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AgustaWestland chopper deal


AgustaWestland ‘middleman’ Christian Michel on hunger strike, kin flag ‘delay’ in trial

November 27, 2021 8:02 am

🔴 Michel had sought the UK government’s intervention in a letter to British Prime Minister Boris Johnson last month, saying he would remain on a hunger strike till it took action.

Congress questions govt call to lift ban on deals with AgustaWestland parent

November 09, 2021 2:05 am

Leonardo SpA's subsidiary AgustaWestland had been involved in the alleged scam surrounding the Rs 3,500-crore VVIP chopper deal, and the BJP had repeatedly criticised the Congress over the same.

AgustaWestland deal: Court rejects middleman Christian Michel’s bail pleas

June 19, 2021 9:42 am

The court, after perusing Michel's medical report filed by the jail authorities, observed that Michel was getting proper treatment inside the jail and hence "no case is made out for grant of bail on medical grounds."

Whenever you think of kickback in def deal, think of Cong leaders: BJP

November 17, 2020 5:47 pm

"No defence deal without a loot, no defence deal without a kickback and no defence deal without some Congress leaders becoming beneficiary of it has been the go-to policy of Congress leaders," the BJP leader said at a press conference.

CBI asks for sanction to chargesheet ex-CAG Shashi Kant Sharma

September 12, 2020 7:59 am

Sharma, who was joint secretary in the Ministry of Defence when the Rs 3,600 crore contract was being discussed, and Panesar are among five individuals whom the agency wants to prosecute.

AgustaWestland scam: Court dismisses Christian Michel's bail pleas in CBI, ED cases

September 07, 2019 6:03 pm

Special Judge Arvind Kumar rejected Michel's applications in cases filed by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and the Enforcement Directorate (ED), saying there was no sufficient ground to grant the relief.

ED arrests Ratul Puri in money laundering case related to VVIP chopper scam

September 04, 2019 9:48 pm

Today's arrest comes a day after he was remanded to judicial custody on Tuesday in a separate money laundering case relating to an alleged bank loan fraud.

Delhi HC rejects Ratul Puri bail, ED arrests him in bank fraud case

August 21, 2019 4:21 am

Hours after Puri’s arrest, MP Chief Minister Kamal Nath said he had no business links with Puri and said his arrest appears to have been prompted by ill will. “It is sad that agencies are being misused for political purposes,” he said, adding that he had full faith in the judiciary.

AgustaWestland case: No coercive step against Ratul Puri till Aug 20, says Delhi HC

August 15, 2019 3:30 am

Ratul Puri, nephew of Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath, moved the High Court after a special court, on August 6, dismissed his application for anticipatory bail.

VVIP chopper case: Court dismisses alleged middleman Sushen Gupta's bail plea

April 20, 2019 3:45 pm

Special Judge Arvind Kumar refused to grant the relief to Gupta whose judicial custody expires on Saturday and an order is yet to be passed on it. He was arrested by the Enforcement Directorate under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA).