Reported by Sunetra Choudhury; Edited by Sindhu Manjesh | Tuesday April 23, 2013
The bank accounts of former Air Force chief SP Tyagi and many others accused in the VVIP chopper scam have been frozen by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) today.
Indo-Asian News Service | Monday March 25, 2013
Defence Minister A.K. Antony on Monday confirmed that corruption had taken place in the controversial helicopter deal with Italian company AgustaWestland. He added that a new defence procurement policy would soon be ready.
Written by Nitin Gokhale | Monday March 18, 2013
Although the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has named former Air Chief SP Tyagi, his cousins and some others for conspiring to award the VVIP contract to AgustaWestland, a detailed investigation by NDTV has revealed that Air Chief Marshal Tyag...
Sunetra Choudhury | Thursday March 14, 2013
The CBI, which has charged former air force chief SP Tyagi with corruption and conspiracy in the VVIP chopper deal, has said in its First Information Report (FIR) that he and his three cousins were bribed 4,26,000 euros or Rs 2.98 crore to swing the ...
Reported by Sunetra Choudhury; edited by Janaki Fernandes | Thursday March 14, 2013
Former Air Chief SP Tyagi has been accused of corruption and conspiracy by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), and his house in Delhi was raided this morning in a search for evidence that he accepted kickbacks to ensure a deal for 12 helicopte...
Press Trust of India | Friday March 8, 2013
CBI today quizzed the industrialist-brother of former union minister Santosh Bagrodia's Satish Bagrodia who is the Chairman of IDS Infotech, one of the suspect companies in the alleged bribery scandal in Rs 3600-crore VVIP Chopper deal.
Press Trust of India | Thursday March 7, 2013
The Defence Ministry has asked AgustaWestland (AW) to explain within one week its links to software companies headquartered in Chandigarh that were allegedly used to pay kickbacks for a 12-helicopter deal signed in 2010.
Edited by Sindhu Manjesh | Wednesday March 6, 2013
SP Tyagi, who headed the Indian Air Force from 2004 to 2007, was interrogated today by Central Bureau of Investigation or CBI officials for allegedly accepting kickbacks from helicopter manufacturer AgustaWestland (AW), which landed a deal with India...
Sunetra Choudhury | Tuesday March 5, 2013
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), which is probing the Rs 3600-crore helicopter deal, questioned the CEO of Aeromatrix, Praveen Bakshi, for second day in a row today.
Press Trust of India | Monday March 4, 2013
CBI today started examination of suspects in connection with alleged kickbacks received in the Rs 3600 crore VVIP chopper deal as it reached Chandigarh and questioned executives of IDS Infotech and Aeromatrix-firms named in its preliminary enquiry (P...
Reported by Sunetra Choudhury; Edited by Shamik Ghosh | Friday March 1, 2013
Former Air Force Chief SP Tyagi and his cousins will be questioned by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) next week in its probe into the Rs 4000-crore VVIP chopper scam, sources have told NDTV. The CBI is investigating allegations of kickbacks...
Reported by Sunil Prabhu, Edited by Abhinav Bhatt (With inputs from agencies) | Wednesday February 27, 2013
30 members of Parliament will investigate India's agreement to buy 12 helicopters from AgustaWestland, a deal worth nearly 3,600 crores that was allegedly organised in exchange for kickbacks. The BJP, which has described the Joint Parliamentary Commi...
Edited by Surabhi Malik | Wednesday February 27, 2013
During a discussion in the Rajya Sabha today, the BJP once again demanded that the Supreme Court should monitor the investigation into the allegations of kickbacks in the Rs. 4000 crore VVIP chopper deal. The opposition party had earlier rejected a J...
Press Trust of India | Wednesday February 27, 2013
The controversial AgustaWestland chopper deal will be debated in the Rajya Sabha today after the government agreed to discuss the issue following demand by the BJP on Tuesday.
Reported by Sudhi Ranjan Sen; edited by Mala Das | Monday February 25, 2013
India will send a new letter to helicopter manufacturer AgustaWestland (AW), warning that early investigations by the CBI suggest that bribes were paid by the Anglo-Italian venture to land a deal for 12 helicopters in 2010.