Last Updated: Sunday, February 02, 2014, 16:08
BJP on Sunday hit out at Sonia Gandhi over claims that an alleged middlemen in the VVIP chopper scam had asked a contact in India to "target" the Congress chief and her advisors to clinch the deal, saying it was a repeat of the Bofors scam and the issue will be raised in parliament.
Last Updated: Sunday, July 14, 2013, 21:34
The death of Italian businessman Ottavio Quattrocchi, accused in the Bofors case, has led to a fresh round of political blame-game between the BJP and the Congress.
Last Updated: Sunday, July 14, 2013, 16:52
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday said that the Congress party should not be under the impression that the death of Ottavio Quattrocchi, the main accused in the Bofors, will cover the scam.
Last Updated: Sunday, July 14, 2013, 16:17
Italian businessman Ottavio Quattrocchi who died of a heart attack in Milan on Friday was formally charged inm court for allegedly being involved in the 1986 Bofors howitzer payoff scam.
Last Updated: Sunday, July 14, 2013, 10:35
Former Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) director Joginder Singh on Sunday said a change of government in 1989 was primarily responsible for the slowing down of the probe into Bofors gun scam.
Last Updated: Sunday, July 14, 2013, 10:24
The kickback scam surrounding the Bofors Howitzer Gun deal was politicized because of the involvement of Congress Party president Sonia Gandhi and Ottavio Quattrocchi, both of whom were Italians.
Last Updated: Monday, February 18, 2013, 18:09
BJP attacked Defence Minister A.K. Antony on the VVIP chopper deal, saying he was "guilty" too as deal came about during his tenure, and said it will raise the issue during coming budget session.
Last Updated: Saturday, February 16, 2013, 21:15
Defence Minister A.K. Antony Saturday described as baseless allegations that Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi was involved in the $750 million VVIP chopper deal.
Last Updated: Saturday, February 16, 2013, 19:22
BJP leader Murli Monohar Joshi said if UPA government wanted upcoming session of Parliament to function, it should accept demand for probe in totality into alleged kickbacks in VVIP helicopter deal.
Last Updated: Sunday, September 16, 2012, 17:48
Sushilkumar Shinde`s remarks that the coal issue will soon fade away from public memory like Bofors has drawn sharp reactions with Opp parties.
Last Updated: Sunday, September 16, 2012, 14:59
Shinde had on Saturday said that bofors was a talking point earlier, but people forgot about it later.
Last Updated: Sunday, September 16, 2012, 08:52
Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde on Sunday said the coal issue will soon fade away from public memory as happened in case of Bofors. Bofors, people wil forget coalgate : Shind
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