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  1. Germany lobbies India to buy EurofightersRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Times of India

    Govt has dusted up a British-era pact to ensure Hindu sentiments aren't hurt even if hydroelectric power projects do come up on the Ganga. MS Allure of the Seas, the world's largest passenger ship to be veer constructed, set sail on its maiden voyage on May 26. Investors in Indian equities are growing impatient as the much-hyped economic revival and corporate earnings fail to pick up.

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  2. Germany lobbies India to buy Eurofighters, submarinesRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Reuters

    Germany's defence minister held out the prospect of more talks on a possible sale of Eurofighter jets to India and, on a visit to New Delhi, said Berlin stood ready to back a multi-billion-dollar Indian submarine project. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who has just marked his first year in office, cut through an impasse over a troubled tender for high-end combat jets by announcing a deal in France last month to buy 36 Rafales from Dassault.

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  3. Defence minister's U-turn opens door for more Rafale fightersRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Rediff.com

    Last week, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said buying 90 less Rafale fighter jets than the 126 planned earlier would save him money to buy more Tejas Light Combat Aircraft for the India Air Force. Ajai Shukla reports Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his visit to France last month had signed an agreement to buy 36 Rafale fighter jets for over $6 billion .

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  4. Modi Skirts India's Top Warplane Maker to Counter China's PowerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Bloomberg

    Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. Prime Minister Narendra Modi's efforts to refresh an aging air force are skirting state-run Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd., India's largest defense contractor, and signaling opportunities for the private sector.

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  5. Through the people's lens: Modi's development model so farRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 | OpEdNews

    Story of Modi's development model so far: Cutting health and education expenditure, forcing land acquisition, buying expensive jets and unsafe nuclear power, benefitting Big Business, diluting employment guarantee, fanning communal fires, exploiting Ganga, curbing dissent and shielding governance from public scrutiny. If we separate Modi government's actions from mere words and assess its priorities from the former, there is now enough evidence to form a clear picture.

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  6. Cong lobs back crony capitalism chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 | The Telegraph

    New Delhi, May 24: The Congress today threw the charge of "crony capitalism" back at the Narendra Modi government, threatening to release a list of beneficiaries who had allegedly gained from the Centre's international deals at the expense of public sector units. "Whatever decisions were taken in cases that landed up in courts were in pursuance of the existing policies on telecom and coal," senior Congress spokesperson Anand Sharma said, alluding to the spectrum and coal-block controversies.

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  7. Congress offensive: Antony slams govt over Rafale dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | The Indian Express

    Raising questions over the BJP government's decision to buy 36 Rafale fighter jets from France in a fly-away condition, former defence minister A K Antony Saturday asked the government to clarify whether it followed the defence procurement procedure while concluding the agreement. He also asked whether the government consulted the Finance Ministry before inking the deal as it had objected to the selection process earlier.

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  8. Antony fires security salvoRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | The Telegraph

    New Delhi, May 23: A.K. Antony today alleged that the Narendra Modi government had "compromised national security" by slashing the size of a China-frontier army formation. The former defence minister also questioned the decision on an outright purchase of 36 Rafale jets, saying the government had overlooked his file notings on the selection of the French fighter planes.

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  9. Rafale deal: Congress accuses Modi Govt. of by passing defence procurement procedureRead the original story

    Saturday May 23 | Big News Network.com

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  10. Through the people's lens: Modi's development model so far. By Dr...Read the original story

    Saturday May 23 | Pakistan Christian Post

    Through the people's lens: Modi's development model so far. By Dr Rahul Pandey, Bobby Ramakant and Dr Sandeep Pandey Story of Modi's development model so far: Cutting health and education expenditure, forcing land acquisition, buying expensive jets and unsafe nuclear power, benefitting Big Business, diluting employment guarantee, fanning communal fires, exploiting Ganga, curbing dissent and shielding governance from public scrutiny.

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  11. No transparency in multi-crore Rafale deal, says CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | DNA India

    Congress today alleged non-transparency in the multi-crore Rafale deal and questioned the Centre's move to bypass defence procurement procedure in the absence of inter-governmental agreement with France. "Prime Minister during his France visit announced government's decision to buy 36 Rafale fighter jets from Dassault in fly-away condition.

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  12. Congress brings out scathing 'report card' on Modi's one year ruleRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | DNA India

    Calling Modi "Super Gagan Vihari", Congress leaders also attacked the Prime Minister over his foreign visits saying he was only busy polishing his global image. In a stinging counter offensive, Congress today said Prime Minister Narendra Modi had no work on ground to show and accused him of "murdering democratic institutions" while running "a one-man government".

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  13. Congress criticises Rafale deal over procedural violationsRead the original story

    Saturday May 23 | Nerve News

    Stopping short of calling the NDA government's Rafale deal a scam, the Congress on Saturday said the multi-billion dollar deal to purchase fighter jets from France lacked transparency and non-adherence to defence procurement norms. Congress national spokesperson Tom Vadakkan said defence deals during the UPA rule were delayed due to strict adherence to procedure and principles of transparency.

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  14. Russia is ready to deliver Su-30MKI fighters to India in addition to Rafale jetsRead the original story

    Friday May 22 | Avia.Ru

    Irkut Corporation is ready to fill the "gap" in India's tender for delivery of fighters to the national air forces by means of delivering Su-30MKI fighters, RIA Novosti reports with reference to the head of Regional Marketing Department of Irkut Corporation, Viktor Lichaev. Dassault Aviation won the tender for delivery of 126 fighters to Indian air forces.

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  15. Dassault Aviation: Renewal of Mr. Eric TRAPPIER as Chairman and Chief ...Read the original story

    Wednesday May 20 | PR-inside.com

    Renewal of Mr. Eric TRAPPIER as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer and of Mr. Loik SEGALEN as Chief Operating Officer Saint-Cloud, France, May 20, 2015. The General meeting of the Shareholders held on May 20, 2015 has renewed for 4 years MMs Serge Dassault, Olivier Dassault, Charles Edelstenne, Eric Trappier and Mrs Lucia Sinapi-Thomas as Directors.

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  16. Planemaker Dassault to double Rafale output in two to three years if India buysRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | Silicon Alley Insider

    The French planemaker is also in talks with several other countries including Malaysia, after recently winning its first export contracts with Egypt and Qatar, CEO Eric Trappier added. Trappier last week said Dassault would increase production of the Rafale if it signs a third export contract but it did not give a timeframe.

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  17. Has the Original Tender for 126 Rafales Been Scrapped?Read the original story

    Wednesday May 13 | PR Log

    PRLog - May 14, 2015 - GURGAON, India -- According to an item published in the latest issue of Indian Military Review it has been analysed what would happen to the on-going medium multi-role combat aircraft negotiations? The joint statement has made it clear that it will continue as a separate issue and that the 36 aircraft deal is not linked to it. To understand this, one needs to read between the lines.

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  18. UPDATE 1-Dassault CEO says to raise Rafale output if wins new orderRead the original story

    Wednesday May 13 | Reuters

    France's Dassault Aviation will increase production of the Rafale fighter jet if it signs a third export contract and has room to double its current output of 11 planes a year, its chief executive said on Wednesday. Dassault recently won orders for a total of 48 planes from Egypt and Qatar.

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  19. A wasted yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Rediff.com

    After years of decision paralysis under the United Progressive Alliance defence minister, A K Antony, the BJP promised a robust revival, with its election manifesto promising dramatic changes to invigorate the military. "The BJP recognises the importance of identifying a clear road map to address the issue head-on, with radical systemic changes," declared the party's manifesto.

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  20. Thales Chairman-Elect Henri Proglio Quits in ...Read the original story

    Tuesday May 12 | The St. Petersburg Times

    Henri Proglio gave up the chairmanship of defense group Thales on Tuesday, bringing into the open a simmering row with Economy Minister Emmanuel Macron over the veteran French businessman's Russian interests. Macron had this month asked the former boss of power utility EDF to cut his ties with state-owned Russian nuclear company Rosatom if he wanted the Thales role.

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