Tatra BEML Deal

  • 'Antony could have done more in Tatra case' May 26, 2012

    New Delhi: In a tell-all interview given to CNN-IBN, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General VK Singh said that Defence Minister AK Antony could have done much more in the Tatra-BEML deal controversy, adding that the minister could have moved against Lt General (retd) Tejinder Singh. "I have faith in the...
  • Army Chief has lost mental balance: Tejinder Singh May 26, 2012

    New Delhi: Reacting to General VK Singh's assertion in an interview that he was offered a bribe in the Tatra-BEML deal, Lt General (retd) Tejinder Singh hit back, saying that the Chief of Army Staff had lost his mental balance. "No offer of bribe was made. Why did the Army...
  • CBI intensifies probe on Tatra deal May 8, 2012

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has intensified its probe to unearth alleged irregularities in procurement and supply of all-terrain Tatra trucks to the army and has called some former defence ministry officials and executives of a private firm involved in the deal for questioning. Agency sources said the...
  • Tatra trucks deal: CBI carries out searches April 18, 2012

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday searched the premises of two retired Army officers and questioned BEML chairman VRS Natarajan for nearly six hours in connection with its probe into alleged irregularities in the procurement and supply of Tatra all-terrain vehicles to the Army. According to sources,...
  • Tatra-BEML deal: CBI quizzes Vectra chief again April 16, 2012

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau Of Investigation (CBI) on Monday grilled Vectra chief Ravi Rishi again in connection with alleged irregularities in the Tatra-BEML deal under which all terrain vehicles are supplied to the Army. Ravi Rishi was asked to clarify some more facts before the CBI starts questioning BEML...
  • Bribe claim: Colonels to help CBI study Tatra deal April 12, 2012

    New Delhi: The Ministry of Defence on Thursday appointed two Indian Army officers of Colonel rank to assist the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in the probe into the Tatra-BEML deal, said sources. According to sources, the officers will help the investigating agency in understanding the documents related to the Tatra-BEML...
  • Tatra deal: Ex-Army officer to record statement April 10, 2012

    New Delhi: Lieutenant General (Retd) Tejinder Singh is likely to record his statement in the criminal defamation case filed against Army Chief General VK Singh and 4 others in the bribery scandal on Tuesday. Lt Gen (Retd) Tejinder Singh filed the case after General Singh hinted that he had offered him...
  • Tatra deal: CBI summons BEML officers April 9, 2012

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Monday summoned Bharat Earth Movers Limited (BEML) officers in connection with the Tatra deal controversy. The officers were being questioned at the Delhi office of the investigative agency. This is the first time BEML officers have been quizzed in connection with the...
  • Tatra dismisses allegations of corruption April 4, 2012

    New Delhi: Makers of Tatra trucks, Tatra a.s. of Czech Republic, on Wednesday dismissed allegations that it was involved in corruption in supply of its vehicles to Army and said it has no direct or indirect relationship with Indian Army or any of its representatives. The company said it would seek...
  • CBI questions Vectra chairman Ravi Rishi again April 3, 2012

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday questioned Vectra chairman Ravinder Rishi for the fourth time in connection with alleged irregularities in the Tatra truck supply to the Army. According to CBI sources, Rishi who is "cooperating" so far has been asked to produce all the documents related...
  • The truth about Tatra deal: What's the inside story? April 2, 2012

    The Tatra truck deal came under scrutiny after General VK Singh claimed that he was offered Rs 14 crore bribe to clear it. ...
  • Tatra deal: Did Defence PSU BEML act like a middleman? April 2, 2012

    One of the first whistleblowers of the deal, an officer of the Ordnance Branch, is now raising more troubling questions. ...
  • Tatra-BEML deal: CBI questions Ravi Rishi April 2, 2012

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Monday questioned Vectra Group chief Ravi Rishi in connection with the controversy over the Tatra-BEML deal. According to CBI sources, the CA and the CS of the Vectra Group chief were also summoned by the investigating agency with share holding documents. They...
  • Army Chief says no rift with Govt, tries to douse fire March 31, 2012

    New Delhi: The first signs of a ceasefire between the government and Army Chief General VK Singh are emerging a day after Defence Minister AK Antony extended an olive branch. The Army Chief in a fresh statement has tried to douse the controversy. He said, "There were rogue elements trying...
  • Tatra trucks are world-class: BEML Chief March 30, 2012

    New Delhi: Bharat Earth Movers Limited (BEML) Chairman and Managing Director VRS Natarajan on Friday at a Press Conference at the Defence Expo said the claims made by Karnataka leader D Hanumanthappa are not related to the company or its performance. Natrajan said that the company has replied to the...