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Rafale Kickbacks Charge: Revelation expose UPA; they broke kickback records, says BJPRafale Kickbacks Charge: Revelation expose UPA; they broke kickback records, says BJP

Rafale Kickbacks Charge: Revelation expose UPA; they broke kickback records, says BJP

Rename INC as 'I Need Commission', says BJP

Top Stories Nov 9, 2021, 12:18 PM IST

Rafale kickback claim Mediapart ED CBI evidence 7.5 million Euro bribe paid by DassaultRafale kickback claim Mediapart ED CBI evidence 7.5 million Euro bribe paid by Dassault

Rafale kickback claim: Report says ED, CBI have evidence of 7.5 million Euro bribe paid to Sushen Gupta

Mediapart claims that the bulk of the payments were made between 2007-2012.

Top Stories Nov 8, 2021, 4:20 PM IST

Rafale join IAF 101 Squadron Hasimara Air Force Station-VPNRafale join IAF 101 Squadron Hasimara Air Force Station-VPN

Rafale fighter jets join the 'Falcons of Chamb and Akhnoor'

The 101 Squadron, based at the Hasimara air base in West Bengal, is the second IAF squadron to be equipped with the Rafale.

Defence Jul 28, 2021, 9:58 PM IST

Rafale back in political crosshairs as French judge probes graft claim-VPNRafale back in political crosshairs as French judge probes graft claim-VPN

Rafale back in political crosshairs as French judge probes graft claim

Mediapart, the French investigative website, filed a report on Saturday that said a judicial probe into suspected corruption was opened on June 14 over the 7.8 billion euro Rafale contract in 2016. 

Top Stories Jul 3, 2021, 5:00 PM IST

Induction of Rafale aircraft into Indian Air Force by 2022: IAF chief-dnmInduction of Rafale aircraft into Indian Air Force by 2022: IAF chief-dnm

Induction of Rafale aircraft into Indian Air Force by 2022: IAF chief

The IAF is absolutely on target with respect to the Rafale induction plan, he said while responding to a reporters' query on timeline for receiving the 36 fighter jets from France.
 

Defence Jun 19, 2021, 6:23 PM IST

IAF chief RKS Bhadauria visits France on five-day tour as Rafale deliveries gain stride-dnmIAF chief RKS Bhadauria visits France on five-day tour as Rafale deliveries gain stride-dnm

IAF chief RKS Bhadauria visits France on five-day tour as Rafale deliveries gain stride

Bhadauria will hold meetings and discussions with senior military leadership of France and visit operational facilities and airbases.
 

Top Stories Apr 19, 2021, 5:11 PM IST

French media claims Rafale scandal, Congress seeks PM's response on million-Euro payoff-vpnFrench media claims Rafale scandal, Congress seeks PM's response on million-Euro payoff-vpn

French media claims Rafale scandal, Congress seeks PM's response on million-Euro payoff

The Mediapart report claimed that French anti-corruption body Agence Française Anticorruption had raised a red flag in mid-October 2018 and sought an explanation from Dassault.

Top Stories Apr 5, 2021, 3:36 PM IST

Three more Rafale fighter aircraft land in India-VPNThree more Rafale fighter aircraft land in India-VPN

3 more Rafale fighter aircraft land in India after a 7000 Km flight

With the new batch's arrival, the number of Rafale aircraft in the Indian Air Force inventory has reached 14.

Defence Apr 1, 2021, 9:02 AM IST

Second Rafale squadron based out of Hasimara in West Bengal-VPNSecond Rafale squadron based out of Hasimara in West Bengal-VPN

Second Rafale squadron to be based out of Hasimara in West Bengal

The first squadron of Rafale was raised at Ambala in Haryana to deal with the adversary on the western front while Hasimara is being raised to counter the Chinese threat on the eastern front. 

Defence Mar 11, 2021, 6:57 PM IST

Rajnath says 6 more Rafales to be inducted by March 2021-VPNRajnath says 6 more Rafales to be inducted by March 2021-VPN

6 more Rafales to be inducted by March 2021: Rajnath

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday said that six more Rafale fighter jets will be inducted into Indian Air Force by March this year.

Defence Feb 8, 2021, 8:04 PM IST

Aero India 2021 HAL concept Warrior, Hunter ALFA drones-VPNAero India 2021 HAL concept Warrior, Hunter ALFA drones-VPN

Warrior, Hunter and ALFA: Meet India's lethal drone arsenal of the future

Keeping future warfare and disruptive technologies in mind, India will have systems which will not only recce enemy positions but also target them accurately as well. Warrior, Hunter and ALFA will be component of India’s future warfare, Anish Singh reports

Defence Feb 3, 2021, 10:13 PM IST

Defence India's hunt for 114 advanced multi-role fighters-VPNDefence India's hunt for 114 advanced multi-role fighters-VPN

India's hunt for 114 advanced multi-role fighters: The story so far

With Boeing sweetening the pot with its offer of the F-15EX fighter aircraft to meet Indian Air Force deal to procure 114 advanced multi-role aircraft, India needs to have a clear flight path on priority considering its depleting fighter squadron strength. Anish Singh reports.

Defence Feb 2, 2021, 9:55 AM IST

India will soon be major producer not market of defence goods: PM-VPNIndia will soon be major producer not market of defence goods: PM-VPN

Soon, India will be major producer than market of defence equipment: Modi

Aiming to make Indian armed forces as the best in the globe, the government is taking all steps and those days are not far when India emerges as a major producer rather than a market of defence equipment, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Thursday. 

Defence Jan 28, 2021, 7:07 PM IST

3 more Rafale fighter aircraft enroute India-VPN3 more Rafale fighter aircraft enroute India-VPN

3 more Rafale fighter aircraft arrive in India

With this, India has received 11 Rafale fighter aircraft from France in three phases.

Defence Jan 27, 2021, 6:09 PM IST

Defence India, France conclude air drill Desert Knight-VPNDefence India, France conclude air drill Desert Knight-VPN

India, France conclude 'Desert Knight' drill in Jodhpur

India and France concluded their first bilateral air drill 'Desert Knight' at Jodhpur in Rajasthan, wherein Rafales from both sides with other fighter aircraft undertook complex missions during the four-day-long exercise. Anish Singh reports

Defence Jan 24, 2021, 12:02 PM IST