Bofors scam

Narendra Modi emerges from Rafale in better shape than Rajiv Gandhi from Bofors

The Rafale deal is not close to as murky as the Bofors scam. But, questions remain.

Feb 15, 2019, 14:25 PM IST

Dealing with defence deals: Bofors to Rafale, securing India comes at a 'political' price

Bofors and Rafale deal may be three decades apart but both reflect how political discourse often dictate terms of national security.

Nov 02, 2018, 14:48 PM IST

Bofors case: SC dismisses CBI appeal challenging clean chit to Hindujas

The apex court said that appeals are time bound and therefore, it cannot entertain CBI's appeal in the matter.

Nov 02, 2018, 12:30 PM IST

Congress bites itself? National Herald compares Rafale deal to Bofors

Congress has never admitted to the Bofors scandal but its mouthpiece - National Herald, in a bid to pin BJP down on the Rafale deal, may have scored an own goal.

Jul 31, 2018, 17:19 PM IST

Bofors scam: CBI to probe possible sabotage angle by Rajiv government

Private detective Michael Hershmam claimed Rajiv Gandhi was "furious" 

Oct 18, 2017, 15:54 PM IST

Congress will continue to demand Sushma Swaraj's resignation: Sonia Gandhi

Notwithstanding External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj's fierce counter-attack in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday over the issue of 'Lalitgate', Congress president Sonia Gandhi said that they had put across their points well.

Aug 12, 2015, 23:58 PM IST

Lalitgate: Fierce counter-attack by Sushma Swaraj rattles Congress; govt says EAM won't resign

The campaign for the ouster of External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj was on Wednesday met with a strong counter-offensive when she launched a no-holds-barred attack on Congress accusing it of having taken money to help Ottavio Quattrochchi and Warren Anderson flee India even as the government rejected the demand for her resignation.

Aug 12, 2015, 23:33 PM IST

DNA: Sushma attacks Rahul, asks him to study Gandhi family's history

External Affairs minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday asked Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi to enquire from his mother Sonia Gandhi about Union Carbide chief Warren Anderson leaving the country

Aug 12, 2015, 23:27 PM IST

Sushma Swaraj thanks PM Narendra Modi for praising her speech in Parliament

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday for his praise of her speech in Parliament.

Aug 12, 2015, 22:31 PM IST

PM Modi does not have guts to face our questions: Rahul Gandhi

The Parliament finally saw a debate on Lalit Modi issue with Congress and BJP trading charges and counter-charges.

Aug 12, 2015, 21:27 PM IST

Sushma Swaraj's speech in Lok Sabha on PM Narendra Modi's 'must watch' list

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj's spirited fight back in the Parliament on Wednesday where she tore into Congress and accused them of helping Bofors accused Ottavio Quattrocchi and Bhopal gas leak accused Warren Anderson flee from India, is now Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'must watch' list.

Aug 12, 2015, 20:41 PM IST

If you missed Sushma Swaraj's speech in Lok Sabha, here are the five main points

A fiery and combative External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj gave a point by point rebuttal to the Congress party over the issue of Lalit Modi issue. In the process she also took on Sonia and Rahul and turned the tables on the Congress party.

Aug 12, 2015, 17:17 PM IST

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.

May 31, 2015, 04:19 AM IST

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.

May 27, 2015, 16:05 PM IST

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.

May 26, 2015, 14:15 PM IST

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.

May 26, 2015, 13:15 PM IST

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.

May 26, 2015, 09:37 AM IST

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".

Nov 11, 2014, 23:16 PM IST

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.

Feb 02, 2014, 16:08 PM IST