Defence Scams

  • Chopper deal: Antony may be honest, but will it help the UPA? February 19, 2013

    New Delhi: "There is no end to human greed... greedy people are working around the world so I am sad about that but I will do my duty. I am not resigning" - Defence Minister AK Antony, the integrity wall of the Congress party, made it clear that he has...
  • AK Antony's tenure under cloud as more defence scams surface February 19, 2013

    New Delhi: Many defence deals signed during Defence Minister AK Antony's tenure are under probe. In 2006, an FIR was filed over alleged kickbacks in the Barak missile deal and the Navy war room leak case. In 2007, malpractices were reported in the supply of rations to troops in high...
  • Defence scam: Jaya Jaitley, 2 others to face trial April 20, 2012

    New Delhi: The trial in the defence deal corruption case against former Samata Party leader Jaya Jaitley and two others is set to begin on Friday, eleven years after a Tehelka sting showed the trio accepting bribe to influence a fictitious defence deal. A Delhi court on March 5 framed charges...
  • Defence Ministry blacklists six arms companies March 5, 2012

    New Delhi: Defence Ministry has blacklisted six companies including Singapore Technologies, Israeli Military Industry and Germany's Rheinmetall Air Defence for 10 years for their alleged role in ordnance factory scam. The firms, including two Indian and one Russian, were blacklisted following action against former Director General of Ordnance Factories (DGOF) Sudipta...
  • Gen Kapoor under scanner in another scam November 16, 2010

    In less than a fortnight, a second allegation has come up against General Deepak Kapoor. A Trinamool MP has written to the Defence Ministry, alleging that the ex-Army Chief benefited from a defence land deal in Mumbai. ...
  • Defence scams: CBI conducts raids October 10, 2006

    New Delhi: The CBI on Tuesday conducted country-wide raids in connection with the multi-crore defence scam exposed by a Tehelka sting operation. The raids were being conducted in connection with four defence related cases which included the process and purchase of Denel rifles, Barhack missiles and armed recovery vehicles. On the...