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VVIP chopper scam: Defence procurement policy must be realistic about role of middlemen
DNA India

VVIP chopper scam: Defence procurement policy must be realisti...

AgustaWestland must not go the Bofors way is the common political refrain. To Bofors, you could add HDW, the scandal over the purchase of German submarines just four years after Bofors; Sukhoi 30 jets from Russia, Israeli Barak missiles, and so on. DNA India, 1 week ago
Murky deal State Times, 4 weeks ago
Echoes of Bofors scandal in VVIP chopper deal Times of India, 1 month ago

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Amitabh Bachchan says it took 25 painful years to emerge out of Bofors scandal

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan on Thursday recalled Bofors controversy and said it took 25 years to emerge out of the scandal. Writing in his blog, the 73-year-old "Piku" star said his existence was questioned when he and his family were accused in Bofors case.
 Zee News1 month ago Me and family were painted with darkest colours ever: Big B on Bofors  Rediff.com1 month ago Amitabh Bachchan on Bofors: Me and my family's existence painted with the darkest colours ever  India Today1 month ago Amitabh Bachchan Blogs About Ghost of Bofors Accusations 25 Years Later  India-West1 month ago

Augusta scandal has put Congress on the back foot

  Whether it was the Bofors gun in 1986 or Italian helicopters in 2012, a leak or disclosure at the source overseas is like dynamite, and usually impossible to refute.They acquire a life of their own in the hands of the media, says T N Ninan. The thesis that it is simpler, cheaper, more efficient and ultimately safer to finance political funding through offshore deals, and to park the money abroad, has been attributed rightly or wrongly to a long-dead member of the Gandhi family. The core ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago
Oman Observer

Corruption scandals continue to haunt Congress first family

Amulya Ganguli It was the Bofors howitzer scandal which brought down the Rajiv Gandhi government 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 ...
 Oman Observer3 weeks ago Spectre of corruption continues to haunt Congress, especially its first family  Prokerala3 weeks ago Amulya Ganguli on Corruption & Congress  Asian Lite3 weeks ago AgustaWestland: Spectre of corruption continues to ...  Firstpost.com3 weeks ago

Govt will take case to logical end, says Manohar Parrikar on AgustaWestland

In a veiled warning to the Congress party, Parrikar said unlike in the Bofors scandal, the NDA govt will take the AgustaWestland case to its logical end New Delhi: The Agusta Westland chopper scam continued to be in the centre of discussion as the ...
 Livemint.com2 weeks ago AgustaWestland: Govt will take case to logical end, says Manohar Parrikar  Livemint.com3 weeks ago

BRP Bhaskar: Another scandal playing out

Exclusive to The Gulf Today The raging controversy over the Agusta Westland bribery brings to mind the Bofors scandal which reverberated in India's political space for a quarter century before petering out with the bribe-takers getting away ...
 The Gulf Today3 weeks ago

In spite of uncompromising Modi, Augusta set to go Bofors way

Experienced bribe-takers know how to cover the money trail Despite the Italian court convicting the bribe-givers in the Augusta-Westland deal there is hardly any progress at the Indian end to track down the bribe-takers. Yes, former Air Force ...
 Afternoon Despatch & Courier1 week ago
Deccan Chronicle

Agusta deal: Congress scared as it knows who took money, says Parrikar

New Delhi : Launching a fresh attack on the Congress, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar drew a parallel between the Bofors scam and the controversial VVIP chopper deal, claiming that the hierarchical set up in both scandals was the same. In an ...
 Deccan Chronicle2 weeks ago AgustaWestland Scam Reflects Same Hierarchy As Bofors: Defence Minister To NDTV  NDTV2 weeks ago Agusta won't be Bofors, will nail bribe-takers, says Parrikar  Times of India3 weeks ago Won't Let AgustaWestland go the 'Bofors Way': Parrikar  New Indian Express3 weeks ago
Hindustan Times

Parrikar fires Bofors to counter Cong offensive on chopper deal

Defence minister Manohar Parrikar fired the Bofors barb at the Congress on Friday, declaring the government's intent to catch the VVIP helicopter scam beneficiaries unlike the tainted howitzer deal of the 1980s in which the accused were not ...
 Hindustan Times3 weeks ago VVIP helicopter deal round-up: Parrikar invokes Bofors in probe promise  Livemint.com3 weeks ago Couldn't Prove Bofors, Agusta Could Be Different: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar  NDTV3 weeks ago The Agusta challenge  New Delhi Pioneer3 weeks ago
Asia Sentinel

Why Indian Politicians Love Defense Corruption Scandals

This article first appeared on the Riding the Elephant site. Defense corruption scandals in India never blow up and dominate media coverage and political intrigue for their own sake. They do not develop becauseneither the defense ministry nor ...
 MSNBC Newsweek2 weeks ago Arms and the middlemen  Deccan Chronicle2 weeks ago Political Rivalry in India Endangers Defense  Asia Sentinel2 weeks ago India Tries to Repair Scandal-Scarred Defense Procurement  Asia Sentinel4 weeks ago
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