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VVIP chopper deal: CBI Director meets Indian envoy in Italy

Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 18:48

CBI Director Ranjeet Sinha has met Indian envoy in Italy in connection with its probe into alleged irregularities in Rs 3,600 AgustaWestland helicopter deal.

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.

VVIP chopper deal: CBI starts fresh questioning of Tyagi brothers

Last Updated: Sunday, February 16, 2014, 15:49

CBI has started fresh questioning of the cousins of former IAF chief SP Tyagi in the Rs 3,600 crore AgustaWestland VVIP helicopter deal in light of claims by alleged middleman Guido Haschke that he had paid money to them.

Procedures in place to check defence deal irregularities: Antony

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 12, 2014, 19:27

Well defined procedures are in place to check irregularities in defence deals and no ministry official has been found guilty of corruption, Defence Minister AK Antony said on Wednesday.

Arun Jaitley seeks clarification from Antony on VVIP chopper deal

Last Updated: Sunday, February 09, 2014, 00:39

BJP leader Arun Jaitley Saturday sought clarifications from Defence Minister AK Antony on his statement on the now-canceled VVIP chopper deal, raising doubts over the meaning being given to word "FAM" in documents seized from alleged middleman Guido Haschke.

`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.

Authenticity of VVIP chopper deal notes `not proved`: Antony

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 05, 2014, 17:25

Defence Minister AK Antony on Wednesday said certain notes have come to light suggesting that middlemen in the VVIP chopper deal were trying to target certain Indian leaders but their authenticity is "not proved".

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.

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.

With Agusta deal scrapped, Mi-17 choppers may ferry VVIPs

Last Updated: Sunday, January 19, 2014, 17:32

With IAF set to begin phasing out this year its fleet of choppers used for ferrying VVIIPs, the Defence Ministry is considering the option of utilising the Mi-17V5 helicopters being procured from Russia for the task.