Agustawestland Scam News
AgustaWestland scam: CBI files chargesheet against ex-Defence Secretary Shashi Kant Sharma
The agency filed the chargesheet after getting the nod from the government to prosecute Sharma, who was the Defence Secretary from 2011 to 2013 before being appointed the Comptroller and Auditor General
AgustaWestland money laundering case: Businessman Ratul Puri, nephew of Kamal Nath, gets bail from Delhi court
Special judge Arvind Kumar granted bail to Ratul Puri on a personal bond of Rs 5 lakh and two sureties of like amount.
AgustaWestland VVIP chopper scam: Delhi court extends judicial custody of Ratul Puri till 2 November
A Delhi court extended till 2 November the judicial custody of Ratul Puri in a money laundering case related to the alleged AgustaWestland chopper scam.
ED arrests Kamal Nath's nephew Ratul Puri in Rs 354-crore bank loan fraud case; Moser Baer says issue is 'motivated'
Madhya Pradesh CM Kamal Nath's businessman nephew, Ratul Puri, has been arrested by the ED in a fresh case of money laundering linked to an alleged Rs 354 crore bank loan fraud case.
Delhi court grants bail to AgustaWestland chopper scam accused Gautam Khaitan in a money laundering case
Khaitan had been arrested by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) and the CBI a few years ago in connection with their probe but was granted bail in the case.
AgustaWestland VVIP chopper case: Kamal Nath's nephew appears before Enforcement Directorate
The around Rs 3,600 crore deal to purchase AgustaWestland choppers for the transport of VVIPs was scrapped by India over allegations of corruption and kick backs being paid in the deal.
AgustaWestland case: ED links Christian Michel's money trail to Moser Baer, questions chairman Deepak Puri about 'kickbacks'
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) recently questioned Moser Baer chairman Deepak Puri in the Rs 3,600-crore AgustaWestland case after finding the link while looking into the money trail of alleged middleman Christian Michel in connection with the case.
Delhi court reserves order for 19 February on Gautam Khaitan's bail plea, ED calls him 'habitual offender'
A Delhi court Friday reserved its order for 19 February on AgustaWestland accused and lawyer Gautam Khaitan's bail plea
Rajiv Saxena-Deepak Talwar deportation gives BJP a potent weapon against Rahul Gandhi's Rafale guns
The deportations of Rajiv Saxena (linked to AgustaWestland scam) and Deepak Talwar (an economic offender) give BJP the chance to highlight Narendra Modi’s image as an “anti-corruption crusader” and a “doer” who “keeps his word”
AgustaWestland VVIP chopper case: ED arrests lawyer Gautam Khaitan in fresh case of money laundering
Gautam Khaitan, the accused in the AgustaWestland scam case, has been accused of routing money through countries like Dubai, UK, Zambia, Tunisia, Kenya, Mauritius, Singapore, Switzerland and others.
Sajjan Kumar, Christen Michel, GST: Narendra Modi names his govt's achievements, slams UPA for making corruption 'new norm'
In a scathing attack on Congress this morning, Prime Minister Narendra Modi didn't mince any words in blaming the governments before 2014 for the ills plaguing the country.
AgustaWestland deal: Delhi court extends CBI custody of middleman Christian Michel by four days, hearing of bail plea tomorrow
A Delhi court on Saturday extended by another four days the CBI custody of British national Christian Michel, the middleman accused in the Rs 3,600-crore AgustaWestland VVIP chopper deal.
Narendra Modi's pitch to OPEC, Christian Michel's extradition shows PM has breathed new life into relationship with Gulf nations
For India’s burgeoning economy, stability in oil prices is as important as moderation. These twin factors also carry a political consequence for Prime Minister Narendra Modi as India approaches general elections next year.
AgustaWestland scam: Appointment of Aljo Joseph as Christian Michel's advocate wasn't gaffe but a shrewd Congress move
The appointment of a youth Congress office bearer as the advocate for Christian Michel James in the AgustaWestland chopper scam, is curious. Why would the party make the connection obvious by asking a lawyer from its youth wing to argue the fixer’s case in CBI court?
AgustaWestland scam: Congress continues its Kumbhakarna-esque slumber as its lawyers run with Michels, hunt with Asarams
Expelled Congress leader Aljo Joseph is not the first lawyer linked to the Congress to have embarrassed the party by advocating controversial clients like AgustaWestland middleman Christen Michel and embracing complicated issues
AgustaWestland scam: Narendra Modi’s anti-corruption mojo is restored with Christian Michel deportation
The extradition of Christian Michel — the man central to the political payoffs in Rs 3,600 crore AgustaWestland chopper scam — is an important political victory for BJP. The development turns on its head the corruption narrative just at the right time for prime minister Narendra Modi.
AgustaWestland scam: In Rajasthan, Narendra Modi says Congress never thought chaiwala will take naamdaars to court
Narendra Modi said that Congress has already lost in the state polls and have already started making excuses for it. They are trying to find any possible logic so the responsibility of defeat does not fall on Rahul Gandhi, he said.
Amit Shah hits out at Congress over AgustaWestland scam, dynastic politics on last day of campaigning in Rajasthan
As campaigning for the Rajasthan Vidhan Sabha polls drew to a close on Wednesday, BJP president Amit Shah claimed that the party will form the next state government "with full majority."
Between 2002 and 2006, AgustaWestland scam middleman Christian Michel made 11 trips to Delhi; how the deal came through
Immediately after AgustaWestland was recommended for induction into service, the middlemen held a meeting in Munich. Subsequently, Michel’s company Global Service FZE floated a subsidiary in UK around the time when Ministry of Defence concluded the final contract negotiations for the deal.
AgustaWestland scam: Christian Michel lands in Delhi for CBI investigation; middleman was extradited from UAE
Michel was taken into CBI custody upon landing and a non-bailable warrant was issued against him.