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3 decades after Bofors scandal, India gets its first howitzer guns

After a 30-year wait for new artillery guns since the Bofors scandal, the Indian Army on Thursday received the first two ultra light howitzers from the United States as part of an order for 145......

Sweden stopped Bofors probe to save Rajiv from embarrassment: CIA files

Sweden terminated investigation into Bofors arms scandal in an attempt to shield the then prime minister Rajiv Gandhi from embarrassment as it felt further probe may throw up more revelations of......

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......

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......

10 arguments on demonetisation I am fed up of

In all the time he has spent in bank and ATM queues, these 10 arguments were being thrown at him constantly by those supporting demonetisation, says Syed Firdaus Ashraf.Illustration: Uttam......

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,......
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Indian Army conducts trial of Howitzer M777 in Pokhran

[India], June 22 (ANI): Following the procurement of the ultra light Howitzer M777 from the United States, two of the artillery pieces were brought... ...

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All in the game

Recently Priyanka Chopra faced a lot of flak from lumpen nationalists for meeting the Indian PM in Germany, dressed in a skirt. A lot of people,... ...

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Gen Bipin Rawat

In a transformational move, the Indian Army is all set to open up combat positions for women, a gender barrier broken by only a few countries... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/report/indian-army-ready-to-let-women-in-combat-roles-says-gen-bipin-rawat/20170604.htm
Gen Bipin Rawat

Army Chief Gen Bipin Rawat has given a thumbs up to the strategic partnership model rolled out by the government to rope in leading private players... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/615381/strategic-partnership-model-big-ticket.html
Two new Howitzer artillery guns arrive in India 30 yrs after Bofors scandal

India last inducted the Swedish Bofors guns in the 1980s ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/current-affairs/two-new-howitzer-artillery-guns-arrive-in-india-30-yrs-after-bofors-scandal-117051800405_1.html

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