April 22, 2019 1:28 pm
Special Judge Arvind Kumar extended the custody of Gupta, who was arrested by the Enforcement Directorate under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act.
April 18, 2019 6:27 pm
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.
April 12, 2019 3:35 am
The ED submitted a sealed cover report before Special CBI Judge Arvind Kumar, stating that they have found who leaked the supplementary chargesheet.
April 06, 2019 9:21 am
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.
April 06, 2019 7:53 am
It was a series of investigative reports by Pubby in The Indian Express in 2012-13 that first brought the alleged irregularities in the AgustaWestland deal into the public domain. These prompted a probe that led to the cancellation in 2014.
March 05, 2019 7:24 pm
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.
February 02, 2019 6:24 pm
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.
December 22, 2018 4:58 pm
Michel was among the alleged middlemen who brokered the chopper deal and who, investigators claim, paid bribes to officials and politicians to swing the contract in favour of AgustaWestland, the British arm of Italian firm Finmeccanica.
December 20, 2018 5:28 am
The Enforcement Directorate, in its chargesheet filed against Michel in June 2016, had alleged that he received EUR 30 million (about Rs 225 crore) from AgustaWestland.
December 19, 2018 4:24 pm
Michel told the court that he was not required for custodial interrogation and no purpose will be served by keeping him further in custody. He was in CBI custody for 15 days.
April 28, 2016 4:30 pm
October 09, 2014 3:36 pm
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. http://iexp.in/wod62358