Chopper deal: Court issues Letters Rogatory to five countries

A special CBI court on Friday issued letters rogatory (LRs) to the competent authorities of United Kingdom (UK), Switzerland,Singapore, United Arab Emirates (UAE) and British Virgin Island in connection with probe into the Rs 3,600-crore VVIP helicopter deal scam.

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.

After scrapping deal, India set for arbitration process with Agusta

India is now set to face the arbitration process invoked by the Anglo-Indian company besides initiating the process of encashing the bank guarantee of Rs 2200 crore furnished by the firm.

Defence Ministry to decide soon on scrapping Rs 3,600 cr chopper deal

Defence Ministry will soon take a final call on scrapping the Rs 3,600 crore VVIP chopper deal as AgustaWestland on Tuesday said it has submitted its reply to the final show cause notice issued to it by the government in the chopper scam.

Defence Ministry issues notice to Agusta for cancelling chopper deal

Armed with fresh details on the alleged kickbacks, India has initiated steps to cancel the Rs 3,600 crore chopper deal with AgustaWestland.

Chopper deal scam: Court allows SP Tyagi to go to Vietnam

Former IAF chief SP Tyagi, a key accused in Rs 3,600 crore VVIP helicopter deal scam, has been allowed by a Delhi court to go to Vietnam to attend a meet on nuclear disarmament.

`Fishermen`s killings, chopper deal row affected India-Italy ties`

Italian Ambassador to India Daniele Mancini admitted that allegations of bribes in the Rs 3,600 crore VVIP chopper deal and killings of Kerala fishermen had affected relationship between his country and India.

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.

CBI to question Army officers in light utility chopper deal

CBI will soon examine army officers who were part of the selection process for the 197 light utility helicopter deal.

AK Antony will not depose in Italian court

Taken by surprise by the decision of an Italian judge to include AK Antony as a possible witness in a trial relating to corruption.

CAG report on chopper deal raises questions on trials abroad

The CAG has submitted its report on AgustaWestland chopper deal in which the government auditor is understood to have raised questions over various aspects of the deal.

Court decisions not binding: India on Agusta case

As trials into AgustaWestland chopper scam got off in Italy, India told the court there that its decisions would not be binding and it would reserve the right to seek all possible legal remedies available to it in this country.

Chopper deal: Ex-IAF chief Tyagi resigns from IDSA

Facing a CBI probe in the chopper scam, former IAF Chief S P Tyagi has resigned from a government think tank headed by Defence Minister A K Antony.

CBI initiates another probe against AgustaWestland

The CBI has started another probe against UK-based helicopter supplier AgustaWestland for alleged corruption in the supply of Light Utility Helicopters to Army.

Lookout notice against ex-IAF chief SP Tyagi in chopper deal: Antony

CBI has issued a lookout notice against a former IAF chief in connection with alleged irregularities in procurement of VVIP helicopters, Defence Minister AK Antony told the Lok Sabha today.

IAF`s record unblemished so far: Browne on chopper deal

Amid probe into VVIP chopper deal in which former IAF chief faces CBI action, Air Chief Marshal NAK Browne said IAF has unblemished record and it is taking measures to ensure there are no deviations.

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.

Vendors asked to extend validity of bids for 197 choppers

Amid allegations of bribery attempt in the 197 chopper deal, India has asked the two vendors in the race to extend validity of their commercial bids.

SC dismisses PIL for SIT probe into chopper deal

The Supreme Court Friday dismissed a PIL seeking apex-court monitored probe by a special investigation team (SIT) or CVC into the alleged kickbacks in the Rs 3600 crore VVIP chopper deal.

VVIP chopper deal: JPC is an exercise in futility, says BJP

In an unusual development, several
opposition parties including BJP today opposed setting up of a joint parliamentary committee to probe the chopper deal, contending that it "was an exercise in futility".