Jaitley was referring to Ottavio Quattrocchi, the Italian businessman believed to be involved in the Bofors scam which came to light when Rajiv Gandhi was prime minister.Nov 26, 2017, 00:09 AM IST
In Rajya Sabha, BJP leaders shouted slogans "Who saved Quattrocchi"; this was countered by the Congress members who shouted back, "BJP!" (saved Quattrocchi).Apr 26, 2012, 13:20 PM IST
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.Apr 25, 2012, 21:03 PM IST
Citing the delay in extraditing him, the court accepted the CBI`s plea that the case against Quattrocchi in the Bofors payoff case be withdrawn.Mar 05, 2011, 10:13 AM IST
The CBI had, in Oct 2009, sought permission of the court to withdraw the case against Quattrocchi.Feb 21, 2011, 12:04 PM IST
Quattrocchi is chargesheeted for allegedly receiving a payoff for brokering the Bofors gun deal.Feb 20, 2011, 10:43 AM IST
A Delhi court reserved its
order for February 21 on the CBI`s plea seeking withdrawal of
case against Italian businessman Ottavio Quattrocchi in the
over two-decade-old Bofors payoff scam.
BJP president Nitin Gadkari Wednesday launched a scathing attack on Congress chief Sonia Gandhi and asked her to clarify the Gandhi family`s relations with Italian businessman Ottavio Quattrocchi.Jan 12, 2011, 18:15 PM IST
BJP trained its guns at PM Manmohan Singh demanding an apology for “defending” the Italian businessman.Jan 04, 2011, 22:22 PM IST
The CBI said it has got no fresh instructions from the govt in the wake of ITAT order.Jan 04, 2011, 15:20 PM IST
A Delhi court today reserved
its order on a plea of CBI seeking withdrawal of criminal
proceedings against Italian businessman Ottavio Quattrocchi in
more than two-decade-old Bofors pay off case.
Quattrocchi, the sole surviving accused in the case after the Delhi High Court had quashed the charges on May 31, 2005, against other accused, has never appeared before any court in the country.Oct 30, 2010, 19:12 PM IST
CBI on Saturday told a Delhi court that
there was no point in seeking prosecution of Italian
businessman Ottavio Quattrocchi in the Bofors pay-off case as
repeated attempts to extradite him had failed.
A Delhi court Saturday decided to
hold the proceedings afresh on CBI`s plea to withdraw more
than two-decade-old Bofors pay-off case against Italian
businessman Ottavio Quattrocchi.
A Delhi court on Saturday deferred the pronouncement of its order on a plea by an advocate opposing CBI`s move to withdraw the two-decade-old Bofors pay-off case against Italian businessman Ottavio Quattrocchi.Aug 07, 2010, 16:05 PM IST
A Delhi court on Monday deferred the pronouncement of its order on a plea by an advocate opposing CBI`s move to withdraw the two-decade-old Bofors pay-off case against Italian businessman Ottavio Quattrocchi.Jul 05, 2010, 13:12 PM IST
A Delhi Court Wednesday deferred till April 17 pronouncement of its order on a plea of a lawyer objecting to CBI`s move to withdraw the two-decade-old Bofors pay-off case against Italian businessman Ottavio Quattrocchi.Mar 31, 2010, 12:37 PM IST
Supreme Court today allowed
an advocate to file a fresh petition against Ottavio
Quattarocchi, an accused in the Bofors pay-off case.
The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked
an advocate pursuing the Bofors pay-off case to withdraw his
A single attempt of the CBI to get Bofors kickback case accused Ottavio Quattrocchi extradited from Argentina in 2007 made a dent of over Rs 40 lakh to the exchequer.Feb 21, 2010, 23:54 PM IST