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AugustaWestland deal: CBI quizzes Andhra Guv ESL Narasimhan as witness

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 12:10

The CBI on Wednesday examined Andhra Pradesh Governor ESL Narasimhan as part of its investigation into the alleged kickbacks paid by Anglo-Italian manufacturer AgustaWestland to procure a 3,600-crore contract to supply 12 helicopters for VVIPs.

AugustaWestland deal: CBI to examine Andhra Governor ESL Narasimhan

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 13:48

The CBI is likely to question Andhra Pradesh Governor ESL Narasimhan as part of its investigation into the alleged kickbacks paid by Anglo-Italian manufacturer AgustaWestland to procure a 3,600-crore contract to provide 12 helicopters for VVIPs.

VVIP chopper deal: ED to send LRs to half-a-dozen countries

Last Updated: Sunday, July 06, 2014, 11:55

Widening its probe into the money laundering probe in the Rs 3,600 crore VVIP chopper deal, the Enforcement Directorate will send judicial requests to about six countries seeking information on bank accounts and transactions to detect the trail of alleged kickbacks money.

AugustaWestland deal: ED registers money laundering case against ex-IAF chief SP Tyagi

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 13:46

In a significant development, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Friday registered a money laundering case against former Indian Air Force chief SP Tyagi who is one of several accused in the AgustaWestland VVIP chopper deal bribery case.

AgustaWestland may face probe in UK

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 17:51

Embattled Anglo-Italian helicopter maker AgustaWestland may face a probe in the UK over its 480 million pounds scandal-hit deal with India for the supply of 12 VVIP choppers.

Governors of West Bengal, Nagaland to quit?

Last Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014, 19:13

Two governors are believed to have conveyed to the Centre their willingness to step down from their posts following the NDA government`s pressure on some of them to quit.

AgustaWestland welcomes arbitration on scrapped deal

Last Updated: Friday, January 03, 2014, 01:50

Italian defence group Finmeccanica said on Thursday its AgustaWestland unit welcomed India`s decision to take part in an arbitration process over a $770 million helicopter deal.

India scraps AugustaWestland VVIP chopper deal on New Year`s Day

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 01, 2014, 16:07

The scrapping of the deal with AugustaWestland – the British arm of Italian firm Finmeccanica - could now open the doors for fresh contract with other chopper companies like United Technologies Corp`s Sikorsky Aircraft, EADS` Eurocopter and Lockheed Martin. 

Can’t UPA govt translate VVIP chopper docs from Italian to English? Asks BJP

Last Updated: Friday, October 18, 2013, 11:17

Hitting out at the Congress-led UPA government, the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday accused it of inaction to bring the guilty in the AugustaWestland bribery case to justice.

VVIP chopper deal: ED to register case after criminal evidence

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 05, 2013, 21:28

The Enforcement Directorate will begin a full-fledged criminal probe into the alleged kickbacks received in the Rs 3600-crore VVIP chopper deal.

Chopper deal investigations not to impact AgustaWestland, Tata JV: IRL

Last Updated: Sunday, February 17, 2013, 16:51

Finmeccanica-owned helicopter maker AugustaWestland signed an MoU in 2009 with India’s largest corporate house Tatas for joint venture company - Indian Rotorcraft Ltd - in GMR Hyderabad Aviation SEZ Ltd here for AW119 helicopter assembly, completion and delivery to customers worldwide.

Khurshid asks opposition not to politicise chopper deal issue

Last Updated: Saturday, February 16, 2013, 13:01

Salman Khurshid on Saturday said that all procedures were "strictly followed" by the UPA government in the controversial VVIP chopper deal and the matter should not be politicised.