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Congress hears echo of Bofors in AgustaWestland chopper scam

Five things to know about AgustaWestland VVIP chopper scam

NEW DELHI: As the details of India's biggest defence scam after Bofors, AgustaWestland choppergate is being unearthed and the role of UPA government and former IAF chief SP Tyagi in the scam is validated by the Italian court, ... Economic Times, 1 month ago

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Sonia could be guilty for Bofors but not Agusta

Almost 25 years separate the AgustaWestland scam from that of the Bofors. Both were defence deals. In 1986, the Indian government went for 400 Howitzer guns manufactured by the Swedish company AB Bofors. It was a $1.4 billion deal (Rs 10,000 crore at current ...
 MSN India1 month ago Bofors yes, AgustaWestland no: Why Sonia Gandhi isn't to blame for chopper scam  First Post.com1 month ago Sonia Gandhi could be faulted for Bofors, but not AgustaWestland case  Firstpost.com1 month ago Sonia Gandhi could be held guilty for Bofors, but not AgustaWestland  First Post.com1 month ago

30 yrs after Bofors, gun contract finalised

155-mm howitzers to be bought India is looking to buy 100 155-mm/52-caliber self-propelledhowitzers for Rs 4,500 crore; contract is being finalised for guns mounted on a tank-type chassis Army is seeking supply of 100 guns within three years of ...
 Chandigarh Tribune4 weeks ago

Parliament Live: What we couldn't do in Bofors, we will do in AgustaWestland, says Parrikar

15:18 (IST) For the first time, colleges will get autonomy in India and won't have to be affiliated with universities, says HRD Minister Smriti Irani in the Lok Sabha. 15:04 (IST) We are prepared for JPC enquiry. We're prepared for any ...
 Firstpost.com1 month ago
Gulf News

Spectre of corruption continues to haunt Congress

It was the Bofors howitzer scandal that brought down the Rajiv Gandhi government in India in 1989. Since then, none from the dynasty has been the prime minister, although the Congress has been in power. Now, when its political fortune is at its ...
 Gulf News1 month ago Corruption scandals continue to haunt Congress first family  Oman Observer1 month ago Amulya Ganguli on Corruption & Congress  Asian Lite1 month ago AgustaWestland: Spectre of corruption continues to ...  Firstpost.com1 month ago

Defence Acquisition Council chaired by Manohar Parrikar ...

After the infamous Bofors deal of 1986, which involved the procurement of howitzers, the government is likely procure $750-million ultra-lighthowitzers and armed drones from the US, reported The Telegraph . The DefenceAcquisition Council (DAC), ...
 Firstpost.com2 hours ago Guns on shopping list for Saturday  Calcutta Telegraph1 day ago

India Lifts Ban on Hiring Defense Agents

According to an MoD official, Defense Minister Manohar Parrikar, shown, asked the ministry to revisit the policy of banning defense agents in reaction to South Korea's refusal to sign a defense contract with India after Kangnam Corporation was not ...
 DefenseNews.com2 days ago General No. 1 coming soon for tri-services: Parrikar  New Indian Express4 weeks ago Couldn't Prove Bofors, Agusta Could Be Different: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar  NDTV1 month ago Willing to come to India and face probe: Middleman  MSN News US1 month ago

Panama Papers: I-T contacts Ajitabh's Bofors lawyer in London

The Income Tax department, it is learnt, wrote to Zaiwalla last month and requested his assistance in the ongoing inquiry into the Panama Papers. The Income Tax department is learnt to have contacted London-based lawyer Sarosh Zaiwalla in connection ...
 Indian Express1 week ago

Slush around defence deals: Bribe givers are penalised, but bribe takers are seldom convicted

Last month, the Government of India announced that it was cancelling the Rs 1,800 crore deal with Whitehead Alenia Sistemi Subacquei (WASS). The reason: WASS is a subsidiary of Finmeccanica, the company which is said to have bribed Indian officials ...
 Firstpost.com2 weeks ago Private Sector Can Provide Required Ammunition to Boost India's Defence Preparedness  New Indian Express1 month ago For once, let us follow the Italian example  New Delhi Pioneer1 month ago Corruption in Indian defence deals visible: But why none of the corrupts getting caught?  Meri News1 month ago
Asia Sentinel

Voters attitude toward corruption

How do Indian politicians and political parties shrug off corruption charges and romp home in elections? Voters in the world's largest democracy seem to have full faith in legislators and ministers who accept bribes and blatantly misuse and abuse ...
 Arab News1 month ago Why Indian Politicians Love Defense Corruption Scandals  MSNBC Newsweek1 month ago Arms and the middlemen  Deccan Chronicle1 month ago Political Rivalry in India Endangers Defense  Asia Sentinel1 month ago
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