AgustaWestland case: SG is Sushen Gupta not Sonia Gandhi, clarifies ED

This clarification has generated political heat with the Congress launching an attack against the BJP for using the issue to heap corruption allegations against Sonia Gandhi

published on : 25th December 2021

CBI opposes bail plea of Christian Michel James in AgustaWestland case in Delhi High Court

The pleas had claimed Christian Michel James made no attempt to tamper with documentary evidence or to obstruct the judicial process in any other manner.

published on : 9th December 2021

Can be punished for five years if guilty, have spent three years in jail already: Agusta Westland accused to HC

The judge, who was hearing the British national's bail plea in the CBI case, asked the counsel for the probe agency to respond to the aspect of maximum punishment in case of conviction.

published on : 3rd December 2021

Defence Ministry formally lifts ban on Italian firms Leonardo SpA, AgustaWestland

Leonardo SpA, which was earlier known as Finmeccanica, and AgustaWestland were banned in 2014 in the wake of allegations of corruption in a Rs 3,500-crore VVIP helicopters deal.

published on : 14th November 2021

Rs 30 crore chopper is on sale for barely Rs 4 crore in Rajasthan. Find out details

The directorate of civil aviation, which has tried to sell off this chopper about a dozen times in the past, had fixed its price at Rs 4.5 crore. 

published on : 26th August 2021

AgustaWestland: Court dismisses middleman Christian Michel's bail pleas

The judge also took strong note of the British High Commission directly communicating to the court about Michel without moving an application saying it was not permissible.

published on : 18th June 2021

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
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