Sunday, 2 October, 2022
TopicDassault Aviation

Topic: Dassault Aviation

Hollande’s truth on Rafale can’t have two versions, says Arun Jaitley

Former French President Hollande is contradicting himself. This makes the veracity of his claims very questionable.

Dassault contradicts Hollande, says it chose Reliance Defence for Rafale offsets

Dassault statement comes a day after former French president Hollande claimed that the Indian government proposed Reliance Defence. 

Govt bypassed defence procurement procedures, kept everyone in the dark: Chidambaram on Rafale deal

The senior Congress leader has also demanded a detailed inquiry and a public debate on the matter.

Everything you wanted to know about Rafale and did not know who to ask

The Rs 59,000-crore Rafale deal is at the centre of a furious war of words between the govt and opposition. Here's an explainer on the jet and the controversy.

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Illustration by Prajna Ghosh | ThePrint

Over 38% inmates in Indian jails are OBCs, 10% increase in a decade, study finds

Religious minorities, specifically Muslims and Sikhs, have been overrepresented among prison inmates for years now, but there have been some shifts in the last decade, NCRB data shows.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.

Defence

File photo of former Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria after flying a MiG-21 of 51 Squadron at the Srinagar airbase | ANI

Famed IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman’s MiG-21 Squadron bows out from Srinagar today

Known as the ‘Sword Arms’, number-plating of the squadron was done Friday. It has made way for MiG-29s to be the new 'guardian of the Valley'.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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