Vvip Helicopter Deal

  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 01-04-2013 11:46 PM

    A CBI report states that Former Air Chief Marshal (retd) SP Tyagi received cash in return for favouring Anglo-Italian helicopter company AgustaWestland in the controversial Rs 3,600 crore VVIP helicopter deal. ...
  • VVIP helicopter deal: India seeks details from UK 10-11-2012 02:20 PM

    New Delhi: Defence Minister AK Antony on Saturday said India has sought details from the UK in connection with corruption allegations in the VVIP helicopter deal with Italy. He said that "strong action" would be taken in case any foul play is found. "The contract is with a particular company...
  • Defence body to decide on replacing ageing IAF choppers 29-10-2012 10:10 AM

    New Delhi: The Defence Acquisition Council is set to meet on Monday where a decision is expected on replacing the military's ageing Cheetah and Chetak helicopters of the Indian Air Force. The meet comes amidst allegations of bribery which threaten to torpedo the VVIP helicopter deal. Italian defence major Finmeccanica...
  • IAF VVIP helicopter deal: Army Brigadier under scanner 27-10-2012 11:53 AM

    New Delhi: A Brigadier of the Indian Army is under the scanner for allegedly demanding bribe of USD five million from an Italian company in a helicopter deal, with the Defence Ministry on Saturday seeking details from the government there and assuring "strong action" against the culprits. The allegations were...