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VVIP Chopper Scam

I-Tax Department conducts search on group connected with VVIP Chopper scam, finds incriminating evidence

The group is engaged in the business of conducting seismic data analysis in which it imports large scale over-invoicing through a Dubai based operator who is an accused in a VVIP Chopper scam.

Jul 31, 2019, 16:54 PM IST

Delhi court dismisses interim bail plea of VVIP chopper scam Christian Michel to celebrate Easter

Special Judge Arvind Kumar refused to grant the relief to Michel.

Apr 18, 2019, 16:45 PM IST

VVIP chopper scam: ED files supplementary chargesheet, 'AP' Stands for Ahmed Patel but who is Mrs.Gandhi?

In the same chargesheet, Rajiv Saxena, another accused arrested in the case, has been quoted by the ED as saying that "AP" was a "reference" to Ahmed Patel.

Apr 05, 2019, 12:04 PM IST

UAE envoy credits PM Modi's 'personal touch' for Christian Michel's extradition to India

Dr Ahmed Albanna is currently serving as United Arab Emirates' Ambassador to India. 

Jan 29, 2019, 16:31 PM IST

AgustaWestland scam: Delhi court remands accused Gautam Khetan to 2-day ED custody

Earlier, Khetan was arrested on Friday under the provisions of Prevention of Money Laundering Act and was produced in Patiala House court.

Jan 27, 2019, 11:14 AM IST

Amit Shah alleges 'time-tested and deep' friendship between Gandhi family and Christian Michel

Shah alleged that the Gandhi family had a "time-tested and deep" friendship with Christian James Michel. 

Dec 31, 2018, 17:20 PM IST

AgustaWestland: Hearing on ED chargesheet on October 3

A court here on Tuesday took cognisance of the Enforcement Directorate (ED) chargesheet filed against woman director of a Dubai-based company in a money-laundering case related to the AgustaWestland VVIP chopper deal.

Sep 19, 2017, 20:06 PM IST

ED files supplementary chargesheet in VVIP chopper scam

ED on Wednesday chargesheeted a woman director of two Dubai-based firms and the companies in the Rs 3,600 crore VVIP choppers money laundering case.

Sep 13, 2017, 18:51 PM IST

VVIP chopper scam: CBI charges former IAF chief SP Tyagi, others

On January 1, 2014, India had scrapped the contract with AgustaWestland for supplying VVIP choppers to IAF over alleged breach of contractual obligations.

Sep 01, 2017, 18:21 PM IST

Political battle can't be shifted to court: Chhattisgarh govt to SC

The Chhattisgarh government on Wednesday told the Supreme Court that Yogendra Yadav-led Swaraj Abhiyan was shifting its "political battle" to the court in the garb of a petition for probe against Chief Minister Raman Singh in the purchase of an Agusta helicopter for VVIP use.

Apr 19, 2017, 19:03 PM IST

AugustaWestland case: CBI's plea challenging bail plea of SP Tyagi deferred till Feb 1

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday deferred the hearing of the Central Bureau of Investigation`s (CBI) plea challenging the bail of former air chief S.P. Tyagi and others in Augusta Westland case till February 1.

Jan 25, 2017, 14:35 PM IST

AgustaWestland scam accused SP Tyagi's offence shamed country, CBI tells Delhi High Court

Former IAF chief and AgustaWestland chopper scam accused SP Tyagi has committed a serious offence which shames the country and the order passed by the trial court granting him bail was illegal, the Central Bureau of Investigation officials (CBI) told the Delhi High Court on Monday. 

Jan 09, 2017, 16:18 PM IST

VVIP chopper scam: Delhi HC to hear CBI's plea against bail granted to ex-IAF chief SP Tyagi on Jan 18

A trial court had granted bail to Tyagi, who had retired as IAF chief in 2007, saying CBI has failed to state the alleged bribe amount and when it was paid.

Jan 09, 2017, 11:59 AM IST

CBI to focus on top Congress leaders in VVIP chopper scam

Sources revealed that the probe would cover all the leaders in the erstwhile Congress-led-United Progressive Alliance (UPA) regime.

Jan 05, 2017, 13:58 PM IST

AgustaWestland scam: SP Tyagi like family member, but no sympathy if proven guilty, says IAF chief Arup Raha

Indian Air Force Chief, Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha, on Wednesday said his scam-tained predecessor S.P. Tyagi was like a "family member" but if corruption charges in the AgustaWestland helicopter deal were proven against him the force would have no sympathy for its former chief.

Dec 28, 2016, 15:12 PM IST

VVIP chopper scam case: Former IAF chief SP Tyagi granted bail by special court

Former IAF chief SP Tyagi was on Monday released jail.

Dec 26, 2016, 20:29 PM IST

AgustaWestland scam: Ex-IAF chief SP Tyagi's bail plea to be heard on Dec 23

A Delhi Court on Wednesday adjourned the hearing on the bail plea of retired Air Chief Marshal SP Tyagi and two other accused in the AgustaWestland chopper scam case till December 23.

Dec 21, 2016, 21:26 PM IST

AgustaWestland VVIP chopper scam: Ex-IAF chief SP Tyagi sent to 14-day judicial custody

Ex-Indian Air Force chief SP Tyagi along with other accused in the AgustaWestland VVIP chopper scam were sent to 14-day judicial custody by a Patiala House court on Saturday.

Dec 17, 2016, 14:46 PM IST

VVIP chopper scam: Ex-IAF chief SP Tyagi to be produced before court today

Ex-Indian Air Force chief SP Tyagi along with other accused in the AgustaWestland VVIP chopper scam will be produced before Patiala House court on Saturday.

Dec 17, 2016, 08:33 AM IST

VVIP chopper scam: Sonia Gandhi had no role, driving force was IAF: AK Antony

Ex-IAF chief SP Tyagi, who had retired in 2007, his cousin Sanjeev and Khaitan were arrested on December 9 by the agency in connection with AgustaWestland VVIP chopper scam.

Dec 15, 2016, 12:02 PM IST