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No evidence of corruption in AgustaWestland deal, Italy court explains acquittals in case

The chances of the prosecution presenting a new appeal have been greatly reduced after the order on the second appeal trial.

Sep 24, 2018, 14:16 PM IST

End of AugustaWestland case? 2 prime accused acquitted by Italian court

The case against Orsi and Spagnolini resulted from an investigation launched in 2012 into the sale of 12 luxury helicopters to India.

Jan 08, 2018, 19:47 PM IST

Navy may consider German SUT torpedoes for Kalvari submarines

With the Defence Ministry scrapping Finmeccanica's contract for 'Black Shark' torpedoes, the Indian Navy may consider German SUT torpedoes from its existing platform for its Kalvari class submarines as an interim solution.

Jan 20, 2017, 21:17 PM IST

AgustaWestland: Italy court suspends Finmeccanica ex-boss ​Giuseppe Orsi's corruption sentence

Italy's highest court has suspended a sentence handed earlier this year to the former boss of aerospace and defence group Finmeccanica, Giuseppe Orsi, for false accounting and corruption in connection with the sale of 12 luxury helicopters to India, Italian media reported.

Dec 17, 2016, 09:34 AM IST

VVIP chopper scam: Key middleman approaches CBI, says ready to divulge if not arrested by India

A key middleman in VVIP chopper scam has written to CBI, saying he is willing to meet with Indian investigating officers in Dubai.

Aug 30, 2016, 10:29 AM IST

AgustaWestland scam: ED conducts fresh raids in Delhi, Mumbai; seizes properties worth crores

ED freezes shares worth Rs 86.07 crore owned by companies in Dubai, Mauritius and Singapore in the chopper scam case.

Jun 20, 2016, 15:43 PM 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

Choppergate fallout: Govt cancels all defence tenders bagged by Finmeccanica

The government has decided to cancel all ongoing tenders for defence equipment won by Italy's Finmeccanica as a precursor to blacklisting of the firm which is being investigated for bribery in the AgustaWestland VVIP chopper deal.

May 29, 2016, 15:34 PM IST

We have alternative for Finmeccanica's torpedos: Manohar Parrikar

Germany's Atlas Elektronik and France's F21 torpedoes are being considered.

May 28, 2016, 20:59 PM IST

Italy could release conversation in which PM Narendra Modi allegedly asked for information on Sonia Gandhi, says Agusta middleman

It has been claimed that PM Modi held a private conversation with his Italian counterpart Renzi on the sidelines of a UN meeting.

May 13, 2016, 13:24 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

Congress, BJP clash in Rajya Sabha over documents on AgustaWestland deal

The Congress on Monday slammed BJP leader Subramanian Swamy for claiming that the documents on AgustaWestland deal that he tabled in Rajya Sabha were "approved" by the chair.

May 09, 2016, 14:08 PM IST

AgustaWestland scam: CBI to grill Tyagi's brothers today

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday summoned former Air Chief SP Tyagi`s brothers in connection with the Rs 3,600 crore VVIP helicopter deal.

May 06, 2016, 10:49 AM IST

VVIP choppers case: ED writes to MoD, financial snoop agencies

The ED has sought property details on ten serving and retired officials of the Ministry of Defence and the Indian Air Force.

May 05, 2016, 13:05 PM IST

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

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

VVIP chopper deal: After CBI, SP Tyagi to be questioned by Enforcement Directorate

After the CBI, the Enforcement Directorate is speeding up its probe into alleged money laundering in the AugustaWestland VVIP chopper deal.

May 03, 2016, 11:47 AM IST

Rajdeep Sardesai's exit from Twitter: REVEALED - Actual reason behind the journalist's walkout!

A number of Twitter users are wondering - What actually led to journalist Rajdeep Sardesai's exit from Twitter!

May 01, 2016, 10:48 AM IST

Agustawestland scam: CBI to grill ex-IAF chief SP Tyagi, two brothers

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Saturday linked the alleged irregularities in the Rs 3600 crore VVIP chopper deal with AgustaWestland to former Indian Air Force (IAF) chief SP Tyagi. 

Apr 30, 2016, 21:28 PM IST

Theory that UPA blacklisted AgustaWestland 'figment of somebody's imagination', says Arun Jaitley

The senior NDA minister said the chopper deal was influenced by bribery.

Apr 30, 2016, 15:30 PM IST