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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......

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......

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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Shadowy world of arms & men

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Arun Jaitley assumes charge of defence ministry

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today took additional charge of the Defence Ministry, a dual position he had held for around six months in 2014.... ...

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Parrikar set to return to Goa

With decks being cleared for Manohar Parrikar's return to Goa as Chief Minister, a new Defence Minister is likely to be appointed to replace the... ...

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