VVIP chopper deal

VVIP chopper deal: Specifications were changed to favour AgustaWestland, says CBI

VVIP chopper deal: Specifications were changed to favour AgustaWestland, says CBI

Accused hatched a criminal conspiracy to change the specifications of the contract to favour AgustaWestland in VVIP chopper deal, CBI has said.

Oct 09, 2017, 20:11 PM IST

Two more accused get bail in AgustaWestland case

A court here on Saturday granted bail to two more accused in the case relating to the Rs 3,600 crore ($528 million) AgustaWestland helicopter deal.

 

Mar 04, 2017, 12:23 PM IST

AgustaWestland scam: Delhi court issues non-bailable warrant against Christian Michel

The Enforcement Directorate in June last year had filed a fresh charge sheet against British national Christian Michel James and three others.

Jan 07, 2017, 14:54 PM IST
AgustaWestland VVIP chopper deal: Manmohan Singh, former PMO officials to be questioned by CBI?

AgustaWestland VVIP chopper deal: Manmohan Singh, former PMO officials to be questioned by CBI?

Former Air Force chief SP Tyagi and two others, arrested in the Rs 450 crore AgustaWestland VVIP chopper deal bribery case, were sent to four days' CBI custody on Saturday.

Dec 11, 2016, 20:36 PM IST

No witch hunting in Agusta probe: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday ruled out political witch hunt in the probe into the AgustaWestland chopper deal, saying investigating agencies will do a professional job and whatever names come up, "let's see".

Jun 28, 2016, 00:08 AM IST

VVIP Chopper deal: ED searches premises of Delhi businessman

ED had registered a PMLA case in this regard in 2014 and named 21 people including former Indian Air Force Chief S P Tyagi in its money laundering FIR.

Jun 04, 2016, 00:53 AM IST

Italian court order changed understanding of Agusta case: CBI

The Italian court order convicting the then heads of Finmeccanica and AgustaWestland has changed "the understanding" of CBI in its probe into 3,600 crore VVIP helicopter deal alleged bribery case, high-ranking sources claimed here today.

Jun 02, 2016, 22:45 PM IST

PAC takes up CAG report on AgustaWestland issue

Public Accounts Committee (PAC), headed by Congress member KV Thomas, has taken up the CAG report on the contentious AgustaWestland issue apart from going into over half-a-dozen other defence-related issues.

May 27, 2016, 17:42 PM IST
AgustaWestland VVIP chopper deal kickbacks were channelled from Mauritius to India: Report

AgustaWestland VVIP chopper deal kickbacks were channelled from Mauritius to India: Report

It has been alleged that bribes were taken in the Rs 3,600 crore VVIP chopper deal.

May 24, 2016, 20:17 PM IST
REVEALED: This Indian firm's subsidiary with just one employee was used to route bribe of whopping Rs 140 crore!

REVEALED: This Indian firm's subsidiary with just one employee was used to route bribe of whopping Rs 140 crore!

It was a Mohali-based firm's subsidiary in Tunisia which was used to route kickbacks.

May 18, 2016, 09:15 AM IST
AgustaWestland deal: Middleman Christian Michel admits describing Congress president Sonia Gandhi as the 'driving force'

AgustaWestland deal: Middleman Christian Michel admits describing Congress president Sonia Gandhi as the 'driving force'

Christian Michel, the alleged middleman in AgustaWestland chopper deal, has said that the only person he ever met was former IAF chief Colonel SP Tyagi.

May 12, 2016, 16:42 PM IST
AgustaWestland case: Met former IAF chief SP Tyagi but never Sonia Gandhi or Manmohan Singh, says middleman Christian Michel

AgustaWestland case: Met former IAF chief SP Tyagi but never Sonia Gandhi or Manmohan Singh, says middleman Christian Michel

Christian Michel, the middleman has said that the only person related to Agusta that he ever met is former IAF chief Colonel SP Tyagi, as per a media report.

May 11, 2016, 18:40 PM IST
Chopper scam: Foreign remittance into former IAF chief SP Tyagi's account under scanner

Chopper scam: Foreign remittance into former IAF chief SP Tyagi's account under scanner

The CBI on Monday quizzed former IAF chief SP Tyagi about the "foreign remittances" into his account two years after his retirement.

May 09, 2016, 23:52 PM IST

VVIP chopper deal scam: Former IAF chief SP Tyagi, two private firm chiefs questioned

The CBI on Monday questioned former IAF chief SP Tyagi along with the chairman and the chief executive officer (CEO) of two private companies in connection with the alleged payoffs in the Rs 3,600-crore AgustaWestland helicopter deal.

May 09, 2016, 23:19 PM IST
AgustaWestland chopper deal: 'SP Tyagi's cousin admits financial dealing with middlemen Haschke, Gerosa'

AgustaWestland chopper deal: 'SP Tyagi's cousin admits financial dealing with middlemen Haschke, Gerosa'

On January 1, 2014, India scrapped the contract with Finmeccanica's British subsidiary AgustaWestland for supplying 12 AW101 VVIP choppers to the Indian Air Force (IAF) over alleged breach of contractual obligations.

May 06, 2016, 17:47 PM IST

Congress demands SC-monitored probe in VVIP chopper deal

He said it was practice of the BJP members to level wrong and baseless allegations and through that, they want to create an illusion.

May 06, 2016, 17:02 PM IST
Robert Vadra entering politics? Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law figures in Congress' 'Save Democracy March' posters

Robert Vadra entering politics? Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law figures in Congress' 'Save Democracy March' posters

Posters showing Robert Vadra`s face along with Congress chief Sonia Gandhi and party vice-president Rahul Gandhi during the party's `Save Democracy March` on Friday triggered rumours of the businessman finally dipping his toes in the murky waters of politics.

May 06, 2016, 15:51 PM IST
VVIP chopper deal: After CBI, ED questions ex-IAF chief SP Tyagi

VVIP chopper deal: After CBI, ED questions ex-IAF chief SP Tyagi

This is the first time that former Indian Air Force chief SP Tyagi has been summoned by the Enforcement Directorate.

May 05, 2016, 11:46 AM IST
PM Modi hails Manohar Parrikar's Rajya Sabha speech on AgustaWestland – Watch his address here

PM Modi hails Manohar Parrikar's Rajya Sabha speech on AgustaWestland – Watch his address here

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said the probe in the AgustaWestland helicopter graft case will focus on those named in the Italian court judgment.

May 05, 2016, 10:34 AM IST
AgustaWestland chopper deal: ED to quiz former IAF chief SP Tyagi today

AgustaWestland chopper deal: ED to quiz former IAF chief SP Tyagi today

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) will on Thursday grill former Indian Air Force chief SP Tyagi, who is also being questioned by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in connection with the AgustaWestland VVIP chopper deal.

May 05, 2016, 08:29 AM IST