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AgustaWestland case: After ‘witness’ says tortured by ED, agency denies claim

This comes a day after a man walked into the courtroom of Special Judge Kumar in the middle of the ED’s rebuttal, claimed to a witness in the case, and leveled allegations against the agency.

Court dismisses Michel’s allegations that ED leaked chargesheet to media

The judge also rubbished the ED’s report into the leak: that it might have been done by the court’s ahlmad, and there is no leakage of chargesheet on the part of the ED.


Delhi court dismisses Christian Michel's interim bail plea to celebrate Easter, says he may abscond

The court also noted the submission of the counsel appearing for Michel who told the court that there is no medical emergency and he is seeking interim bail for general medical check-up of accused.

Investigative reports in Indian Express: Probing AgustaWestland deal, tracking Christian Michel trail

From the first raids at middlemen Guido Haschke’s offices to his connections in India and from Christian Michel’s role to taped conversations that named ‘AP’ and ‘FAM’, these are among the key reports that prompted a probe that led to the cancellation of the deal in 2014.

Agusta scam: PM Modi attacks Congress over ED chargesheet, party says cheap poll stunt

The Congress said the charge sheet filed by the Enforcement Directorate(ED) before a Delhi court on Thursday was a 'cheap election stunt' to divert people's attention from the 'imminent defeat' of the Modi government in the polls.

ED to court: Kickbacks paid, top UPA leaders pushed Agusta deal; election stunt by Govt, says Congress

The court fixed April 6 for taking cognizance of the ED’s supplementary chargesheet and to decide whether the accused should be summoned.


AgustaWestland chopper deal: Christian Michel claims in court CBI asked him to implicate certain persons

Michel made the allegations through his lawyer before the court while opposing Tihar Jail authorities' move to shift him to a high-security cell in isolation.

Rajiv Saxena gets bail in AgustaWestland case

It, however, imposed stringent conditions on Saxena and ordered that the accused shall not leave India without the permission of the court.

AgustaWestland case: ED seeks bail for Rajeev Saxena on medical grounds, ruling today

On Wednesday, ED’s counsel D P Singh told Special Judge Arvind Kumar that Saxena has been cooperating with the probe and it is “unquestionable that he is suffering from leukaemia”.

Modi govt is protector, supporter of AgustaWestland: Congress

The Congress argued that the UPA government had taken action against AgustaWestland and its parent company Finmeccanica ever since irregularities came to light, whereas the Modi government only helped it.

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Express Eye for Detail 16: What went wrong in Bulandshahr, Christian Michel’s role in AgustaWestland scam and more

This week we look at how UP got to a place where mob violence that spiralled out of control got a police officer killed, why the extradition of Christian Michel is a political hot potato & how a WhatsApp video ruined a woman’s life in Kerela.

Manohar Parrikar: Invisible Hand Guided Action Or Inaction in AgustaWestland Probe

The political firestorm over alleged payoffs in the AgustaWestland helicopter deal intensified Wednesday when Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar targeted the Congress leadership, saying “it appears that an invincible hand was guiding the action or inaction of CBI and ED… the country wants to know who instigated, who supported and who benefited from the corruption… we […]


AgustaWestland VVIP Chopper Deal : How to study the new revelations

Manu Pubby explains his latest exclusive story for The Indian Express on the AgustaWestland VVIP Chopper deal. On February, 2014, The Indian Express published a report by him showing how a note that Italian prosecutors produced in court to show the vital role played by middleman Christian Michel in fixing the VVIP chopper deal, has the British 'consultant' telling top AgustaWestland officials to 'target' the closest advisers for UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi for the contract.