New Delhi/UNI: Amid increasing tensions with China along the LAC in Arunachal Pradesh, the last of the 36 IAF Rafale fighter aircrafts landed in India on Thursday.
New Delhi/IBNS: The country's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has slammed the prime opposition force Congress over a new media report on alleged kickbacks paid to a middleman involving the Rafale jet deal before 2013.
New Delhi/UNI: The Congress party on Saturday demanded a joint parliamentary committee (JPC) probe into alleged irregularities in the Rs 59,000 crore Rafale deal, drawing a sharp retort from the BJP which said the grand old party has become synonymous with spreading lies and misconceptions as the Supreme Court verdict and CAG report had given clean chit to the Narendra Modi government on the deal.
New Delhi/IBNS: Three more Rafale fighter jets landed at India's Ambala air base on Thursday, after which the Indian Air Force inventory will have a total of 23 of these fighter planes.
New Delhi/IBNS: Three Rafale jets are flying from France's Bordeaux–Mérignac airbase on Wednesday and will reach India today, after which the Indian Air Force inventory will have a total of 21 of these fighter planes, allowing India to raise the second squadron of the fighters in the country’s eastern sector, officials familiar with the development said, reported Hindustan Times.
New Delhi/UNI: Indian Air Force (IAF) on Wednesday said that the second batch of Rafale aircraft has been arrived in the country.
Ambala/IBNS: Delivering a strong message to its hostile neighbour China and its all-weather ally Pakistan, India inducted five controversy-marred French-made Rafale jets into the Indian Air Force (IAF)'s 'Golden Arrows' squadron at the Ambala airbase in Haryana on Thursday.
Ambala/UNI: The Indian Air Force (IAF) formally inducted the first batch of five French-made Rafale fighter aircraft at Ambala air base in Haryana on Thursday.
Ambala/UNI: Fighter Jet Rafale will be formally inducted in the Indian Air Force at Ambala Air Force Station at an impressive function here on Thursday.
New Delhi/UNI: Continuing his attack on the BJP government at the Centre on the deal for Rafale fighter aircraft, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said the money was stolen from the Indian exchequer in Rafale.
New Delhi: As the first batch of five Medium Multi-Role Combat Aircraft (MMRCA) Rafale jets landed in Ambala air base today, Indian Defence Minister Rajnath Singh in a series of tweets welcomed these by saying, “The Birds have entered the Indian airspace… Happy Landing in Ambala!”
New Delhi/UNI: The first batch of five Rafale fighter jets has entered the Indian airspace and will land at the IAF Air Force Station in Ambala shortly on Wednesday.
New Delhi/IBNS: The first batch of five Rafale jets, which is meant for India's defence sector, flew out of France on Monday.
New Delhi/UNI: France on Tuesday reaffirmed its commitment to ensure timely delivery of Rafale fighter aircraft despite the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.
New Delhi/IBNS: A day after celebrating the Karnataka verdict, the Congress on Thursday suffered a blow in the same Supreme Court which for the second time cleared the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of all the charges of corruption levelled by the rival party on the purchase of 36 Rafale jets from France.