Kickbacks

  • Quattrocchi's death resurfaces Bofors scam; BJP, Congress exchange salvos July 14, 2013

    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 not...
  • Chopper deal: CBI gets documents from Italy February 24, 2013

    New Delhi: Moving forward in its probe into alleged kickbacks in the VVIP helicopter deal, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has procured some documents from Italian authorities in Milan that may help it investigating whether any Indian had received bribes to swing the deal in favour of AgustaWestland. Highly-placed...
  • Govt must do its own investigation in kickbacks in chopper deal: BJP February 17, 2013

    The Bharatiya Janata Party on Sunday demanded to know that if the Tyagis are speaking the truth, who got the kickbacks in the Rs 3600 crore VVIP Italian chopper deal? "For all you know, Tyagi is telling the truth. The government must do its own investigation," BJP spokesperson Meenakshi Lekhi...
  • B'lore Mayor asked if he's yet to get kickback September 1, 2012

    Bangalore: Peenya Industrial Area Councillor K L Thimmananjaiah, at the council meet on Friday, alleged that Mayor D Venkatesh Murthy was not receiving ‘kickback’, and as a result, the garbage tender had not been finalised. He said, “Although the High Court permitted the BBMP to go ahead with the garbage...
  • Cong demands Yeddyurappa's resignation July 21, 2011

    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 the...
  • Miners bribed Yeddyurappa, alleges Lokayukta July 21, 2011

    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 sons...
  • Newsmaker of the day: Arun Jaitley March 4, 2011

    The onus to drop Bofors case against Quattrocchi is of CBI, Government, said the BJP leader. ...
  • Bofors: political war begins as CBI drops case March 4, 2011

    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 citing...