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VVIP chopper scam a repeat of Bofors, will raise in Parliament: BJP

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.

BJP, Congress exchange salvos over Bofors

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.

Bofors scam will not be forgotten after Quattrocchi’s death: BJP

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.

Chronology: Bofors graft row over 27 years

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.

Change in govt responsible for slowdown in Bofors case probe: Joginder Singh

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.

Bofors scam was politicised because Sonia, Quattrocchi were Italians: Analyst

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.

BJP attacks Antony on chopper deal

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.

Dragging Rahul Gandhi into chopper deal baseless: Antony

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.

UPA govt should probe helicopter scam in totality: Joshi

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.

Cong has forgotten what Bofors did to it: Opposition

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.

Congress silent on Shinde’s ‘Bofors-coal’ remarks

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.

Like Bofors, people will forget coal issue soon: Sushilkumar Shinde

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