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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......

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 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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Amit Shah on son's business deals

Bharatiya Janata Party chief Amit Shah on Friday said there was no question of corruption in his son Jay Amit Shah's company and it had not... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/report/question-of-corruption-doesnt-arise-amit-shah-on-sons-business-deals/20171013.htm
Faulty ammunition reason behind M777 gun explosion, reveals probe

A preliminary investigation has found that faulty ammunition was the reason behind the explosion on the army's new long-range ultra-light howitzer... ...

http://news.rediff.com/commentary/2017/sep/24/faulty-ammunition-reason-behind-m777-gun-explosion-reveals-probe/6e7a0059499c7486bb510c868ceade5f
Army's new howitzer damaged while firing Indian ammunition

The Army's new long-range ultra- light (ULH) howitzer M-777 was damaged during a field trial in Pokhran firing range and a probe has been ordered... ...

http://news.rediff.com/commentary/2017/sep/12/armys-new-howitzer-damaged-while-firing-indian-ammunition/baaac104125179a944f994f19d48dec0
Sitharaman has a lot to do

'She has to get the funds, cut through bureaucratic flab, speed up modernisation, ensure planned acquisitions stick to timelines, make... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/column/sitharaman-has-a-lot-to-do/20170907.htm
Army's 'big bang' welcome for Nirmala

The 155-millimetre, 52-calibre Advanced Towed Artillery Gun System demonstrated its potential to be a world-beating system, reports Ajai Shukla.... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/report/armys-big-bang-welcome-for-nirmala/20170906.htm

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