Finmeccanica

  • BJP demands SC-monitored probe into chopper deal, rejects UPA's JPC offer February 27, 2013

    BJP questioned again on Wednesday which family benefitted from the tainted AgustaWestland helicopter deal kickbacks and said it wants a Supreme Court monitored probe into the deal. It rejected the UPA's offer for a Joint Parliamentary Committee on the chopper scandal. ...
  • Chopper deal: Middlemen Michel, Gerosa and Haschke still missing as probe continues February 25, 2013

    Christian Michel, one of the three middlemen mentioned in the tainted AgustaWestland chopper deal, seem to have disappeared and cannot be found at his residence. The other two middlemen Carlo Gerosa and Guido Haschke have similarly disappeared and have not yet come out in public and spoken on the Rs...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai February 19, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Chopper deal: Italian probe report states nearly 50 million euros paid in kickbacks February 19, 2013

    A joint team of CBI, Ministry of Defence and the Foreign Ministry on Tuesday reached Italy to probe allegations of kickbacks. ...
  • News 360: Will AK Antony's personal integrity help UPA tide over chopper deal crisis? February 19, 2013

    Defence Minister AK Antony has ruled out his resignation in the VVIP chopper allegations, saying there is no divide within the government on how to handle this latest controversy. ...
  • Chopper deal: Strong evidence against Finmeccanica ex-CEO Giuseppe Orsi, says Italian criminal law expert February 19, 2013

    An Italian criminal law expert has told CNN-IBN that India won't find it easy to get details of the probe. ...
  • Will we ever know the real beneficiaries in the AgustaWestland case? February 18, 2013

    Italian probe reports say that Christian Michel got 60 per cent of the Rs 350 crore kickbacks. However, he has not been questioned even once. ...
  • The Last Word: Will chopper deal lead to another setback for defence procurement programme? February 18, 2013

    The government is non-committal on axing the AgustaWestland deal. While External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid said the showcause notice was just the first step, he indicated the government may not go all the way. ...
  • News 360: Business empire of chopper deal key middleman Christian Michel unravelled February 18, 2013

    Christian Michel is said to be the key link in the tainted AgustaWestland chopper deal. ...
  • Chopper deal: Probe must begin from Sanjeev Tyagi, says BJP February 17, 2013

    The BJP is now asking that if the Tyagis are speaking the truth, then who got the kickbacks. ...
  • Govt must do its own investigation in kickbacks in chopper deal: BJP February 17, 2013

    The Bharatiya Janata Party on Sunday demanded to know that if the Tyagis are speaking the truth, who got the kickbacks in the Rs 3600 crore VVIP Italian chopper deal? "For all you know, Tyagi is telling the truth. The government must do its own investigation," BJP spokesperson Meenakshi Lekhi...
  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha takes on tainted chopper deal February 17, 2013

    Financial irregularities have been suspected in the AgustaWestland VVIP chopper deal between Ministry of Defence and Italian defence firm, Finmeccanica. The European reports have alleged that Rs 362 crore kickbacks was paid between year 2005 and 2011 during the UPA regime. ...
  • AgustaWestland chopper deal: Italy may share probe documents with India later, say sources February 16, 2013

    The Italian court on Saturday had refused to share its probe documents with India. ...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey February 16, 2013

    Sanjeev Tyagi, the cousin of former air chief SP Tyagi, has refuted allegations of his involvement in the tainted chopper deal. ...
  • AgustaWestland chopper deal: Who got the kickbacks? February 16, 2013

    Sanjeev Tyagi, the cousin of former air chief SP Tyagi, has refuted allegations that he and his brother received kickbacks in the deal. ...
  • President can only be questioned: Prashant Bhushan February 15, 2013

    Prashant Bhushan said that President Pranab Mukherjee and the governors accused in the AgustaWestland deal face immunity but can definitely be questioned by the CBI. ...