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Bofors truth revealed repeatedly: Congress


April 26th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Asserting that truth had come out repeatedly and courts had given their verdicts, the Congress Thursday accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of ... Read more...

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MPs seek government explanation in Bofors issue (Lead)


April 26th, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) There was uproar in both houses of parliament with the BJP and other opposition parties demanding an explanation from the government on former Swedish police ... Read more...

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Happy to be cleared of Bofors taint: Amitabh Bachchan (Second Lead)


April 25th, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 25 (IANS) Expressing happiness over his name being cleared in the Bofors payoff scam, mega-star Amitabh Bachchan, however, said Wednesday that he is "pained" that it came ... Read more...

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Amitabh Bachchan happy to be cleared of Bofors taint (Lead)


April 25th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 25 (IANS) Expressing his happiness over his name being cleared from the Bofors payoff scam, mega-star Amitabh Bachchan, however, said that he is "pained" that it came ... Read more...

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Amitabh Bachchan happy to be cleared of Bofors taint


April 25th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 25 (IANS) Mega star Amitabh Bachchan said Wednesday he was happy to be cleared of the Bofors allegations but was "pained" this had happened after 25 years.Speaking ... Read more...

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Jagan group legislators seek acceptance of resignations


September 6th, 2011 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 6 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh legislators loyal to YSR Congress party chief Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy Tuesday called on the state governor to press for acceptance of their resignations.As many ... Read more...

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BJP wants stringent Lokpal Bill


April 8th, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 8 (IANS) Supporting social reformer Anna Hazare's indefinite fast in New Delhi for strong anti-graft legislation in the country, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said Friday it ... Read more...

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BJP to move privilege motion against PM


March 18th, 2011 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday said it will move a privilege motion against Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for misleading parliament on the report ... Read more...

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Goods, services tax issue being politicised: BJP


March 5th, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 5 (IANS) Criticising the Congress-led central government for "politicising" the issue of goods and services tax (GST), senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Yashwant Sinha Saturday questioned ... Read more...

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Judge’s observations on Bofors case


March 4th, 2011 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Here are some of the observations made by Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Vinod Yadav Friday while accepting Central Bureau of Investigation's report seeking to drop charges ... Read more...

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Court allows closure of Bofors case, relief for Quattrocchi (Third Lead)


March 4th, 2011 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) A Delhi court Friday closed the Rs.640 million kickbacks case related to the 1986 Bofors gun deal on a plea by the CBI, dropping ... Read more...

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UPA again misusing CBI: BJP


March 4th, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) As the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Friday filed a closure report seeking to drop all charges against Italian businessman Ottavio Quattrocchi in the ... Read more...

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Bofors case closure totally wrong: Prashant Bhushan


March 4th, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Leading lawyer and anti-corruption activist Prashant Bhushan said Friday that the closure of the Bofors kickbacks case was "totally wrong" as there was "clear evidence" ... Read more...

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Court allows closure of Bofors case, relief for Quattrocchi (Second Lead)


March 4th, 2011 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) A Delhi court Friday closed the Rs.640 million kickbacks case related to the 1986 Bofors gun deal on a plea by the CBI, dropping criminal ... Read more...

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Closure report end of matter in Bofors case: Congress


March 4th, 2011 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) The Congress Friday said the court's acceptance of the Central Bureau of Investigation's (CBI) closure report in the over two decade old Bofors gun purchase ... Read more...

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Bofors case: Court accepts CBI closure report, relief for Quattrocchi (Lead)


March 4th, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Paving the way for the end of the Rs.640 million Bofors kickbacks case, a Delhi court Friday accepted the Central Bureau of Investigation's (CBI) closure ... Read more...

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Bofors case: Court accepts CBI closure report


March 4th, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) A Delhi court Friday accepted the closure report filed by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in the Bofors case. The investigative agency was seeking to ... Read more...

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After Advani’s regrets to Sonia, BJP seeks to revive Bofors


February 20th, 2011 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) A day after releasing party leader L.K. Advani's letter to Congress president Sonia Gandhi expressing regret over black money allegations in the party report against her ... Read more...

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Fresh attempt to stop CBI from closing Bofors case


February 19th, 2011 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) In a bid to stop the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) from closing the Bofors scam case, a Delhi court was Saturday told that the agency may ... Read more...

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Congress MP loyal to Jagan targets Gandhi family


February 10th, 2011 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 10 (IANS) Congress MP Sabbam Hari Thursday targeted party president Sonia Gandhi's family and warned that people would destroy the Congress if former MP Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy was harmed."When ... Read more...

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Delhi court pulls up CBI in Bofors scam case


February 10th, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 10 (ANI): A Delhi court on Thursday criticized the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) saying that the Bofors case had not moved an inch in the last 25 years.The ... Read more...

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Advani pulls up Congress Govt. for failing to bring back ‘black money’


January 9th, 2011 - 10:04 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati, Jan 9 (ANI): Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Lal Krishna Advani on Sunday lashed out at the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) Government at the Centre for failing to ... Read more...

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BJP slams UPA Govt., alleges Bofors scam reached Gandhi’s doorstep


January 9th, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati, Jan 9 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) came down heavily on the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) Government at the Centre on the second day of their national executive ... Read more...

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Court upholds CBI plea in Bofors case (Second Lead)


January 6th, 2011 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) A local court Thursday upheld the CBI plea that the tax notice served on Italian businessman Ottavio Quattrocchi was not linked with the criminal aspect of ... Read more...

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Court upholds CBI plea in Bofors case (Lead)


January 6th, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Vinod Yadav Thursday upheld the CBI plea that the tax notice served on Italian businessman Ottavio Quattrocchi was not linked with the criminal aspect ... Read more...

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No change in CBI plan to withdraw Bofors case, court told


January 6th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Thursday told a court that despite the income tax tribunal ruling that kickbacks had indeed been paid in the Bofors deal, ... Read more...

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BJP slams CBI stance in Bofors case


January 5th, 2011 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday said that the CBI had "shamelessly" favoured withdrawal of the case against Italian businessman Ottavio Quattrocchi despite an income tax ... Read more...

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BJP takes on PM, Sonia in Bofors scandal


January 5th, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 5 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) launching its fresh attack on the Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, and Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday said it would ... Read more...

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Tax Tribunal ruling in Bofors case being examined: Pranab Mukherjee


January 5th, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 5 (ANI): Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee has said the central government is examining the income tax tribunal's decision in the Bofors gun case.Talking to reporters on the ... Read more...

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Bofors case: Delhi Court adjourns hearing till Jan. 6


January 4th, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 4 (ANI): A lower court in Delhi on Tuesday adjourned till Thursday the hearing of the Bofors payoff case closure plea by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).The CBI ... Read more...

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Delhi court to decide on CBI’s closure report in Bofors case


January 4th, 2011 - 12:24 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 4 (ANI): After an income tax tribunal tracked down the money trail in the Bofors scandal, a Delhi court will today decide whether the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) ... Read more...

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Bofors case: Congress to react after studying tribunal order


January 3rd, 2011 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) The Congress Monday did not react to an Income Tax Appellate Tribunal's order relating to the Bofors gun deal kickbacks case, saying that it will respond ... Read more...

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BJP pulls up Congress, demands SIT probe in Bofors case


January 3rd, 2011 - 9:17 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 3 (ANI): Following an Income Tax Tribunal claims that kickbacks of Rs 41 crore were paid to late Win Chaddha and Italian businessman Ottavio Quattrocchi in the Howitzer ... Read more...

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Main observations of tax tribunal on Bofors case


January 3rd, 2011 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) Following are the main observations by an Income Tax Tribunal on matter pertaining to a taxation case slapped on a heir to one of the co-accused who ... Read more...

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BJP firm on joint parliamentary probe into ’scams’


November 15th, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday said it was firm on its demand for a Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) probe into "2G, Commonwealth and Adarsh society ... Read more...

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