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Thirty years after Bofors scandal, India to make the gun's 'de...

Three decades after the Bofors scandal, the Indian Army will get the 155mm artillery guns for the first time. DNA, 1 month ago

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The Shadowy World Of Arms Dealer Sanjay Bhandari

Ever since the Bofors scandal broke in 1987, defence deals and agents have become a cause celebre. Barely has the dust settled on the AgustaWestland helicopter deal, another arms dealer and his political connections have hit the headlines and come ...
 Outlook India1 month ago
DNA India

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

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 India2 months 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.com2 months ago
IndiaTV News

Spectre of corruption continues to haunt Congress, especially its first family

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 its lowest ebb with its ...
 Prokerala2 months ago
New Indian Express

MoD buries Bofors ghost, gives nod to buy Howitzers

NEW DELHI: The Ministry of Defence has cleared the purchase of 145 ultra-light howitzer battlefield guns for $750 million from BAE Systems, US. The first such deal of field guns after Bofors scandal was finalised by the Defence Acquisition Council ...
 New Indian Express1 month ago Govt okays huge gun deal, India to purchase 145 Howitzers  catchnews.com1 month ago India trails Pakistan on AWACS front  Times of India3 days ago India to Buy 145 M777 Howitzers From US  Defense Update4 weeks ago

Bofors jinx over; govt clears procurement of 145 ULH guns from US

New Delhi, Jun 25 : Breaking a 30-year-long drought of artillery guns for the Indian Army, the Narendra Modi government at the Centre today cleared a proposal of purchasing 145 light howitzer guns from the US along with 18 other proposals worth Rs ...
 Newshence.com1 month ago India will spend $750 million on artillery guns to secure its border with China  Quartz1 month 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 & Courier2 months ago
Financial Express

Kargil Diwas: Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik pays tribute

Indian sand artist Surdarshan Pattnaik has created a piece of sand art, remembering the martyrs of the Kargil war on the 17th anniversary of the day when Indian soldiers took back the land lost to Pakistani intruders. Sand art by Sudarsan Pattnaik, ...
 Financial Express2 days ago

Beyond the Iran-Contra Affair Part 3: The World Anti-Communist League

Google Sven Olof Joachim Palme (1927-1986) On February 28 1986, Swedish Prime Minister Olof Palme was gunned down in the streets while returning home with his wife after a movie. His killers were never brought to justice. Palme was a victim ...
 Sott.net4 days ago
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