20 Jul 2013
•Court slams CBI for discrimination in Railgate scam •CBI draws flak for not arresting two other accused in the scam•Court dismisses bail plea of accused CV Venugopal and MV Murali Krishan
20 May 2013
Police had to use water cannons to disperse scores of BJP workers who clashed with police during a protest against a top agency officer whom they accused of shielding former Union Minister Pawan Bansal in the Railgate scam.
10 May 2013
In the wake of the latest developments in coalgate and railgate, speculations are rife about the continuation of the two UPA ministers, PK Bansal and Ashwani Kumar, in the Union Cabinet. It is being said that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is likely to reshuffle his Cabinet just before the fourth anniversary of the UPA government in its second innings. Sources close to the government said that Pawan Kumar Bansal is bound to quit, while Law Minister Ashwani Kumar’s portfolio is expected to be changed. Bansal skipped the Cabinet meeting chaired by the Prime Minister on Thursday but Kumar attended it. However, the Congress leadership is of the view that both the ministers should be shown the door, but final decision in this regard has to be taken by the Prime Minister.
03 Jul 2013
Former Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal was on Tuesday given a clean chit by the CBI in the Rs 10 crore cash-for-post Railway bribery scandal in which the agency filed chargesheet against his nephew Vijay Singla and suspended Board Member Mahesh Kumar along with eight others for graft and other charges.
25 May 2013
BJP on Saturday accused former railway minister Pawan Kumar Bansal of favouring the contractors by reducing license fee on catering contracts, causing ‘massive’ financial losses to railways.
30 Nov 2016
Panicking, she rang the number and told a man who said he was from the IRS: ‘I can pay $500,’ half the sum demanded. "I could do a payment plan. I just can't pay all of it at once." "Ma'am, you can pay $500 today itself. You can do that?" the man asked, adding that lawyers would look at her accounts and work out a monthly payment plan, but she had to pay half now.
19 Aug 2013
New Delhi: A Delhi court on Monday extended the judicial custody of six accused, including former Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal's nephew Vijay Singla, who have been arrested in connection with Rs 10-crore railway bribery case till August 31.
02 Jul 2013
In the absence of sanction for prosecution against a Railway board member, CBI's chargesheet in the railway bribery scam, which cost Congress MP Pawan Kumar Bansal his job as Railway Minister, may not be filed within stipulated time till July 3.
05 May 2013
BJP leader Satya Pal Jain on Sunday demanded that the CBI should interrogate Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal who has said that he has no business links with his nephew who was arrested for allegedly accepting Rs 90 lakh to promote a railway official.
09 Sep 2016
Kolkata: Former West Bengal minister and Trinamool Congress leader Madan Mitra was on Friday granted bail by a court, over 21 months after his arrest in the multi-crore rupee Saradha chit fund scam.