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Proceedings against Finmeccannica in VVIP chopper deal shelved

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 01:12

Italian prosecutors have "shelved" proceedings against defence major Finmeccannica, the parent firm of AgustaWestland, saying it had nothing to do with the alleged corruption in India`s Rs 3,600-crore deal to procure 12 VVIP helicopters, Italian news agency Ansa reported.

VVIP Chopper scam: Pleased to give statement to CBI, says Wanchoo

Last Updated: Saturday, July 05, 2014, 01:53

Goa Governor BV Wanchoo has said he was "pleased" to have given CBI his statement in connection with the alleged bribery scandal in the VVIP helicopter deal and hoped that the agency would now bring the truth out in the case at the earliest.

WB Governor Narayanan demits office, leaves for Chennai

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 16:34

West Bengal Governor MK Narayanan on Friday demitted office and left for Chennai along with his wife Padmini.

AugustaWestland scam: CBI quizzes Goa Governor

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 09:28

A Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) team on Friday quizzed Goa Governor BV Wanchoo in connection with the AugustaWestland VVIP chopper procurement scam.

IAF grounds its AgustaWestland chopper fleet

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 21:07

IAF has grounded its fleet of three AW-101 helicopters built by Anglo-Italian firm AgustaWestland whose Rs 3,600 crore deal to supply 12 VVIP choppers was cancelled earlier this year.

West Bengal Governor MK Narayanan resigns

Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 14:38

Two days after he was questioned by the CBI as a "witness" in connection with its probe into the Rs 3600-crore VVIP chopper deal, West Bengal Governor MK Narayanan tendered his resignation on Monday.

ED begins forex violations probe into VVIP chopper deal case

Last Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014, 11:47

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has begun financial investigations into allegations of bribery in the Rs 3,600 crore VVIP chopper deal with AgustaWestland.

VVIP chopper deal: Governors can be questioned while in office, says Attorney General

Last Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014, 18:52

The newly appointed Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi on Friday Okayed the governments query that whether the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) can quiz the serving Governors as witnesses in the VVIP helicopter deal, sources said.

VVIP chopper deal: CBI questions Bengal Governor MK Narayanan

Last Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014, 15:26

The CBI questioned West Bengal Governor MK Narayanan as a "witness" in connection with its probe into allegations of bribery in the Rs 3600-crore VVIP chopper deal with Anglo-Italian firm AgustaWestland.

Arun Jaitley to review AgustaWestland chopper scam case

Last Updated: Monday, June 02, 2014, 21:11

Defence Minister Arun Jaitley will review the Rs 3,600 crore AgustaWestland chopper deal with the ministry preparing a presentation for him on the procurement which was scrapped after allegations of bribery and payment of kickbacks.

Tata says committed to AgustaWestland deal despite scandal

Last Updated: Friday, May 30, 2014, 00:57

Businessman Ratan Tata said on Thursday that his group remains committed to its partnership with AgustaWestland in spite of a corruption scandal that has engulfed the helicopter business of Italian group Finmeccanica.

Agusta guarantees: Defence Minister to take steps to recover amount

Last Updated: Sunday, May 25, 2014, 14:34

After an Italian court partially lifted the freeze and allowed India to encash bank guarantees worth Rs 1,818 crore deposited by AgustaWestland in the VVIP chopper deal.