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Oct 31, 2017 09:08 PM IST India India

The Manmohan Singh-led UPA govt was infamous for scams. In the 10 years (of UPA), when economist Singh was the PM, there was reports of 2G scam, Commonwealth Games scam, and Coal scam. It was an open secret that middlemen and lobbyists functioned with ease in Lutyens' Delhi during the Congress regime. They knew who to contact in which government office. They influenced the policies of the government to benefit their clients and many a times that came at the cost of the nation. That’s what lobbyist Deepak Talwar did. Talwar allegedly used his relationship with top officials in the government to amend civil aviation-related bilateral agreements between India and various countries to directly benefit his clients — mainly Gulf-based international airlines. Watch this video to know about the $100 million civil aviation scam.