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Congress questions govt call to lift ban on deals with AgustaWestland parent

November 09, 2021 2:05 am

Leonardo SpA's subsidiary AgustaWestland had been involved in the alleged scam surrounding the Rs 3,500-crore VVIP chopper deal, and the BJP had repeatedly criticised the Congress over the same.

VVIP chopper scam: Delhi court summons as accused ex-AgustaWestland, Finmeccanica directors

July 24, 2018 7:51 pm

Last week, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) told a special court that a company, which had former Indian Air Force chief S P Tyagi as a partner, received over Rs 1 crore in kickbacks in the AgustaWestland VVIP chopper deal.

Manohar Parrikar interview: ‘I believe in performance, not dressing up’

May 24, 2016 8:41 am

Union Defence Minister discusses improved procurement, AgustaWestland, and his view of honesty with Indian Express.

MoD not to issue new contracts to Finmeccanica

August 27, 2014 1:26 am

Carefully worded decision leaves firm’s ongoing contracts unaffected.

VVIP chopper deal: Development in Italy court won't affect CBI probe says report

August 10, 2014 12:48 pm

Italian agencies had arrested then CEO of AgustaWestland Giuseppe Orsi for alleged bribe given to Indian middlemen to clinch the deal.

Defence Ministry seeks details of case proceedings in Italy court

July 31, 2014 1:24 am

Italian prosecutors have ‘shelved’ the proceedings against Finmeccanica

Italian prosecutors ‘shelve’ case against Finmeccanica, says report

July 30, 2014 7:15 pm

India scrapped the deal on the basis of alleged breach of pre-contract integrity pact and alleged payment of kickbacks to agents.

CBI looks at 2 more firms in pay-offs chain, 21 others in scrutiny list

February 10, 2014 11:33 am

The CBI has now listed payments made by Interstellar to Mauritius-based Redline Consultants and Windsor in Singapore.

Tracking Hoofprints

February 08, 2014 4:11 am

And in a YouTube video, Arun Shourie is seen doing a great send-up of Arnab Goswami at a public forum.

Middlemen's 'budget sheet' in Italy court refers to bureaucrats,'AP','FAM' (Family)

August 04, 2014 5:46 pm

This is the first time that references to Indian officials other than IAF officers have figured in the investigations.