December 29, 2018 10:08 pm
Michel, who is an accused in Rs 3,600-crore AgustaWestland VVIP chopper case, was extradited from UAE in December and is currently is ED custody.
December 20, 2018 5:28 am
The Enforcement Directorate, in its chargesheet filed against Michel in June 2016, had alleged that he received EUR 30 million (about Rs 225 crore) from AgustaWestland.
July 20, 2018 3:55 pm
In response to a questionnaire sent by The Indian Express in this regard, CBI has said, "Christian Michel James was arrested in February 2017 by UAE. He was not arrested this year as claimed by the defence lawyer. CBI team has not examined the fugitive Christian Michel James nor has it influenced him to extract confession.
May 05, 2016 3:39 am
ED questioned the managing director of realty firm Emaar MGF in connection with its probe into the VVIP chopper deal. Much of the alleged bribe money in the AgustaWestland deal was reported to be routed through Mauritius via a subsidiary of IDS Tunisia.
May 03, 2016 7:26 am
Last week, The Indian Express reported that AgustaWestland had FIPB approval to start a joint venture facility with Tata Sons, called Indian Rotorcraft Ltd (IRL), for assembly of AW-199Kx helicopters in Hyderabad Aviation SEZ.
May 02, 2016 8:23 am
Then defence minister A K Antony replied in the negative in the Upper House to a question on whether AgustaWestland had been blacklisted. He said that the company’s reply to a showcause notice is “under process”.
April 27, 2016 10:00 pm
Following the court order, Subramaniam Swamy has linked Sonia Gandhi, president of the Congress party, to the Agusta Westland chopper deal