Bribery Case

  • Tatra bribery case: CBI chargesheets Lt General (retd) Tejinder Singh July 15, 2014

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation on Tuesday chargesheeted Lieutenant General (retired) Tejinder Singh for alleged irregularities in the import of heavy-duty Tatra trucks for the Indian Army. Singh had been implicated in Tatra Truck scam by former Army Chief and Minister of State for External Affairs VK Singh. Tejinder...
  • BJP leader Ganesh Malviya, I-T officer, others get bail in bribery case April 1, 2014

    A local court in Bhopal on Tuesday granted bail to Deputy Commissioner of Income Tax Department Poonam Rai, her husband and BJP leader Ganesh Malviya and two others arrested on Friday by CBI for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 10 lakh from a builder. Special Additional District Judge (ADJ) Manoj Kumar...
  • CBI registers preliminary enquiry in Rolls Royce bribery case March 21, 2014

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation on Friday registered a Preliminary Enquiry (PE) into alleged bribery in the Rs 10,000 crore deal for supply of aircraft engines to state-owned Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) by London-based Rolls Royce. The agency has named unknown officials of HAL, owner of Aashmore Private...
  • German court delays decision on Bernie Ecclestone bribery case September 20, 2013

    Frankfurt: A Munich court said it expected a decision on whether Formula One Chief Executive Bernie Ecclestone will have to stand trial after being charged with bribery to be delayed until next year. Ecclestone's lawyers have said they plan to submit further extensive statements related to the case, and an imminent...
  • Railway bribery case: Delhi HC reserves order on Singla's bail plea September 4, 2013

    The Delhi High Court on Wednesday reserved its verdict on bail pleas of former railway minister Pawan Kumar Bansal's nephew Vijay Singla and suspended Railway Board member Mahesh Kumar, who stand accused in the Rs 10 crore cash-for-post railway bribery case. Justice Hima Kohli reserved the order after counsel for the...
  • General VK Singh bribery case: CBI to file closure report, say sources July 24, 2013

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is going to file a closure report in former Army Chief General VK Singh bribery case. CBI sources have told CNN-IBN that evidence provided by General Singh is not enough to prove bribery charges against Lieutenant General Tejinder Singh. General Singh had claimed...
  • Railway bribery: Prime accused judicial custody ends today July 19, 2013

    New Delhi: Former railway minister Pawan Kumar Bansal's nephew Vijay Singla's judicial custody ends on Friday. Suspended Railway Board Member Mahesh Kumar, Singla and eight others were charged in the Rs 10 crore cash-for-post railway bribery case. The CBI in its chargesheet filed against 10 accused, has alleged Singla had demanded...
  • F1 boss Ecclestone indicted in bribery case July 17, 2013

    London: Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone has been indicted by German prosecutors for alleged bribery in connection with the sale of a stake in the global racing series. Ecclestone has been under investigation since a German banker was convicted of taking an illegal payment from him worth $44 million. Ecclestone told the...
  • Railway bribery case: Court reserves order on Singla's bail plea July 8, 2013

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Monday granted bail to one of the alleged middlemen in the Rs 10 crore Railway bribery case while reserving its order on the bail plea of Vijay Singla, nephew of former Railway Minister Pawan Bansal. Special CBI Judge Swarana Kanta Sharma granted bail to...
  • Railway bribery: Cong defends Bansal, says BJP has double standards July 6, 2013

    New Delhi: The Congress and the BJP are yet again at loggerheads after the Central Bureau of Investigation gave a clean chit to former railways minister Pawan Kumar Bansal in the railway bribery case. The Congress hit out at the BJP and defended Bansal saying he has done no wrong. "Is...
  • No evidence against Bansal in Railway Board bribery case: CBI July 4, 2013

    New Delhi: Pawan Kumar Bansal was given a clean chit in the Rs 10 crore cash-for-post railway bribery case by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), which on Thursday said that there was no evidence to prove that the former Railways Minister was involved in any illegal deal. The investigative...
  • Railway bribery scandal: CBI questions Bansal for over 6 hours June 4, 2013

    New Delhi: The CBI on Tuesday quizzed former Railway Minister PK Bansal for over six hours in connection with bribery scandal involving his nephew Vijay Singla and Railway Board member Mahesh Kumar. The sources said Bansal was called at 11.00 am to CBI guest house, located five kilometers from the...
  • Railway bribery: Bansal tells CBI he had 'lost touch' with nephew June 4, 2013

    New Delhi: Former Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal reportedly told the Central Bureau of Investigation on Tuesday that he had "lost touch" with his nephew Vijay Singla, an accused in the Railway bribery scandal. CNN-IBN got exclusive details of what Bansal told the CBI on Tuesday during his almost 6 hour-long...
  • Railway bribery: CBI examines Bansal's role in other appointments June 4, 2013

    New Delhi: Sources in the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday said that former Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal was being examined about his role in various postings and appointments apart from that of suspended Railway Board official Mahesh Kumar. The sources said the questioning was going on at...
  • Bribery case: CBI officer remanded to judicial custody till June 7 May 27, 2013

    New Delhi: Arrested CBI SP Vivek Dutt, a key member of the coalgate scam probe, and three others were on Monday remanded to judicial custody till June 7 by a Delhi court in connection with a corruption case lodged against them. The four arrested accused -- Dutt, CBI inspector Rajesh...
  • CBI to inform SC that IO of coalgate arrested May 20, 2013

    New Delhi: CBI will tell the Supreme Court on Tuesday about the arrest of its Superintendent of Police Vivek Dutt who was the Chief Investigator of the coalgate scam. The apex court had in its last hearing on coalgate scam said no officer will be taken off of the case...
  • Railway bribery: BJP protests against CBI DIG May 20, 2013

    Chandigarh: A group of BJP activists on Monday held a demonstration outside the Central Bureau of Investigation office in Chandigarh protesting against alleged involvement of CBI DIG Mahesh Agarwal in deliberately delaying the raid at Pawan Kumar Bansal's nephew Vijay Singla's residence. Balbir Singh, a CBI inspector had filed a complaint...
  • Bribery case: CBI officer remanded to probe agency's custody May 18, 2013

    New Delhi: Senior CBI officer Vivek Dutt, who headed the Coalgate scam probe team, and three others were on Saturday sent to three days in the agency's custody by a Delhi court for allegedly taking a bribe of Rs 15 lakh from a businessman to favour him in a land...
  • Coalgate: BJP demands PM's resignation for fair probe May 15, 2013

    Mumbai: Demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, BJP today said an independent probe in the coal allocation scam was not possible till he occupies the top post. Party Vice-President Balbir Punj told reporters here that the CBI which had acted swiftly in the Rail scam, involving Pawan Bansal,...
  • RPF Association asked to vacate illegally-occupied properties May 15, 2013

    New Delhi: The Railway Board chairman on Wednesday asked the RPF association to vacate Railway properties with immediate effect. The RPF Association has been illegally occupying four properties including one in Delhi. CNN-IBN had reported that the CBI was looking at the role and clout of the RPF Association in Railway...
  • Railway scam: CBI aiming to file chargesheet by July 3, say sources May 14, 2013

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is aiming to file its chargesheet in the Railway scam on July 3, sources said on Tuesday. The taped conversations between accused in the scam have been sent for forensic tests and the reports are expected soon, sources said. The CBI sources also...
  • Cash-for-jobs scam: CBI to probe former Railway Board chief's role May 13, 2013

    New Delhi: The CBI probe on the railway recruitment scam, that toppled Pawan Bansal as the Railways Minister, has widened to reach the doorstep of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. Sources say that the CBI will now probe the role of former Railway Board Chairman Vivek Sahai. Sources said that...
  • Coalgate: Can assume somebody in PMO was guiding course of events, says Jaitley May 11, 2013

    Leader of the opposition in the Rajya Sabha, Arun Jaitley made this allegation while speaking to Karan Thapar on this week's Devil's Advocate. ...
  • Railway bribery scandal: CBI sends phone intercepts to CFSL May 11, 2013

    New Delhi: CBI has sent intercepted phone conversations to the Central Forensic Science Laboratory to identify the voices of suspects in the Rs 10 crore railway bribery scandal which saw the resignation of Railway Minister Pawan Bansal. CBI sources said the agency has sought the opinion of CFSL to identify the...
  • Pawan Bansal sacked: Is it too little, too late? May 10, 2013

    Pawan Kumar Bansal on Friday evening resigned as Railway Minister following allegations of corrupt practices by his close relatives and aides. Sources say that Bansal was forced to resign after Congress President Sonia Gandhi met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and asked him to force the Railway Minister to put in...
  • Action against Pawan Bansal too little too late: Venkaiah Naidu May 10, 2013

    Pawan Kumar Bansal on Friday resigned as Railway Minister. ...
  • Ashwani Kumar cannot be saved: Kiran Bedi May 10, 2013

    Pawan Kumar Bansal resigned as Railway Minister on Friday. ...
  • Bansal resigns, will Ashwani follow the suit? May 10, 2013

    New Delhi: Pawan Kumar Bansal on Friday evening resigned as Railway Minister following allegations of corrupt practices by his close relatives and aides. Sources say that Bansal resigned after Congress President Sonia Gandhi met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and asked him to force the Railway Minister to put in his papers. The...
  • Bribery case: CBI issues notices to Railway officials to join probe May 10, 2013

    New Delhi: The CBI has reportedly issued notices to senior officials of the Railways to join its investigations into the bribery case involving Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal's nephew Vijay Singla. The CBI is reportedly seeking clarifications on the system of transfers and promotions. Sources said that the CBI also wants to...
  • Railway bribery case: Pawan Bansal feeds goat to ward off bad luck May 10, 2013

    New Delhi: Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal was seen feeding a goat on Friday, which was reportedly sacrificed later. Many believe that it wards off bad luck and is a widespread practice. Bansal is under fire over a bribery scandal involving his nephew, who received payments from a Railway Board officer...