President Pranab embarks upon state visit to Sweden, Belarus
President Pranab embarks upon state visit to Sweden, Belarus

President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday embarked on a five-day state visit to Sweden and Belarus, the first ever by any Indian head of state, during which a number of key agreements are likely to be signed.

India asks Swedish daily to withdraw President Pranab's remarks on Bofors scam
India asks Swedish daily to withdraw President Pranab's remarks on Bofors scam

India has reportedly asked Swedish newspaper Dagens Nyheter to withdraw President Pranab Mukherjee's remarks made on the Bofors case.

Parrikar downplays President Mukherjee's remark on Bofors scandal

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Tuesday avoided commenting on President Pranab Mukherjee's remark that the Bofors arms scandal was more of a 'media trial' and none of the charges have been proved in any Indian court.

Pranab Mukherjee defends Bofors scam, says it was just a media trial

President Pranab Mukherjee has said that it has not been proven in any Indian court that the Bofors case was indeed a scandal. According to him, the Bofors 'scandal' was just a media trial.

Bofors scandal not proved in Indian courts, was just a media trial: President Pranab
Bofors scandal not proved in Indian courts, was just a media trial: President Pranab

President Pranab Mukherjee has said that it has not been proven in any Indian court that the Bofors case was indeed a scandal. According to him, the Bofors 'scandal' was just a media trial.

Bofors scam: HC dismisses Madhav Singh Solanki plea against FIR

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday dismissed former Foreign Minister Madhav Singh Solanki's plea for quashing an FIR lodged against him as an offshoot of the infamous Bofors scam, saying what he did was a "grave matter".

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

Jaya Bachchan delighted over Big B`s exoneration in Bofors scam

Expressing delight over the final exoneration of Amitabh Bachchan`s name in the Bofors Gun case, his wife and Samajwadi Party (SP) lawmaker Jaya Bachchan on Wednesday said the truth had finally come out in the open.Expressing delight over the final exoneration of Amitabh Bachchan`s name in the Bofors Gun case, his wife and Samajwadi Party (SP) lawmaker Jaya Bachchan on Wednesday said the truth had finally come out in the open.

Chronology: Bofors row over last 25 years

The following is a chronology of events since the 1986 Bofors howitzer payoff scandal - one of the major corruption scandals in India in which then prime minister Rajiv Gandhi and many others were accused.

My name was planted in Bofors scam: Amitabh

Former Swedish Police chief Sten Lindstrom has exonerated Amitabh Bachchan and his family of any involvement in the Bofors scam.