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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......

'Lalitgate like Bofors, is there a V P Singh in this government or outside?'

Lalitgate is so much like the Bofors arms scandal that eventually brought down the Rajiv Gandhi government despite his humongous parliamentary majority, Trinamool Congress MP Dinesh Trivedi tells......

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......

Do politicians really want to bring black money back?

At the height of the Bofors scandal, one distinctly remembers that a Swiss bank account code-named 'Rajiv' made it to the headlines. The then opposition was jubilant that it had 'caught' the then......

Rahul's 'suit-boot' jibe: Modi to turn pro-poor in Budget

The record of other prime ministers too shows how much can change when a prime minister is faced with the two-year challenge, says T N Ninan. Image: Prime Minister Narendra Modi to turn pro-poor......

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.  ......

Saradha allegations now at Mamata's doorstep

The investigation into the Saradha scam by central agencies along with rise of Bharatiya Janata Party as a more agressive and vocal political opposition in West Bengal compared to the Left Front,......

CBI's Letters Rogatory wait: Aircel-Maxis on list

The Central Bureau of Investigation is unlikely to proceed, for now, on finalising a chargesheet in the Aircel-Maxis case.Instead, it would wait for response to a letter rogatory sent to Malaysia......

Amitabh lets fly in his blog

Amitabh Bachchan is the latest star to realise the reaches of the Internet, and blogs. The superstar has become a regular blogger, and uses the medium to vent.From his erstwhile rival Shatrughan......
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Sadbhavana Diwas 2016

Sadbhavana Diwas is celebrated on the 20th of August every year to commemorate the birth anniversary of the erstwhile Prime Minister of India, Shri... ...

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Independence Day speeches by Prime Ministers, looking back seventy years

By I. Ramamohan Rao New Delhi, Aug.12 (ANI): Prime Ministers give several speeches in a year but that one special speech which the nation pays... ...

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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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Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik pays tribute

Indian sand artist Surdarshan Pattnaik has created a piece of sand art, remembering the martyrs of the Kargil war on the 17th anniversary of the... ...

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A Leader Comes Home

SONIA GANDHI’S cussedness is such that in the 25 years since PV Narasimha Rao changed India’s landscape by liberalising our economy, and the... ...

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