Thursday, Sep 29, 2022

VVIP chopper scam


VVIP chopper deal: ED files fresh chargesheet; names Michel James

June 15, 2016 4:13 pm

An over 1,300 page prosecution complaint (ED's equivalent for charge sheet) has been placed before a special Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) court in New Delhi earlier this week.

AgustaWestland deal: Michel's driver spills beans on India contacts, funds links

May 08, 2016 11:43 am

The driver, sources said, used to ferry Michel during his visits to India and worked with him for close to four years.

AgustaWestland deal: Send us property details of 10 officers of IAF, ministry, ED writes to Defence

May 05, 2016 4:15 am

ED sources said their “request” for details of assets of individuals is “not an indication of bribe flow but just an examination of allegations” that the note suggests.

Privilege war in Rajya Sabha, Amit Shah targets Sonia Gandhi again on chopper deal

April 30, 2016 12:58 am

The Congress hit back and dared the government to come out with the truth in the deal in the next two months instead of issuing threats and launching a "malicious" campaign.

AgustaWestland deal: Shah asks Sonia who took bribes, Congress hits back

April 29, 2016 1:41 am

"They are responsible and they should bring out the truth. It should be disclosed before the people of the country,” Shah said.

VVIP Chopper deal: India has approached UK for extradition of middleman, says govt

April 28, 2016 4:54 pm

CBI had in 2013 registered a case in connection with alleged bribes paid by the firm to Indians to clinch the deal for 12 helicopters to ferry VVIPs including the President and Prime Minister.

AgustaWestland deal: Modi did not meet Italian PM, says MEA

April 28, 2016 12:26 am

The statement added that an open ended non-bailable arrest warrant was issued against Michel by the CBI Special Judge on September 24 last year and a red corner notice was issued by Interpol on the CBI’s request.

Have no role in chopper deal: Former NSA M K Narayanan

April 27, 2016 9:15 pm

Narayanan endorsed the decision of former NSA Brajesh Mishra in the Atal Bihari Vajpayee government that there should not be a single vendor for the deal which, he said, the UPA government implemented in "letter and spirit".

Manohar Parrikar questions Cong's claim on blacklisting Agusta Westland

April 27, 2016 4:51 pm

Parrikar, who said that he will speak in detail in Parliament on the issue in the near future, informed that the Ministry has received a copy of the Italian court order and is in the process of translating it into English.

Chopper scam: CBI seeks warrant against London-based accused Christian Michel James

September 12, 2015 3:10 am

The agency had named 13 individuals including former IAF chief Air Chief Marshal S P Tyagi and European nationals Carlo Gerosa.