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Congress should reveal party’s links with ‘Michel mama’: PM Narendra Modi

Addressing rallies in Solapur, Maharashtra, and Agra, Uttar Pradesh, Modi asserted that the “chowkidaar” is doing his job, and that his government’s “cleanliness drive” against middlemen will continue irrespective of the abuse directed against him.

‘Congress should reveal party’s links with Michel mama’: PM Modi

The Prime Minister said his government's cleanliness drive against middlemen would continue irrespective of the abuse directed against him.


AgustaWestland VVIP chopper scam: UK seeks information from India on Christian Michel extradition

Michel, who was the alleged middleman in the graft-tainted AgustaWestland chopper deal during the UPA rule, was sent to five-day CBI custody by a special CBI court in New Delhi, a day after he was extradited from the UAE.

AgustaWestland case: Lawyer appearing for Christian Michel expelled from Youth Congress

Michel’s extradition comes six years after his alleged involvement in the purchase of VVIP helicopters first surfaced in 2012.

Under Doval 'guidance', AgustaWestland middleman Christian Michel extradited to India

Michel was among the alleged middlemen who had brokered the deal and who, investigators claim, paid bribes to officials and politicians to swing the contract in favour of AgustaWestland, the British arm of Italian firm Finmeccanica.

No evidence of corruption: Italian court’s detailed order in AgustaWestland VVIP chopper deal

“There is, conclusively, no evidence of the corrective agreement stipulated according to the imputation, with the foreign public official, just as it requires the incriminating law,” the court said in its 322-page judgment.


Government pressuring Christian Michel to frame Sonia: Congress

The Congress also accused the government of misusing the probe agencies after the CBI filed a chargesheet in the Aircel-Maxis deal case naming former union minister P Chidambaram and his son Karti Chidambaram as accused.

VVIP chopper gate: Court seeks Tihar jail authorities's response on accused's plea seeking proper facilities

The Court has asked Tihar jail authorities to explain why the accused Shivani Saxena, a director in two Dubai-based firms, was not been provided physiotherapy despite her doctor's advice.

AgustaWestland chopper deal fallout: Finmeccanica out, cloud over defence pacts

On Sunday, PTI quoted the Defence Minister as saying, “Wherever there is capital procurement of Finmeccanica and their subsidiaries, all Requests for Proposal (RFP) will be closed. I am very clear.”

AgustaWestland chopper deal- You are ruling the nation, take action: A K Antony to PM Modi

The senior Congress leader also accused the Narendra Modi government of trying to create a smokescreen into the whole episode.