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Echoes of Bofors scandal in VVIP chopper deal
Times of India

Echoes of Bofors scandal in VVIP chopper deal

NEW DELHI: The still-exploding VVIP Choppergate has uncanny similarities with the infamous Bofors scandal of the mid-1980s, which ultimately led to the Rajiv Gandhi government's downfall in the 1989 general elections. - and then sent shockwaves down ... Times of India, 6 days ago

Don't hide behind Bofors, Bhopal: Vijay Mallya episode has exposed rot in BJP and Cong

In the hammam of Indian politics, Bofors and Bhopal have become everybody's favourite fig-leaves. The moment a scandal erupts and the greed, complicity and incompetence of politicians are exposed in full grandeur in public, everybody rushes to hide ...
 Firstpost.com1 month ago Vijay Mallya episode has exposed rot in BJP and Cong  MSN News US1 month ago

Of bans and blacklists

Avoid knee-jerk reactions in defence scandals With the AgustaWestland controversy having returned to the political limelight, much is being made of whether the tainted firm was blacklisted' by the Congress-led UPA regime of the day and if the ...
 New Delhi Pioneer21 hours ago

Italians have let down Sonia Gandhi

It is Gandhi's Italian connection that has yet again landed her in a public scandal. Being Defensive Now, this is unfair. Accusing Sonia Gandhi of receiving kickbacks from Augusta Westland when all of Rs 360 crore paid in bribes came from the ...
 Sunday Guardian Live2 days ago From Quattrocchi to Westland: Italians have let down Sonia Gandhi  Afternoon Despatch & Courier19 hours ago

Will Agusta Westland scam meet Bofors" fate?

The article below represents a preview only and is not meant for reuse or republishing. Jammu, April 30 -- The ghost of Bofors howitzer gun scandal haunted the Congress and its First Family for almost quarter of a century - from 1987 to 2011. It ...
 HT Syndication2 days ago
Pakistan Observer

Italy exposes an ugly Indian scandal

Home Articles Italy exposes an ugly Indian scandal Like Geopolitical notes from India M D Nalapat SINCE the 1950s,corruption has grown in India, but not as fast as has been the growth of anti-corruption agencies. The Indian state, in ...
 Pakistan Observer3 days ago

BAE picks Mahindra for guns

Representational image The deal is to supply 145 M777 howitzers to Indian Army Leading artillery gun-maker BAE Systems on Wednesday announced the selection of Mahindra as its India partner for the nearly $700 million deal for the supply of 145 M777 howitzers ...
 Asian Age2 months ago Dark clouds hovering over helicopter deal in India  Gulf News1 hour ago BAE Systems selects Mahindra as India partner for gun deal  Business Standard2 months ago
Times of India

Mallya: BJP fires Bofors salvo at Cong

NEW DELHI Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday raked up the Bofors case reminding Rahul Gandhi of Ottavio Quattrocchi's escape to hit back at him for his attack on the government over Vijay Mallya leaving India despite owing Rs 9,000 crore to ...
 Pune Mirror1 month ago What about Quattrocchi's 'escape'? Jaitley asks  Times of India1 month ago
The Freepress Journal

Erosion of the fourth estate

12:05 am There is a cynical suggestion that all defence deals in India involve a measure of financial impropriety and that the recent revelations of bribery and corruption in the aborted Agusta-Westland helicopter deal, while titillating in itself, ...
 The Freepress Journal5 minutes ago Agusta exposé puts Fourth Estate's credibility at stake  New Delhi Pioneer2 days ago

Dubious chopper deal

The past seems to be catching up fast with President Pranab Mukherjee. This time his name figures in the case relating to the purchase of Augusta Westland helicopters for comfortable travelling by the then Congress government, of which he was the ...
 Afternoon Despatch & Courier1 hour ago Chopper Deal Steeped In Wrongdoings  Navhind Times3 days ago Action inevitable in chopper deal  The Statesman4 days ago
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