically declined” to have a “fishing and roving inquiry” […]