Full Coverage - AgustaWestland deal
Finmeccanica signed an MoU in 2009 with Tatas for AW119 helicopter assembly.
Sunday , 17 February '13On Saturday, the probe team held a detail discussion with MoD officials and sought the names of office bearers of AgustaWestland.
Sunday , 17 February '13“Everything started with a lie and it will die with that lie,” Tyagi told CNN-IBN in an interview.
Saturday , 16 February '13MoD is sending senior official to Italy to gather evidence of bribery in AW101 chopper acquisition.
Saturday , 16 February '13The BJP charges the government of avoiding proper inquiry into the scam even as the issue of kickbacks came to light last year itself in the Italian and the Indian media.
Saturday , 16 February '13India will ask for its money, send helicopters back
Saturday , 16 February '13CVC had asked the ministry for a report last October, and is still waiting for a response.
Friday , 15 February '13Dominant culture of adjustment is prevalent... with honesty, integrity becoming the casualty: Rai
Friday , 15 February '13Father Wolfgang Richard Max Michel operated in India in 1980s, 1990s; old-timers recall him as controversial businessman who extensively worked in Indian government sector.
Friday , 15 February '13Govt cites Integrity Pact signed, noting contract bars paying bribes or involvement of middlemen, clause warns of "strict action'' against the vendors.
Friday , 15 February '13Also in story: After bagging deal, Guiseppe Orsi had sent a bottle of champagne to rival US firm and told its head: 'You can't win every time'.
AgustaWestland: Deal nearly died as bribe demanded was huge; Haschke 'used' to get Tyagi family goodwill
Friday , 15 February '13We bring you more from the Italian police report (see 'enlarged document' below) that accuses ex-Air Chief S P Tyagi of alleged involvement in defence contract.
Friday , 15 February '13Former defence minister Jaswant Singh and his party on Thursday expressed contrasting views on former Air Force chief S P Tyagi over the VVIP chopper deal
Friday , 15 February '13Girasole Paol is also believed to have helped the middlemen get a lucrative consultancy project.
Friday , 15 February '13MoD note says a decision to change altitude requirements of the chopper was taken at a meeting on Nov 19, 2003 by then NSA Brajesh Mishra to avoid a single-vendor situation.
Friday , 15 February '13The government has said it has stopped all payments to AgustaWestland. In a statement explaining its position on the matter
Friday , 15 February '13A crucial piece of evidence in Italian probe report on VVIP chopper deal is an agreement that was allegedly drawn up by two key middlemen in Dubai to settle a dispute.
Friday , 15 February '13A war of succession within Italian firm Finmeccanica led to the unearthing of alleged corruption in AgustaWestland's helicopter deal with India.
Thursday , 14 February '13BJP today demanded that the CBI probe into the Rs 3600-crore VVIP chopper deal should be monitored by a competent authority so that the investigation was not 'delayed' as was done in the 2G case.
Thursday , 14 February '13Moved into action by deploying CBI as soon as Finmecannica CEO Orsi was arrested: Govt