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Defence Ministry asks for CBI probe into Embraer deal

After the major embarrassment caused due to the Embraer deal, the Defence Ministry has now asked for a CBI probe into the allegations. Brazilian aviation company, Embraer was accused of hiring a UK-based agent to flow kickbacks to land the $208 million deal for three Emb-145 aircrafts. Defence Minister Manohar[Read More…]

Arunachal governor sacked after he “showed no signs of quitting”

Weeks after Arunachal governor JP Rajkhowa was asked to resign oh ‘health grounds’ by the Central government, President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday dismissed him from his post. Read: Arunachal governor asked to resign, says he is “clueless” A communiqué from Rashtrapathi Bhavan said Mr. Rajkhowa “shall cease to hold office”[Read More…]

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