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France Welcomes PM Narendra Modi's Proposal For Global Conference On Terrorism

Jun 10, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

Minister of State for Europe and Foreign Affairs of France, Jean Baptiste Lemoyne said that the first Rafale fighter jet will land in India in September, and it will be a strong signal of Indo-French cooperation.

Rafale Deal: No Question Of FIR Or CBI Probe, Centre Tells SC

May 26, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

A three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi had on May 10 reserved its verdict on the pleas seeking review of the December 14 judgement in the Rafale case.

Attempted Break-in at Indian Air Force’s Paris Office Handling Rafale Data: Report

There was a break-in into the Indian Air Force Rafale project management team office which is located in a suburb of Paris in France. No hard disk or document has been stolen.

Rafale Could Have Made Result Of Balakot Airstrike Better: IAF Chief Dhanoa

Apr 15, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

Indian Air Force chief Air Marshal BS Dhano said induction of Rafale jets into the IAF could have ' further skewed' the result of Balakor airstrike in India's favour

Pakistani Pilots Were Trained To Fly Rafale: Should India Worry?

Aviation International News also mentioned the training aspects of the aircraft. Tucked away in the report was a telling sentence: “The first batch of pilots trained for Qatar in November 2017 were Pakistani exchange officers.”

10 April, 2019

Rafale Verdict Stridently Endorses Press Freedom But Also Cautions Journalists Against Bias. Here’s Why

Puneet Nicholas Yadav

The Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected the government's contention that sensitive documents accessed by the media on the Rafale deal can't be evidence

10 April, 2019

SC Rejects Govt's Objections, Says Leaked Confidential Documents Can Be Part Of Rafale Review Pleas

Puneet Nicholas Yadav

The Supreme Court said that leaked confidential documents suggesting the PMO’s interference in negotiations on the Rafale deal can be relied upon.

09 April, 2019

LIVE Updates: Rahul Gandhi Says SC Has 'Accepted' There Was Corruption In Rafale Deal

Outlook Web Bureau

The Supreme Court delivered its verdict, dismissing Centre's preliminary objections documents sourced from the Defence Ministry by media without authorisation which were used as "evidence" in the Rafale fighter jet case.

07 March, 2019

Chidambaram Demands Publication Of All Documents Related To Rafale Deal

Outlook Web Bureau

Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram said Article 19 of the Constitution ensured the right to freedom of speech and expression to the people of this country.

06 March, 2019

While SC Hears Case, Congress Says Time To Lodge FIR Against PM Modi In Rafale Deal

Outlook Web Bureau

"The corruption and malfeasance in Rafale deal is out in the open. PM Modi misused his office to give benefits to Dassault Aviation and caused loss to the public exchequer," Randeep Surjewala of Congress said

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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