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Indian Army's exhibition on arms and ammunition in mall a big hit with people

The Indian Army personnel deputed for the exhibition put AK-47 assault rifles, Bofors and 130mm artillery guns and night-vision goggles on display at Delhi's Pacific Mall.

Aug 12, 2019, 18:19 PM IST

Indian Army uses Bofors guns to silence Pakistan's BAT across LoC

Tensions along the Line of Control has increased in recent days with Pakistan violating the ceasefire repeatedly. 

Aug 04, 2019, 15:17 PM IST

Mayawati accuses Cong, BJP of corruption in Bofors and Rafale

BSP chief Mayawati Sunday accused the BJP and the Congress of "corruption" in defence deals, and of misusing the CBI and ED to "drag" Opposition parties into false cases.

Apr 15, 2019, 09:28 AM IST

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

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

Explain locus in filing an appeal in Bofors case: SC to BJP leader

The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked BJP leader Ajay Agrawal to explain his locus in filing an appeal in the politically-sensitive Rs 64 crore Bofors pay-offs case.

Jan 16, 2018, 17:14 PM IST

Supreme Court silent on giving specific date for hearing Bofors case

A plea was on Friday made in the Supreme Court for giving a specific date for hearing the petition in the politically sensitive Rs 64-crore Bofors pay-off case.

Nov 17, 2017, 22:13 PM IST

October 18, 2017: All you need to know

Oct 18, 2017, 21:12 PM IST

Three decades of Bofors case – A timeline

The Rs 1,437 crore deal between India and the Swedish arms manufacturer AB Bofors for the supply of 400 155mm Howitzer guns for the Indian Army was entered on March 24, 1986. The Swedish Radio on April 16, 1987 had claimed that the company had paid bribes to top Indian politicians and defence personnel.

Oct 18, 2017, 17:38 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

Bofors: SC agrees to hear plea challenging dropping of charges against Hinduja brothers

The Bofors scandal has returned to haunt the Congress.

Sep 01, 2017, 11:41 AM IST

Breaking Bofors jinx, India signs Rs 5,000-crore deal with US for M777 lightweight howitzers

India and the US today inked a nearly Rs 5,000 crore deal for 145 M777 ultra-light howitzers.

Nov 30, 2016, 23:25 PM IST

Defence Ministry nod to buy 145 ultra light howitzers from US

The howitzers that can be heli-lifted were first proposed to be bought from BAE about 10 years back.

Jun 25, 2016, 22:28 PM IST

Modi govt tapping phones of opposition, bureaucrats & judges: Congress

Anand Sharma was sharply critical of the way the Prime Minister Narendra Modi went about on the issue of Rafale fighter deal without the mandate of the Cabinet Committee on Security. 

May 13, 2016, 20:20 PM IST

We may do what we could not do in Bofors: Parrikar on AgustaWestland scam

Amid a walkout by Congress which was pressing for a Supreme Court-monitored probe, Parrikar said CBI is "very seriously" investigating the case.

May 06, 2016, 20:23 PM IST

Amitabh Bachchan says it took 25 painful years to emerge out of Bofors scandal

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan on Thursday recalled Bofors controversy and said it took 25 years to emerge out of the scandal.

Apr 01, 2016, 12:24 PM IST

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Jul 25, 2015, 09:50 AM 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

Congress backs President's reported comments on Bofors issue

 Congress on Friday backed the reported controversial remarks of President Pranab Mukherjee on Bofors issue to a Swedish daily and said allegations of kickbacks were levelled by opposition parties to defame the then Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi.

May 29, 2015, 17:04 PM IST

President's remarks on Bofors not relevant to Sweden visit: MEA

The reported controversial remarks of President Pranab Mukherjee on Bofors issue to a Swedish daily have no bearing on his upcoming tour of Sweden, the first State visit, , beginning on May 31, External Affairs Ministry said here on Thursday.

May 28, 2015, 15:58 PM IST