AugustaWestland

BJP rakes up AgustaWestland to counter Rahul Gandhi

Raking up the AgustaWestland scam, the BJP on Wednesday countered Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi`s demands on note ban crisis and asked him to first answer who benefited in the 2012-13 VVIP chopper deal.

Dec 28, 2016, 13:58 PM IST
AgustaWestland case: CBI focusing on the money trail of over 50 million euros

AgustaWestland case: CBI focusing on the money trail of over 50 million euros

The CBI has named several suspects in the case, including former IAF chief, SP Tyagi and his two cousins.

Jul 27, 2016, 17:51 PM IST

VVIP chopper deal: After CBI, SP Tyagi to be questioned by Enforcement Directorate

After the CBI, the Enforcement Directorate is speeding up its probe into alleged money laundering in the AugustaWestland VVIP chopper deal.

May 03, 2016, 11:47 AM IST

Swamy challenges expunging of comments in RS

A defiant Subramanian Swamy has challenged the expunging of his comments by the Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman, calling the decision as arbitrary, unreasonable and against the House rules.

Apr 29, 2016, 11:06 AM IST

''Cornered'' Congress, must support me on AgustaWestland probe: Swamy

 Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Rajya Sabha MP Subramanian Swamy, who is set to corner the Congress Party over the controversial AgustaWestland chopper deal in the Parliament, on Wednesday, urged the grand-old party to support the probe.

Apr 27, 2016, 11:51 AM IST
Fireworks expected in Parliament; BJP fields Subramanian Swamy to attack Sonia Gandhi on AgustaWestland chopper deal

Fireworks expected in Parliament; BJP fields Subramanian Swamy to attack Sonia Gandhi on AgustaWestland chopper deal

BJP has given notices in the Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha seeking discussion on the VVIP chopper deal.

Apr 27, 2016, 08:07 AM IST

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

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.

Jul 06, 2014, 11:55 AM IST

AgustaWestland may face probe in UK

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.

Jun 24, 2014, 17:51 PM IST

AgustaWestland welcomes arbitration on scrapped deal

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.

Jan 03, 2014, 01:50 AM IST

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

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. 

Jan 01, 2014, 16:07 PM IST

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

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.

Oct 18, 2013, 11:17 AM IST

VVIP chopper deal: ED to register case after criminal evidence

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

Mar 05, 2013, 21:28 PM IST

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

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.

Feb 17, 2013, 16:51 PM IST

Khurshid asks opposition not to politicise chopper deal issue

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.

Feb 16, 2013, 13:01 PM IST