16 April, New Delhi
The negotiations over the purchase of 36 Rafale fighter jets between India and France have entered the final stages.
Official sources said that the deal has not been concluded yet but it is in final stages. The two countries are trying to narrow down their differences over the pricing.
The Indian side has been negotiating to bring down the price of the Rafale deal. The effort is to bring down the price to around 59,000 crore rupees.
The expectation is that the final deal will be clinched by May-end.