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Hollande’s Rafale remarks and Rahul Gandhi tweet a duet that raises questions: Arun Jaitley

Finance minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday alleged that it was not a mere coincidence that the Opposition leaders of India and France were speaking in one voice on the controversial Rafale issue.
Congress president Rahul Gandhi had attacked the government over former French president Francois Hollande’s reported remarks on Rafale.(PTI File Photo)
Congress president Rahul Gandhi had attacked the government over former French president Francois Hollande’s reported remarks on Rafale.(PTI File Photo)
Updated on Sep 23, 2018 11:25 AM IST
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Asian News International | ByAsian News International

Claims, counter claims fly as war over Rafale deal heats up

The Congress attacked the Modi government over a report in a French investigative website on Friday, which quoted the former French president as saying that the Indian government proposed the name of Anil Ambani’s Reliance Group as Dassault Aviation’s offset partner.
Congress president Rahul Gandhi gestures while addressing the media on Rafale deal issue, in New Delhi, on September 22, 2018.(AP)
Congress president Rahul Gandhi gestures while addressing the media on Rafale deal issue, in New Delhi, on September 22, 2018.(AP)
Updated on Sep 23, 2018 12:08 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Highlights: Ravi Shankar Prasad slams Rahul Gandhi’s remarks against PM on Rafale deal

Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday attacked the government a day after France president Francois Hollande’s reported remarks on Rafale deal. On Friday, former French president Hollande was quoted by French website ‘Mediapart’ as saying that the Indian government proposed the name of Anil Ambani’s Reliance Group as French company Dassault Aviation’s offset partner, fuelling a firestorm surrounding the multi-billion dollar Rafale deal.Here are the updates:

Congress President Rahul Gandhi with party spokesperson Randeep Surjewala addresses the media on Rafale deal issue, in New Delhi, Saturday, Sep 22, 2018.(PTI)
Congress President Rahul Gandhi with party spokesperson Randeep Surjewala addresses the media on Rafale deal issue, in New Delhi, Saturday, Sep 22, 2018.(PTI)
Updated on Sep 22, 2018 11:41 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Rafale row: After Rahul Gandhi’s scathing attack on PM, BJP strikes back

After former France president Francois Hollande’s remarks, the defence ministry said neither the Indian nor the French government was involved in the commercial decision.
New Delhi: Congress President Rahul Gandhi gestures while addressing the media on Rafale deal issue, in New Delhi, Saturday, Sep 22, 2018. (PTI Photo/Manvender Vashist (PTI9_22_2018_000099B)(PTI)
New Delhi: Congress President Rahul Gandhi gestures while addressing the media on Rafale deal issue, in New Delhi, Saturday, Sep 22, 2018. (PTI Photo/Manvender Vashist (PTI9_22_2018_000099B)(PTI)
Updated on Sep 22, 2018 10:35 PM IST
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‘This is Dassault Aviation’s choice’, says French firm after Hollande’s remarks

On the Rafale deal, former France president Francois Hollande was quoted as saying that the Indian government proposed the name of Reliance group as Dassault Aviation’s offset partner and that France didn’t have a choice.
Former French president François Hollande addresses a conference in Montreal.(AFP File Photo)
Former French president François Hollande addresses a conference in Montreal.(AFP File Photo)
Updated on Sep 22, 2018 11:05 AM IST
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After Hollande’s Rafale remarks, French govt, Dassault’s clarifications

In accordance with India’s acquisition procedure, French companies have the full freedom to choose the Indian partner companies
The French government Friday said it was in no manner involved in the choice of Indian industrial partners for the Rafale fighter jet deal.(AFP File Photo)
The French government Friday said it was in no manner involved in the choice of Indian industrial partners for the Rafale fighter jet deal.(AFP File Photo)
Updated on Sep 22, 2018 08:19 AM IST
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New Delhi | ByPress Trust of India

Indian govt proposed Reliance Defence as partner in Rafale: French media quoting Hollande

The defence ministry said it was verifying reports that quote former French president Hollande as stating that the Indian government insisted on a particular firm as offset partner for the Dassault Aviation in the Rafale deal.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi had announced the procurement of a batch of 36 Rafale jets after holding talks with then French President Hollande on April 10, 2015 in Paris.(PTI File Photo)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi had announced the procurement of a batch of 36 Rafale jets after holding talks with then French President Hollande on April 10, 2015 in Paris.(PTI File Photo)
Updated on Sep 21, 2018 10:21 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByPress Trust of India

Air Force deputy chief flies first Rafale manufactured by Dassault for India

The delivery of the jets -- capable of carrying a range of potent weapons and missiles -- is scheduled to begin from September next year.
Air Marshal Nambiar flew the first Rafale fighter jet manufactured by Dassault Aviation for India.(ANI Photo)
Air Marshal Nambiar flew the first Rafale fighter jet manufactured by Dassault Aviation for India.(ANI Photo)
Updated on Sep 21, 2018 09:20 AM IST
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Press Trust of India | ByPress Trust of India

HAL could have built Rafale jets in India, says former boss

This is the first time anyone from the state-owned aircraft maker HAL has publicly commented on the questions around the Rafale deal.
A Rafale fighter aircraft flys during the inauguration of the 11th biennial edition of Aero India 2017 in Bengaluru.(PTI File Photo)
A Rafale fighter aircraft flys during the inauguration of the 11th biennial edition of Aero India 2017 in Bengaluru.(PTI File Photo)
Updated on Sep 20, 2018 08:19 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByRahul Singh

‘But it was your rule’: Defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman counters Congress on Rafale deal

The Defence Minister has also held the previous UPA government responsible for HAL being overlooked for the jet deal. Sitharaman said both HAL and Dassault could not agree on production terms. “It is not for us but the UPA to answer as to why the agreement between Dassault and HAL did not happen,” she said.
Defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman addresses a press conference in New Delhi.(PTI Photo)
Defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman addresses a press conference in New Delhi.(PTI Photo)
Updated on Sep 18, 2018 07:06 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByNeelam Pandey

Rafale, S-400 missiles necessary to boost India’s defence capabilities: Air Force Chief BS Dhanoa

NDA’s decision to enter a $8.7 billion government-to-government deal with France to buy 36 Rafale planes made by Dassault was announced in April 2015
The Air Chief’s comments on Rafale come against the backdrop of a slugfest between ruling BJP and the Congress(ANI Photo)
The Air Chief’s comments on Rafale come against the backdrop of a slugfest between ruling BJP and the Congress(ANI Photo)
Updated on Sep 12, 2018 09:48 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Supreme Court to hear plea seeking stay on Rafale deal next week

Advocate ML Sharma, in his plea, sought an FIR and prosecution of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, former defence minister and current Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar, businessman Anil Ambani and French armament firm Dassault with recovery of the amount.
The petition sought a stay on the Rafale deal between India and France alleging discrepancies.(PTI/File Photo)
The petition sought a stay on the Rafale deal between India and France alleging discrepancies.(PTI/File Photo)
Updated on Sep 05, 2018 08:28 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByIndo Asian News Service

In letter to Rahul Gandhi, Anil Ambani had explained why Reliance won Rafale deal

In a two-page letter written on December 12, 2017, Ambani explained to Gandhi, who has been attacking the government over the Rafale deal, why his Reliance Group bagged the multi-billion dollar project.
Anil Ambani, in the letter, said Reliance’s joint venture with Dassault was to make components and systems primarily for the aerospace and defence sectors.(HT File Photo)
Anil Ambani, in the letter, said Reliance’s joint venture with Dassault was to make components and systems primarily for the aerospace and defence sectors.(HT File Photo)
Updated on Jul 25, 2018 09:57 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByPress Trust of India, New Delhi

Airbus, Dassault agree partnership for new fighter jet project

The two companies want to ensure that Europe retains control over its future weapons systems, Eric Trappier, CEO of Dassault Aviation said.
A combination of photos of Airbus and Dassault that signed an agreement to cooperate on Europe’s Future Air Combat System.
A combination of photos of Airbus and Dassault that signed an agreement to cooperate on Europe’s Future Air Combat System.
Updated on Apr 25, 2018 05:25 PM IST
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Reuters, Berlin | ByReuters

IAF begins process to buy 110 fighter jets for over $15 billion in mega deal

The IAF’s order could be worth as much as $15 billion, and at least 85% of the jets will be made in India.
India started looking for new warplanes in 2007, a contest that ended with the government selecting Dassault Aviation for 126 Rafale jets for $11 billion(aP Photo)
India started looking for new warplanes in 2007, a contest that ended with the government selecting Dassault Aviation for 126 Rafale jets for $11 billion(aP Photo)
Updated on Apr 07, 2018 08:05 AM IST
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Jayanth Jacob, Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent
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