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AgustaWestland scam: Christian Michel extradited; how CBI chased middleman in Rs 3,600-cr VVIP chopper deal for 4 years
India

AgustaWestland scam: Christian Michel extradited; how CBI chased middleman in Rs 3,600-cr VVIP chopper deal for 4 years

The investigative agency said Michel will be examined with respect to his involvement in the case and confronted with the documents including bogus transactions carried out by his firm’s, Global Trade & Commerce Ltd. London and Global Services FZE, Dubai to legitimise slush funds.

AgustaWestland case: 'No conclusive evidence' of corruption, says Italian court; detailed judgment comes 8 months after verdict
World

AgustaWestland case: 'No conclusive evidence' of corruption, says Italian court; detailed judgment comes 8 months after verdict

An Italian court released a 322-page document in the AgustaWestland case on 17 September, eight months after it acquitted former CEO of Finmeccanica — Giuseppe Orsi and former CEO of AgustaWestland — Bruno Spagnolini.

VVIP chopper scam: Former IAF chief SP Tyagi, brothers granted bail by Delhi's Patiala House Court
India

VVIP chopper scam: Former IAF chief SP Tyagi, brothers granted bail by Delhi's Patiala House Court

In July, the ED filed a fresh chargesheet in a Delhi court accusing former AgustaWestland and Finmeccanica directors Giuseppe Orsi and Bruno Spagnolini and ex-IAF chief SP Tyagi of money laundering in a VVIP chopper bribery scam case.

VVIP chopper scam: ED files fresh charge sheet against former directors of AgustaWestland, Finmeccanica
India

VVIP chopper scam: ED files fresh charge sheet against former directors of AgustaWestland, Finmeccanica

The Enforcement Directorate has filed a fresh charge sheet in a Delhi court accusing former AgustaWestland and Finmeccanica directors Giuseppe Orsi and Bruno Spagnolini and ex-IAF chief SP Tyagi of money laundering in a VVIP chopper bribery scam case.

AgustaWestland accused Orsi, Spagnolini acquitted: Why is Indian evidence not good enough for foreign judicial systems?
India

AgustaWestland accused Orsi, Spagnolini acquitted: Why is Indian evidence not good enough for foreign judicial systems?

India's investigations into scandals, like AgustaWestland, follow a dreary, predictable path; more so, when it comes to military & quasi-military purchases.

AgustaWestland chopper scam: Milan court acquits Giuseppe Orsi and Bruno Spagnolini, says 'no evidence of corruption'
India

AgustaWestland chopper scam: Milan court acquits Giuseppe Orsi and Bruno Spagnolini, says 'no evidence of corruption'

In a setback for CBI, Milan court acquits VVIP Chopper Scam accused and former Finmeccanica chief Giuseppe Orsi and former ad of the subsidiary AgustaWestland Bruno Spagnolini saying there was no evidence of corruption.

AgustaWestland case: ED files fresh chargesheet, names Christian Michel
India

AgustaWestland case: ED files fresh chargesheet, names Christian Michel

ED has filed a fresh chargesheet, delving into the role of British national and alleged middleman Christian Michel James int eh AgustaWestland case.

VVIP chopper scam: Congress needs an augmented defence of Gandhis
Politics

VVIP chopper scam: Congress needs an augmented defence of Gandhis

Following the AgustaWestland case, Congress clearly needs to augment its armoury to defend its first family

AgustaWestland is no Bofors: Sonia, Congress' brave face on chopper deal
Politics

AgustaWestland is no Bofors: Sonia, Congress' brave face on chopper deal

For those who are hoping the AgustaWestland chopper deal will become another Bofors and accelerate the political decline of Signora Sonia Gandhi, the Congress has sent out a different message through its aggressive stance in Parliament: Dream on.

VVIP chopper deal: Prosecutors shelve proceedings against Finmeccanica
World

VVIP chopper deal: Prosecutors shelve proceedings against Finmeccanica

In a new twist in the scam-tainted VVIP chopper deal, prosecutors on Tuesday shelved proceedings against Finmeccanica, the parent company of AgustaWestland, in the alleged kickbacks in the Rs 3,600 crore deal, Italian news agency Ansa reported.

Chopper deal: India to seek specific info from AgustaWestland
India

Chopper deal: India to seek specific info from AgustaWestland

After rejecting AgustaWestland's reply to its show cause notice, the Defence Ministry is writing to the firm specifically asking about its linkages with software companies allegedly used as a cover for paying kickbacks in the VVIP chopper deal.

AgustaWestland replies to govt notice, claims no wrongdoing
World

AgustaWestland replies to govt notice, claims no wrongdoing

AgustaWestland, which is facing allegations of paying kickbacks to secure VVIP choppers deal, on Friday replied to the Indian show cause notice for cancelling the contract saying it has not indulged in any wrong practice.