Arms Sting

  • Ex-BJP president Bangaru Laxman gets bail October 11, 2012

    New Delhi: Former BJP President Bangaru Laxman was granted bail on Thursday in high court in fictious arms deal case. Laxman, who is serving a four-year jail term, was caught on camera taking a bribe of Rs one lakh. Laxman was released on Thursday on a Rs 50,000 bail bond. Laxman...
  • Tehelka arms deal sting: Witness refuses to testify May 15, 2012

    New Delhi: A journalist, who took part in a sting operation conducted by 'Tehelka' to expose wrongdoings in arms deal, on Monday refused to testify as a witness in a court in Delhi against two former officials of the defence ministry facing trial for graft. Journalist Mathew Samuel said that the...
  • Don't lecture us on morality, BJP tells Congress April 28, 2012

    Nagpur: Countering the Congress' jibes at the BJP in the wake of conviction of former BJP president Bangaru Laxman in the 2001 fake arms deal case, the party on Saturday said the Congress has no moral right "to lecture them on morality". "Congress should not lecture us on morality," party spokesman...
  • Time for BJP to self-analyse: Cong on Bangaru judgment April 28, 2012

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Saturday 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...
  • Who is Bangaru Laxman? April 28, 2012

    New Delhi: Former BJP minister Bangaru Laxman was sentenced to four years of jail term by a Delhi court on Saturday and imposed with an additional fine of Rs one lakh, in connection with an arms deal case. Bangaru was convicted for taking a Rs one lakh bribe to push...