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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.
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.
May 28, 2015
India tells Swedish paper to retract President Pranab Mukherjee's statement on BoforsPointing out that that controversy circling President Pranab Mukherjee's recent comment on Bofors scam could affect the visit of Sweden later this week, Swedish newspaper Dagens Nyheter (DN) has claimed that India had warned it to delete the reference made by the President in an interview.
Jul 14, 2013
Quattrocchi's death brings no closure to India's 'open secret'The man at the centre of the Bofors scandal is dead today, but countless other Quattrocchis still strut their stuff in the power capital of India, wielding enormous leverage over defence acquisitions - and walking away with big-money bribes.
Feb 15, 2013
From Bofors to Agusta: How can defence deals be kept clean?Down the years, despite one corruption scandal after another, we've learnt nothing about making the arms procurement process transparent and corruption-free.
Apr 30, 2012
Average Indian cares about roti, kapda, makaan not BoforsShould political parties be more worried about mudslinging over cases from over a decade ago or about steadying the economy which is affecting the average Indian daily?
Apr 26, 2012
Bofors: Does anyone care about the truth?Sten Lindstorm makes no great revelation. In 25 years after the Bofors scandal we know it all.
Apr 26, 2012
Why the Bofors scandal must never be forgottenThe scandal showed up an entire ecosystem of corruption, which compromised every institution of our democracy. We may not be able to remedy our corrupt past, but we can change our destiny going forward.
Apr 26, 2012
Will Bofors cost the UPA a govt, much like Rajiv's?In our daily Firstpost Video Views, Senior Editor, Venky Vembu, says that there's probably not as much power as there should be in the howitzer guns anymore.