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25 years of India’s ‘Watergate’: The Bofors scandal (Second Lead, superseding previous story)


April 25th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chronology of events since the 1986 Bofors howitzer payoff scandal - one of the biggest corruption scandals in India in which then prime minister Rajiv Gandhi and many others were ... Read more...

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25 years of India’s ‘Watergate’: The Bofors scandal (Lead)


April 25th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chronology of events since the 1986 Bofors howitzer payoff scandal - one of the biggest corruption scandals in India in which then prime minister Rajiv Gandhi and many others were ... Read more...

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Chronology: Bofors graft row over last 25 years


April 25th, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) The following is a chronology of events since the 1986 Bofors howitzer payoff scandal - one of the major corruption scandals in India in ... Read more...

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Antony advises caution on WikiLeaks


March 18th, 2011 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Friday raised doubts over the veracity of the US diplomatic cables exposed by WikiLeaks and appealed to the people to "be ... Read more...

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Quattrocchi: A ‘fugitive’ who will now walk free in India


March 4th, 2011 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Till the case was closed Friday, Ottavio Quattrocchi was a wanted fugitive in India for his alleged involvement in the multi-crore Bofors gun scam.But ... Read more...

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Dramatis personae in Bofors scam, men who died wanted


March 4th, 2011 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) The men accused in the two-decade-old Bofors kickback scandal, which led to the fall of the Rajiv Gandhi government in 1989:Win Chadha: A Dubai-based businessman ... Read more...

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The scandal that shook India two decades ago (Bofors Chronology)


March 4th, 2011 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Following is the chronology of events in the 1980s Bofors howitzer payoff scandal - one of the major corruption scandals in India in which then ... Read more...

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Gadkari questions relations between Gandhis, Quattrocchi


January 12th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 12 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (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 ... Read more...

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Bofors payoff closure case deferred to Thursday (Intro Roundup)


January 4th, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) India's premier probe agency Tuesday again sought withdrawal of the case against Italian businessman Ottavio Quattrocchi in the Bofors payoffs scam citing lack of evidence, a ... Read more...

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Chronology of Bofors scandal


January 3rd, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) Following is the chronology of events in the Bofors howitzer payoff scandal:March 24, 1986: A $15 billion contract between the Indian government and Swedish arms company AB ... Read more...

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CBI seeks two weeks to examine options against Bofors pay-off case


September 8th, 2009 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 8 (ANI): The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday sought two weeks' time before a Delhi court for exploring fresh options in the Bofors payoff case after the ... Read more...

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Delhi Court to hear Bofors pay-off case today


September 8th, 2009 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 8 (ANI): A Delhi court will hear the Bofors payoffs case against Italian businessman Ottavio Quattrocchi today. The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) may reveal its course of action ... Read more...

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Hearing on Bofors case extended till September 8


April 30th, 2009 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 30 (ANI): A Delhi Court on Thursday postponed the hearing of the Bofors pay off case till September 8 after the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) sought two months ... Read more...

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West Bengal celebrates R-Day amid high security


January 26th, 2009 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 26 (IANS) West Bengal Governor Gopal Krishna Gandhi unfurled the tricolour and took the salute as the state joined the rest of the nation in celebrating the 60th Republic Day ... Read more...

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CBI tells SC: It failed to secure translation of Argentinean court order on Quattrocchi


January 15th, 2008 - 10:32 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi , Jan 15 (ANI): The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) today informed the Supreme Court that it has failed to receive an official translation of the Argentinean court order in ... Read more...

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