New Delhi. 06 January, 2016. Though nothing yet from the horses’s mouth, but if rumours in the South Block are to be believed,  the Indian government has confirmed the order for 36 Rafale jets to the French government. Niether IAF  nor MOD has confirmed the news. And the French major is also tight lipped.

If sources in the decision making echelon are to be believed ,  this is a new year gift given to Hollande by Narendra Modi in the form of agreement documents. As per the decision , IAF will buy all 36 of them from the French aerospace major Dassault  in  flyaway conditions.