AgustaWestland Scam: News

AgustaWestland Scam is the Indian scam which involves allegations of bribery and corruption by senior officials and a helicopter manufacturer AgustaWestland regarding the purchase of new fleet of helicopters. Officials were accused of accepting bribe from the company in order to win Indian contract for the supply of 12 AgustaWestland AW101 helicopters.

ED arrests defense agent Sushen Gupta in VVIP choppers case

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has arrested a defense agent from Delhi in the Rs. 3,600 crore VVIP choppers deal case, officials said today.

VVIP Chopper case: Former Air-Chief Tyagi permitted to travel abroad

A Delhi court today allowed former Air Chief S P Tyagi, accused in the VVIP chopper case lodged by the CBI, to travel abroad in March next year.

19 Dec 2018


Delhi-court reserves order on Michel's bail plea for December 22

A Delhi court today reserved for December 22 its order on bail plea of Christian Michel, alleged middleman charge-sheeted and arrested in the AgustaWestland VVIP chopper case.

#AgustaWestlandScam: CBI finds evidence of 'dubious' use of money

In a big boost to the CBI probe into the Rs. 3,727cr VVIP chopper scam, the investigative agency has recovered crucial documentary evidence pertaining to the misuse of funds by Christian Michel.

#AgustaWestlandScam: Alleged middleman Christian Michel sent to 5-days police custody

Christian Michel, the alleged middleman in AgustaWestland scam, was sent to five-day police custody by a Delhi court on Monday.

06 Dec 2018


Operation Unicorn: How Ajit Doval looked over Christian Michel's extradition

The ruling BJP may have registered a big win with the extradition of Christian Michel from Dubai, just as the Congress faces a mounting trouble.

06 Dec 2018


Christian Michel, alleged AgustaWestland middleman, questioned overnight

Christian Michel was questioned by the CBI overnight and slept for only two hours, sources privy to the development told PTI.

04 Dec 2018


#AgustaWestlandScam: Chopper deal 'middleman', Christian Michel, being extradited to India

Alleged AgustaWestland chopper scam middleman, Christian James Michel, who is wanted by several Indian investigative agencies, is reportedly being extradited from the United Arab Emirates to India tonight.

12 Sep 2018

Indian Air Force

#AgustaWestlandCase: Court grants bail to former IAF Chief SP Tyagi

A Delhi court Wednesday granted bail to former Air Force Chief SP Tyagi and others in a money laundering case related to the AgustaWestland VVIP chopper scam.

06 Oct 2017


AgustaWestland scam: Interpol arrests Italian middleman on ED's request

The Interpol has detained Carlos Gerosa, a middleman in the controversial AgustaWestland chopper deal in Italy; he was apprehended on his way from Switzerland to Italy.