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British High Commission granted consular access to Christian Michel

Michel, a British citizen, was brought to India through the extradition process from the UAE on court orders. The British High Commission had then sought for consular access to Michel.

VVIP chopper case: Michel received money from other defence deals as well, ED tells court

During his medical examination, the accused had handed over a folded paper to his lawyer, Aljo K Joseph, which was noticed by the ED officials. After the perusal of the paper, it was revealed that it pertained to a set of follow-up questions on "Mrs Gandhi", the ED said.


Was Congress running country or Christian Michel's empire: PM Modi in Odisha

Earlier in the day, Modi took a dig at the Congress for "misleading" farmers in the name of loan waiver and said the party considered them merely a "vote bank".

VVIP chopper case: Delhi court sends Christian Michel to judicial custody

Michel was produced before Special Judge Arvind Kumar. The Enforcement Directorate (ED) sought his judicial custody in connection with its probe into a money-laundering case.

Amit Shah on AgustaWestland chopper case: Middleman, Congress leaders’ bond time-tested

Amit Shah tweeted: “Trails of the AgustaWestland Case. the SOS of Christian Michel. Does anyone know why Christian Michel passed on the details of questioning on Mrs Gandhi to his lawyer? Did he want them to be passed on to Mrs. Gandhi herself? Why?”

Under Modi, ED has become 'embarrassing disaster': Cong hits back on 'Mrs Gandhi' claim

The attack came a day after the probe agency, investigating the AgustaWestland case, told a court that accused middleman Christian Michel has made a reference to "Mrs Gandhi".


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."

ED says Christian Michel referred to ‘Mrs Gandhi’, claims plot to tamper with evidence

An accused in the alleged Rs 3,600-crore AgustaWestland scam, Michel was extradited from the UAE recently and is currently in the ED’s custody. The agency sought his custody for eight more days on Saturday, and the judge granted a week.

VVIP chopper deal: Cong regime was a govt of corruption, says Javadekar

"BJP scriptwriters are working overtime. There is pressure on Michel to name a particular family. Why is the chowkidar trying to pressure the government agencies to name a family?" Congress leader Ratanjit Pratap Narain Singh said.

Cases of high and mighty, VVIP chopper scam kept trial courts busy in 2018

The #MeToo movement gathered momentum in India and forced veteran journalist and former union minister M J Akbar to approach a Delhi court with a defamation complaint against a scribe, who accused him of sexual misconduct nearly two decades ago.

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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.

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.