India says freezes Finmeccanica payments in chopper bribery case

NEW DELHI Thu Feb 14, 2013 7:03pm IST

A helicopter is seen silhouetted in Kandahar province, southern Afghanistan, March 20, 2009. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini/Files

A helicopter is seen silhouetted in Kandahar province, southern Afghanistan, March 20, 2009.

Credit: Reuters/Stefano Rellandini/Files

Related Topics

Stocks

   

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India has suspended payments to Finmeccanica (SIFI.MI) following allegations the Italian defence group paid kickbacks to swing a $750 million deal for 12 luxury choppers, India's defence ministry said on Thursday.

(Reporting by Manoj Kumar; Writing by Frank Jack Daniel; editing by Matthias Williams)

FILED UNDER:
Comments (0)
This discussion is now closed. We welcome comments on our articles for a limited period after their publication.

  • Most Popular
  • Most Shared

REUTERS SHOWCASE

Gupta to Surrender

Gupta to Surrender

Ex-Goldman director Rajat Gupta to surrender June 17 in insider case.  Full Article 

Ukraine Unrest

Ukraine Unrest

Three dead in east Ukraine, Putin warns of "abyss.  Full Article 

Ferry Tragedy

Ferry Tragedy

Divers struggle in search for South Korean ferry survivors.  Full Article 

Ebola Outbreak

Ebola Outbreak

Death toll from Guinea Ebola outbreak rises to 122.  Full Article 

Top Seeds Advance

Top Seeds Advance

Nadal, Federer and Djokovic all breeze into last eight with comfortable wins.  Full Article 

Grave Allegation

Grave Allegation

'X-Men' director Singer accused of drugging and raping teenage boy.  Full Article 

Soccer Preview

Soccer Preview

Preview - Battered Barca in La Liga last-chance saloon.  Full Article 

Xi's Master Plan

Xi's Master Plan

China's Xi purging corrupt officials to put own men in place - sources.  Full Article 

Spanish Football

Spanish Football

Bale stunner claims King's Cup win for Real over Barca.  Full Article 

Reuters India Mobile

Reuters India Mobile

Get the latest news on the go. Visit Reuters India on your mobile device.  Full Coverage