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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 the Bofors scandal CANNOT be forgotten

To many who remember the politics of the late 1980s, this is a worryingly familiar moment for India. The two periods have several common features: a rudderless government, an insurgent......

'Bofors gun helped India win against Pak'

The Bofors gun continues to give India 'an edge' over its adversary on the Line of Control and has helped the country win 'artillery duels', till the time the ceasefire came into effect in 2003,......

Bofors re-enters Indian armaments market

After almost two decades, Swedish armaments major Bofors has re-entered the Indian market in its new avatar BAe Systems SWS Defence by signing an agreement with the Ordnance Factories Board to......

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......

Bihar not to allow FDI in retail: Nitish

Maintaining his opposition to foreign direct investment in multi-brand retail, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said on Monday there was no question of allowing investment of foreign capital in the......

'India lacks China's ruthless pursuit'

India's economy is slowing down not because of external factors, but due to domestic issues, says Sumit Ganguly, who holds the Rabindranath Tagore Chair in Indian Cultures and Civilisations and is......

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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"Make in India" only a slogan

Strengthening India's defences by meeting all strategic needs of armed forces through imports as well as encouraging make in India program were two... ...

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BJP will lose the aam aadmi with the Land Bill

After the suit, the bill. The controversy over the Land Acquisition Bill is threatening to reinforce the image that evolved with Prime Minister... ...

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Rahul can go into a cocoon but can't be a butterfly

When the plane Sanjay Gandhi was flying crashed and killed Indira Gandhi's heir apparent in 1980, an acerbic editorial commented that he had... ...

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Four decades of cartoons under one roof

CHENNAI: It was a couple of months after the Sino-Indian war in 1962 that S Swaminathan landed in New Delhi. A cartoon on the foreign policy of the... ...

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Loosely draped tale

The most obvious question that comes to mind after reading Javier Moro’s The Red Sari is why Congressmen did not want the book published in... ...

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