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Arup Raha

Ex-IAF chief Arup Raha, appeals to parties to not halt procurement process

‘Air warfare is going to be very important,’ he also said, adding to his appeal to parties to sort issues and commence procurement of jets.

16 Jan 2019 6:14 PM

Rafale-like rows lower nation’s esteem: Raha

According to him, the political dogfight over the defence deal has tarnish-ed the country’s image before the world.

15 Sep 2018 12:25 AM

Setting up panel, confidential meet can end Rafale row, suggests ex-IAF chief

On slugfest between Modi-govt and Cong, Raha said: '... such things take place when there is a big ticket deal.'

14 Sep 2018 5:08 PM

‘No party can control Constitution’

Only secular political party which can take India forward: Raha

10 Jun 2018 12:56 AM

Army, IAF get Chiefs; Praveen Bakshi to continue

Suhag said that infiltration bids had increased during the year and the number of terrorists killed was nearly double the previous year.

01 Jan 2017 7:02 AM


Can’t blame one service for graft in defence deals: Arup Raha

IAF needs 200-250 Rafales to maintain edge, says Raha

29 Dec 2016 12:48 AM

India needs about 200-250 Rafales to maintain edge: IAF chief Arup Raha

Underlining that the teeth of any air force is the combat fleet, Raha said that the country needs another production line besides the Tejas.

28 Dec 2016 6:15 PM

Accusations against Tyagi in chopper scam dented our image: IAF chief Raha

Former IAF chief S P Tyagi was arrested in the chopper scam case and got bail on Monday.

26 Dec 2016 7:54 PM

Govt picks new Army, IAF Chiefs; heads of IB and RAW

For second time in Army’s history, seniority principle not followed.

18 Dec 2016 1:47 AM

India to get Rafale fighter jets in 3 years: IAF chief Arup Raha

When asked about the depleting strength of jets, he said besides Rafale, India is going to produce Tejas in large numbers.

11 Dec 2016 8:24 AM


Arup Raha says Tyagi’s arrest a blot on IAF reputation

It is very unfortunate that such an episode has taken place, says Arup Raha.

11 Dec 2016 2:00 AM