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Jan 25, 2017
To spare Rajiv Gandhi 'embarrassment', Sweden called off Bofors scandal probe: Declassified CIA docThe Swedish government knowingly called off the probe on Bofors scandal in order to prevent any embarrassment to Rajiv Gandhi, the then prime minister of India, a confidential CIA assessment which was declassified in December 2016 has revealed.
Nov 30, 2016
India, US ink deals for Howitzers worth Rs 5,000 crore; to be deployed on China borderBreaking the Bofors jinx, India and the US inked a nearly Rs 5,000 crore deal for 145 M777 ultra-light howitzers, which will be mostly deployed near the borders with China. This is the first deal for artillery guns since the Bofors scandal in 1980s
Oct 07, 2016
Amit Shah grabs Rahul Gandhi's 'dalali' barb and twists it into a clueless CongressShah's presser deftly exposes the chaos and confusion amid Congress ranks, which seems unable to come up with a coherent response, post the surgical strikes on Pakistan's terror factories.
Sep 17, 2016
Vijay Mallya respects Indian judiciary but he also knows how to stay away from courtsIf the government was serious they would not have let Vijay Mallya catch a Jet Airways flight as a commercial passenger.
Jul 19, 2016
Desi Bofors: 3 indigenously-developed Dhanush artillery guns handed over to Indian ArmyThree indigenously-developed 155 mm 'Dhanush' artillery guns have been handed over to the Indian Army by the Jabalpur-based Gun Carriage Factory (GCF).
Jul 06, 2016
Rajendra Kumar's arrest: Has CBI again danced a little too soon?In spite of arresting and producing Rajendra Kumar, will the Central Bureau of Investigation be able to prove Kumar and his other four associates guilty?
Jul 01, 2016
Soaring High: How Light Combat Aircraft Tejas was inducted into Indian Air ForceOn Friday, the Air Force will induct two Tejas aircraft manufactured by the HAL under the Series Production (SP1 and SP2) along with a trainer aircraft into the IAF’s Number 45 Squadron, the Flying Daggers. The induction is set to take place at the Aircraft Systems Testing Establishment (ASTE) in Bengaluru
Jun 24, 2016
Defence Acquisition Council chaired by Manohar Parrikar to discuss shopping list on SaturdayThe Defence Acquisition Council (DAC), chaired by Manohar Parrikarwill offer clarity on the Navy, Air Force and the Army's plans to procure missile boats, special operations vehicles, long-range air defence systems artillery modernisation programme respectively.
Jun 08, 2016
Slush around defence deals: Bribe givers are penalised, but bribe takers are seldom convictedThe Government of India needs to set this image right. India desperately needs a comprehensive policy on the way bribes should be dealt with.
Jun 04, 2016
Indian laws: Designed to protect and promote bribery all the timeIndia’s legislators have not applied their minds to the basic flaw in the legal framework and process at work. They have forgotten to ask the question: who is more guilty?