Kickbacks

  • Quattrocchi's death resurfaces Bofors scam; BJP, Congress exchange salvos 14-07-2013 10:57 PM

    New Delhi: The death of Italian businessman Ottavio Quattrocchi, accused in the Bofors case, has led to a fresh round of political blame-game between the BJP and the Congress. Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) spokesperson Meenakashi Lekhi said the Bofors scandal was a classic case of how an investigative agency should...
  • Govt must do its own investigation in kickbacks in chopper deal: BJP 17-02-2013 01:20 PM

    BJP said if Sanjeev Tyagi is correct in saying he was not involved in the chopper deal, then the government should investigate who got the kickbacks. ...
  • Cong demands Yeddyurappa's resignation 21-07-2011 03:32 PM

    New Delhi: The Congress on Thursday mounted pressure on Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa demanding his resignation in the wake of the Lokayukta report indicting him and his ministers in the illegal mining scam. "...Immediate resignation of the Chief Minister should be the starting, of every other minister should be...
  • Miners bribed Yeddyurappa, alleges Lokayukta 21-07-2011 07:47 AM

    Bangalore: Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa, who has dodged many-a-controversy before, has come under the scanner again. Karnataka Lokayukta Justice Santosh Hegde's final report on illegal mining, sources say, named him as having accepted kickbacks from mining companies for illegal excavation. Hedge's report, sources said, indicted the Chief Minister's two...
  • Newsmaker of the day: Arun Jaitley 04-03-2011 11:59 PM

    The onus to drop Bofors case against Quattrocchi is of CBI, Government, said the BJP leader. ...
  • Bofors: political war begins as CBI drops case 04-03-2011 09:27 PM

    New Delhi: Chief Metropolitan Magistrate of Tees Hazari Court Justice Vinod Yadav on Friday accepted the CBI's petition of withdrawing prosecution against one of the most wanted men in Bofors Kickback case, Ottavio Quattrocchi. The case against Italian businessman Quattrocchi, the main accused in Bofors Gun Deal Kickbacks, was withdrawn...