Tag: Rafale

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  • Rahul spreading canard against Modi: BJP

    Rahul spreading canard against Modi: BJP

    Javadekar said Rahul and the Congress had been making statements against PM Modi and the BJP out of their desperation. He said Rahul Gandhi was making a wrongful presentation of the Supreme Court verdict on Rafale before the media and people.

    April 15, 2019
  • Vote for liberty

    Vote for liberty

    At this stage there is little need to go into the merits of the demand to probe afresh the “politically-loaded” Rafale purchase ~ the complexities would be dealt with subsequently.

    April 12, 2019
  • Fake news, says French ambassador on report of Pakistani pilots flying Rafale

    Fake news, says French ambassador on report of Pakistani pilots flying Rafale

    An aviation news website, Aviation International News (AIN) Online, had on 13 February reported that pilots of the Pakistani Air Force flew sorties on Qatari Rafale fighter jets.

    April 11, 2019
  • Warriors in the sky

    Warriors in the sky

    Can future Indian air warriors be safe without proper equipment at the time of conflict? The matter has assumed dangerous proportions. Hence, whosoever is the next Prime Minister, or whichever the political party in power after May 2019, they ought to look into the issue with all seriousness and try to resolve the perpetual crisis of the Air Force with a time-barred programme, arguably in the next 24 months.

    April 8, 2019
  • Air warriors underwent special training in US to fly IAF Chinook helicopters

    Air warriors underwent special training in US to fly IAF Chinook helicopters

    Four CH-47F (I) Chinook helicopters were inducted into the IAF's 126 Helicopter Unit on Monday

    March 25, 2019
  • ‘Vote for Modi to make your kids chowkidar’

    ‘Vote for Modi to make your kids chowkidar’

    The Delhi BJP and its leaders have also joined this campaign like their counterparts in other states across the country.

    March 21, 2019
  • What’s so secret?

    What’s so secret?

    The MoD is also inconsistent about whether the original documents were “stolen”, or photo-copies were accessed by the media ~ is the Sitharaman ship so leaky?

    March 15, 2019
  • Rafale review petition: Supreme Court reserves order on government’s privilege claim

    Rafale review petition: Supreme Court reserves order on government’s privilege claim

    Attorney General KK Venugopal made submissions on the basis of Section 123 of Indian Evidence Act to submit that the document in question could not be used in court without the permission of the officer concerned.

    March 14, 2019
  • Let’s not forget IAF’s triumph

    Let’s not forget IAF’s triumph

    Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman, who was captured by Pakistan and returned, downed a Pakistani F16 fighter jet, from his MIG 21 BISON, a rare feat.

    March 12, 2019
  • Elephants in the MoD

    Elephants in the MoD

    After Pulwama, the nation is looking at the armed forces to give a reply to the enemy.

    February 26, 2019
  • Lockheed Martin’s proposal is attractive sales pitch

    Lockheed Martin’s proposal is attractive sales pitch

    The most important gain though could be for the Indian Advanced Medium Combat Aircraft (AMCA) which is meant to be a futuristic 5th generation fighter.

    February 24, 2019
  • Lament with depth

    Lament with depth

    This government has opted to hail every soldier killed in action as a “martyr”, Garima Abrol has advocated a way of making that term more than mere lip-service.

    February 19, 2019
  • Self-exposed bluff

    Self-exposed bluff

    True that suppressing payments is a common ploy to “cook the books” but the NDA government goes into raptures over surgical strikes that caused little more than lacerations to the military machine across the LOC and seeks to make much of augmenting the soldier’s punch.

    February 12, 2019
  • Two-front challenge

    Two-front challenge

    As India’s relations with both China and Pakistan continue to deteriorate, the country’s policy-makers must reflect on the unpleasant possibility of a ‘two-front’ war with both countries.

    January 14, 2019
  • Regressive ranting

    Regressive ranting

    It is true that soldiers do not enjoy the same freedoms as folk in civvy street, yet can a four-star general treat judicial pronouncement in such cavalier fashion?

    January 13, 2019
  • Politicians in glass houses should not throw stones

    Politicians in glass houses should not throw stones

    Senior service officers regularly face the media and when questioned on decisions which impact the armed forces answer true to their character, fearlessly, truthfully and frankly.

    January 1, 2019
  • Show files on Sahara-Birla, Rafale; Arvind Kejriwal dares Narendra Modi

    Show files on Sahara-Birla, Rafale; Arvind Kejriwal dares Narendra Modi

    "You took our 400 files, show us Sahara-Birla and Rafale files and we can send you to jail with just these two files," he challenged Modi.

    December 29, 2018