BRIBERY SCANDAL

  • AgustaWestland case: CBI rejects allegation of non-cooperation April 8, 2014

    Rejecting allegations of "non-cooperation", CBI has said that all documents related to AgustaWestland helicopter bribery scandal have been provided to prosecutors in Italy who are contesting the case there. The agency refuted media reports which alleged that documents have not been provided to prosecutors in Italy which was hampering India's case...
  • Railway bribery case: Court may take cognisance on chargesheet July 4, 2013

    New Delhi: A Delhi court is likely to decide on the CBI's chargesheet in the 10 crore cashforpost Railway bribery scandal on Thursday. Former railway minister Pawan Kumar Bansal's nephew Vijay Singla and nine others are accused in the case. The court said it would go through the charge sheet,...
  • Railway bribery scandal: CBI to question Pawan Bansal soon May 9, 2013

    New Delhi: Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal is likely to be quizzed soon by the CBI in connection with the alleged Rs 10 crore bribery scandal involving his nephew V Singla and Railway Board member Mahesh Kumar, both of whom reportedly met at his residence. The agency on Thursday grilled the...
  • Lockers of PWD engineer's wife yield Rs 57 lakh, gold May 9, 2013

    Nashik: AntiCorruption Bureau (ACB) on Thursday recovered cash worth Rs 57,69,000 and over 9 kg of gold from two bank lockers of Swati Chikhlikar, wife of suspended PWD executive engineer (Nashik north) Satish Chikhlikar, besides 5 kg of silver from another locker in her name. The seizure is collectively estimated...
  • Railway Minister denies any relation with Ajay Garg May 8, 2013

    New Delhi: In response to a report in a section of media, Railway Minister PK Bansal on Tuesday clarified that Ajay Garg, an alleged middleman in the Rs 10 crore bribery case, has no connection with him. "He is not even a relative, much less a nephew. There is no...
  • Railway scam: CBI arrests Ajay Garg, raids Mahesh Kumar's residence May 7, 2013

    Mumbai: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday arrested Ajay Garg, one of the key accused in the Railway Board bribery case. Garg was the aide of Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal's nephew Vijay Singla. A Delhi court remanded him in CBI custody till May 9. Garg had earlier surrendered...
  • Railway bribery case: CBI probing nexus between RPF, middlemen May 6, 2013

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has now widened the ambit of its probe after the Railway Board bribery case. CBI sources say that the agency is now looking at a jobsforsale nexus between Railway Protection Force officers' association and middlemen. According to CBI sources, the transfers, postings and...
  • Railway bribery: CBI arrests one more in case May 5, 2013

    New Delhi: The CBI on Sunday arrested one more accused in the Railway bribery scandal involving Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal's nephew and a board member, taking the total number of those apprehended to nine. Sunil Dagga was apprehended by a CBI team in the capital, a CBI official said. The...
  • ABVP stages protest outside Bansal's residences May 5, 2013

    New Delhi: Activists of BJP's student wing on Sunday protested outside Railway Minister PK Bansal's residences in Delhi and Chandigarh and demanded his resignation in the wake of the arrest of his nephew for allegedly taking bribe to get a plum posting for an official. Heavy...
  • Pawan Bansal: Low profile man in highprofile controversy May 4, 2013

    Chandigarh: An advocateturnedpolitician, Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal has gradually moved his way up in his political career while maintaining a clean image. However, this will be impacted by a bribery scandal in which his nephew Vijay Singla figures prominently. Bansal, 64 (born July 16, 1948), who is into his...
  • Bribery case: Bangaru Laxman's bail hearing today September 4, 2012

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court is likely to hear former BJP President Bangaru Laxman's bail plea in a bribery case. He is serving an 11year jail term after he was caught taking a bribe on camera in a sting operation in 2001. Laxman's petition also seeks quashing of charges in the...
  • Tatra deal: ExArmy officer to record statement April 10, 2012

    New Delhi: Lieutenant General (Retd) Tejinder Singh is likely to record his statement in the criminal defamation case filed against Army Chief General VK Singh and 4 others in the bribery scandal on Tuesday. Lt Gen (Retd) Tejinder Singh filed the case after General Singh hinted that he had offered him...
  • Poll panel to look at Jaswant Singh's bribery scandal April 1, 2009

    Jaipur: The administration of Rajasthan's Barmer district has sent a preliminary report to the Election Commission on the distribution of money by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Jaswant Singh, officials said on Wednesday. "We have sent a preliminary factual report to the Election Commission and will act as per the instructions...