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Chopper deal: India has to recover bank guarantee of Rs 2134 crores

Last Updated: Sunday, March 02, 2014, 16:22

India has to recover bank guarantee worth Rs 2,134 crore deposited in Italian banks after scrapping AgustaWestland VVIP chopper deal.

`Strict action necessary to check malpractices in acquisition`

Last Updated: Thursday, February 06, 2014, 19:53

After scrapping AgustaWestland chopper deal, AK Antony said cancelling contracts leads to delays in modernisation, government will take actions to end malpractices in military acquisition process.

VVIP chopper scam a repeat of Bofors, will raise in Parliament: BJP

Last Updated: Sunday, February 02, 2014, 16:08

BJP on Sunday hit out at Sonia Gandhi over claims that an alleged middlemen in the VVIP chopper scam had asked a contact in India to "target" the Congress chief and her advisors to clinch the deal, saying it was a repeat of the Bofors scam and the issue will be raised in parliament.

Target Sonia, her advisers: VVIP chopper deal middleman told AgustaWestland

Last Updated: Sunday, February 02, 2014, 10:43

The alleged middleman involved in the VVIP chopper deal, Christian Michel, had reportedly asked his Indian contact to target UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi and her close advisers to bag the deal.

VVIP chopper scam: `Middleman told AgustaWestland to target Sonia Gandhi, advisers`

Last Updated: Saturday, February 01, 2014, 21:22

One of the alleged middlemen in the VVIP chopper scam had asked a contact in India to target UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and the then NSA MK Narayanan to bag the deal, according to a document submitted in Italian court.

Def Min to keep out Finmeccanica group from military show

Last Updated: Friday, January 24, 2014, 20:22

After scrapping the Rs 3,600 crore chopper contract, Defence Ministry today said it is ousting AgustaWestland`s parent company Finmeccannica from the biennial military exhibition DefExpo starting February 6.

CBI seeks President nod to examine Governors` in chopper deal

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 21, 2014, 22:03

After the refusal by Law Ministry, the CBI has now approached President`s office seeking permission to record as witness the statements of Governors M K Narayanan and B V Wanchoo.

Chopper deal: India encashes on bank guarantee of Agusta

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 14, 2014, 20:48

India has encashed a guarantee of over Rs 250 crore deposited by AgustaWestland in a bank.

VVIP chopper deal: CBI questions Guido Haschke

Last Updated: Thursday, January 09, 2014, 22:33

A team of CBI officials on Thursday questioned European middleman Guido Haschke inside an Italian court in Milan.

VVIP chopper deal: CBI likely to question middleman today

Last Updated: Thursday, January 09, 2014, 07:26

A team of Central Bureau if Investigation (CBI) officials on Thursday are likely to grill European middleman Guido Haschke in connection with alleged bribery scandal to clinch Rs 3,600 crore VVIP chopper deal in favour of AgustaWestland. 

Will pursue all remedies: Agusta on chopper deal issue

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 07, 2014, 21:12

AgustaWestland on Tuesday said it will "pursue all remedies including legal options" to protect its interests amid India`s moves to encash bank guarantees worth over Rs 2,000 crore furnished by it in the chopper deal.

VVIP chopper deal: CBI to question Guido Haschke

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 07, 2014, 20:54

Haschke is one of the 13 accused named in the FIR filed by CBI.