Articles about Dassault Rafale

Centre should take cognizance of Rafale deal corruption allegations: Mayawati

05 Jul 2021

Centre should take cognizance of Rafale deal corruption allegations: Mayawati

Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) Supremo Mayawati on Monday said on Twitter that the Centre should take cognizance of the alleged "corruption" in the Rafale deal.

Why's Modi government silent on France's Rafale deal probe: Congress

04 Jul 2021

Why's Modi government silent on France's Rafale deal probe: Congress

The Indian National Congress on Sunday lashed out at the Bharatiya Janata Party-led central government over the French probe into allegations of corruption in the Rs. 59,000-crore Rafale deal.

Bugatti Chiron v/s Rafale fighter jet drag race: Who wins?

21 May 2021

Bugatti Chiron v/s Rafale fighter jet drag race: Who wins?

It is not every day that one gets to describe a drag race as a David v/s Goliath event.

Dassault paid 1M euros to 'middleman' in Rafale deal: Report

05 Apr 2021

Dassault paid 1M euros to 'middleman' in Rafale deal: Report

The French anti-corruption agency Agence Fran├žaise Anticorruption (AFA) has reportedly found that Dassault Aviation paid 1 million euros to a "middleman" after signing the 2016 Rafale deal.

MoD: Jets manufactured by HAL cost more than foreign ones

19 Oct 2018

MoD: Jets manufactured by HAL cost more than foreign ones

A recent review of Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) by the Ministry of Defense (MoD) has revealed that jets manufactured by the state-run defense company cost more than the same jets produced abroad by original equipment manufacturers (OEMs).

PM Modi can't face Lok Sabha for 15 minutes: RaGa

17 Apr 2018

PM Modi can't face Lok Sabha for 15 minutes: RaGa

Hitting out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress President Rahul Gandhi today said the PM is traveling across the country but he does not have 15 minutes to give a speech in the Lok Sabha.

#ThatWas2017: Should India be worried about its defense inadequacies?

28 Dec 2017

#ThatWas2017: Should India be worried about its defense inadequacies?

When it comes to India's defense and national security, among the most significant incident in 2017 was the Doklam standoff.

Congress alleges "huge scam" in $8.7bn Rafale deal

15 Nov 2017

Congress alleges "huge scam" in $8.7bn Rafale deal

The Congress party has alleged that a "huge scam is brewing" in the deal to purchase 36 Dassault Rafale fighters for $8.7 billion.

#DefenseDiaries: IAF believes Tejas isn't enough to protect Indian skies

11 Nov 2017

#DefenseDiaries: IAF believes Tejas isn't enough to protect Indian skies

The Indian Air Force (IAF) has told the government that the indigenously-developed Light Combat Aircraft Tejas isn't enough to protect Indian skies.

India looks to buy 114 single-engine fighter jets

07 Oct 2017

India looks to buy 114 single-engine fighter jets

The Indian Air Force (IAF) has started looking to buy 114 new single-engine fighter jets to increase its firepower even as it struggles with a depleting fleet.

Reports: IAF pitches for 36 additional Rafale warplanes

27 Aug 2017

Reports: IAF pitches for 36 additional Rafale warplanes

The Indian Air Force (IAF) is pitching to purchase an additional 36 French-made Dassault Rafale fighter jets as a "follow-on" to the first 36 warplanes.

IAF to conduct limited trials for F-16/Gripen warplanes

13 Jun 2017

IAF to conduct limited trials for F-16/Gripen warplanes

The Indian Air Force will be conducting limited trials of the US-built Lockheed Martin F-16 and Swedish Saab Gripen fighter jets.