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Sep 24, 2017
Pokhran M-777 gun explosion happened because of faulty ammunition, reveals probeA preliminary investigation has found that faulty ammunition was the reason behind the explosion on the Army's new long-range ultra-light (ULH) howitzer M-777 in Pokhran.
Sep 01, 2017
Bofors case: Supreme Court likely to begin final hearing on 1986 Howitzer gun deal scandal in OctoberSupreme Court is likely to hear in October a plea against Hinduja brothers for their alleged involvement in the kickbacks in purchase of Bofors howitzer guns
Jul 30, 2017
Bofors scandal: Public Accounts Committee asks defence ministry for missing files to check CAG compliancePAC) has asked the Defence Ministry to trace and share with it all missing files related to the Bofors scandal, according to its two members.
Jul 16, 2017
Indian Army conducts field trials of M-777 ultra-light howitzers in Rajasthan's PokhranExhaustive field trials are being carried out on two long-range ultra-light howitzers in Pokhran which the Indian Army received from the US after a gap of 30 years since the Bofors scandal broke out, an official said.
May 18, 2017
Indian Army to receive first batch of modern artillery guns on FridayTwo of the 145 M-777 ultra-light howitzers will arrive in India from the US on Friday. It will be the first induction of the howitzers by the Army after the Bofors scandal broke out nearly 30 years ago.
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.