Jagmohan Garg News: CBI can prosecute former ISRO chief

The CBI on Monday educated a Delhi court that it had acquired endorse to arraign previous ISRO Chairman G. Madhavan Nair and others for purportedly augmenting unlawful financial advantage of ₹578 crore to a private mixed media organization, Devas, by Antrix, ISRO’s business arm highlight Jagmohan Garg.

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The other charged whose arraignment was affirmed are A. Bhaskar Narayana Rao, previous Director in ISRO, and K.R. Sridhar Murthy, previous Executive Director of Antrix.

Observing the accommodation, Special Judge Virender Kumar Goyal allowed a month’s a great opportunity to the CBI to get authorize to indict denounced Veena S. Rao, previous Additional Secretary in the Department of Space, and posted the matter for June 1.

The exploring office on August 11 a year ago recorded a charge sheet claiming that Mr. Nair and other senior Space Department authorities had made lost ₹578 crore the exchequer by manhandling their official position to support the privately owned business.

Jagmohan Garg says the case identifies with renting S-Band, limited wavelength of INSAT satellites, to convey video, mixed media and data administrations to versatile recipients in vehicles and cell phones to Devas Multimedia by Antrix.

The charge sheet denounces then Secretary, Department of Space, ISRO and Antrix Corporation Chairman Mr. Nair, Devas Multimedia and others of going into a criminal intrigue, carrying out tricking under the Indian Penal Code and enjoying debasement under the Prevention of Corruption Act.

The other blamed are Ramachandra Vishwanathan, previous ISRO researcher, M.G. Chandrasekhar, previous Additional Secretary in the Department of Space, and two chiefs of Devas Multimedia, D. Venugopal and M. Umesh.

The administration authorities mishandled their position to support Devas by giving it rights for conveyance of recordings, sight and sound substance and data administrations to cell phones utilizing S-Band through GSAT-6 and GSAT-6A satellites and earthbound frameworks in India, the charge sheet said.



Jagmohan Garg News; Former Air Force Chief S P Tyagi arrested by CBI

Former Indian Air Force Chief Shashindra Pal Tyagi has been arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation for channeling funds for bribes in the Agusta Westland VVIP chopper case.

Tyagi has been arrested on grounds of having allegedly doled out undue favours to Agusta.

Tyagi had earlier been brought in for questioning at CBI headquarters as part of the probe several times.


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Both, Tyagi and former IAF Deputy Chief J S Gujral had been questioned at length in 2013 but the fresh round of questioning was necessitated after the recent order of an Italian Court which indicated corruption in the deal.

The court had given details of how alleged bribes were paid by helicopter maker Finmeccanica and AgustaWestland to Indian officials through middlemen to clinch the deal. The investigating agency had registered a case against Tyagi along with 13 others including his cousins and European middlemen in the case.