VVIP chopper deal: CBI Director meets Indian envoy in Italy

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 scam: Bribery trial of ex-Finmeccanica CEO opens in Italy

Giuseppe Orsi, who resigned in February, faces corruption charges in a case that has tarnished the state-controlled company.

VVIP chopper deal: Former Finmeccanica chief Giuseppe Orsi released from jail

Former Finmeccanica CEO Giuseppe Orsi, who faces an `instant trial` in June over allegations of corruption in the Rs 3,600 crore VVIP chopper deal with India, was today released from jail.

VVIP chopper scam: Trial to begin from June 19 in Italy

`Instant trial` against ex-CEO of Italian firm Finmeccanica Giuseppe Orsi and Agusta Westland’s CEO Bruno Spagnoli for kickbacks in Rs 3,600 crore VVIP chopper deal with India will begin on June 19.

VVIP chopper deal: CBI shares documents with ED

CBI has shared crucial documents with the Enforcement Directorate (ED) showing money trail of the alleged Rs 362-crore kickback in the VVIP chopper deal with Anglo-Italian firm AgustaWestland.

Antony had questioned IAF plans for VVIP chopper trials

In VVIP chopper deal, Defence Minister A K Antony had raised questions over IAF`s plans to hold field evaluation trials of Anglo-Italian AW-101 and American Sikorsky S-92 choppers not in India.

VVIP chopper deal: No wrongdoing in links with software firms, says AgustaWestland

Facing threat of cancellation of helicopter deal, AgustaWestland claimed there was no wrongdoing in links with software firms, which were used to pay kickbacks in the Rs 3,600 crore chopper contract.

VVIP chopper scam: Govt gets first set of documents from Italy

The government has received the first set of official documents from Italy in connection with the VVIP chopper scam.

IAF, defence accts officers to help CBI probe in chopper deal

Indian Air Force and Defence Accounts Department will join CBI formed to probe allegation of payment of kickbacks in Rs 3,600 crore VVIP helicopter deal as investigators prepare to examine suspects.

VVIP chopper scam: Orsi quizzed by Italian magistrate

Former Finmeccanica CEO Giuseppe Orsi was questioned by Italian magistrate in connection with allegations that kickbacks to the tune of Rs 362 crore were paid in India to bag VVIP helicopter deal.

VVIP chopper scam: Finmeccanica promises help to CBI team in probe

CBI met top officials of Italian government-controlled Finmeccanica group, parent company of AgustaWestland helicopters, who promised assistance in probing bribery allegations against Indians.

Chopper deal: Reveal names of journos on Orsi`s payroll, says Italian lawmaker

In wake of corruption allegations against Finmeccanica, Italian lawmaker asked Prime Minister Mario Monti to reveal names of journalists on payroll of former CEO of defence firm Giuseppe Orsi.

BJP attacks Antony on chopper deal

BJP attacked Defence Minister A.K. Antony on the VVIP chopper deal, saying he was "guilty" too as deal came about during his tenure, and said it will raise the issue during coming budget session.

Chopper deal: Haschke cleaned up documents on scam, Indian team set to leave for Italy

Alleged middleman Guido Haschke had "cleaned up" all the documents from his computer related to the VVIP chopper deal mired in allegations of kickbacks, it was revealed today, as an Indian team was set to leave for Italy on Monday to gather evidence in the bribery case.

Chopper deal: CBI engages a lawyer in Italy

CBI has engaged a lawyer in Italy to represent India`s case with Italian government and the local courts to find out the role of Indians in alleged kickbacks in Rs 3,600 crore VVIP helicopter deal.

Chopper scam: Guido Haschke `cleaned` up documents from computer, say reports

Middleman Guido Haschke had "cleaned up" all documents related to chopper scam from his computer but Italian investigators recovered them from his hard drive along with other papers he had hidden.

Dragging Rahul Gandhi into chopper deal baseless: Antony

Defence Minister A.K. Antony Saturday described as baseless allegations that Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi was involved in the $750 million VVIP chopper deal.

UPA govt should probe helicopter scam in totality: Joshi

BJP leader Murli Monohar Joshi said if UPA government wanted upcoming session of Parliament to function, it should accept demand for probe in totality into alleged kickbacks in VVIP helicopter deal.

Preparing to clarify points raised by India: AgustaWestland

The Defence Ministry had issued a show-cause notice to AgustWestland of the UK asking why the contract should not be scrapped.

Chopper deal: BJP alleges cover-up, raises questions on internal inquiry

BJP on Saturday asked the government to come clean on the internal inquiry initiated by it in the VVIP chopper deal and alleged the involvement of a "big political leader" in the scam.