Vvip Chopper Scam

  • BJP demands court-monitored probe into Rolls Royce contract 03-03-2014 06:44 PM

    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...
  • AgustaWestland scam: Another Air ex-Chief, Fali Major, named in probe 07-02-2014 05:30 PM

    New Delhi: The AgustaWestland VVIP chopper scam took a new turn as the name of another former Air Chief Fali Major cropped up during investigations. Finmeccanica lawyers mentioned him in an Italian court saying he had reportedly accepted the company's hospitality while on a trip to Italy in 2007. Major...
  • Chopper deal: After SP Tyagi, former IAF chief Fali Homi Major in the dock 07-02-2014 08:33 AM

    New Delhi: In a case that is bound to bring the Indian Air Force back in the news for wrong reasons yet again, former IAF chief Air Chief Marshal Fali Homi Major has been named in the infamous, AgustaWestland VVIP chopper scam even as the allegations against former IAF chief...
  • AgustaWestland scam: CBI to probe if key middleman was protected 30-01-2014 07:32 AM

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has taken note of a CNN-IBN report which said that one of the prime accused middlemen in the AgustaWestland chopper scam had flown to India several times, and in fact, he was in India just a week before the investigative body filed...
  • VVIP chopper scam: CBI seeks President's approval to examine statements of WB, Goa Governors 21-01-2014 07:51 PM

    After the refusal by Law Ministry, the CBI has now approached President's office seeking permission to record as witness the statements of Governors M K Narayanan and B V Wanchoo in connection with the probe into the VVIP helicopter deal. Highly-placed sources said permission has been sought from President Pranab...
  • VVIP chopper deal: Former Finmeccanica chief released from jail 05-05-2013 12:56 PM

    Milan: The former CEO of the Italian defense giant Finmeccanica was released on Saturday from jail pending his trial on corruption charges in June. Giuseppe Orsi, who was held for some 80 days in pre-trial detention, faces charges for his alleged involvement in the payment of bribes to secure a...
  • Italy: Trial in VVIP chopper scam to begin from June 19 03-05-2013 08:09 PM

    Rome: The 'instant trial' in Rome against ex-CEO of the Italian state-controlled defence giant Finmeccanica, Giuseppe Orsi and the CEO of its helicopter unit AgustaWestland, Bruno Spagnoli for alleged kickbacks in the Rs 3,600 crore VVIP chopper deal with India will begin on June 19. A judge in the northern...