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What Is The India-France Rafale Fighter Jet Deal All About?

Aug 05, 2021 Deutsche Welle

France is set to deliver more fighter jets to India, as allegations of corruption and cronyism continue to overshadow one of New Delhi's biggest defense deals.

Rafale Jet Controversy: Why Is The Government Still Silent?

Jul 13, 2021 K.T.S. Tulsi

A Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) probe into the Rafale deal will be able to examine witnesses, access all the government files, which the Supreme Court or the CVC never delved into.

Set Up A Joint Parliamentary Committee To Probe Rafale Deal: Digvijaya Singh

The Rajya Sabha member alleged large-scale corruption in the form of payment of commission in the Rafale deal.

Rafale Deal: Why Modi Govt Not Ready For JPC Probe? Asks Rahul Gandhi

Jul 04, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Rahul Gandhi put out an online survey asking why the Modi government is not ready for JPC probe.

Rafale Deal: As France Begins Judicial Probe, War Of Words Erupts Between BJP And Congress

French investigative website Mediapart has accused the French government of corruption in connection with its supply of 36 Rafale fighter jets to India.

03 July, 2021

Rafale: France Opens Judicial Probe Into Fighter Deal With India

Outlook Web Bureau

A French judge will probe suspected 'corruption and favouritism' in the Rafale deal with India

19 June, 2021

36 Rafale Jets To Be Inducted Into Indian Air Force By 2022: IAF Chief

Outlook Web Bureau

‘We are absolutely on target with the Rafale induction plan,’ IAF Chief RKS Bhadauria said on Saturday

05 April, 2021

Cong Seeks Independent Probe After French Expose On €1Million Kickback In Rafale Deal

Outlook Correspondent

Congress media cell chief Randeep Singh Surjewala told reporters that the ‘allegations of causing loss to the exchequer, bribery and payment of commission in India’s biggest defence deal once again stare in the face of the Modi government’

04 March, 2021

Punjab: Architect Builds Jet-Shaped Vehicle, Calls It 'Punjab Rafale'

Outlook Web Bureau

The vehicle that cost Rs 3 lakh has been painted light blue in colour and can run at a speed of 15-20 kmph.

08 February, 2021

Army Successfully Restricted Pakistan’s Mischief To The Border: Rajnath Singh

Outlook Web Bureau

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh also announced that India will receive six additional Rafale jets by March, 2020

08 February, 2021

Induction Ceremony Of Five Rafale Jets Cost Government Rs 41 Lakh: Rajnath Singh

Outlook Web Bureau

The first batch of the five Rafale jets arrived in India on July 29, nearly four years after India signed an inter-governmental agreement with France to procure 36 of the aircraft at a cost of Rs 59,000 crore.

28 January, 2021

Three More Rafale Fighter Jets Land In India From France

Outlook Web Bureau

India now has 11 Rafale aircrafts.

26 January, 2021

Air Power: Rafale Aircraft Makes Stunning Debut On Republic Day Flypast

Outlook Web Bureau

A total of 38 IAF aircraft and four planes of the Indian Army participated in the flypast on Tuesday.

18 January, 2021

Flypast At Republic Day Parade Will Culminate With Rafale Aircraft: IAF

Outlook Web Bureau

A total of 38 IAF aircraft and four planes of the Indian Army will participate in the flypast on January 26

15 October, 2020

Preparations In France Underway For Induction Of More Rafale Jets


The first batch of five Rafale jets arrived in India on July 29 and the second batch of four Rafale jets is expected to arrive in India in the next four weeks.

10 September, 2020

MS Dhoni Hails Rafale Jets Induction Into Indian Air Force, Shares Special Message For 17 Squadron


An excited MS Dhoni expressed his delight at five Rafale fighter jets being formally inducted into the 17 Squadron of the IAF at a glittering ceremony at the Ambala air base

10 September, 2020

'New Bird In Arsenal': 5 Rafale Jets Formally Inducted Into IAF At Ambala Air Base


Traditional water cannon salute was given to the Rafale fleet before its ceremonial induction into the 17 squadron of the force.

29 July, 2020

Five Rafale Jets Arrive At Air Force Station In Ambala; 'New Era In Military History,' Says Rajnath

Outlook Web Bureau

'The touch down of Rafale combat aircrafts in India marks the beginning of a new era in our Military History,' Rajnath Singh said.

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Heavy traffic jam on Delhi- Gurugram expressway at Gurugram- Delhi border due to barricading by Delhi Police, in the view of Shiromani Akali Dal workers and farmers' protests, near Sirhaul Toll Plaza in Gurugram.

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Jharkhand BJP President Deepak Prakash during the launch of 'Seva aur Samarpan Abhiyan', on the occasion of the 71st birthday of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, at BJP headquarters in Ranchi,

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Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar addresses the inauguration function of 'Maha Tikakaran Abhiyan 2.0', on the ocasion of PM Narendra Modi's birthday, at Patliputra Sport Complex in Patna.

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Manish Sisodia, Deputy Chief Minister of Delhi attends the 42nd GST Council meeting, in Lucknow.

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