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Friday, Jan 17, 2020

Rafale deal

Dec 19, 2018 14:13
Union minister Suresh Prabhu said the people want to know why there was no government-to-government deal during the UPA tenure. The Congress kept matters related to defence pending and compromised on the security of the country. read more
Dec 17, 2018 23:20
The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India has finalised a draft report on the Rafale deal and sent it to the ministry of defence (MoD) asking for views on it, said a government official familiar with the development requesting anonymity. read more
Dec 16, 2018 07:51
This comes after the government on Saturday filed an application before it, seeking a correction in the order to make it clear that the pricing aspect, examined by the CAG, has not been looked into by Parliament’s Public Accounts Committee (PAC) as ... read more
Dec 14, 2018 23:33
The Supreme Court ruling came as a shot in the arm to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led NDA on the heels of reverses suffered by the ruling party in the latest round of state elections, in which it lost control of the key heartland states of Chhattisgarh,... read more
Dec 14, 2018 14:33
Supreme Court verdict on Rafale deal: Read the full judgement on Rafale here read more
Dec 14, 2018 12:31
Over the last several months, Rahul Gandhi had built a narrative around the Rafale deal that sought to dent the NDA government credibility and launch stinging attacks at PM Narendra Modi. read more
Dec 14, 2018 07:14
While the agrarian crisis tops the list for opposition leaders in the upper house, a perceived breakdown of constitutional bodies and the Centre’s failure to create jobs are the other key issues. read more
Dec 10, 2018 23:56
The Winter session of the Parliament would commence as all eyes would be on the results of the assembly elections in Rajasthan, Mizoram, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Telangana, which would be announced on Tuesday. read more
Nov 17, 2018 18:03
Surjewala said as the Defence Minister when the deal was being worked out, Parrikar “knows a whole lot of things”. The Congress has been demanding the resignation of Parrikar as the Chief Minister on account of his ill health. read more
Nov 15, 2018 22:21
The Congress on Thursday stepped up its attack against Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Rafale, accusing him of enhancing the benchmark price for the 36 fighter aircraft by Euro 3 billion (Rs 22,743 crore) and waiving off the sovereign guarantee requirement... read more
Nov 15, 2018 17:55
Attorney General KK Venugopal admitted that the French government did not offer a sovereign guarantee, but had issued a letter of comfort, ensuring the final execution of the Rafale deal. read more
Nov 14, 2018 09:07
The pricing details of the controversial deal to buy 36 Rafale fighter jets from France, submitted by the Centre in a sealed cover, is scheduled to be examined by the Supreme Court today. read more
Nov 13, 2018 22:50
The Centre had on Monday handed over a 14-page document titled “Details of the steps in the decision making process leading to the award of 36 Rafale fighter aircraft order” to the petitioners in the case. read more
Nov 13, 2018 21:58
In a series of tweets, Jaitley said that ‘falsehood’ cannot be a substitute for “failed politics” of Gandhi. read more
Nov 13, 2018 18:34
Dassault Aviation CEO Eric Trappier also said that the company itself chose Anil Ambani as offset partner for the deal and clarified that it had 30 more such partners other than Reliance. read more