Pk Bansal

  • PK Bansal hits out at detractors, says he has nothing to hide 16-03-2014 08:38 PM

    Chandigarh: Former Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal on Sunday hit out at his detractors, who questioned his renomination from Chandigarh over the cash-for-post scam issue, claiming he was a victim of a conspiracy and had suffered despite there being no evidence against him. "It was a conspiracy against me, a...
  • Congress forms screening committee, PK Bansal gets bigger role 10-01-2014 11:09 AM

    New Delhi: Ahead of the 2014 Lok Sabha polls, the Congress has formed a screening committee and former railways minister Pawan Kumar Bansal, who resigned in the wake Railways recruitment scam, is a member of it. He will look after Gujarat and Rajasthan along with Daman and Diu and Dadar...
  • Railway bribery scam: Court to decide on bail pleas of 6 accused 12-07-2013 11:55 AM

    New Delhi: A Delhi court will on Friday pronounce its order on the bail pleas of former Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal's nephew Vijay Singla and five others in the Railway bribery scam. Bansal was recently made a prosecution witness in the case, virtually getting a clean chit in the...
  • News 360: Naxals ambush police convoy and kill SP, 4 other policemen 02-07-2013 10:02 PM

    Naxals ambushed a police convoy in Jharkhand and killed the Pakur Superintendent of Police and 4 other policemen. The incident took place a month after the attack on Congress leaders in Sukma. ...
  • Railway scam: CBI files chargesheet, Bansal's nephew named as accused 02-07-2013 07:03 PM

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation on Tuesday filed a chargesheet against 10 accused in the Railway bribery scam. Former Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal's nephew Vijay Singla was also named in the chargesheet. Other named in the chargesheet were Railway board member Mahesh Kumar, aides of another accused...
  • Mulayam may skip UPA dinner hosted by PM tonight 22-05-2013 10:08 AM

    New Delhi: Distancing himself from the UPA's falling fortunes, Samajwadi Party Chief Mulayam Singh Yadav may skip the dinner which Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will host on Wednesday for its allies and supporting parties, according to sources. An invite has also gone to the BSP's Maywawati. However, sources say she...
  • PM to present Report Card of UPA-II on May 22 19-05-2013 12:58 PM

    New Delhi: With the image of his government in tatters, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will present the last Report Card of UPA-II on May 22 in which he is expected to list the positives such as Direct Benefit Transfer and FDI in retail in a bid to boost the sagging...
  • PM has become a great burden on the country: BJP 12-05-2013 07:16 PM

    New Delhi: Demanding Manmohan Singh's resignation for allegedly shielding former Law Minister Ashwani Kumar and former Railways Minister PK Bansal, the BJP on Sunday said that the Prime Minister has become 'a great burden on the country'. BJP leader M Venkaiah Naidu said, "His (Prime Minister) approach is see nothing,...
  • UPA committed to food security bill, says PM 08-05-2013 04:59 PM

    New Delhi: The United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government is committed to enacting the Food Security Bill after considering all opinions, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said on Wednesday. "The Food Security Bill is a very important legislation for the government. The UPA is committed to make this law after considering all...
  • 'Railway Ministry bends rules for postings of officers' 08-05-2013 12:52 AM

    New Delhi: Claiming that recent bribery allegation in Railways is nothing new, the Federation of Railway Officers' Association has written a letter to the Cabinet Secretary alleging the Ministry "often plays by different rules or bends rules for postings of senior officers beyond recognition." The Association alleged that the Railway...
  • ABVP stages protest outside Bansal's residences 05-05-2013 09:16 PM

    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 police deployment had been...
  • Bribery case: CBI gets transit remand of Railway Board member 04-05-2013 03:57 PM

    Mumbai: A special court in Mumbai on Saturday granted the CBI two days' transit remand of a Railway Board member in an alleged corruption case involving Railway Minister PK Bansal's nephew. Mahesh Kumar, recently promoted as Member (Staff) of the Railway Board from the post of Western Railway General Manager,...
  • Can't confirm the death toll but at least 10 dead in the stampede: PK Bansal 10-02-2013 11:47 PM

    The Railways Minister also said that 12 to 13 people have been injured in the tragic incident. He said that all the injured and those who lost their loved ones in the incident will get compensation from PM's fund. ...
  • 3 ministers meet Pranab to find a way out of 2G 28-09-2011 11:37 PM

    New Delhi: Amid the raging row over the controversial 2G note, three ministers on Wednesday night met Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee at his residence to find a way out to end the political storm. PK Bansal, V Narayanaswamy and Rajiv Shukla met Mukherjee after 11 pm when the Finance Minister...
  • Chandigarh shop allotment scam rocks Parliament 14-03-2011 01:19 PM

    New Delhi: Alleging involvement of Union Minister PK Bansal in a shop allocation scam in Chandigarh, opposition BJP on Monday forced adjournments of both Houses of Parliament. As soon as the Lok Sabha assembled for the day, BJP members were on their feet trying to raise the matter of "attack"...