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Military offset part of Rafale deal still pending, flags CAG

The critical observations were part of CAG’s scrutiny of the status of a raft of offset contracts — including the September 2016 Rafale deal — between 2005 and 2018.
Updated on Sep 24, 2020 02:59 AM IST

No probe in Rafale deal: Supreme Court dismisses review plea

The first batch of four Rafale jets are expected in India by May 2020, and all 36 planes are expected to arrive by September 2022.
Published on Nov 15, 2019 12:35 AM IST

‘Learning experience for Rahul’: Manohar Parrikar’s son on SC’s Rafale order

The Supreme Court on Thursday rebuked Rahul Gandhi for wrongly attributing to the apex court his “chowkidar chor hai” remark against Modi in connection with the Rafale deal.
Updated on Nov 14, 2019 07:25 PM IST

News updates from Hindustan Times at 5 pm: 13 rebel Karnataka MLAs are now BJP candidates in bypolls and all the latest news at this hour

Rebel Congress, Janata Dal (Secular) MLAs join BJP in presence of Karnataka chief minister BS Yediyurappa in Bengaluru on Thursday.
Updated on Nov 14, 2019 05:05 PM IST

Rahul Gandhi, undaunted by SC’s Rafale verdict, sees a huge door opening up

Rahul Gandhi also said a Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) must be set up to probe the Rafale deal.
Updated on Jul 23, 2020 10:37 PM IST

Congress campaign over Rafale deal doubtful, Rahul Gandhi must apologise: BJP

The Union law minister also alleged Rahul Gandhi had lied in Parliament that French President Emmanuel Macron had allowed him to disclose details of the deal.
Updated on Nov 14, 2019 04:05 PM IST

Supreme Court verdict tomorrow on plea challenging Sabarimala ruling

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Updated on Nov 13, 2019 01:53 PM IST

‘Rafale deal still hurting BJP’: Rahul Gandhi during Maharashtra poll rally

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi addresses an election rally at Chandivali in Mumbai on Sunday. (ANI Photo)
Updated on Jul 10, 2020 09:02 AM IST

Government denies suppressing any information on Rafale deal

In an affidavit filed before the court opposing the demand to initiate perjury proceedings against the Centre, the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government denied allegations of suppressing information
Updated on May 11, 2019 07:07 AM IST

‘Rafale order has no error, review plea an abuse of law’: Centre to SC

Two more review petitions have been filed by Aam Aadmi Party leader Sanjay Singh and lawyer Vineet Dhanda. An SC bench headed by Chief Justice of India (CJI) Ranjan Gogoi is expected to take up the matter on May 6.
Updated on May 04, 2019 09:57 PM IST

‘Took 22 pages, yet no complete regret’: SC on Rahul Gandhi’s Rafale affidavit

Rahul Gandhi to file fresh affidavit in Rafale contempt case after SC tells him to clearly spell out his point.
Updated on Apr 30, 2019 05:53 PM IST

No link between tax exemption and Rafale deal: Govt on report

The Congress has been raising the Rafale fighter jet deal on a regular basis in its electoral campaign against the BJP.
Published on Apr 13, 2019 07:39 PM IST

Shiv Sena advises BJP to “speak less” on Rafale deal

The Shiv Sena also said the ban on NaMo TV could have been avoided had the BJP been satisfied with the coverage being given to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s campaign rallies on electronic channels.
Updated on Apr 12, 2019 06:53 PM IST

Row during launch of book on Rafale deal in Chennai

French aircraft Rafale manoeuvres during AERO India 2019 air show at Yelahanka airbase in Bengaluru.
Updated on Apr 03, 2019 12:19 PM IST

‘Manohar Parrikar played crucial role in reviving Rafale deal’: Rajnath Singh

Singh also recalled how Parrikar ‘alone’ solve the one rank one pension issue.
Updated on Apr 26, 2020 01:50 AM IST

Rafale deal: Congress says PM Modi ‘misused office, time to file an FIR’

Congress’s chief spokesperson, Randeep Singh Surjewala, told reporters in New Delhi that Modi should be investigated under the relevant provisions of the Prevention of Corruption Act and the Indian Penal Code.
Published on Mar 06, 2019 11:35 PM IST

‘Enough proof to prosecute PM’: Rahul Gandhi renews attack over Rafale row

The Congress Wednesday sought registration of an FIR against Prime Minister Narendra Modi for “corruption” in the Rafale fighter jet deal, with party president Rahul Gandhi claiming that there “is now enough evidence” to prosecute him.
Updated on Mar 06, 2019 11:32 PM IST

Supreme Court to hear plea to review Rafale verdict on Tuesday

The Supreme Court has decided to hear a petition seeking review petition of its earlier judgement on Rafale fighter jet deal, in which it had refused to order a probe.
Updated on Feb 22, 2019 10:03 PM IST

CAG report vindicates Modi govt’s stand on Rafale deal, says Arun Jaitley

Union minister Arun Jaitley launched a counter-attack on the Congress after CAG report on the Rafale deal was tabled in Parliamenta on Wednesday.
Updated on Feb 13, 2019 04:05 PM IST

Decoding the CAG report on Rafale fighter jet deal in 10 points

A French fighter jet Rafale prepares to take off on the aircraft carrier "Charles de Gaulle", after the completion of its 18 month-long renovation in Toulon, France, November 8, 2018. Christophe Simon/Pool via REUTERS
Updated on Feb 13, 2019 03:05 PM IST

CAG’s audit report into purchase of 36 Rafale fighter jets tabled in Rajya Sabha

The triple talaq bill and a report by the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) into 11 defence deals, including that for the purchase of 36 Rafale fighter jets, are likely to be tabled in Parliament on Wednesday.
Updated on Feb 13, 2019 11:44 AM IST

Integrity clause often given a miss, say defence ministry officials on Rafale row

A French Rafale fighter jet takes off from the "Charles de Gaulle" aircraft carrier in the Mediterranean sea on February 7.
Updated on Feb 12, 2019 09:57 AM IST

CAG submits Rafale audit report to President, to reach Parliament soon

A French Rafale fighter jet Rafale lands on the "Charles de Gaulle" aircraft carrier on February 7, 2019 in the Mediterranean sea.
Updated on Feb 11, 2019 10:35 PM IST

Congress highlights: ‘Is the money used to bribe MLAs black or white?’ asks Congress on poaching row

Chandigarh, India July 9, 2018::: Randeep Singh Surjewala addressing media at Haryana congress Bhawan, sector 9 in Chandigarh on Monday July 9, 2018, Hindustan Times
Updated on Feb 09, 2019 10:37 AM IST

Row on parallel Rafale talks rocks Parliament

A visitor looks at replicas of the fighter jet Rafale (L).
Updated on Feb 08, 2019 10:59 PM IST

‘Over reaction’, wrote Manohar Parrikar on ministry note on PMO role in Rafale deal

Minister Manohar Parrikar has termed as ‘over reaction’ his ministry’s note objecting to “parallel parleys” by the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) with the French authorities over Rafale deal
Updated on Feb 08, 2019 02:28 PM IST

‘In black and white’: Rahul Gandhi cites MoD document on PM role in Rafale

Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Friday attacked the Narendra Modi government over the controversial Rafale deal.
Updated on Feb 08, 2019 11:56 AM IST

Rafale row Highlights | Very dangerous: Sitharaman accuses Congress of trying to provoke army, IAF against govt

New Delhi: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman speaks to the media persons at the Parliament during ongoing Budget Session, in New Delhi, Wednesday, Feb. 06, 2019. (PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan)(PTI2_6_2019_000069A)
Updated on Feb 08, 2019 08:10 PM IST
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