Tatra

  • Tatra bribery case : HC grants bail to Lt Gen (Retd.) Tejinder Singh September 5, 2014

    New Delhi The Delhi High Court granted bail to Lt Gen (retd) Tejinder Singh in Tatra bribery case on Friday. Earlier on Thursday the Court reserved its order on the bail plea of Lt Gen (retd) Tejinder Singh, who has been arrested for allegedly offering Rs 14 crore bribe to the...
  • Tatra case: Delhi HC reserves order on bail plea of Tejinder Singh September 4, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Thursday reserved its order on the bail plea of Lieutenant General (retired) Tejinder Singh, who has been arrested for allegedly offering Rs 14 crore bribe to the then Army chief VK Singh for clearing files pertaining to procurement of Tatra-all terrain vehicles. The...
  • Tatra scam: Lt Gen Tejinder Singh moves Delhi High Court against arrest September 1, 2014

    New Delhi: Lieutenant General (Retd) Tejinder Singh filed a bail application in the Delhi High Court on Monday after he was arrested on the orders of a Delhi court in the Tatra scam case. Lt Gen (retd) Singh has been accused of allegedly offering Rs 14 crore bribe to then Army...
  • Tatra case: Court dismisses Tejinder Singh's bail plea, orders his arrest September 1, 2014

    New Delhi: The Patiala House court on Monday dismissed the bail plea of retired Lieutenant General Tejinder Singh in Tatra trucks case. The court has ordered that Tejinder Singh be taken into custody. Former Army Chief and MoS External Affairs VK Singh had alleged that Tejinder Singh offered him Rs 14...
  • Tatra case: Delhi court to consider CBI's closure report on October 7 August 27, 2014

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Wednesday fixed October 7 for considering the closure report filed by CBI in the case relating to alleged irregularities in supply of all-terrain Tatra vehicles to the Indian Army. Special CBI Judge Madhu Jain posted the matter for October 7 after the agency sought...
  • CBI files closure report in Tatra all-terrain vehicle scam August 26, 2014

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation on Tuesday filed a closure report in Tatra all-terrain vehicle, saying there was insufficient evidence to file a chargesheet in the case. The agency filed its closure report before Special CBI court here. CBI sources said the allegation that the all-terrain trucks were supplied by...
  • Tatra bribery case: CBI chargesheets Lt General (retd) Tejinder Singh July 15, 2014

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation on Tuesday chargesheeted Lieutenant General (retired) Tejinder Singh for alleged irregularities in the import of heavy-duty Tatra trucks for the Indian Army. Singh had been implicated in Tatra Truck scam by former Army Chief and Minister of State for External Affairs VK Singh. Tejinder...
  • BJP demands court-monitored probe into Rolls Royce contract March 3, 2014

    BJP on Monday demanded a court- monitored probe into alleged bribery in the purchase of Rolls -Royce aircraft engine and targeted the government once again on the issue of corruption in this context. The party was not satisfied with the CBI probe ordered by the Defence Minister alleging the government is...
  • Tatra trucks scam: CBI questions former senior officials of BEML February 11, 2014

    Bangalore: The Tatra trucks scam is back to haunt BEML with the CBI carrying out investigations. CBI teams were in Bangalore to examine BEML senior executives in purchase of spare parts for Tatra trucks. Sources say the CBI has questioned former CMDs of BEML TVS Shastry and VRS Natarajan. Four other...
  • Defamation case: Army ex-chief VK Singh to appear in court today July 27, 2013

    New Delhi: Former Army Chief VK Singh will appear in court on Saturday regarding the defamation case that was filed against him by Lt Gen Tejinder Singh and four other senior serving Army officers. A city court had issued a bailable warrant against him earlier when he failed to appear...
  • Ex-Army Chief threatens to put documents in public domain July 25, 2013

    New Delhi: Former Army Chief V K Singh has threatened to put in public domain all documents related to his claim of a Rs 14 crore bribe offer made by a retired officer to clear a tranche of "sub-standard" vehicles, if CBI fails to pursue the case. "Let CBI say they...
  • General VK Singh bribery case: CBI to file closure report, say sources July 24, 2013

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is going to file a closure report in former Army Chief General VK Singh bribery case. CBI sources have told CNN-IBN that evidence provided by General Singh is not enough to prove bribery charges against Lieutenant General Tejinder Singh. General Singh had claimed...
  • Tatra truck deal: ED sends judicial requests to UK, Hong Kong February 17, 2013

    New Delhi: Speeding up its probe in the controversial defence deal that had surfaced in 2012, the Enforcement Directorate has recently sent judicial requests to the UK and Hong Kong in connection with its money laundering probe in the Tatra truck deal. The agency has dispatched the requests, called Letters...
  • A brief history of defence scams in India February 14, 2013

    New Delhi: From time to time a new case of kickbacks in defence deals come to light. Some of the defence deals have led to major changes in the political environment and former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi-led Congress lost the 1989 Lok Sabha elections government after the 1987 Bofors scam. Here...
  • Tata Motors offers vehicles to replace Tatra trucks January 23, 2013

    New Delhi: Tata Motors has offered its latest vehicles to the Defence Ministry to replace the controversial Tatra trucks, used so far to carry missiles such as Agni and Prithvi. The procurement of Tatra trucks has been put on hold pending a CBI probe into bribery allegations by former Army...
  • Defence forces begin hunt for Tatra truck replacements January 2, 2013

    New Delhi: Against the backdrop of a freeze on procurement of Tatra trucks, the Armed Forces have started looking for alternative vehicles to equip them with their missile systems. In view of Defence Ministry's decision to put on hold the procurement of Tatra trucks pending the CBI probe into allegations...
  • Defence Ministry saw unprecedented happenings in 2012 December 30, 2012

    New Delhi: 2012 was an unprecedented year for the Defence Ministry as it had a prolonged stand-off with former Army Chief Gen VK Singh over his age issue and a truck-deal case and was dragged to the Supreme Court. The selection of France's Dassault Rafale for the 126 combat aircraft...
  • No more Tatra trucks for Indian Army: Government December 18, 2012

    New Delhi: The Indian Army has 7,983 Tatra trucks but "there is no further procurement" of these vehicles or their spare parts, the government said on Monday. Defence Minister AK Antony told the Lok Sabha that the existing Tatra trucks formed about four per cent of the total vehicles authorized for...
  • Bribe case: CBI questions Tejinder Singh, Vectra chief October 25, 2012

    New Delhi: The CBI on Thursday questioned Lt Gen (retd) Tejinder Singh and Vectra Chairman Ravinder Rishi in connection with alleged bribe offer made by the former to the then Army chief VK Singh to clear a tranche of allegedly substandard all terrain vehicles. CBI sources said Managing Director of Vectra...
  • CBI carries out raids, registers case against Tejinder Singh October 20, 2012

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Saturday raided seven places in the country in connection with the former army chief General VK Singh bribery case. The raids are still on, reports said. An FIR was registered against Lt Gen Tejinder Singh under prevention of corruption act.   Gen VK...
  • Procurement of Tatra trucks on hold, says Army chief September 20, 2012

    New Delhi: Army Chief Gen Bikram Singh on Wednesday said procurement of Tatra trucks has been put on hold in view of the ongoing Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) inquiry into allegations of corruption against the company. "The point is that a decision (to buy or not to buy Tatra...
  • Defence Ministry to cancel DRDO's Tatra truck order September 17, 2012

    New Delhi: The Defence Ministry is planning to cancel the BEML order, worth over Rs 50 lakh, given to UK-based Tatra Sipox for supplying one truck, in the wake of the CBI probe into the allegations of irregularities in the supply of these vehicles. The order for the truck was...
  • CBI questions suspended BEML Chairman VRS Natarjan August 24, 2012

    New Delhi: The CBI on Friday questioned suspended BEML Chairman and Managing Director VRS Natarajan in connection with alleged irregularities in procurement and supply of Tatra all-terrain trucks to the Army. CBI sources said Natarajan was grilled at the CBI headquarters in New Delhi for about five hours about issues that...
  • BEML had tech yet paid Rishi's firm: CBI on Tatra July 30, 2012

    New Delhi: Probing the Tatra scam, CBI has claimed to have laid its hands on crucial records showing that BEML top brass had insisted on getting technology from Ravinder Rishi's firm that was already available with the PSU a decade back. The records show that while renewing the contract with Rishi...
  • Tatra deal: Ravi Rishi provides documents to CBI July 19, 2012

    New Delhi: Vectra Chairman Ravinder Rishi on Thursday provided to the CBI some key documents related to Tatra all terrain vehicle deal during his questioning by the agency officials. Rishi, who arrived at the CBI headquarters is being probed by the agency in connection with all terrain vehicles deal with the...
  • Tatra case: CBI may make 'some significant arrests' July 8, 2012

    New Delhi: Armed with "some crucial" evidence, the CBI is likely to make "some significant arrests" soon in connection with its probe into alleged irregularities in the procurement and supply of Tatra all-terrain vehicles. CBI officials, who carried out an on-site verification of BEML facilities in Bangalore for the production of...
  • CBI may chargesheet suspended BEML chief June 13, 2012

    New Delhi: The clock has started ticking for suspended BEML chief VRS Natarajan after the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has got the sanction to prosecute him. The agency believes Natarajan took favours from Vectra chief Ravi Rishi and is ready to file a chargesheet against him. The CBI is ready...
  • Was govt bypassed in 2003 Tatra vehicle deal? June 12, 2012

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has claimed there are no documents which show that PSU BEML had kept the Defence Ministry in the loop while signing the agreement for supply of Tatra all-terrain vehicles with Ravinder Rishi in 2003, three years before renewal of contract was due. CBI...
  • CBI gets go-ahead to probe suspended BEML chief June 11, 2012

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Monday got a formal permission of the Centre to probe the alleged role of suspended BEML chief VRS Natarajan in connection with the Tatra vehicle deal. This comes hours after the Ministry of Defence suspended Natarajan following a recommendation by the CBI...
  • I respect Govt's decision: BEML chief VRS Natarajan June 11, 2012

    Ministry of Defence (MoS) on Monday suspended Bharat Earth Movers Ltd (BEML) chief VRS Natarajan in connection with the Tatra case. ...