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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......

Bofors scandal was just a media trial: President Pranab

  Almost three decades after the controversial Bofors scandal, President Pranab Mukherjee has called it a media trial that could not be proven in any Indian court. The remarks have come just......

Bofors scam accused Quattrocchi dies of heart attack in Milan

Controversial Italian businessman Ottavio Quattrocchi, who was a key figure in the Bofors payoffs scandal, has died in Milan following a stroke. Seventy-four-year-old Quattrocchi died......

Why Bofors scam is similar to the Titanic tragedy

Notoriety is a key component of scandals that possess a long shelf life, says Sunil Sethi "Out, damned spot! Out, I say!" cries Lady Macbeth as she stumbles about in her sleep but, as her......

'Bofors case isn't closed': Oppn demands probe

Armed with fresh details in the 25-year-old Bofors scandal, an aggressive Opposition Thursday disrupted Parliament, alleging "cover up" and demanding a new probe by a judicial commission.......

Why FMs get sacked in India

Serious research in the way governments in India function is almost absent. One area for fruitful research could be the relationship between the Prime Minister and the senior ministers, especially......

PAC refuses to probe Kargil arms deals

Defence Minister George Fernandes is once again in the eye of a storm and could become a subject of censure by the privileges committee.The public accounts committee of Parliament, which has......
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Scam-Scarred and Not Really Battleworthy

SINCE INDEPENDENCE, almost every major defence deal initiated by India has run into a controversy. The Jeep deal of 1948 and the HDW submarine and... ...

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3 indigenously-developed Dhanush artillery guns handed over to Indian Army

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

http://m.firstpost.com/india/desi-bofors-3-indigenously-developed-dhanush-artillery-guns-handed-over-to-indian-army-2902002.html
Light Combat Aircraft Tejas inducted ...

The past week has been a memorable one for Indian defence watchers. It all began on 25 June with the Indian Air Force creating military history... ...

http://www.firstpost.com/india/light-combat-aircraft-tejas-is-all-set-to-be-inducted-by-iaf-and-soar-2866380.html
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... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/nation/MoD-buries-Bofors-ghost-gives-nod-to-buy-Howitzers/2016/06/26/article3500738.ece
India to buy 145 M-777 howitzer guns to keep a check on China

New Delhi: The Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) on Saturday cleared a government-to-government deal to buy 145 M-777 ultra-light howitzer guns for... ...

http://www.deccanchronicle.com/nation/current-affairs/260616/india-to-buy-145-howitzers-to-keep-a-check-on-china.html

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