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POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Bofors, AgustaWestland, Wally michel, Christian Michel

Was there a 'Bofors flavour' in the Agusta deal? Raju Santhanam’s book 'The Untold Story of Christian Michel' makes startling suggestions

Rajiv Gandhi’s alleged proximity to Christian Michel’s father, Wally, is closely discussed in the book. It raises as many questions as it answers.

POLITICS

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Bofors, Official Secrets Act, Rafale controversy, Democracy

The Official Secrets Act in the times of Rafale, Bofors

An important issue remains: Should journalists be forced to disclose their sources?

POLITICS

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Bofors, Congress, Amitabh Bachchan, Priyanka Gandhi

A blockbuster brews: Did Priyanka Gandhi join politics after Amitabh Bachchan’s blessings?

As the BJP’s popularity ratings dive, the Gandhis-Bachchans seem to be coming closer.

POLITICS

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Bofors, Rahul Gandhi, Nirmala Sitharaman, Rafale

Rafale may not prove to be 'BJP’s Bofors' – and the reason would be the Congress

There’s a key difference between Bofors and Rafale. That may be the BJP's battle strength, despite it losing a war of words.

POLITICS

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2G Scam, Bofors, Arun Jaitley, Rafale Deal

Rafale deal: Arun Jaitley is wrong. The truth does have two versions

To begin with, there are two versions as to whether former French President Francois Hollande did actually make 'contradictory remarks'.

VOICES

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Bofors, Assassination, Death Anniversary, Rajiv Gandhi

Why Rajiv Gandhi's death anniversary also rakes up his blunders in Kashmir, Assam, Punjab

The wrongs that he did continue to haunt not just his legacy or his party but the country itself.

VOICES

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Bofors, IAF, Indian Army, Kargil Vijay Diwas

We must not forget the sacrifices of Kargil martyrs

India needs to implement changes to make the military capable of fighting a modern war.

VOICES

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OBF, Bofors, Artillery, Dhanush guns

It's such a shame fake Chinese parts were used in India-made Dhanush guns

A strong artillery is a prerequisite for the defence of the nation.

ART & CULTURE

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Rajiv Gandhi, Congress, Bofors

How Bofors scam was busted — and then buried

[Book excerpt] What we learnt early on in our investigation was that the documents in hand or in the pipeline were vital to the story, but the story should not get lost in the web of complexity that surrounded the transactions.

POLITICS

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Bofors, Congress, Sonia Gandhi, AgustaWestland

Agusta is no Bofors

Congress, media, armed forces officers, and complicit elements in NDA government have much to answer for.