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The jeep scandal in was first major corruption case in independent India. Krishna Menon , the then Indian high commissioner to Britain , ignored protocols and signed a Rs 80 lakh contract for the purchase of army jeeps with a foreign firm. Krishna Menon , then the Indian high commissioner to Britain, placed order for 2, refurbished jeeps for a cost at which new jeeps could be purchased from the United States or Canada. He argued that they would be delivered immediately with delivery of spare parts. Of the jeeps that arrived, none were re-serviceable.
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Whether its safety recalls, emission cheating to driverless cars, here are the most shocking news and scandals and the biggest trends we saw in the world of automobiles. The biggest recall in the history of the automobile. Takata, a Japanese company that specialises in safety systems for cars found itself in one of the biggest safety tech scandal the world had ever seen. Takata was a supplier of airbags to nearly every automaker around the world. A number of fatalities and injuries were reported which were caused by the malfunctioning vehicle safety component. The shocking revelation was that while Takata was aware of the malfunctioning part, it took little to no action, and kept supplying faulty airbags to OEMs. Following the revolution of the massive scandal, nearly all cars fitted with Takata airbags were recalled around the world. Even though the recalls started in , vehicles with Takata airbags still roam the street around the world.
The following is a list of scandals in India since independence , including political, financial and corporate scandals. Entries are arranged in reverse chronological order by year or decade, for older scandals. The year, or decade, is when the scandal was first reported. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Wikimedia list article. This is a dynamic list and may never be able to satisfy particular standards for completeness. You can help by expanding it with reliably sourced entries.