Ottavio Quattrocchi

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Bofors case: CBI withdraws application from Delhi court seeking permission for further probe into 'payoffs'
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Bofors case: CBI withdraws application from Delhi court seeking permission for further probe into 'payoffs'

The CBI had moved the trial court seeking permission for further probe in the Bofors case saying it had come across fresh material and evidence.

Rahul Gandhi rakes up Rafale case in a manner that disregards truth and consistently hurts his own cause
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Rahul Gandhi rakes up Rafale case in a manner that disregards truth and consistently hurts his own cause

Congress president Rahul Gandhi is political capital via the Rafale issue not on lies, but on outright gibberish

'Rahul Gandhi played on Quattrocchi's lap, his audiotape on Rafale is fake': Key quotes from Arun Jaitley's rebuttal in Lok Sabha
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'Rahul Gandhi played on Quattrocchi's lap, his audiotape on Rafale is fake': Key quotes from Arun Jaitley's rebuttal in Lok Sabha

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's attack came after Congress president Rahul Gandhi cited a purported audio tape of a Goa minister but refused to authenticate it. Here are the five key statements the Union minister made in the Lower House.

Bofors case: CBI moves application in Delhi court seeking further probe, says it has come across fresh evidence
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Bofors case: CBI moves application in Delhi court seeking further probe, says it has come across fresh evidence

The CBI has moved an application before a Delhi court seeking a direction to allow it to go for further probe into the Rs 64 crore Bofors payoff case, saying the agency had come across fresh material and evidence

AgustaWestland accused Orsi, Spagnolini acquitted: Why is Indian evidence not good enough for foreign judicial systems?
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AgustaWestland accused Orsi, Spagnolini acquitted: Why is Indian evidence not good enough for foreign judicial systems?

India's investigations into scandals, like AgustaWestland, follow a dreary, predictable path; more so, when it comes to military & quasi-military purchases.

Arun Jaitley responds to Rahul Gandhi's allegations over Rafale deal, says there was no 'Quattrocchi' involved this time
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Arun Jaitley responds to Rahul Gandhi's allegations over Rafale deal, says there was no 'Quattrocchi' involved this time

Union finance minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday hit back at Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi for questioning the Rafale fighter aircraft deal

Bofors case: Supreme Court likely to begin final hearing on 1986 Howitzer gun deal scandal in October
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Bofors case: Supreme Court likely to begin final hearing on 1986 Howitzer gun deal scandal in October

Supreme 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

With BJP demanding reopening of Bofors probe, Congress won't be saved by Rahul Gandhi's rhetoric alone
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With BJP demanding reopening of Bofors probe, Congress won't be saved by Rahul Gandhi's rhetoric alone

The PAC sub-committee has handed a weapon to the ruling party through its suggestion to reopen the Bofors scam involving former Congress leader and prime minister Rajiv Gandhi

Trouble for Congress? Parliamentary panel wants CBI to seek Centre's permission to reopen Bofors probe
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Trouble for Congress? Parliamentary panel wants CBI to seek Centre's permission to reopen Bofors probe

A sub-committee of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has asked the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to reopen Bofors probe — an Achilles’ heel for the Congress party and the Nehru-Gandhi family.

Vijay Mallya’s arrest, bail in London: Narendra Modi govt's action sends strong message to absconders
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Vijay Mallya’s arrest, bail in London: Narendra Modi govt's action sends strong message to absconders

Vijay Mallya may have got conditional bail by a Westminster magistrate court as per the provisions of British law hours after his arrest in London, but it surely means that his time to freedom and living in luxurious surroundings is counted

Bofors yes, AgustaWestland no: Why Sonia Gandhi isn't to blame for VVIP chopper scam
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Bofors yes, AgustaWestland no: Why Sonia Gandhi isn't to blame for VVIP chopper scam

Almost 25 years separate the AgustaWestland scam from that of the Bofors. Both were defence deals.

AgustaWestland: After Swamy and BJP, Kejriwal wants his pound of flesh
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AgustaWestland: After Swamy and BJP, Kejriwal wants his pound of flesh

Poor Sonia can only shout from the rooftop that she’s innocent because nobody cares about the truth as much as they do about perception.

Shiv Sena lashes out at Centre for allowing Vijay Mallya to leave country
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Shiv Sena lashes out at Centre for allowing Vijay Mallya to leave country

While poor farmers are driven to commit suicide when they fail to pay off loans obtained by staking their homes and holdings for small loans ranging from Rs 25,000-50,000, the laws do not seem to apply to Modi and Mallya, Sena said.

From Vijay Mallya to Ishrat Jahan: Here's how war of words disrupted Parliament today
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From Vijay Mallya to Ishrat Jahan: Here's how war of words disrupted Parliament today

On Thursday the Parliament (both houses) saw discussion over issues like the fleeing of Vijay Mallya and the missing documents in the Ishrat Jehan case. The opposition lashed out against the alleged mistakes of the government and staged a walkout.

Quattrocchi's death brings no closure to India's 'open secret'
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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.

Alleged Bofors kingpin Ottavio Quattrocchi dies of heart attack
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Alleged Bofors kingpin Ottavio Quattrocchi dies of heart attack

Quattorchi had fled India in 1993 before the CBI could question him in the 1986 Bofors kickback scam.

Bofors: How Rajiv Gandhi did everything to scuttle the probe
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Bofors: How Rajiv Gandhi did everything to scuttle the probe

The key fact about the Bofors kickbacks is not that Rajiv Gandhi received bribes, but that he did everything to scuttle efforts to get at the truth.

Will Bofors cost the UPA a govt, much like Rajiv's?
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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.

Bofors: Does anyone care about the truth?
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Bofors: Does anyone care about the truth?

Sten Lindstorm makes no great revelation. In 25 years after the Bofors scandal we know it all.

Why the Bofors scandal must never be forgotten
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Why the Bofors scandal must never be forgotten

The 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.