Francois Hollande
India  /  Published 10.01.19

Congress seeks vigilance chief exit

The Congress has demanded the removal of central vigilance commissioner K.V. Chowdary in the light of the Supreme Court verdict quashing the midnight benching of CBI director Alok Verma in October.The...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 03.01.19

There is no Rafale controversy: Sushma Swaraj

External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj on Thursday said in the Rajya Sabha that there is no controversy regarding the Rafale deal, except in the minds of Opposition leaders.She asserting that every i...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 11.10.18

Indian company chosen freely, says Dassault

Dassault Aviation said it picked Reliance Defence as a partner for the Rafale deal on its own, countering a French online media report that said the Indian government insisted on the firm as a conditi...
By Reuters and Our Bureau in New Delhi

India  /  Published 15.11.18

Dare to Modi: Make Rafale papers public

The Congress has made public a purported timeline on the Rafale deal that suggests deep divisions within the Narendra Modi government and multiple attempts to steamroller objections and wor...
By Sanjay K. Jha

India  /  Published 23.09.18

When Jaitley heard a jugalbandi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has kept himself away from the Rafale fight path and airdropped his idiom-admiring blogger-in-chief into the middle of the fire-fight.Finance minister Arun Jaitley made a ...
By Our bureau in New Delhi


Opinion  /  Published 23.09.18

Rafale obfuscation tactic unravels

François Hollande does not have the dashing good looks or rakish charm of, say, Imran Khan or Bill Clinton or even Nicolas Sarkozy. Yet, the seemingly drab and dour socialist leader — who rose to b...
By Manini Chatterjee

India  /  Published 22.09.18

Rahul ‘surgical strike’ barb at Modi-Ambani

Upping the ante on the Rafale issue, Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Anil Ambani had jointly carried out a Rs 130,000-crore “surgical strike...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 25.09.18

Congress asks Modi: When was HAL dropped?

The Congress on Tuesday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to answer a “basic” question: how and when was Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) ousted from the Rafale deal and who benefited from its exi...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 24.09.18

Infographic: The #PMChorHai conundrum explained

On Saturday, a few hours after the BJP expressed consternation at Rahul Gandhi for saying the revelation by French President Francois Hollande meant the Prime Minister was a thief, Twitter users were ...
By TT Bureau and Rahul Awasthi in New Delhi

India  /  Published 22.09.18

Modi talks bribes... over toilet constructions

The French government, Dassault Aviation, former President Francois Hollande, the Indian defence ministry, the BJP and Rahul Gandhi spoke about the Rafale controversy since Friday evening. What about ...
By Our Bureau in New Delhi


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