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Helicopter Deal

Manohar Parrikar tears into Rahul Gandhi's remarks, slams 'dalali' in defence deals during Congress regime

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Monday hit back at Rahul Gandhi over his 'dalali' remark, saying those who "focused on profiteering" in defence deals fully understood the meaning of the word.

Oct 10, 2016, 22:01 PM IST

AgustaWestland welcomes arbitration on scrapped deal

Italian defence group Finmeccanica said on Thursday its AgustaWestland unit welcomed India`s decision to take part in an arbitration process over a $770 million helicopter deal.

Jan 03, 2014, 01:50 AM IST

Chopper deal: Somebody has taken money, says Antony

Defence Minister AK Antony on Monday said "somebody has taken money" in the AgustaWestland chopper deal that is mired by bribery allegations in the clearest statement yet that corruption was involved.

Mar 25, 2013, 12:17 PM IST

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.

Feb 16, 2013, 21:15 PM IST

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.

Feb 16, 2013, 19:22 PM IST

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.

Feb 16, 2013, 16:46 PM IST

Chopper deal: Orsi denies knowing the family of former Air Chief

Former Finmeccanica CEO Giuseppe Orsi has denied knowing family of Air Chief Marshal S P Tyagi in investigations in Italy into payment of kickbacks of Rs 362 for supplying 12 VVIP choppers to India.

Feb 16, 2013, 16:30 PM IST