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.

Rajiv, Bachchan clean: Bofors scam whistleblower

After a wait of 25 years, the world finally knows who blew the lid off the multi-crore Bofors scam.

Bofors scam: Court directs CBI to release documents

The CBI has 4 seizure memos dated May 1, 1997 with regard to the documents seized from Win Chadha.

Congress protecting Bofors middlemen: BJP

BJP on Thursday alleged that the CBI and the government were protecting middlemen who had received kickbacks in the Bofors deal and sought a clarification from PM Manmohan Singh and Congress President Sonia Gandhi on the matter.

‘Q’ case: SC orders sending of records to court

The proceedings for withdrawal of prosecution against Italian businessman Ottavio Quattrocchi in Bofors scam case will be expedited as the Supreme Court today allowed CBI`s plea for sending records of the case to the trial court.

Oppn `flogging dead horse` over Bofors issue: Congress

Congress on Wednesday justified the
withdrawal of case against prime accused Ottavio Quattrocchi
in the Bofors issue and accused the opposition parties of
"flogging a dead horse" over it.

`Nothing positive` in Quattrocchi case: Moily

A day after the Indian government withdrew its case against Italian businessman Ottavio Quattrocchi, the Union Law Minister said that New Delhi had examined all possibilities and "found nothing was positive" in the matter.