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AugustaWestland VVIP chopper scam: None will be spared, asserts Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar
Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Sunday asserted that those involved in the AugustaWestland chopper scam will not be spared. "The Enforcement Directorate (ED) is after them (those involved in the Augusta scam) and none of them will be spared," Parrikar ...
 Zee News4 days ago
DNA
None will be spared in AgustaWestland scam: Manohar Parrikar
Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Sunday asserted that those involved in the AgustaWestland chopper scam will not be spared. "The Enforcement Directorate (ED) is after them (those involved in the Agusta scam) and none of them will be spared," Parrikar said ...
 DNA4 days ago
None will be spared in AugustaWestland scam: Parrikar
Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar today asserted that those involved in the AugustaWestland chopper scam will not be spared. "The Enforcement Directorate (ED) is after them (those involved in the Augusta scam) and none of them will be spared," ...
 Business Standard4 days ago
DNA
VVIP chopper scam - Modi govt tapping phones of opposition, bureaucrats & judges: Congress
Anand Sharma said BJP government, which is working overtime tapping phone of Opposition, civil servants and judges.
 DNA1 month ago
The Hindu
Uproar in Rajya Sabha over VVIP chopper scam
With Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar's statement that the VVIP Chopper scam could have been curbed long back, the limelight on the Parliament today will be on the Agusta Westland deal. Here are the live updates: 12: 05 pm: Rajya Sabha adjourned till 12:36 ...
 The Hindu1 month ago
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Those linked to chopper deal got 'good positions': Parrikar
In a bid to buttress the allegations of Congress' involvement in AgustaWestland scam, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Sunday said all those who were linked to the tainted VVIP chopper deal were given "good positions" following their retirement. "Many people who had some links with Agusta, I am not saying illegitimate links, but some links with Agusta procurement and supply, were given good positions," Parrikar told PTI in an interview. Asserting that they were good to the powers at that ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
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Why are you scared of Sonia? Kejriwal asks Modi on chopper scam probe
Launching a scathing attack on the Modi government and Congress over the AgustaWestland chopper scam, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday said the prime minister does not have “enough courage” to arrest Sonia Gandhi and that the two parties have an “alliance in corruption”. Questioning the Congress on the issue of PM’s alleged “fake” degree, Kejriwal also said that the two parties had a “setting” that the Bharatiya Janata Party ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
VVIP Chopper Scam: SC seeks Centre's reply on PIL for FIR against Congress leaders including Sonia, Manmohan
The Supreme Court on Friday sought responses from the Centre and the CBI on a plea seeking registration of an FIR against some political leaders and others whose names have allegedly been referred to in an Italian court's verdict in AgustaWestland chopper ...
 DNA1 month ago
VVIP chopper scam: PM Modi lauds Parrikar's speech; says he rose above politics & placed facts
A day after Manohar Parrikar spoke of an 'invisible hand' in preventing an investigation in UPA tenure in VVIP Chopper scam, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday praised defence minister over his speech in Rajya Sabha.
 DNA1 month ago
First Post.com
Rajya Sabha Live: Parl members raise the chopper scam and Mallya resignation
The Parliament, in its second week of the Budget Session, is set for another controversial round of discussions on Wednesday. The BJP and the Congress, in the past week, have clashed over the alleged AgustaWestland chopper scam in the Rajya Sabha. The post ...
 First Post.com1 month ago
DNA
VVIP chopper scam: There is proof of mala fide intent, says Parrikar on AgustaWestland deal
Only one file on the deal survived the fire at the ministry of defence (MoD), says Parrikar.
 DNA1 month ago
MSN India
Timeline of the AgustaWestland VVIP chopper scam
A deal to buy helicopters for VVIP duties has led to a huge controversy after allegations of corruption in the entire process. The then Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government had in February 2010 signed a contract with UK-based ...
 MSN India1 month ago
IndiaTV News
AgustaWestland scam: Manohar Parrikar to make statement in Rajya Sabha today
Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar will make a statement in the Rajya Sabha today on the AgustaWestland chopper scam. He will place all facts along with the detailed chronology about the controversial deal before the Rajya Sabha at 2 PM in a short duration ...
 IndiaTV News1 month ago
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PM calls ministers' meet ahead of discussion on Agusta
With Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar set to make a statement on the controversial AgustaWestland chopper deal in the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi called a meeting of top cabinet ministers ahead of the crucial day in the Parliament. The meeting would be attended by Parrikar, Home Minister Rajnath Singh, Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister Venkaiah Naidu, besides others. Parrikar, who met the prime minister on Tuesday, is expected to address the Rajya Sabha at 2 pm ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
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Parrikar to place 'facts' about Agusta deal in RS today
Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar will make a statement on the controversial AgustaWestland chopper deal in the Rajya Sabha today, during which he will place all the facts in chronological order before the House.Parrikar, who met Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday, is expected to address the Rajya Sabhaat 2 pm during the short duration debate.Parrikar, had on Monday in Panaji, said his Parliament address would include how and when necessary clauses or provisions were relaxed to suit the ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
VVIP chopper scam: RSS mouthpiece dares Congress to reveal who`s `Signora Gandhi` mentioned in Italian court
039;s 'Signora Gandhi' mentioned in Italian court Last Updated: Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 20:48 New Delhi: Taking a dig at Congress, the RSS on Sunday wondered who would have thought a ghost of a scam will come all the way from Italy to haunt its president Sonia ...
 Zee News1 month ago
DNA
VVIP Chopper Scam: Parrikar to place documents on AgustaWestland deal before Parliament on May 4
Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said he will place the detailed chronology about VVIP Chopper Scam before Parliament
 DNA2 months ago
DNA
VVIP chopper scam: Manohar Parrikar questions UPA, 'Who received kickbacks?'
Parrikar claimed that Italian court had cleared that Rs 125 crores were paid as kickbacks and had disclosed the names of the receivers too.
 DNA2 months ago
Chopper deal: Parrikar to place facts in Parliament on May 4
Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar today said he will place all facts along with the detailed chronology about the controversial AgustaWestland chopper deal before Parliament on May 4. "I will place the detailed chronology, giving facts about the chopper deal ...
 Deccan Herald2 months ago
VVIP chopper scam: Arrest Sonia Gandhi if you have guts, Arvind Kejriwal dares BJP
Renewing his attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has dared the ruling BJP disposition to arrest Congress chief Sonia Gandhi and other party leader named as accused by an Italian court in the VVIP chopper bribery scam ...
 Zee News2 months ago
DNA
VVIP chopper scam: Why is Modi govt protecting bribe-giving company AgustaWestland, asks Congress
Congress spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said that the BJP-led Government was protecting 'bribe-givers' by allowing AgustaWestland to take part in the Union Government's 'Make in India' initiative.
 DNA2 months ago
DNA
VVIP chopper scam: Parrikar papers on AgustaWestland not to spare even 'clean' Antony
Parliament set to be the battleground for Agusta issue between BJP and Congress.
 DNA1 month ago
All means to be pursued to bring corrupt to justice: Govt on chopper scam
Noting that the core issue in the VVIP chopper scam was corruption, the Defence Ministry today said the government will leave no stone unturned in pursuing all means to bring to justice the corrupt and the wrong-doers in this case. Refuting the Congress ...
 Deccan Herald2 months ago
DNA
VVIP chopper scam: Kejriwal questions PM Modi's 'silence', demands raids against Congress leaders
Delhi CM Kejriwal's Principal Secretary Rajendra Kumar's office was raided in December last year in connection with an alleged corruption case.
 DNA2 months ago
VVIP chopper scam: 'Why no raids against Cong?', Kejriwal complains
Kejriwal questioned Modi’s 'silence' on AgustaWestland chopper deal
 MSN India2 months ago
Kejriwal questions the absence of CBI raids against Cong leaders in VVIP chopper scam
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 Business Standard2 months ago
Kejriwal joins fight over VVIP chopper bribery scam, says PM Modi protecting Congress top brass
In yet attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday accused the Centre of deliberately protecting some top Congress figures who have been named as accused in the AugustaWestland VVIP chopper scam case by an Italian ...
 Zee News2 months ago
India Today
Chopper scam: Supreme Court to hear plea seeking FIR against Sonia Gandhi, Manmohan Singh
The Supreme Court will hear a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) next week seeking police action against Congress president Sonia Gandhi, former prime minister Manmohan Singh and Sonia's political advisor Ahmed Patel for allegedly receiving bribes in the ...
 India Today2 months ago
No witch-hunt in VVIP chopper scam: Government
The government on Wednesday denied any "witch-hunt" against anyone on the AgustaWestland VVIP chopper deal and urged Congress leaders to approach the Italian court if they have any complaint about "character assassination"."If they have any complaint about ...
 Prokerala2 months ago
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Explained: The AgustaWestland VVIP chopper scam
A Rs 36 billion deal for helicopters to ferry VVIPs that ran into rough weather ... A controversy that now threatens to park itself at the doorsteps of the Congress party... Nitin Gokhale, national security expert and founder BharatShakti.in, tells us what the controversy is all about. What was the need to buy new VVIP helicopters and when did the process begin? 2000: Aware that the Mi-8 VVIP helicopter fleet had only 10 years to go before being phased out, the Indian Air Force suggested ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
Congress should approach Italian court, says Govt on VVIP chopper scam
New Delhi, April 27: The government on Wednesday denied any "witch-hunt" against anyone on the AgustaWestland VVIP chopper deal and urged Congress leaders to approach the Italian court if they have any complaint about "character assassination"."If they have ...
 One India2 months ago
One India
AgustaWestland chopper scam: Manohar Parrikar to make statement in Parliament
New Delhi, April 27: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Wednesday he will make a statement on the AgustaWestland scam in parliament. What is AgustaWestland chopper scam?Asked about the details emerging in the VVIP chopper scam, he said: "I will speak ...
 One India2 months ago
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Agusta Scam in SC: FIR sought against Sonia, Manmohan
The Supreme Court has agreed to hear a request for police cases against Sonia Gandhi, Manmohan Singh and Ahmad Patel in the AgustaWestland chopper scam. The court will take it up next week.Lawyer ML Sharma has petitioned the Supreme Court for FIRs or First Information Reports against the Congress leaders, who have been named in documents annexed to an Italian court in the VVIP chopper deal.The petition comes in the middle of a massive row in Parliament over the 3,600 crore deal for the supply ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
VVIP chopper scam: Modi didn’t cut any deal, clarifies Centre
Prime Minister Narendra Modi did not cut any deal of any sort, the Centre has clarified in response to allegations of inaction and possible attempts to strike a deal with the AgustaWestland middleman James Christian Michel. In a statement released on ...
 The Hindu2 months ago
AgustaWestland VVIP chopper scam: Fundamental question is `who took the bribe`, stresses Manohar Parrikar
New Delhi: Amid the ongoing row over the AgustaWestland VVIP chopper bribery scam, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Saturday said that the fundamental question at the centre of the controversy was: "who took the bribe?"
 Zee News2 months ago
DNA
VVIP chopper scam: Government rejects charge that PM Modi struck deal with Italy on AgustaWestland case
The government has denied all allegations saying, "Prime Minister Modi did not cut any deal of any sort."
 DNA2 months ago
DNA
VVIP chopper scam: Kejriwal steps up attack, dares BJP to arrest Sonia Gandhi
This is the first instance of Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal directly naming Sonia Gandhi, which he had refrained from since the row erupted in Parliament.
 DNA2 months ago
Arvind Kejriwal dares BJP to arrest Sonia Gandhi in Agusta chopper scam
New Delhi, Apr 29 (PTI): Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has dared the Bharatiya Janata Party to arrest Congress President Sonia Gandhi and other leaders of the party in connection with the Rs. 3,600 core AgustaWestland chopper scam. He also questioned ...
 Daiji World2 months ago
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Kejriwal dares BJP to arrest Sonia Gandhi in chopper scam
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal dared the Bharatiya Janata Party to arrest Congress president Sonia Gandhi and other leaders of the party in connection with the controversial Rs 3,600 core AgustaWestland chopper deal. He also questioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s “silence” on the issue and wondered why Central Bureau of Investigations raids have not been conducted against Congress leaders in connection with the case. “I dare BJP two arrest Sonia ji and ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
VVIP chopper scam: Kejriwal dares BJP to arrest Sonia Gandhi
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has dared Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP ) to arrest Congress President Sonia Gandhi and other leaders of the party in connection with the controversial Rs 3,600 core AgustaWestland chopper deal.
 MSN India2 months ago
First Post.com
AgustaWestland VVIP chopper scam: Will leave no stone unturned to bring out the truth, says Defence ministry
The defence ministry on Thursday said the primary issue is corruption and it will "leave no stone unturned" to bring out the truth. The post AgustaWestland VVIP chopper scam: Will leave no stone unturned to bring out the truth, says Defence ministry appeared ...
 First Post.com2 months ago
First Post.com
VVIP chopper scam: SC to hear AgustaWestland PIL in the first week of May
A PIL on AgustaWestland will be admitted and heard in Supreme Court in the first week of May The post VVIP chopper scam: SC to hear AgustaWestland PIL in the first week of May appeared first on Firstpost .
 First Post.com2 months ago
Chopper scam: SC to hear plea seeking FIR against Sonia, Manmohan
New Delhi: The Supreme Court Thursday said it will hear next week a PIL seeking registration of an FIR against political leaders, including Congress Chief Sonia Gandhi and former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, in connection with AgustaWestland Chopper case. A ...
 Sify2 months ago
Chopper scam: SC to hear plea for FIR against Sonia, Manmohan
1 day ago PTI New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday said it will hear next week a public interest litigation (PIL) seeking registration of an FIR against political leaders, including Congress chief Sonia Gandhi and former prime minister Manmohan Singh, in ...
 MSN India2 months ago
Rediff.com
Chopper scam: SC to hear PIL next week on FIR against Sonia, Manmohan
The Supreme Court on Thursday said it will hear next week a PIL seeking registration of an FIR against political leaders, including Congress chief Sonia Gandhi and former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, in connection with the AgustaWestland Chopper case. A bench comprising Chief Justice T S Thakur and justices R Banumathi and U U Lalit ordered listing of the PIL when advocate M L Sharma said that it is an urgent matter which should be heard at the earliest. The Central Bureau of Investigation ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
AgustaWestland VVIP chopper scam: SC to hear plea next week on FIR against `bribe-takers`
Sonia Gandhi, whose name figures in the judgement, said she was "not afraid" and dubbed the allegations as false. MUST READ AgustaWestland VVIP chopper scam: Parent firm Finmeccanica yet to be formally blacklisted, says report Manmohan Singh and former ...
 Zee News2 months ago
AgustaWestland VVIP chopper scam: Parent firm Finmeccanica yet to be formally blacklisted, says report
Last Updated: Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 09:59 New Delhi: Amid the row over AgustaWestland VVIP chopper bribery scandal, a report claimed on Thursday that Italian conglomerate Finmeccanica has yet to be formally banned by India. The Times of India reported ...
 Zee News2 months ago
AgustaWestland: AAP protestors baton-charged in Delhi
Aam Aadmi Party protestors were baton-charged by police near the Race Course Metro Station on Saturday morning. They were protesting against the ongoing AgustaWestland VVIP chopper case. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal had also joined the protests at ...
 catchnews.com1 month ago
Modi scared of arresting Sonia: Kejriwal
Launching a frontal attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday said the Centre was "scared" of taking action against Congress president Sonia Gandhi in the AgustaWestland chopper scam.Addressing an Aam Aadmi Party ...
 Prokerala1 month ago
Rediff.com
First or last family, no guilty will be spared: Parrikar
Ramping up the attack against the Gandhi family on AgustaWestland issue, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Saturday said the government will not hesitate to take action against them if they are proven guilty, asserting no one is above law, whether ‘first or the last family’. He also took a dig at Arvind Kejriwal for his remarks that the Modi government does not have ‘enough courage’ to arrest Sonia Gandhi, saying the Delhi chief minister was feeling left out because ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
Rediff.com
Modi is scared of Sonia Gandhi: Delhi CM Kejriwal
Taking charge of the AAP protest at Jantar Mantar, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal launched a scathing attack against the prime minister, saying, "Modi is afraid of Sonia Gandhi. He will not take any action against her." The Delhi CM added that the Centre had no intention to act against the guilty. Today, members of AAP are protesting at Jantar Mantar over the AgustaWestland VVIP chopper scam. Protests turned violent when police launched a lathi-charge against the ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
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AAP protest at Jantar Mantar
Member of the Aam Aadmi Party have congregated at Jantar Mantar and are protesting against Sonia Gandhi and Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the AgustaWestland VVIP chopper scam. The protest has turned violent with police lathi-charging the ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
LIVE: Parrikar speaks in Lok Sabha on Agusta deal
Defence Minister on May 12, 2014 finally put a stop to the deal. This was the time of general elections. Action was finally taken in May 2014, while it could have easily been taken in February, 2012.
 MSN India1 month ago
First Post.com
Rajya Sabha Live: Invisible hand was guiding CBI, ED, says Parrikar
The Parliament, in its second week of the Budget Session, is set for another controversial round of discussions on Wednesday. The BJP and the Congress, in the past week, have clashed over the alleged AgustaWestland chopper scam in the Rajya Sabha. The post ...
 First Post.com1 month ago
Why would I hug Arvind Kejriwal forcibly, is he a 'heroine'? asks Lalu Prasad Yadav
Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav has lashed out at Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for daring the BJP government to arrest Congress chief Sonia Gandhi and other party leader named in the Italian court order in the VVIP chopper scam.
 Zee News1 month ago
First Post.com
VVIP chopper scam: SC seeks Centre's reply on plea for FIR against Cong leaders
The SC sought response from the Centre on a plea seeking FIR against some political leaders whose names came up in the AgustaWestland chopper case The post VVIP chopper scam: SC seeks Centre’s reply on plea for FIR against Cong leaders appeared first on ...
 First Post.com1 month ago
Rediff.com
Chopper deal: Parrikar to place facts in Parliament on May 4
Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Sunday said he will place all facts along with the detailed chronology about the controversial AgustaWestland chopper deal before Parliament on May 4. "I will place the detailed chronology, giving facts about the chopper deal before Parliament on Wednesday. I will place the detailed chronology, giving how and when necessary clauses or provisions were relaxed to suit the company," he told reporters here on the sidelines of a function. "Those who received ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
AgustaWestland VVIP chopper scam: Who is `Signora Gandhi` and what Italian court said about her in judgment?
A major controversy has erupted over 'Signora Gandhi', whose name was mentioned in the Italian court's verdict on AgustaWestland VVIP chopper scam. The 225-page verdict by the Milan Court of Appeals (an Italian court) mentions name of one 'Signora Gandhi'.
 Zee News2 months ago
No witch-hunt in VVIP chopper scam: Rajiv Pratap Rudy
The Central govt urged Congress leaders to approach the Italian court if they had any complaint about "character assassination"
 Business Standard2 months ago
AgustaWestland chopper scam: Manohar Parrikar to make statement in Parliament
New Delhi, April 27: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Wednesday he will make a statement on the AgustaWestland scam in parliament. What is AgustaWestland chopper scam?Asked about the details emerging in the VVIP chopper scam, he said: "I will speak ...
 One India2 months ago
Modi scared of arresting Sonia: Kejriwal
Launching a frontal attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday said the Centre was "scared" of taking action against Congress president Sonia Gandhi in the AgustaWestland chopper scam.Addressing an Aam Aadmi Party ...
 Prokerala1 month ago

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