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Mirage

For IAF’s multi-billion dollar contract, Dassault, Boeing and Saab in race

A selection of the best news reports, analysis and opinions published by ThePrint this week.
Mirage

Dassault, Boeing and Saab — the front-runners for IAF’s 114 fighter jet contract

Dassault’s Rafale, Boeing’s F/A-18 and Saab’s Gripen lead the pack, while the Lockheed Martin F-16 and the Eurofighter Typhoon are trailing.
File photo of Eric Trappier, chairman and chief executive officer of Dassault Aviation SA | Marlene Awaad/Bloomberg

Will be more than happy to supply more Rafale jets to India: Dassault CEO

On picking Reliance Defence as offset partner for the controversial Rafale deal, Dassault CEO Eric Trappier says offset rules allowed company freedom to choose.
rafale

Why CAG and Modi govt’s claims of Rafale deal being cheaper are open to debate

Unless further details on costs and decision-making emerge, the 2016 NDA Rafale deal will remain in question.
Congress raises questions on $7.8 billion Rafale deal, alleges scam

NDA Rafale deal cheaper by 2.86% but price could have been cut further: CAG report

IAF didn't want six India-specific enhancements that the Defence Ministry insisted on, the report says.
Dassault

CAG compares old Rafale deal struck during UPA with Modi govt’s

The Comptroller and Auditor General will be tabling a report that looks at similar deals struck between 2012 and 2017 by IAF, as well as other offers that competed with Dassault’s Rafale offer.
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The MoU Anil Ambani mentioned in Airbus email was not Rafale

The Congress attacked the Narendra Modi government and Anil Ambani Tuesday, saying the latter had 'advance knowledge' of Rafale deal.
Rafale jet on a runway at Aero India | Commons

BJP’s Rafale & Congress’ AgustaWestland deals took different routes to same end – scandal

Both AgustaWestland & Rafale are caught in controversies but have very little in common when it comes to the process of procurement.
Rafale deal

Modi govt removed anti-corruption clauses in Rafale deal, says report

Rafale deal involved 'major and unprecedented concessions', says The Hindu. But sources say government allowed to take decisions in country's interest.
India among world’s 3 emerging arms producers, HAL in top 100: Report

India among world’s 3 emerging arms producers, HAL in top 100: Report

The SIPRI report comes as a shot in the arm for HAL, which lost out in the Rafale deal after Dassault Aviation chose Reliance Defence as its offset partner.

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CJI Gogoi

Is Supreme Court handling sexual harassment allegation against CJI Ranjan Gogoi correctly?

Two advocates Monday wrote to the Bar Council of India criticising it for its support to CJI Ranjan Gogoi and called the hearing a ‘travesty of justice’.

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Indian Coast Guard

Indian Coast Guard increases maritime surveillance following Sri Lanka blasts

More ships and aircraft have been deployed to ensure India faces no security threat after a series of blasts killed 290 in Colombo, a Coast Guard official said.
Graphic by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Modi & Shah have turned India into ‘Jingostan’ & are out to conquer the paranoid country

The Modi-Shah BJP has resurrected dangers & the enemy from the past, and built a scary jingoism. It’s a great diversionary tactic, but it never ends well.