Tuesday, Dec 07, 2021

Ottavio Quattrocchi

'The Last Nail In The Coffin Of The Judicial Process'

Apr 28, 2009 L.K. Advani

'I hold Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh and Congress president Smt. Sonia Gandhi directly responsible for colluding in this conspiracy to bury the truth about Bofors'

'Farewell Gift To The Nation- In-Law'

Apr 28, 2009 Arun Jaitley

The timing of the withdrawal of the the Red Corner notice against Ottavio Quattrocchi is an indication that the leadership of the UPA is so convinced of the loss of its power that, like most despotic regimes, it is obliging its friends in the last da

At Least For Q's Sake...

So why has the government stalled anti-corruption help from Germany? It should accept it at least to avoid another round of possibly unwarranted harassment of Mr Quattrocchi...

How One Man Can Subvert A Nation

Jun 20, 2007 Rajinder Puri

The jibe by Quattrocchi's lawyer, that CBI did not argue its case properly, might well be perceived then in an altogether different, sinister light. Updates

10 Janpath V/s 7 Race Course Road

Recent indications suggest that the differences over Ottavio Quattrocchi have assumed the dimensions of a rift at the very top, playing havoc with governance.

26 February, 2007

The Q Déjà Vu

Outlook Web Bureau

It turns out that this time too—a classic repeat of what happened almost a year back—the nation learnt of Bofors payoff-accused Ottavio Quattrocchi's detention when he was already out on bail! The Congress and CBI brazen it out.

25 February, 2007

Will Truth Be Out At Last?

Rajinder Puri

Mr Ottavio Quattrocchi is in Argentinean custody not because but in spite of the government and the powers that be. The globalization of investigation in the Bofors case could possibly tie the hands of the UPA government.

20 September, 2006

Fighting Terror

Rajinder Puri

It is no use looking up to America to learn how the war against terror should be fought. Can India summon zero tolerance towards political corruption, on which terrorism feeds? Unless that is done, there can be no real war on terror.

29 March, 2006

Bury The Congress

Rajinder Puri

It degenerated from a movement to a party, from a party to a dynasty. It has outlived its historical role. It must be consigned to the dustbin of history. India needs a new party, a new political culture and a new freedom struggle.

01 March, 2006

The Sounds Of Saintly Silence

Rajinder Puri

Congress President Sonia Gandhi has constructive responsibility for all actions of the party. Should she not act to clear the air about circumstantial evidence pointing to corruption by her party? And safeguard her own reputation?

20 January, 2006

'Not Merely A Corruption Case'

National Democratic Alliance

'Is an Italian fugitive close to the Gandhi family going to be helped in a manner that every democratic institution in India is subverted? Is Indian democracy so vulnerable that it can look a helpless spectator to this subversion?'

19 January, 2006

It Was Twenty Years Ago...

A work-in-progress timeline providing an overview of the Bofors case

16 January, 2006

'Were You Kept In The Dark?'

Arun Jaitley

Who authorized the Law Ministry to deal with this matter? Who authorized the visit of the Additional Solicitor General of India to Britain? Who prevented the CBI officer from accompanying the Additional Solicitor General of India?

13 January, 2006

Would The PM Come Clean?

Arun Jaitley

This unusual step has been taken to help Mr Quottorocchi merely because of his proximity to Mrs. Sonia Gandhi and the Gandhi family. Is Indian law going to be different for an Italian accused?

08 April, 2004

The Asian Age Story

Sten Lindstrom

'Bofors truth points to Quattrocchi, Sonia,' screamed the banner headlines in the Asian Age of April 8 to a piece by the Swedish police officer, who was the principal investigator in the Bofors case and has followed it for the past 18 years.

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