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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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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], May 19 (ANI): India is all set to enhance its military might by inducting the ultra light Howitzer M777, procurred from the United States... ...

http://www.sify.com/news/army-to-welcome-ultra-light-howitzer-m777-this-weekend-news-national-rfsnK9gghhfgc.html
Arun Jaitley assumes charge of defence ministry

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today took additional charge of the Defence Ministry, a dual position he had held for around six months in 2014.... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/601284/arun-jaitley-assumes-charge-defence.html
Parrikar set to return to Goa

With decks being cleared for Manohar Parrikar's return to Goa as Chief Minister, a new Defence Minister is likely to be appointed to replace the... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/parrikar-set-to-return-to-goa-117031200594_1.html

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