Fake Arms Deal Case

  • ExBJP President Bangaru Laxman to walk out of jail October 12, 2012

    New Delhi: Former BJP President Bangaru Laxman will walk out of Tihar Jail on Friday evening after Delhi High Court granted him bail in the fake arms deal case on Thursday. Bangaru had been convicted and sentenced to four years in prison after he was caught on camera taking a...
  • HC calls for trial court records on Bangaru Laxman May 11, 2012

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has called for the trial court records on former BJP president Bangaru Laxman in the fake arms deal case. The argument of expediting the case on the basis of Laxman's old age and medical condition has been rejected by the court. Laxman will now...
  • Bangaru Laxman jailed, political blame game begins April 28, 2012

    New Delhi: Eleven years after a sting operation showed him taking a bribe of RS 1 lakh, former BJP President Bangaru Laxman was fined Rs 1 lakh and sentenced to four years in prison. His lawyers said they would contest the verdict and in the meanwhile Laxman will continue to...
  • Shun 'chalta hai' syndrome: Court on arms sting April 28, 2012

    New Delhi: A Delhi court sentenced former BJP president Bangaru Laxman to four years in jail in the 2001 fake arms deal case. Bangaru has also been imposed with a fine of Rs one lakh. Bangaru was convicted for taking a Rs one lakh bribe to push a defence deal...
  • Arms sting: Bangaru seeks minimum term April 28, 2012

    New Delhi: Former BJP President Bangaru Laxman on Saturday asked for a minimum punishment in the fake arms deal case that he was convicted in on Friday. Bangaru, 72, sought leniency on health grounds, saying that he has undergone bypass surgery twice and is a first time offender. However, the CBI...
  • Tehelka acted as whistleblowers: court April 28, 2012

    New Delhi: The sting operation by Tehelka newsportal exposing corruption through fictitious defence deal involving former BJP chief Bangaru Laxman on Friday got kudos from a Delhi court which said they acted as "whistle blowers". Despite dubbing the method adopted by the portal as "objectionable", the court said the idea of...