French leftist tabloid Mediapart lies about Rafale deal again, but ends up exposing corruption during Congress regime
The Mediapart report shows that Sushen Gupta was involved in defence deal negotiations in 2012 during UPA government
Dassault Aviation denies French media outlet allegations of irregularities in Rafale deal with India
Dassault Aviation said that the French Anti-Corruption Agency has not found in violations in the deal to supply 36 Rafale jets to India
French MP and businessman Olivier Dassault, whose family owns the firm that makes Rafale planes, dies in helicopter crash
Olivier Dassault was an MP for the conservative Les Republicans party since 2002 and was considered the 361st richest man in the world along with his siblings.
Traditional Sarva Dharma Puja performed to mark the formal induction of the first five Rafale fighter jets into the Indian Air Force
The IAF has formally inducted the first 5 Rafale jets as a part of the 'Golden Arrows' squadron at Ambala.
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh leaves for France to receive first Rafale jet on the occasion of Dussehra and Vijaya Dashami
Though Rajnath Singh will officially receive Rafale on October 8, the jets will start arriving in India from May 2020
The formal hand over ceremony for the first Rafale jet is scheduled on October 8
French Embassy denies reports of Pakistan pilots training in Rafale jets delivered to Qatar, call it ‘fake news’
The French Embassy has clarified that this is "fake news" and that no Pakistani pilots have been trained in the Rafales delivered to Qatar.
Congress and its president Rahul Gandhi have tried all their might to scuttle the deal by purveying lies about the deal and allegations of corruption against the Modi government, despite CAG and Supreme Court dismissing their claims.
“Our people” were martyred when Indian Air Force “attacked” Pakistan: Thus spake the poster boy of Pakistan
Rahul Gandhi said that a few days ago, the Indian Airforce "attacked" Pakistan and dropped bombs. In the process, some of our men also martyred.
The CAG report states that price of basic aircraft same in both the Rafale deals, but the NDA deal is cheaper overall