Live Breaking News Headlines Update: Ex-IAF chief SP Tyagi, other accused sent to four-day CBI custody

By: | Updated: December 11, 2016 3:00 PM

Earlier in the day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated a milk co-operative dairy plant and other dairy projects in Deesa, earlier in the day.

Former Air Chief SP Tyagi, Gautam Khaitan and Sanjeev Tyagi being taken to Patiala House Court from CBI headquarters. (ANI)Former Air Chief SP Tyagi, Gautam Khaitan and Sanjeev Tyagi being taken to Patiala House Court from CBI headquarters. (ANI)

Ex Air Force chief who was arrested by CBI yesterday in AgustaWestland case, was brought to Patiala House court today along with two other accused in AgustaWestland case by the CBI. The agency is likely to seek 14-day judicial custody. The AIADMK is meeting today to decide who will be the new party chief. It will be the first crucial meeting chaired by Chief Minister O Panneerselvam, after the death of J Jayalalithaa who passed away last Monday, due to cardiac arrest. She was under treatment since September 22 in Chennai’ Apollo hospital. Before her death, there were reports that she was recovering and would be back home soon. After Jayalalithaa’s demise, her then trusted finance minister Panneerselvam has taken over the reins of the state government. Ex Air Force chief who was arrested by CBI yesterday in AgustaWestland case, is also likely to be presented in the court today.

5:05 PM: All four accused including ex-IAF chief SP tyagi sent to four-day CBI custody.

4:57 PM: We’re quite okay with demonetisation. Air force is assisting govt in airlifting large quantities of bank notes,taking it across nation: IAF Chief.

4:55 PM: IAF and armed forces will continue to serve the nation to the best of its abilities, says IAF chief Arup Raha.

4:50 PM: Very unfortunate episode. Incident obviously affects reputation of a very professional force: IAF Chief Arup Raha on AgustaWestland case

4:40 PM: There is a due process of law, whatever comes out after inquiry we will accept that:Air Force Chief Arup Raha on AgustaWestland case.


4:15 PM: Choppers were meant for VVIPs. The PMO suggested change of service ceiling. How many times VVIPs visited Siachen?: SP Tyagi’s counsel in court during hearing on AugustaWestland case.

4:11 PM: Procurement of chopper deal was a collective decision: SP Tyagi’s counsel in court

3:50 PM: Senior AIADMK leaders have urged Sasikala to lead the party on the path shown by jJayalalithaa, say reports.

3:45 PM: Agusta was engaging middlemen regularly, bribes were paid, probe is going on: CBI in court.

3:15 PM: CBI seeks 10-day custody of former Air Chief SP Tyagi, Gautam Khaitan and Sanjeev Tyagi in connection with Agusta Westland case.

3:05 PM: Sushma Swaraj undergoes kidney transplant operation at AIIMS in the national capital.

2:45 PM: PM Narendra Modi arrives in Gandhinagar, to address BJP workers shortly.


2:22 PM:  Former Air Chief SP Tyagi, Gautam Khaitan and Sanjeev Tyagi now being taken to Patiala House Court from CBI headquarters. Accused to undergo medical tests. CBI may seek 14-day custody.



1:56 PM: Industrialist Pawan Ruia held in Delhi in connection with Jessop factory fire case based on the complaint of Deputy Director railway.

12:45 PM: Modi babu knows that DeMonetisation now derailed. Except giving bhashan, he has no solution, tweets West bengal CM Mamata Banerjee.


12:24 PM: All accused including ex-Air chief SP Tyagi will be produced post lunch before Patiala House Court, New Delhi in the Agusta wetland Case.

12:20 PM: You must have seen how bank officials and others who have collected huge amount of black money are being caught. PM Modi in Gujarat.

12:17 PM: Demonetisation was a tough decision. have warned earlier that there will be difficulties for 50 days, but after that things will become normal: PM Narendra Modi. he also said that dishonest people will have to face consequences.


12:15 PM: At least 280 people die of grief and shock over Jayalalithaa’s death. AIADMK announces Rs3 lakhs compensation for kin of deceased, says AIADMK.

12:12 PM: Not allowed to speak in Parliament by Parliament, therefore I speak in Jan Sabha rather than Lok Sabha or Rajya Sabha. President Pranab Mukherje , who had so much experience of public life have also lamented recently, saying that members should not create so much ruckus in Parliament and allow it to function.

12:10 PM: Taking a dig at previous governments, PM Modi says they looted the country for 70 years, they constantly troubled honest people of the country: PM Narendra Modi.

12:08 PM: Fake notes gives more encouragement to terrorists. We know what’s happening across the border: PM Narendra Modi.

12:06 PM: We sell our farmers’ produce at very low prices. Value addition needs to be done to castor as it is demanded worldwide, says PM Narendra Modi.

12:00 PM: Farmers in Banaskantha embraced drip irrigation. This changed their lives and lives of future generations: PM Modi.

11:49 AM: Tamil Nadu Chief minister O Panneerselvam holds his first cabinet meeting at secretariat in Chennai.

11:44 AM: AIADMK Party meet begins, Sasikala’s group claims support of over 100 MLAs, say Tamil TV news reports.


11:40 AM: Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj to undergo kidney transplant operation today.

11:44 AM: PM Narendra Modi addresses a rally in Deesa, Gujarat. Modi says he has grown up in Gujarat . I pay homage to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.


11:37 AM: Chennai tax evasion case: I-T department seizes Rs 24 crore cash in new currency from Vellore.

11:20 AM: New AIADMK General Secretary will be selected soon, it would be a unanimous decision, says C Ponnaiyan

11:12 PM: FIR copy of ex-Air Chief SP Tyagi arrested by CBI in the AgustaWestland case yesterday.



11:05 AM: PM Narendra Modi on stage in Deesa to inaugurate a milk co-operative dairy plant and other projects.


10: 54 AM: Demonetisation, NEET exam, Cauvery dispute likely to be discussed at AIADMK meeting today. Sasikala’s stance awaited by party leaders and bureaucracy.

10:10 AM: PM Modi arrives in Ahmedabad, will inaugurate a milk co-operative dairy plant and other dairy projects in Deesa today.

10:10 AM: PM Modi arrives in Ahmedabad, will inaugurate a milk co-operative dairy plant and other dairy projects in Deesa today.


10:03 AM: AIADMK to meet today to decide on new party chief. As per reports in Tamil channels, Sasikala had issued a set of guidelines for AIADMK on the party’s stance on Jaya’s relatives. She has reportedly warned relatives about their media interactions.

9:04 AM: Army and Assam Police neutralise 2 hardcore NDFB(S) terrorists in Assam’s Kokrajhar.

8:55 AM: Cyclonic storm over south-east Bay of Bengal moved west-northwestwards during past 6 hours with a speed of 17 km/h.

‘8:07 AM: Thick fog engulfs Delhi, flights and trains get delayed due to the prevailing conditions.

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