AgustaWestland scam: SC asks probe agencies how long will Christian Michel be kept in custody

The SC on Tuesday asked probe agencies whether it was justified to keep Michel behind bars and deprive him of his liberty due to his nationality. 

published on : 6th December 2022

AgustaWestland offshoot: CBI closes case against former Brigadier citing no 'proof of scam'

Saini was charged with fudging the flight trial records of reconnaissance and surveillance helicopters that the government wanted to procure.

published on : 26th October 2022

AgustaWestland chopper case: Christian Michel tried to pass confidential papers to counsel, ED to SC

The investigating agency told the bench that the role of Michel is clearly established and the offence of money laundering is squarely made out against him.

published on : 2nd August 2022

Delhi court summons four former IAF officers in AgustaWestland scam

It was alleged that chopper specifications were altered from the original deal to benefit AgustaWestland. Reports later pegged that the overall deal was worth Rs 3,600 crore.

published on : 19th July 2022

VVIP chopper scam: SC sends notice to CBI, ED on bail plea of British citizen Christian Michel

The court issued notice to the CBI and ED on Michael's bail pleas and sought their responses within four weeks and listed the matter for hearing in July.

published on : 18th May 2022

AgustaWestland chopper that crashed in Chhattisgarh had faced technical glitches earlier

Notably, the state government had hired a private chopper for Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel when he recently visited several districts as part of a public interaction campaign.

published on : 13th May 2022

AgustaWestland scam: CBI files charge sheet against ex-Defence Secretary Shashi Kant Sharma

Kunte and Santosh retired as air commodores. The alleged scam relates to the purchase of 12 VVIP helicopters from AgustaWestland.

published on : 16th March 2022

AgustaWestland case: Court to hear January Christian Michel's plea on entry of ED, CBI into Tihar

Christian Michel is currently lodged in Delhi's Tihar Jail in connection with Rs 3,600 crore AgustaWestland VVIP chopper deal.

published on : 24th December 2019

AgustaWestland case: ED seeks cancellation of Ratul Puri's bail

A special CBI court had recently granted bail to Puri, the nephew of Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath.

published on : 12th December 2019

Delhi court grants bail to Ratul Puri in AgustaWestland money laundering case

Puri will however remain in jail as he was also arrested in another case -- the one related to bank fraud.

published on : 2nd December 2019

AgustaWestland case: ED opposes Ratul Puri's bail plea, matter to be heard on November 25

Senior advocate Vikas Pahwa, appearing for Ratul Puri told the court that there is no evidence that his client had received money through two channels.

published on : 22nd November 2019

VVIP chopper case: Delhi court extends judicial custody of defence agent till May 3

The court had dismissed his bail plea previously.

published on : 22nd April 2019

Produce AgustaWestland chopper deal files, Supreme Court tells Chhattisgarh government

The BJP government in the state is battling allegations of corruption in the chopper deal on the purchase of a helicopter from AgustaWestland in 2006-07 for VVIP use.

published on : 16th November 2017

Indian Navy is commissioning warships by the dozen but are they battle ready?

Earlier this week, INS Kiltan-Anti-Submarine Warfare stealth corvettes joined the eastern naval command but without any offensive capability which ca be useful to detect enemy submarines.

published on : 19th October 2017

AgustaWestland VVIP chopper scam: Court denies bail to woman director

Delhi court dismissed the bail plea of a woman director of two Dubai-based firms in money laundering case related to the Rs 3,600 crore VVIP chopper deal, saying allegations against her were serious.

published on : 16th October 2017

AgustaWestland VVIP choppers scam middleman Carlos Gerosa held in Italy; India to seek extradition

The arrest of the European middleman was made on the basis of an Interpol notice activated by the ED in connection with its money laundering probe in the ₹3,600 crore VVIP choppers deal case.

published on : 5th October 2017

AgustaWestland: Court seeks ED response on woman Director's bail plea

On September 13, the ED charge-sheeted Shivani Saxena under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act. 

published on : 27th September 2017

AgustaWestland case: Matter adjourned; next hearing in October at Patiala House Court  

A Special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Court on Monday adjourned the matter in regard with the Rs. 3,700-crore AgustaWestland VVIP Chopper Scam case.

published on : 11th September 2017

AgustaWestland chopper scam: CBI files chargesheet against ex-IAF Chief S P Tyagi

The charge sheet also named others including Tyagi's cousin Sanjeev alias Julie and advocate Gautam Khaitan.

published on : 1st September 2017