Tuesday, 25 January, 2022

Topic: Dassault

Rahul Gandhi raises Rafale pitch, calls Narendra Modi a ‘gatekeeper for Anil Ambani’

Rahul Gandhi also questions Nirmala Sitharaman’s ‘hurried’ visit to France and the Dassault factory, but defence ministry says it was planned well in advance.

Arun Shourie, Prashant Bhushan meet CBI chief to demand probe into Rafale deal

In addition to a detailed complaint, they have also submitted documents supporting their arguments for the need of probe. New Delhi: Lawyer Prashant Bhushan and former Union...

Rafale shows HAL desperately needs competition

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Fugitive arms dealer & Robert Vadra’s ‘friend’ Sanjay Bhandari lives in plush London flat

Robert Vadra & Sanjay Bhandari's names were dragged into the Rafale deal controversy by the BJP last week.

HAL doesn’t fly because Sukhois aren’t Rafales

If they were, the Great Indian Bureaucrat would be the Marshal of the Air Force. Bofors mummified our defence acquisitions, Rafale could entomb it now.

Modi govt is creating a ‘Rafale scam’ where none exists due to its arrogance

Unless details are made available to Parliament and thus to the people, GOI is acting in secrecy and misusing its power.

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Representative image of Army | ANI

Central Vista, old army uniforms—why this year’s Republic Day parade is a source of pride

Days of Mughal or British glory are over. Central Vista is Indian govt's modern structure, and uniforms are sources of pride.
A Chinese flag being raised in the Lujiazui Financial District of Shanghai | Photo: Qilai Shen | Bloomberg

India among Asian destinations for investors fleeing Chinese real estate debt crisis

Both Goldman Sachs & CreditSights consider Indian companies attractive. While the first recommends high-yield renewables, the latter considers financial firms to well shielded here.


The photo of former PM Indira Gandhi with the three former service chiefs | Photo: Wikimedia Commons

‘Mystery’ brochure on 1971 War crops Indira Gandhi, Jagjivan Ram from images, courts controversy

Both images show the then service chiefs, but the former PM and defence minister is removed from them.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.