Upa Factsheet

  • CBI quizzes senior IAF official in VVIP chopper deal May 16, 2013

    New Delhi: CBI on Thursday quizzed a senior Air Force officer as witness in connection with alleged corruption in the Rs 3,600 crore VVIP Helicopter deal in which former Air Chief is one of the suspects. Without naming the officer, CBI sources said an Air Marshal level officer was examined...
  • Chopper deal: CBI to continue questioning IAF ex-chief SP Tyagi March 7, 2013

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) will question Air Force former chief SP Tyagi and his cousins for a second day on Thursday in connection with the Agustawestland chopper scandal. A preliminary inquiry report was filed last week which named 12 people. The CBI also questioned his cousins Julie...
  • Tainted chopper deal: CBI team to return emptyhanded February 22, 2013

    New Delhi: The CBI team is likely to return from Italy on Friday with not much success as the Italian officials refused to share their probe report in the tainted AgustaWestland deal. The CBI team met the top management of Finmeccanica who have assured cooperation in the investigation. The team...
  • AgustaWestland deal: UK waiting for Italian probe to end, says Indian High Commission February 16, 2013

    India's High Commissioner to the UK says the British government is closely watching the developments and waiting for the completion of Italian investigations in the AgustaWestland defence deal. ...
  • Tainted chopper deal: UPA releases factsheet February 14, 2013

    New Delhi: Under fire from all corners, the UPA government on Thursday released a factsheet on the Rs 3,600 crore AgustaWestland chopper deal. According to the factsheet, a global tender was floated in 2002 for helicopters. Only Eurocopter, France, was found suitable for acquisition. On November 19, 2003, the then principal...