In ode to former IAF Chief BS Dhanoa, Rafale jets to have tail numbers with BS initials
Six Rafale trainer aircraft will carry RB series tail numbers which stand for Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria, the current Chief of Air Staff who played a key role as lead negotiator for the mega deal.
IAF may get ‘No Escape’ Meteor missiles in May
France weighing Indian request for early delivery of 10 Meteor air-to-air missiles that outran...
Three Rafale jets handed over to India: Government
"Three Rafale fighter aircraft have been handed over to the Indian Air Force (IAF) till da...
Some people cannot accept transparency: PM's dig at Opposition on electoral bonds
In an apparent swipe at the Congress, Modi also said the "sensitive and emotional" Ayodhya issue could have been solved much earlier, but due to "vote bank" politics of some parties it got dragged for so long.
IAF to focus on more joint training, operations with army, navy
The IAF Chief while addressing his commanders emphasised on the need for enhanced joint training with the army and navy for ensuring better jointmanship. The biannual IAF Commanders Conference, which began on Monday will also discuss anti-drone operations, countering asymmetric warfare and strengthening the IAF’s precision targeting, cyber and information warfare capability.
Saab wants control if it wins $15 billion India jet-fighter deal
The Swedish manufacturer is in the running to supply 114 Gripen fighters in a deal valued at more than $15 billion as PM Modi seeks to modernize armed forces reliant on mostly Soviet-era equipment in the face of threats from Pak and China. Saab faces a requirement that at least 85% of the planes be built locally in partnership with Indian firms.
No power can stop Ram temple construction in Ayodhya: Rajnath
Amid "Jai Shree Ram" slogans, he said, "A grand Ram temple will be built in Ayodhya and no power in the world can stop that from happening. The path for construction of the temple has been cleared by the Supreme Court."
Congress played with India's security on Rafale controversy: Adityanath
The Supreme Court on Thursday rejected pleas for a review of its December 2018 verdict in which it had said there was no occasion to doubt the decision-making process in the controversial deal.
SC dismisses Rafale review pleas
The Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed pleas seeking a review of its December order against investigating the Rafale deal, insisting it was “satisfied” with the material produced by the government to support the pricing of the fighter jets.
Rafale verdict: What it means for India, the fine print
The court struck down pleas that had sought re-examination of the December 14, saying it lacked merit.
BJP to stage countrywide stir on Saturday seeking Rahul's apology on Rafale issue
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) general secretary Bhupender Yadav told reporters here that the Congress and Gandhi were "exposed" by the apex court's verdict and they should now tender an apology.
CBI can still take action on Rafale complaints: Justice KM Joseph
Justice Joseph said dismissal of review petitions would not preclude the CBI from taking action as per law on the complaint disclosing commission of alleged cognizable offences, which was lodged with it on October 4, 2018, by former BJP leaders Yashwant Sinha and Arun Shourie and advocate Prashant Bhushan.
‘I hope matter is now laid to rest’: Ex-IAF Chief BS Dhanoa on Rafale verdict
Former Indian Air Force Chief, BS Dhanoa on Thursday welcomed the Supreme Court’s decision of dismissing the review petitions challenging it...
Rahul Gandhi should apologise to nation: BJP on Rafale verdict
SC today dismissed the review petitions against its verdict in the Rafale deal on grounds that they lacked merit, reiterating its clean chit to the Modi government in the fighter jet agreement. It also closed the contempt plea against Rahul Gandhi for wrongly attributing to the apex court his "chowkidar chor hai" remark in the Rafale case.
Supreme Court to pronounce verdict on pleas seeking Rafale judgment review on Thursday
On May 10, the apex court had reserved the decision on the pleas, including one filed by former Union ministers Yashwant Sinha, Arun Shourie, and activist lawyer Prashant Bhushan, seeking a re-examination of its findings that there was no occasion to doubt the decision-making process in the procurement of 36 Rafale fighter jets.
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