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AugustaWestland Chopper Deal


Hillary raised chopper deal with Govt, Russians pushed India too far: Michel

December 06, 2021 8:54 am

🔴 On Saturday, The Indian Express reported that Michel claimed to have lobbied with the Chopper deal then UPA Government when, as he describes it, the deal was “on the edge of the cliff” before it was sealed in 2010. Saturday also marked three years since Michel was extradited from Dubai.

Kamal Nath's nephew Ratul Puri agrees to surrender in AgustaWestland chopper case

August 22, 2019 2:55 pm

On Tuesday, Puri was arrested by the Enforcement Directorate in a fresh case of money laundering linked to an alleged Rs 354-crore bank loan fraud related to his company Moser Baer.

Chidambaram mocks ED over 'Mrs Gandhi' reference in AgustaWestland probe

December 30, 2018 2:33 pm

P Chidambaram's remarks came a day after the ED told a Delhi court that Christian Michel, the alleged middleman in the AgustaWestland VVIP chopper case, had mentioned Congress leader Sonia Gandhi during the probe.

AgustaWestland case: Delhi court extends CBI custody of Christian Michel by four days

December 15, 2018 7:39 pm

Special Judge Arvind Kumar granted the custody of the accused after the probe agency said that Christian Michel needs to be confronted with various documents in the case.

VVIP choppers case: Enforcement Directorate arrests woman director of Dubai firm

July 17, 2017 8:38 pm

On 1 January, 2014, India scrapped the contract with Finmeccanica's British subsidiary AgustaWestland for supplying 12 AW-101 VVIP choppers to the IAF over alleged breach of contractual obligations and charges of paying kickbacks to the tune of Rs 423 crore by it for securing the deal.

'FAM' in middlemen’s papers refer to Tyagi brothers, Antony tells RS

February 06, 2014 12:48 am

AgustaWestland has denied any wrongdoing on its part in the case relating to alleged kickbacks in the deal.

VVIP chopper scam a repeat of Bofors, will raise issue in Parliament: BJP

February 02, 2014 4:39 pm

BJP leader Yashwant Sinha said that the government will not be allowed to get away with any explanation.