Indian Army to induct first batch of women chopper pilots by 2022

So far 10 women officers have been commissioned into the fighter stream of the IAF till September last year.

published on : 12th January 2021

IAF choppers, NDRF teams try to extinguish wildfire in Nagaland's Dzukou Range

The DFO said the fire is under control as reported by the pilots and the teams are trying to prevent it from spreading to the Dzukou valley.

published on : 3rd January 2021

Four Pakistan Army personnel killed in chopper crash during rescue operation

The army said that the military helicopter crashed during a casualty evacuation due to technical reasons in Gilgit-Baltistan.

published on : 27th December 2020

VVIP chopper scam: Court refuses to cancel NBWs against business tycoon Shravan Gupta

The warrant was issued against Gupta on August 29 as he did not join the investigation despite receipt of summons and was trying to evade the probe on one ground or the other.

published on : 15th December 2020

Chopper scam: SC stays HC order dismissing ED's plea to revoke approver status of Rajiv Saxena

Dubai-based businessman Saxena was extradited to India on January 31 last year in connection with the Rs 3,600-crore scam case relating to the purchase of 12 VVIP helicopters from AgustaWestland.

published on : 4th December 2020

Make an example of those found guilty in AgustaWestland case, demand Armed forces veterans

Corruption in the matter of defence purchases has a debilitating impact on India's defence preparedness, they said, citing the Bofors scandal as a case in point.

published on : 20th November 2020

Can't respond till I know context: Salman Khurshid on his name cropping up in VVIP chopper case

Asked for his response to the media report, Khurshid told PTI, 'Find out what he said and in what context, I will answer, but if you don't tell me the context, how do I answer.'

published on : 17th November 2020

AgustaWestland case: Delhi court grants interim bail to Rajeev Saxena till December 11

Special judge Arvind Kumar, in a hearing held through video-conferencing, also granted regular bail to Sandeep Tyagi and others who marked their presence via video conferencing.

published on : 23rd October 2020

Chopper makes emergency landing in Tirupattur

A private chopper made an emergency landing at Thadankuttai village in Tirupattur district due to bad weather condition in the early morning on Sunday.

published on : 19th October 2020

Bihar polls: Few takers for buses and choppers, LED TV screens are the rage

Compared to around 35,000 big passenger buses hired in 2015 polls and 40,000 in the 2019 elections, this time just100 buses have been booked so far.

published on : 19th October 2020

AgustaWestland case: Delhi HC directs authorities to return passport of Rajiv Saxena

The period of suspension of the passport was extended by the order dated 01.05.2019 due to continuing investigations and the need for the petitioner to be present for interrogation.

published on : 16th October 2020

IAF chopper makes precautionary landing in Saharanpur

A spokesperson of the IAF said the helicopter landed safely following prompt and swift emergency action by the air crew.

published on : 8th October 2020

Chopper scam: Court takes cognisance of supplementary charge sheet

The supplementary chargesheet details the alleged role played by Saxena and others in bringing bribes for politicians, bureaucrats and IAF officials in India.

published on : 25th September 2020

AgustaWestland chopper scam: Delhi court to pass order on cognisance of charge sheet on September 25

According to sources, the probe report filed on Friday details the alleged role played by the accused in bringing bribes for politicians, bureaucrats and Indian Air Force (IAF) officials.

published on : 21st September 2020

Chopper scam: Charge sheet accuses SP Tyagi's cousins of laundering Rs 5 crore received in kickbacks

The CBI has named 15 entities (individuals and companies) in its supplementary charge sheet, filed in a special court, which primarily focuses on the money trail of the bribe.

published on : 19th September 2020
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