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Augusta scandal has put Congress on the back foot

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 ..., 3 days 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 Observer5 days ago Spectre of corruption continues to haunt Congress, especially its first family  Prokerala6 days ago Amulya Ganguli on Corruption & Congress  Asian Lite6 days ago AgustaWestland: Spectre of corruption continues to ...  Firstpost.com5 days ago
Times of India

Murky deal

The emergence of VVIP chopper deal has all the ingredients of a scandal much bigger than the Bofors of the mid-1980s. The murky deal has an array of politicians, bureaucrats and top military officers as the beneficiaries of the multi-billion bribe which ...
 State Times1 week ago Echoes of Bofors scandal in VVIP chopper deal  Times of India1 week ago

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

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

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 days ago

The Agusta challenge

Helicopter deal probe mustn't go Bofors way Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said in Parliament on Wednesday that an invisible hand had guided action or inaction in the AgustaWestland deal. It's the job of investigating agencies to reveal the ...
 New Delhi Pioneer11 hours ago On Agusta, Defence Minister Slams Congress, Which Talks Of 'Sherni' Sonia  NDTV11 minutes ago

From Bofors to Agusta:the Ethical Wastelands

The rain on Wednesday night after the Parliament slugfest over the sizzling `3,600-crore VVIP chopper scam was almost proverbial. Nothing else could match the sweltering heat Delhi was experiencing before the drizzle, except the way the whole ...
 New Indian Express15 hours ago From Bofors to Agusta: the Ethical Wastelands  New Indian Express9 hours ago

AgustaWestland scam: Are our politicians interested in going to the bottom of this scandal?

Why would the BJP decline the demand for a Supreme Court-monitored probe into the AgustaWestland issue? Its position that the CBI probe into the matter is in an advanced stage and thus it's not the right time to disturb it, does not wash. It's for ...
 Firstpost.com1 day ago Of bans and blacklists  New Delhi Pioneer4 days ago

Lessons from Bofors: Allegations without action backfire, BJP should quickly probe AgustaWestland

The nation wants to know who was bribed for the AgustaWestland deal, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar implored in Parliament on Wednesday . There was corruption in the AgustaWestland deal. Bring the guilty to book, act fast, the Italian court ...
 Firstpost.com1 day ago
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