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.
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.
28 Aug 2016
New Delhi: Former Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Sunday handed over a set of at least 15 questions by Delhi's Anti Corruption Branch (ACB) probing the multi-crore tankar scam, and has been asked to reply to the queries within the next few days.
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.
19 Aug 2016
New Delhi: A special court on Friday framed various charges including cheating and criminal conspiracy against former Coal Secretary H C Gupta, two public servants, private firm Vikash Metals and Power Ltd and its two officials in a coal blocks allocation scam case. Special Judge Bharat Parashar put on trial all the accused in the case in which the CBI's closure report was earlier rejected by the court, asking the probe agency to further investigate the matter.
01 Aug 2016
Patna: A Bihar court on Monday granted bail to Ruby Rai, an accused in the toppers' scam, a government lawyer said. A special juvenile court here granted her bail after hearing a petition.
24 Aug 2016
New Delhi: Enforcement Directorate has summoned Nalini Chidambaram, wife of former Finance Minister P Chidamabram, in connection with its money laundering probe in the Saradha chit fund scam case.