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  • 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 allterrain 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 allterrain vehicle scam August 26, 2014

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation on Tuesday filed a closure report in Tatra allterrain 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 allterrain trucks were supplied by...
  • 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...
  • ExArmy 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 "substandard" vehicles, if CBI fails to pursue the case. "Let CBI say they...
  • 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...
  • 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 UKbased 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 allterrain 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...
  • 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 allterrain vehicles with Ravinder Rishi in 2003, three years before renewal of contract was due. CBI...
  • CBI gets goahead 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. ...
  • Tatra deal: BEML Chairman Natarajan suspended June 11, 2012

    New Delhi: Ministry of Defence (MoS) on Monday suspended Bharat Earth Movers Ltd (BEML) chief VRS Natarajan in connection with the Tatra case. The Defence ministry spokesperson on Monday confirmed the suspension. The Government has put the CMD of BEML Shri VRS Natarajan under suspension following a recommendation by the CBI...
  • CBI to question retired Army officials who joined Vectra June 10, 2012

    New Delhi: The CBI is all set to question three retired Army officials who held key positions in procurement and quality assurance units and joined Tatra supply accused Ravinder Rishi's firm Vectra postretirement. The agency is trying to establish alleged links of Rishi in the Defence establishment who helped him in...
  • BEMLTatra deal: How far has the web spread within the army? June 7, 2012

    The CBI is set to question three retired army officers, who joined Ravi Rishis companies after their retirement. ...
  • News 360: Army chief accepts Lt Gen Suhag's explanation June 7, 2012

    New Army chief General Bikram Singh has accepted the explanation of Lt General Dalbir Singh Suhag on the discipline and vigilance ban served on him by former Army chief General VK Singh, said sources. The case will now go to the Ministry of Defence and the Cabinet for the final...
  • BEMLTatra deal: 3 exArmy officers to be quizzed June 7, 2012

    New Delhi: The probe into the controversial TatraBEML deal is slated to be widened as the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is set to question three top former army officer. According to sources, the CBI is probing if information was passed on to Tatra in return for jobs after retirement. CNNIBN...
  • Explain notice to exArmy chief: MoD to BEML chief June 6, 2012

    New Delhi: The Defence Ministry on Wednesday sought an explanation from BEML chief VRS Natarajan for serving a legal notice on former Army chief Gen VK Singh demanding an apology for his alleged defamatory statements against the defence PSU on the Tatra truck issue. "Defence Ministry categorically denies giving permission to...
  • ExArmy chief's charges defamatory: BEML chief June 1, 2012

    Bangalore: BEML CMD VRS Natarajan while addressing a press conference on Friday alleged that retired Army chief General VK Singh's remarks against Tatra trucks were damaging and defamatory. Natarajan says that no letter has been received that alleged that the trucks are substandard. Natarajan has issued a defamatory notice against...
  • 'Antony could have done more in Tatra case' May 26, 2012

    New Delhi: In a tellall interview given to CNNIBN, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General VK Singh said that Defence Minister AK Antony could have done much more in the TatraBEML 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 TatraBEML 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...
  • BEML fleecing Army, providing poor service May 17, 2012

    New Delhi: In fresh trouble for defence PSU BEML, the Defence Ministry has received a complain accusing it of charging exhorbitant rates for spare parts of vehicles. A copy of the complaint has been accessed by CNNIBN. According to the complaint, BEML was over charging for spare parts of armoured recovery...
  • Karnataka: Officer probing site allotments attacked May 17, 2012

    New Delhi: A senior Karnataka Administrative Officer probing site allotments has been attacked on Thursday. Eyewitnesses say he was dragged out of car and hit with iron rods. Deputy Director of Cooperative Society Audit Operation, SP Mahantesh was found lying on the road unconscious with critical head injuries. He is...
  • 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 allterrain 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 to take part in summer trials by Army May 5, 2012

    New Delhi: Notwithstanding controversy, Tatra trucks produced by the stateowned BEML are taking part in the summer trials conducted by the Army for procuring heavy trucks to ferry missile and artillery systems. The Army had issued a global tender for procuring over 255 heavy eightwheeled trucks in 2010 and a...
  • Tatra trucks to take part in summer trials by Army May 4, 2012

    New Delhi: Notwithstanding controversy, Tatra trucks produced by the stateowned BEML are taking part in the summer trials conducted by the Army for procuring heavy trucks to ferry missile and artillery systems. The Army had issued a global tender for procuring over 255 heavy eightwheeled trucks in 2010 and a few...
  • No illegality in allotment of plots: TKA Nair April 29, 2012

    New Delhi/Bangalore: Prime Minister's Adviser TKA Nair landed in a controversy on Sunday over alleged irregular allotment of two plots of BEML Housing Society in Bangalore to his niece and a friend, a charge which he rubbished saying there was "no irregularity". Nair said "no irregularity or illegality" was involved in...
  • B'lore: PM's close aide caught in land row April 29, 2012

    Bangalore: One of the close advisors of the Prime Minister, TKA Nair was caught in a land row on Sunday. A story that appeared in the Hindu newspaper on Sunday morning claimed that the BEML Employees' Cooperative Society allotted plots to TKA Nair's niece and friend in south Bangalore at...
  • Tatra deal: CBI to question defence ministry officials April 26, 2012

    New Delhi: After BEML and Tatra Sipox officials, the CBI is now planning to quiz Defence Ministry officials in connection with alleged irregularities in the Tatra allterrain vehicle deal. CBI sources said names of at least six Defence Ministry officials have been finalised who could be quizzed next week in connection...