Indian Air Force

  • C-17 Globemaster the big draw at 81st IAF day 08-10-2013 03:08 PM

    The big transport aircraft C-17 Globemaster is the big draw as the Indian Air Force celebrates its 81st anniversary today. ...
  • Dramatic rescue: IAF airlifts crashed Pawan Hans helicopter in Uttarakhand 04-09-2013 09:08 PM

    The Indian Air Force did a dramatic rescue operation by airlifting a Pawan Hans helicopter which had crashed in the state earlier. ...
  • The Last Word: Is it correct to think of the MiG 21 as a flying coffin or is that a gross exaggeration? 18-07-2013 09:35 PM

    A MiG-21 Bison fighter aircraft of the Indian Air Force crashed on Monday in Uttarlai in Rajasthan killing the pilot. Is it correct to think of the MiG 21 as a flying coffin or is that a gross exaggeration? That's the question Karan Thapar discussed with a panel on his...
  • Crash left Wing Commander Kalia unable to lead normal life: Lawyer 17-07-2013 05:00 PM

    Wing Commander Sanjeet Singh Kalia has filed a petition saying that flying a MiG-21 violated his right to work in a safe environment. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 16-07-2013 11:53 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Govt clears 100 per cent FDI in telecom, say sources 16-07-2013 09:25 PM

    In big-ticket reforms push, the government on Tuesday decided to hike foreign direct investment (FDI) in 13 sectors. ...
  • Uttarakhand: Pilots explain problems they are facing in rescue work 27-06-2013 11:46 PM

    "Situation is challenging. Crowd control is a problem as everybody wants to come out," says one of the IAF pilots. ...
  • Families of martyrs, who died during U'khad rescue work, in grief 27-06-2013 02:26 PM

    The whole border village of Bobiya in Jammu is in mourning after ITBP inspector Bhim Singh lost his life in the Mi-17 V5 helicopter crash near Gaurikund, while on a rescue mission. ...
  • Watch: Pilots talk about the challenges during Uttarakhand rescue work 27-06-2013 11:39 AM

    One of the pilots involved in rescue operations in Uttarakhand says he carries a 'Main Huun Na' banner to reassure people that he'll come back and save all of them. ...
  • News 360: Rescue efforts continue amid chopper tragedy, bad weather 26-06-2013 11:46 PM

    Undeterred by the chopper crash which took away 20 lives, the security forces continued their Herculean rescue operations in various parts of the flood-hit Uttarakhand on Wednesday. ...
  • Watch: Rescue sorties continue at Joshimath despite crash 26-06-2013 12:15 PM

    CNN-IBN's Karma Paljor reports from Joshimath where air rescue operations resumed on Wednesday morning despite the rescue chopper crash on Tuesday. ...
  • Uttarakhand rescue efforts - does the government need to do much more? 19-06-2013 11:54 PM

    Even though aerial surveys and rescue missions by the Indian Army, Indian Air Force and the Indo-Tibetan Border Police and clearing skies provided some aid to the people in Uttarakhand, places that have been most affected by the nature's fury have remained inaccessible due damaged transport and road services. ...
  • Watch: How rescue teams battle with the destruction in Uttarakhand 19-06-2013 10:53 PM

    Rescue teams were finally able to evacuate some of the people stranded in higher reaches of Uttarakhand on Wednesday even though damaged roads and washed away bridges continued to hinder evacuation throughout the day. ...
  • AgustaWestland deal: UK waiting for Italian probe to end, says Indian High Commission 16-02-2013 08:27 AM

    India's High Commissioner to the UK says the British government is closely watching the developments and waiting for the completion of Italian investigations in the AgustaWestland defence deal. ...
  • AgustaWestland chopper deal: Where is the money going? 15-02-2013 10:33 PM

    The Ministry of Defence on Friday initiated the process to scrap the deal with AgustaWestland for 12 VVIP helicopters. ...
  • President can only be questioned: Prashant Bhushan 15-02-2013 12:07 PM

    Prashant Bhushan said that President Pranab Mukherjee and the governors accused in the AgustaWestland deal face immunity but can definitely be questioned by the CBI. ...
  • Ousted Finnmeccanica CEO to be quizzed over chopper deal 15-02-2013 11:47 AM

    Ousted Finnmeccanica CEO Giuseppe Orsi is being held in jail but has not been charged yet. ...
  • Will AgustaWestland become another Bofors? 14-02-2013 11:18 PM

    The Italian probe report into the AgustaWestland chopper deal has explained how the kickback money in the deal reached the cousins of former Air Chief Marshal SP Tyagi. ...
  • News 360: Italian probe into chopper deal reveals how money reached Tyagi's cousin 14-02-2013 09:34 PM

    The Italian probe report into the AgustaWestland chopper deal has explained how the kickback money in the deal reached the cousins of former Air Chief Marshal SP Tyagi. ...
  • Is it impossible to do defence deals in India without middlemen? 13-02-2013 11:25 PM

    The government on Wednesday put the Rs 3,600 crore AgustaWestland chopper deal on hold after allegations of bribery were levelled directly at the former Air Chief Marshall, SP Tyagi by an Italian probe report. ...
  • News 360: Tainted chopper deal put on hold, say sources 13-02-2013 09:25 PM

    The AugustaWestland chopper deal got murkier with allegations of bribery now being levelled directly at the former Air Chief, SP Tyagi. ...
  • Italian chopper deal: Don't drag in the PMO, says V Narayanasamy 13-02-2013 06:39 PM

    The Opposition on Wednesday attacked the government over the corruption allegations in the 2010 Italian helicopter deal saying the government was doing a cover up. ...
  • News 360: IAF chopper fired at by suspected Maoists 18-01-2013 11:16 PM

    An Air Force MI 17 helicopter made emergency landing in Sukma, and was fired at by suspected Maoists. ...
  • Sikkim: Rains disrupt resuce operations from Bagdogra 19-09-2011 01:04 PM

    Bad weather has hampered an all-out rescue operation in Sikkim as the Indian Air Force says that helicopters can't fly till the weather improves. ...
  • After fighting for the nation, CJs fight for dignity 14-08-2011 09:05 AM

    Citizen Journalists freedom fighter Suresh Aggarwal, Air Cmdr (Retd) KK Badhwar fight for their dignity, respect and pension. ...
  • IAF reaches out to missing Pak pilot's wife 11-08-2011 09:30 PM

    The Indian Air Force reached out to Pakistani pilot officer Squadron Leader Alam Siddiqui's wife, and helped Shehnaz say her final goodbye. Siqqiqui died in the 1965 Indo-Pak war and his body was never found. ...
  • Sachin, Dhoni to fly IAF's Sukhoi MKI 30-06-2011 01:48 PM

    The sky seems to be the limit for Sachin Tendulkar and MS dhoni. The 2 cricketers will soon be flying the Indian Air Force's Sukhoi MKI. ...
  • CNN-IBN flies light combat aircraft Tejas 12-02-2011 05:54 PM

    CNN-IBN brings you the thrill involved in flying India's first home-grown fighter jet. ...
  • Tejas aircraft: Too costly, too late? 10-01-2011 11:05 PM

    CNN-IBN speaks to the experts if India can bet on Tejas and if it's too costly, too little. ...