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'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......

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......

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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Bribery and hope

it is not just Sonia Gandhi who is not afraid of anything, it is a small army of public servants who know well that there is nothing to fear. (PTI)... ...

http://www.financialexpress.com/article/economy/agusta-westland-deal-bribery-and-hope/246374
Parliament and petty politicking

Yet another Parliament session seems to be moving towards a washout because of the confrontation between the ruling party and the Congress led... ...

http://echoofindia.com/reflex-action/parliament-and-petty-politicking-107479
Why protect 'bogus' firm?

Amit Shah New Delhi, April 30: The Congress today accused BJP president Amit Shah of falsely implicating Sonia Gandhi in the AgustaWestland... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1160501/jsp/nation/story_83248.jsp
Agusta exposé puts Fourth Estate's credibility at stake

There is a cynical suggestion that all Defence deals in India involve a measure of financial impropriety and that the recent revelations of bribery... ...

http://www.dailypioneer.com/columnists/usual-suspects/agusta-expos-puts-fourth-estates-credibility-at-stake.html
Italians have let down Sonia Gandhi

It is Gandhi's Italian connection that has yet again landed her in a public scandal. Being Defensive Now, this is unfair. Accusing Sonia... ...

http://www.sundayguardianlive.com/opinion/4371-italians-have-let-down-sonia-gandhi

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