A French judge has questioned former French President Francois Hollande as a witness as part of the investigation into the assassination of two journalists in Mali in 2013, a member of Hollande's staff.. Reuters India - Published
Congress leader Anand Sharma in his supplementary query demanded that the government make public the minutes of the meeting of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and former French President Fracois Hollande.. IndiaTimes - Published
Dismissing Hollande's allegation as a "mere press interview", the SC said, "The point remains that Defence Procurement Procedure 2013 envisages that the vendor/OEM will choose its own IOPs. IndiaTimes - Published
The court said it cannot sit on the perception of individuals. It said that press interviews (presumably with former French President Francois Hollande) can't be the basis for a probe. "We can't judge.. Sify - Published
Dassault Aviation - the manufacturer of the Rafale jet - has, for the third time in three months, issued a clarification about the deal to sell 36 of its combat aircraft to India. Firstpost - Published
Rahul said that many including Modi, Anil Ambani, Francois Hollande, Emmanuel Macron and others are all aware of the costs of the Rafale deal, but yet none are disclosing the same to the Supreme Court. Firstpost - Published
The government is understood to be exploring options for the chief guest at the Republic Day parade after US President Donald Trump turned down its invite for the ceremony.
Sources said the.. DNA - Published
The Congress on Monday slammed the Narendar Modi government for the ‘diplomatic faux pas’ over the Republic Day invite to US President Donald Trump.
The reaction of the main Opposition party.. DNA - Published
Shatrughan Sinha said a French publication had quoted former French president Francois Hollande as saying that the Indian government had proposed Reliance Defence as a partner for the French aerospace.. IndiaTimes - Published
Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman Friday visited a production facility of French aerospace major Dassault Aviation near Paris where the Rafale jets to be supplied to India are being manufactured,.. DNA - Published
Firing a fresh salvo at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the Rafale deal, Congress president Rahul Gandhi alleged on Thursday that he was a "corrupt man" who helped Anil Ambani pocket Rs 30,000 crore.. DNA - Published
Dassault Aviation has issued clarification after latest reports indicate that the firm had considered signing Reliance Defence because it was 'imperative and mandatory' to bag the Rafale jets.. DNA - Published
The Supreme Court will hear a fresh PIL against the Rafale deal between India and France on Wednesday.
A bench of Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justices S K Kaul and K M Joseph Monday said it will.. DNA - Published
Congress President Rahul Gandhi reacted strongly* to news reports that Ericsson has urged Supreme Court to restrain *Anil Ambani and two other senior officials from leaving India. Anil Ambani group.. DNA - Published
A video of UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi and Congress President Rahul Gandhi washing their plates after lunch in Sevagram in Maharashtra's Wardha district has gone viral.
The Congress president.. DNA - Published
Former French President Francois Hollande's surprise outburst over the Rafale deal has added to the discomfort and uncertainty in the French business community about the future of the largest.. Sify - Published
Minister of State for External Affairs General V K Singh has defended the Rafale fighter aircraft deal, saying it is not the government but the company that makes the equipment which decides the.. DNA - Published
Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd, India’s premier aircraft manufacturer, is in news due to the Rafale controversy. The Opposition, especially the Congress has been, critical of the fact that despite.. DNA - Published
Senior NCP leader Tariq Anwar has quit the party following differences with party president Sharad Pawar's stand on the Rafale issue, a senior party leader said Friday.
The leader said Anwar has.. DNA - Published
Noting that the "Rafale scam has begin to stink and the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government has begin to sink", Reddy said India has had a very good relationship with France and "when.. IndiaTimes - Published
The United Nations on Wednesday awarded its highest ‘green’ honour to Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Known as ‘Champions of the Earth Award’, the honour signifies commendable work done by an.. DNA - Published
Days after Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath compared Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Chhatrapati Shivaji, the Shiv Sena said Wednesday the Maratha king never played "politics of.. DNA - Published
Refuting what it termed "deeply shocking" allegations of a quid pro quo in the Rafale deal, Reliance Entertainment on Wednesday denied it has made any payment to actress-producer Julie Gayet, partner.. Sify - Published
BJP leader and Union minister Gajendra Shekhawat dragged the Gandhi family into the intensifying political row over the fighter aircraft deal, alleging that the UPA government had called off the.. Firstpost - Published
In a cryptic tweet dated 30 August, Rahul Gandhi warned of "some big bunker buster bombs in the next couple of weeks" with regard to the fighter-jet deal. Days later, former French president.. Firstpost - Published
Without even taking Rafale’s name, Congress chief Rahul Gandhi’s emotional appeal to the families and officers of the Indian Air Force had just one target – Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
‘To.. DNA - Published
The Congress on Monday accused the Narendra Modi government of compromising India's friendly ties with France by alleging a "collusion" between former French President Francois Hollande and Congress.. Sify - Published
Congress chief Rahul Gandhi taunted Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the ongoing Rafale controversy and said that the Congress will reveal each and every scam of the NDA government in coming.. DNA - Published
The BJP has now claimed that the Congress scrapped the Rafale deal with France as United Progressive Alliance (UPA) chairperson Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra's company was not accepted as a.. DNA - Published
In last four days, the multi-crore Rafale controversy has witnessed several twist and turns. Amid shrill debate over the combat jet deal between ruling BJP and the Congress, a latest revelation can.. DNA - Published
Senior BJP leaders Prakash Javadekar and Rajnath Singh attacked the Congress party for criticising the Rafale deal. Javadekar termed Congress president Rahul Gandhi a “directionless leader”, and.. DNA - Published
The Congress raised the pitch over the Rafale fighter jet controversy, approaching the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) on Monday, even as the Centre vowed to fight the “perception battle being”.. DNA - Published
The Congress sought to raise the pitch over the Rafale deal by approaching corruption watchdog Central Vigilance Commission, prompting the Narendra Modi government to launch a counter-attack.
The.. DNA - Published
Francois Hollande, who was French president when the Rs 58,000 crore Rafale deal was announced, was quoted as saying by a French publication that France was given "no choice" on selection of.. Firstpost - Published
The political slugfest between the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Opposition party has been escalating since former French president Franois Hollande indicated that the Indian government pushed.. Firstpost - Published
The Congress chief arrived here on a two-day visit, the first after his Kailash Mansarover pilgrimage, and said the people of the country want to know the amount involved in the Rafale deal. "Why was.. IndiaTimes - Published
The French government said it feared damage to its relations with India after former president Francois Hollande stirred controversy about a major deal to sell fighter jets to New Delhi. DNA - Published