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Chopper scam: SC to hear Tuesday ED's plea against Rajeev Saxena's permission to travel abroad

The high court had given relief to Saxena, noting that he had already been granted bail on medical grounds, before being pardoned and made an approver.

Delhi court extends ED custody of Gautam Khaitan, accused in AgustaWestland case, for six days

Gautam Khaitan is an accused in the VVIP chopper deal case as he is alleged to have acted as a key middleman who floated a company called IDS Infotech and used it to pay large sums of money to Rajiv Saxena, another accused in the case. 

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Truth unfolding: BJP; their scriptwriters at work: Congress

Reacting to the ED’s submissions, the Congress said the BJP was “putting pressure” on the ED.  “(The BJP has) lost elections in 4-5 states. The country has seen the real face of the chowkidaar... elections are nearing. They don’t have any issues now."

VVIP chopper case: Court allows former Air Chief SP Tyagi, cousin to travel abroad

If the ED opposes the plea to travel abroad, the court may deny permission later. The CBI on September 1, 2017, had filed a charge sheet in the case in which SP Tyagi and British national Christian Michel were named among the accused.

VVIP Chopper case: Court allows CBI plea to take Michel's signature, handwriting samples

The CBI has said Michel's handwriting and signature samples are required to match them with the documents which are already in the possession of the agency.

No proof of graft in Raman Singh govt’s chopper deal: Supreme Court

The order said the state government was “entitled to make a choice to purchase the helicopter in question”, and that there is “nothing on record to show that the helicopter could have been procured for a lesser price”.

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VVIP chopper case: Accused gets time for scrutiny of documents

The agency claimed that its probe found that AgustaWestland, United Kingdom, had "paid an amount of Euro 58 million as kickbacks" through two Tunisia-based firms.

VVIP chopper: Court seeks ED's reply on director's bail plea

Shivani Saxena and her husband Rajiv are residents of Palm Jumeirah in Dubai, an archipelago which is home to the most expensive properties in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the charge sheet said.

VVIP chopper deal: ED files fresh chargesheet; names Michel James

An over 1,300 page prosecution complaint (ED's equivalent for charge sheet) has been placed before a special Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) court in New Delhi earlier this week.

No violation of integrity pact: AgustaWestland to MoD

Defence Ministry will examine reply in detail and will take a final call on cancellation of contract soon.

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