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AugustaWestland chopper case: ED moves Delhi court seeking cancellation of bail to Rajiv Saxena for not cooperating in probe
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AugustaWestland chopper case: ED moves Delhi court seeking cancellation of bail to Rajiv Saxena for not cooperating in probe

Rajeev Saxena, director of two-Dubai based firms, is one of the accused named in the chargesheet filed by the ED in the Rs 3,600-crore AugustaWestland chopper scam.

Yogi Adityanath alleges that Congress leaders got Rs 150 cr bribe in AgustaWestland deal; says party played with nation's security
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Yogi Adityanath alleges that Congress leaders got Rs 150 cr bribe in AgustaWestland deal; says party played with nation's security

Attacking Congress over the AgustaWestland deal, Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath on Monday alleged the party leaders had got Rs 150 crore bribe for the helicopters purchase transaction during the previous UPA regime.

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

AgustaWestland case: Why arrest SP Tyagi and let babus, politicians go scot-free?
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AgustaWestland case: Why arrest SP Tyagi and let babus, politicians go scot-free?

It isn't funny that a 'CBI special court' has virtually 'slapped' the CBI while granting bail to Air Chief Marshal SP Tyagi (retired) in the AugustaWestland probe

AgustaWestland scam: Ex-IAF chief SP Tyagi seeks bail from special CBI court
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AgustaWestland scam: Ex-IAF chief SP Tyagi seeks bail from special CBI court

Former IAF chief SP Tyagi on Wednesday sought bail from a special court on the ground that there was no apprehension of him fleeing from justice as all evidences in the AgustaWestland VVIP chopper scam case were documentary in nature and have already been seized by the CBI.

Discuss AgustaWestland deal in Parliament, Venkaiah Naidu dares Congress
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Discuss AgustaWestland deal in Parliament, Venkaiah Naidu dares Congress

Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday said that the government wants to discuss the AgustaWestland VVIP chopper deal in Parliament, following allegations of kickbacks paid to political leaders and officers

AgustaWestland scam: Ex-IAF chief SP Tyagi, two others remanded to three days' CBI custody
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AgustaWestland scam: Ex-IAF chief SP Tyagi, two others remanded to three days' CBI custody

The CBI informed the court that some material were in possession of the investigating agency from Switzerland, Italy and other countries for which more time for custodial interrogation of the accused is needed.

Cyrus Mistry alleges Tata group director Vijay Singh linked to chopper scam, he denies
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Cyrus Mistry alleges Tata group director Vijay Singh linked to chopper scam, he denies

Ousted Tata Group chairman Cyrus Mistry created a stir in his battle with the Tatas when he linked one of its directors Vijay Singh to the VVIP chopper scam, a charge vehemently denied by the latter.

AgustaWestland scam: SP Tyagi blames PMO for changed specifications, sent to CBI custody
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AgustaWestland scam: SP Tyagi blames PMO for changed specifications, sent to CBI custody

The changed specification of VVIP helicopters, especially the reduction in service ceiling, were made under the advice of the Prime Minister's Office (PMO), said former Indian Air Force (IAF) chief SP Tyagi

SP Tyagi arrested in AgustaWestland scam: All you need to know about the Rs 3,600-cr case
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SP Tyagi arrested in AgustaWestland scam: All you need to know about the Rs 3,600-cr case

In February 2010, the ruling congress-led UPA government signed a government a contract with UK-based AgustaWestland to buy 12 AW101 helicopters for the Indian Air Force for Rs 3600 crore.

Note ban: Congress scored a self-goal fielding Manmohan Singh to take on Modi
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Note ban: Congress scored a self-goal fielding Manmohan Singh to take on Modi

Manmohan Singh might be one of the greatest economists India has ever produced but his erudition does not bestow upon him the moral authority to take the high ground on corruption

AgustaWestland scam: Delhi lawyer Gautam Khaitan to turn approver?
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AgustaWestland scam: Delhi lawyer Gautam Khaitan to turn approver?

Arrested in 2014 for allegedly laundering bribe money in AgustaWestland deal, Delhi lawyer Gautam Khaitan, is speculated to have turned into an approver in the case, according to India Today.

Notes to myself: Subramanian Swamy and the art of annoying Cong, rejecting Rajan
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Notes to myself: Subramanian Swamy and the art of annoying Cong, rejecting Rajan

But knowing the maverick politician, Subramanian Swamy, the last words have not yet been said on the Agusta deal.

Those linked to chopper deal got 'good positions', says Parrikar on AgustaWestland scam
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Those linked to chopper deal got 'good positions', says Parrikar on AgustaWestland scam

In a bid to buttress the allegations of Congress' involvement in AgustaWestland scam, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Sunday said all those who were linked to the tainted VVIP chopper deal were given "good positions" following their retirement.

Public Accounts Committee headed by KV Thomas to take up AgustaWestland case
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Public Accounts Committee headed by KV Thomas to take up AgustaWestland case

Public Accounts Committee of Parliament headed by senior Congress leader K V Thomas, which was reconstituted this week, is likely to take up the contentious AgustaWestland case, an issue which has created a political firestorm both within and outside Parliament.

Sonia and Rahul can't play victim, they are not Indira Gandhi
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Sonia and Rahul can't play victim, they are not Indira Gandhi

Sonia and Rahul are no Indira Gandhi. The latter fought her battles within the party and outside as a political warrior.

BJP, Congress are 'dharna' parties, only AAP delivers: Arvind Kejriwal
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BJP, Congress are 'dharna' parties, only AAP delivers: Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday said the BJP and Congress were "dharna parties" and that only AAP delivered on governance

AgustaWestland scam: Are our politicians interested in going to the bottom of this scandal?
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AgustaWestland scam: Are our politicians interested in going to the bottom of this scandal?

Why would the BJP decline the demand for a Supreme Court-monitored probe into the AgustaWestland issue? Its position that the CBI probe into the matter is in an advanced stage and thus it’s not the right time to disturb it, does not wash

AgustaWestland acrimony: Parrikar's 'invisible hand' hits Congress
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AgustaWestland acrimony: Parrikar's 'invisible hand' hits Congress

Defence Minster Manohar Parrikar launched a strongly-worded offensive against the UPA government over the AgustaWestlandissue.