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Delhi high court issues notice to ED on Christian Michel’s plea over AgustaWestland chargesheet

In his plea, Christian Michel stated that he had not named anybody before the ED, and the agency leaked the chargesheet to politicise the case.
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ED files supplementary chargesheet against AgustaWestland accused Christian Michel

The chargesheet in the Rs 3,600-crore AgustaWestland chopper scam case was filed before a Delhi court Thursday.

Christian Michel moved to solitary confinement in Tihar after IB input on ‘threat to life’

Suspected AgustaWestland middleman Christian Michel has flagged his detention in solitary confinement in an application moved before a special court.

BJP’s Agusta gambit and Yogi’s idea of justice through renaming

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Youth Congress leader appears for Christian Michel in court, sparks controversy

Advocate Aljo K. Joseph, whose Twitter bio says he is part of the Youth Congress, appeared for Michel in a Delhi court, where the CBI had sought his custody.
AgustaWestland scam accused middleman Michel Christian at CBI headquarters in New Delhi | Ravi Choudhary/PTI

With Michel’s extradition, BJP gets ammo to target Congress and blunt Rafale attacks

In an election year, BJP is likely to go all out against ex-Congress chief Sonia Gandhi and her Man Friday Ahmed Patel on the AgustaWestland deal.
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Agnivesh seeks judicial probe into attack, and no-confidence motion after 15 years

Front page No-confidence motion moved in Parliament. The Lok Sabha will start debating the no-confidence motion, the first in 15 years, Friday. Going by the arithmetic in the House, which currently has 535 members, the BJP-led NDA is expected to defeat the motion, The Indian Express reports. Day after attack, Swami Agnivesh says attack ‘state-sponsored’. A day after he was attacked in Jharkhand's Pakur area, allegedly by Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM) activists, social activist Swami Agnivesh claimed Wednesday that the attack was “state-sponsored” and demanded a judicial inquiry, reports The Tribune. J&K bans 30 TV channels. Rahiba Parveen reports for ThePrint that the ban includes Pakistani news channels, as well as some offering religious content. Cable operators have labelled the order a threat to their business. Defence got Rs 36 crore in FDI in 18 years. According to ministry of defence figures submitted in Parliament Wednesday, there has been a mere $5.13 million (Rs 36...

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Smriti Irani’s makeover: From being most disliked Modi minister to dynasty slayer in Amethi

After causing the biggest upset in 2019 elections, Smriti Irani has ensured she can no longer be ignored by PM Modi and Amit Shah.
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Does Congress have a future in India after 2019 Lok Sabha election results?

The Congress party faced a crushing defeat in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections at the hands of Narendra Modi-led BJP.

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On new govt’s defence agenda — 4 key projects to boost India’s military prowess

Indian Air Force and Indian Navy are in dire need of fighter jets, helicopters and submarines, and the new government has to ensure that they get them.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Varanasi in 2014 | Commons

Pracharak Modi: The mask you see, is the man you get

India has its first leader who is unapologetic about belonging to the social and political Right. This is how Shekhar Gupta foresaw Modi’s five years in this National Interest within three months of his victory in 2014.