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3 decades after Bofors scandal, India gets its first howitzer guns

After a 30-year wait for new artillery guns since the Bofors scandal, the Indian Army on Thursday received the first two ultra light howitzers from the United States as part of an order for 145......

Sweden stopped Bofors probe to save Rajiv from embarrassment: CIA files

Sweden terminated investigation into Bofors arms scandal in an attempt to shield the then prime minister Rajiv Gandhi from embarrassment as it felt further probe may throw up more revelations of......

India inks Rs 5,000 crore howitzer deal with US

Breaking the Bofors jinx, India and the United States on Wednesday inked a nearly Rs 5,000 crore deal for 145 M777 ultra-light howitzers, which will be mostly deployed near the borders with China.......

Indian Army handed over 'desi Bofors' artillery guns

Three indigenously-developed 155 mm 'Dhanush' artillery guns have been handed over to the Indian Army by the Jabalpur-based Gun Carriage Factory. "Three 155 mm howitzers (Dhanush) have been handed......

Government vows to do in Agusta what it could not do in Bofors

Confrontation over VVIP chopper deal escalated on Friday with the government vowing to track down the main beneficiaries of the kickbacks so that "we can do" what "we could not do in Bofors" even......

Do politicians really want to bring black money back?

At the height of the Bofors scandal, one distinctly remembers that a Swiss bank account code-named 'Rajiv' made it to the headlines. The then opposition was jubilant that it had 'caught' the then......

Bofors Bopanna guns down Paes

Leander Paes has been looking for long for someone to pass on the baton to.Though his highest singles ranking of 73 may take a long time to overhaul, Rohan Bopanna made the first inroad to breaking......
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Steal Frame

Among the various ticklish issues that came up between India’s first prime minister and the country’s first home minister, the future role of... ...

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Two new Howitzer artillery guns arrive in India 30 yrs after Bofors scandal

India last inducted the Swedish Bofors guns in the 1980s ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/current-affairs/two-new-howitzer-artillery-guns-arrive-in-india-30-yrs-after-bofors-scandal-117051800405_1.html
Army to welcome ultra light Howitzer M777 this weekend

India is all set to enhance its military might by inducting the ultra light Howitzer M777, procurred from the United States Government under its... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/news-ani/army-to-welcome-ultra-light-howitzer-m777-this-weekend-117051800500_1.html
Anti-Romeo squads... and those Italian marines...

Why 'anti-Romeo'? Why not 'anti-loafer' squad? Or 'anti-Majnu' squad?' wonders Syed Firdaus Ashraf. Ever since Yogi Adityanath was elected Uttar... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/column/anti-romeo-squads-and-those-italian-marines/20170328.htm
OFB aims to create self-suffiency in defence production

Ordnance Factory Board (OFB) has drawn up plans to make India self-sufficient in production of arms and ammunition with the twin objectives of... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/ofb-aims-to-create-self-suffiency-in-defence-production-117031800311_1.html

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