American company bags contract for Navy's 16 multi-role choppers

The United States' Sikorsky has bagged the contract for Indian Navy's Rs 6,000-crore proposal for acquisition of 16 multi-role helicopters for its warships, official sources said on Friday.

Centre seeks AG`s view on questioning Governors

Government has asked the view of new Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi on the issue relating to CBI`s plans to quiz two of them as witnesses in the VVIP helicopter deal.

Chopper deal: CBI says it wants to quiz Governors as witnesses

CBI has clarified to Law Ministry that it wants to question two Governors MK Narayanan and B V Wanchoo of West Bengal and Goa respectively as "witnesses" in connection with VVIP helicopter deal.

SG advises against immediate steps to blacklist AgustaWestland

The government`s move to blacklist Anglo-Italian firm AgustaWestland in the wake of bribery allegations in VVIP helicopter deal is set to be delayed with Solicitor General Mohan Parasaran advising against any immediate action.

CBI to question cousins of former IAF chief again

After questioning of alleged middleman Guido Haschke in the Rs 3,600 crore AgustaWestland VVIP helicopter deal, the CBI will soon begin a fresh round of questioning of cousins of former IAF chief S P Tyagi to find out the end use of money paid to them.

CBI questions retired IAF deputy chief in AgustaWestland case

CBI on Friday questioned a retired Air Marshal of the Indian Air Force (IAF) in connection with the VVIP helicopter deal.

Chopper deal: CBI receives almost `all documents` from Italy

The CBI is inching towards filing charge sheet in the VVIP helicopter deal as it has got almost all the documents from Italy which are now being studied.

VVIP chopper deal: CBI to get phone transcripts from Italy

CBI is likely to get transcripts of phone conversations of Italian middlemen involved in VVIP helicopter deal, intercepted by law enforcement authorities following court orders in European country.

Chopper deal: Accused firm moves court for defreezing account

Aeromatrix Info Solutions private limited, an accused firm in the Rs 3600 crore VVIP helicopter deal scam, has moved a Delhi court seeking defreezing of its bank account for paying salaries to its employees.

Chopper deal: CBI likely to start questioning this

CBI is likely to start questioning suspects this week in connection with its ongoing probe into alleged kickbacks in the Rs 3,600-crore VVIP helicopter deal.

VVIP chopper scam: CBI meeting with lawyer `useful`

CBI team which reached Italy on Tuesday to probe role of Indians in the alleged Rs 3,600 crore VVIP helicopter deal scam met its lawyer.

Investigation into chopper deal on at `many levels`: Khurshid

India said Letters Rogatory is the "best and strongest method" available to it for seeking details from Italian courts on the VVIP helicopter deal.

Centre should abolish capital punishment: CPI

Demanding abolition of capital punishment, the CPI today said the four aides of sandalwood smuggler Veerappan who are on death row should be released as they have been in jail for 20 years.

Chopper scam reminiscent of Bofors: Murli Manohar Joshi

Murli Manohar Joshi on Saturday said that the alleged kickbacks in the VVIP helicopter deal was reminiscent of the Bofors scandal.

Chopper scam: Middleman claims he knew Tyagi `family`

An alleged middleman in the VVIP helicopter deal has claimed that he knew the "family" of former Air Chief SP Tyagi.

Govt owes an explanation: BJP on chopper deal scam

BJP insisted that the Congress-led UPA government give an explanation about the reported anomalies on VVIP helicopter deal.

VVIP helicopter deal: India seeks details from UK

Defence Minister AK Antony said India has sought details from the UK in connection with corruption allegations in the VVIP helicopter deal with Italy.