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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......

India wanted Bofors reference dropped from Prez interview: Swedish daily

President Pranab Mukherjee's remarks on Bofors issue to a Swedish daily sparked off a controversy on Wednesday with India protesting publication of ‘slip of tongue’ comments and the......

India decides to buy 814 artillery guns

In a fresh bid to break the Bofors jinx, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Saturday cleared proposal to acquire 814 artillery guns for Rs 15,750 crore. The artillery guns would be procured as......

Bofors was not the only controversy Quattrocchi courted

How powerful or influential was Ottavio Quattrocchi, who died in Milan last Friday? Quattrocchi lived in India for several years as the representative of an Italian firm, Snam......

Why India Inc still fears MNCs

Business reacted with caution to the reforms of 1991, and demanded protection from multinationals and imports.Twenty-five years later, traces of that demand can still be found, reports Bhupesh......

How far has India gone on reforms since Narasimha Rao's regime

While previous governments had shied away from reforms, the PV Narasimha Rao's government launched broad reforms encompassing the real, external, monetary, financial and fiscal sectors.  ......

Spectrum scam: What is the actual loss?

Though Indians were no strangers to scams, spectrum loss was beyond their wildest imagination, says Bhupesh Bhandari. A news item tucked away in the inside pages of a newspaper announced that......

Blacklisting companies? What the govt must do

Every government and organisation has a blacklist of companies and people whom they would rather avoid. Their reasons could be political or commercial. Some such lists are kept a secret and need to......

India-Pak team up on court

Rohan Bopanna is nicknamed Bofors. And like the gun equivalent, hefires the ball using his tennis racket, leaving his opponents indisposed at times. He is learning to kill his target inclinical......
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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
Shadowy world of arms & men

There is a good reason why former Soviet Union and now Russia, remains even today India’s staunchest defence ally. In the days when India was the... ...

http://www.mydigitalfc.com/news/shadowy-world-arms-men-995
Why Tajinder Pal Bagga's ghar-wapsi says he was a BJP vigilante all along

Guess who's getting a glut of congratulations from Union ministers on Twitter today? Given their enthusiasm, you would think their messages would... ...

http://www.catchnews.com/politics-news/why-tajinder-pal-bagga-s-ghar-wapsi-says-he-was-a-bjp-vigilante-all-along-54610.html
Strategic roads unfit for weapons

Even after spending more than Rs 160 crore, half a dozen strategic roads near the China border are unfit to carry weapons like Smerch rockets,... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/601407/strategic-roads-unfit-weapons.html

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