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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......

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 case isn't closed': Oppn demands probe

Armed with fresh details in the 25-year-old Bofors scandal, an aggressive Opposition Thursday disrupted Parliament, alleging "cover up" and demanding a new probe by a judicial commission.......

Greed is good; excessive greed even better

The reason why Bofors is back in the news is the same mindboggling excessive greed as in the Commonwealth Games scandal. Excessive greed, it turns out, is even better, for unearthing the truth,......

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......

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......

Ho-hum, so the Lok Sabha discussed black money, what's new?

Can a corrupt revenue system be trusted to keep confidences when oodles of money are involved, asks Mahesh Vijapurkar The other day, when Bharatiya Janata Party leader L K Advani moved an......

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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The third incarnation

The third edition of the political outfit of yore is likely to be presented very soon. It is being given finishing touches for its re-launch and is... ...

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An end and a beginning

In March 1993, horrendous serial blasts took place in what was still called Bombay, and Narsimha Rao's authority was further eroded. As has... ...

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Bullish New Government Knows Crooks Mar Free Market

It has taken seven long years for our legal system finally to pin down the man, hailed as a great entrepreneur and winner of every conceivable... ...

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Priyanka steals Indira's show

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