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The scam imvolved Italian Businessman Ottavio Quattrocchhi.

In April 09, BJP General Secretary Arun Jaitley said that if voted back to power, a commission would be formed to investigate the role of the CBI in the case.

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BJP questions Sonia Gandhi over hesitation to probe Bofors scam
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has criticised the Congress President Sonia Gandhi over the UPA-II Government's ' hesitation' to re-investigate the 1985-86 Bofors scam.

BJP slams Aiyar for 'personal attack' on Jaitley
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday charged Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar of provoking the House through his personal attack on Arun Jaitley during the debate on the Bofors revelations.

Opposition corners UPA Govt., demands re-opening of Bofors case
Amid fresh allegations that former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi may have toned down the Bofors Gun deal probe to protect Italian businessman Ottavio Quattrocchi, the Bharatiya Janata party (BJP) and other opposition parties hit out at the Congress in parliament on Thursday over the issue.

Rajiv Gandhi had no role in Bofors case, says Khurshid
Union Law and Justice Minister Salman Khurshid on Wednesday said that former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi had no role to play in the Bofors Gun case, and added that there was no need to reopen the case.

'We lived with humiliation for 25 years', says Big B on Bofors clean-chit
Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan on Wednesday said he was delighted over his exoneration in the Bofors Gun case, but added that his family lived with humiliation for the past 25 years.

Bofors scam row: BJP will expose Congress completely, says Prasad
Amid fresh allegations that former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi may have toned down the probe to protect Italian businessman Ottavio Quattrocchi in the Bofors scam, senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Ravi Shankar Prasad on Wednesday charged the ruling Congress Party of being deep rooted in corruption, and said that his party will expose them completely.

Jaya Bachchan delighted over Big B's exoneration in Bofors scam
Expressing delight over the final exoneration of Amitabh Bachchan's name in the Bofors Gun case, his wife and Samajwadi Party (SP) lawmaker Jaya Bachchan on Wednesday said the truth had finally come out in the open.

Swamy favours fresh probe in Bofors case
Janata Party President Subramanian Swamy on Wednesday said that a new case should be filed in court in connection with the 1985-86 Bofors scam following fresh revelations by Swedish whistleblower in this case.

Bofors case: BJP and Left seek fresh probe
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Left Front on Wednesday took the ruling Congress Party to task over new revelations made by former Swedish police chief Sten Lindstrom in connection with the controversial Bofors Gun scam.

UPA Govt. has crisis of leadership and faith: BJP
Asserting that the UPA Government is facing a crisis of leadership and faith, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday accused the ruling Congress Party of failing to deal effectively with the challenges of the economy, consequently burdening the common man with rising prices of essential commodities.

Subramanian Swamy to file petitions in court against Chidambaram, Sonia Gandhi
Janata Party president Subramanian Swamy will file two petitions in court on Thursday.

Delhi court accepts CBI plea in Bofors payoff case
A Delhi court on Friday accepted the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) plea to shut the Bofors payoff case against Italian businessman Ottavio Quattrocchi.

Bofors payoff case: Delhi court verdict on Quattrocchi today
A Delhi court is likely to pronounce its verdict today on a plea by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to shut the Bofors payoff case against Italian businessman Ottavio Quattrocchi.

Bofors payoff case: Decision on Quattrocchi's fate deferred till March 4
The verdict on a plea by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to shut the Bofors payoff case against Italian businessman Ottavio Quattrocchi has been deferred till March 4.

Delhi court pulls up CBI in Bofors scam case
A Delhi court on Thursday criticized the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) saying that the Bofors case had not moved an inch in the last 25 years.

Advani pulls up Congress Govt. for failing to bring back 'black money'
Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Lal Krishna Advani on Sunday lashed out at the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) Government at the Centre for failing to bring back 'black money' put away in foreign banks.

BJP slams UPA Govt., alleges Bofors scam reached Gandhi's doorstep
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) came down heavily on the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) Government at the Centre on the second day of their national executive committee meet here on Sunday, alleging that Italian businessman Ottavio Quattrocchi's involvement in the Bofors pay-offs lead 'directly to the doorstep of Congress President Sonia Gandhi'.

India ready to resolve all outstanding issues with Pak: Krishna
External Affairs Minister S. M. Krishna on Friday said India is ready to resolve all outstanding issues with Pakistan through a peaceful dialogue.

Delhi court upholds CBI plea in Bofors scam, next hearing in Feb
A Delhi court on Thursday upheld the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) plea that the notice served by the income tax tribunal on Italian businessman Ottavio Quattrocchi was not linked with the criminal aspect of the Bofors scam.

Bofors scam: Decision on Ottavio Quattrocchi case today
A Delhi court will take up Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) plea to close the case against Italian businessman Ottavio Quattrocchi, the key accused in the Bofors scam today.

BJP takes on PM, Sonia in Bofors scandal
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) launching its fresh attack on the Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, and Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday said it would raise the pitch against corruption in government in the wake of the income tax tribunal's decision on the Bofors case and pass a special resolution on the issue at its executive meeting in Guwahati.

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