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VVIP chopper scam


Agusta Westland deal: Key accused details how kickbacks were paid, links to Kamal Nath’s nephew, son

November 18, 2020 9:56 am

Chartered accountant Rajiv Saxena's statement, running over 1000 pages, show him claiming that his role was “liited to the structures and managing the execution” for key players like Sushen Mohan Gupta, Ratul Puri and Gautam Khaitan.

VVIP Chopper scam: Delhi court sends Ratul Puri to judicial custody till Oct 1

September 19, 2019 5:53 pm

The money laundering case was lodged following alleged irregularities in purchase of 12 VVIP choppers from Italy-based Finmeccanica's British subsidiary, AgustaWestland.

VVIP chopper scam: Delhi court sends Kamal Nath's nephew Ratul Puri to 6-day ED custody

September 05, 2019 8:16 pm

The court also noted that the ED sought Puri's custody to confront him with "voluminous documents collected" by it and to probe the roles of the co-accused.

AgustaWestland chopper scam: Supreme Court stays HC order on Rajiv Saxena’s foreign travel

June 27, 2019 5:40 am

The court was hearing an appeal against the June 10 HC order by the Enforcement Directorate (ED).

VVIP chopper scam: SC asks Rajeev Saxena if his relatives would guarantee return after ED objects

June 25, 2019 7:39 pm

Saxena, a director of Dubai-based firms UHY Saxena and Matrix Holdings, was one of the accused named in the charge sheet filed by the ED in the Rs 3,600-crore AgustaWestland scam.

AgustaWestland probe: Delhi court sends 'middleman' Sushen Mohan Gupta to four-day ED custody

March 26, 2019 5:14 pm

Sushen Mohan Gupta was arrested on the basis of information provided to the agency by Rajiv Saxena, another accused in the alleged VVIP chopper scam, who has turned approver in the case.

Sharad Pawar on AgustaWestalnd case: Opposition to raise misuse of govt agencies in Parliament

December 30, 2018 6:03 pm

The Congress had Saturday claimed that the government was using the probe agencies to malign the Gandhi family, while the BJP said the "truth is coming out".

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

December 24, 2018 3:17 pm

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: Christian Michel sent to seven-day ED custody

December 23, 2018 5:07 am

The ED, which had arrested Michel in the money laundering case and produced him before Special Judge Arvind Kumar, had sought his 15-day custody stating that it required to “unearth how the tainted money was routed and laundered".

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

December 11, 2018 5:36 pm

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.


Express Eye for Detail 16: What went wrong in Bulandshahr, Christian Michel’s role in AgustaWestland scam and more

June 22, 2020 6:08 pm

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.