Railway Board

  • Radia tapes not restricted to 2G spectrum alone, says SC 04-10-2013 06:19 PM

    Scrutiny of the tapped conversations of former corporate lobbyist Niira Radia with influential people has revealed that they were not restricted to 2G spectrum alone and "throw light on different" spheres including, recruitment of members in Railway Board, the Supreme Court said on Friday. The apex court, which perused the...
  • People were on the tracks when Rajya Rani Express came: Railway Board 19-08-2013 12:21 PM

    Railway Board Chairman Arunendra Kumar said the Rajya Rani Express train was running as per its scheduled route and some people were walking on the tracks at the time of the accident. "It's a three-track station. Two trains were already standing at the station and the crowd was moving on...
  • Umashankar Gupta writes to Railway Board seeking better rail facilities 05-08-2013 12:50 PM

    Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Umashankar Gupta has written a letter to Railway Board Chairman Arunendra Kumar asking to provide proper railway facilities to people of Bhopal. In view of problems of citizens, the Home Minister has urged the railway board, in a letter issued on Sunday, to introduce a weekly...
  • Railway bribery: Prime accused judicial custody ends today 19-07-2013 11:47 AM

    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...
  • Railway bribery case: Court reserves order on Singla's bail plea 08-07-2013 06:56 PM

    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...
  • No evidence against Bansal in Railway Board bribery case: CBI 04-07-2013 07:32 PM

    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 Board bribery: CBI names Bansal as prosecution witness 04-07-2013 05:37 PM

    New Delhi: In a breather for former railways minister Pawan Kumar Bansal, the Central Bureau of Investigation has named him prosecution witness in the Railway Board bribery case. This means he will not be named as an accused in the case. Earlier in the day, a Delhi court on Thursday...
  • Process to form Rail Tariff Authority gathers pace 30-06-2013 11:10 AM

    New Delhi: Aiming to delink its financial health from politics, Railways has expedited the process for setting up a Rail Tariff Authority (RTA) and sought the views of other ministries before submitting the proposal to the Cabinet for approval. According to sources, Railways has finalised the contour of the RTA...
  • Railway bribery: CBI probing role of Bansal's secretary 27-06-2013 06:32 PM

    New Delhi: Almost two months after the Railway Board bribery scandal came to the limelight, more details have emerged about the alleged involvement of former Railways Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal's secretary Rahul Bhandari. CNN-IBN has accessed the latest CBI inquiry report in the case. CBI sources told CNN-IBN that its...
  • Railway bribery: CBI examines Bansal's role in other appointments 04-06-2013 05:10 PM

    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...
  • Railway bribery: CBI to question Bansal, say sources 03-06-2013 06:13 PM

    New Delhi: Former Railways Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal will be summoned by the Central Bureau of Investigation for questioning in the Railways bribery case, probe agency sources told CNN-IBN on Monday. Sources further revealed that Bansal, who resigned following the scandal, will be questioned on in-house postings in the Railway...
  • Railway bribery: BJP protests against CBI DIG 20-05-2013 12:53 PM

    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...
  • CBI scanning property docs of Railway Board member 16-05-2013 10:42 PM

    New Delhi: CBI is analysing property documents of arrested Railway Board member Mahesh Kumar, who is facing allegations of paying bribe to nephew of then Railway Minister PK Bansal to get posting of choice, to find out if he has amassed wealth beyond known sources of income. Sources said the...
  • RPF Association asked to vacate illegally-occupied properties 15-05-2013 07:09 PM

    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 scam: CBI aiming to file chargesheet by July 3, say sources 14-05-2013 04:53 PM

    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...
  • CBI may initiate inquiry in RPF appointments 13-05-2013 08:40 PM

    New Delhi: CBI is likely to register a preliminary inquiry into the appointment of senior officers in the Railway Protection Force as it suspects large scale corruption in these postings. Sources said files related to appointments of senior officers in Railway Protection Force have been sought by CBI in this...
  • Cash-for-jobs scam: CBI to probe former Railway Board chief's role 13-05-2013 04:50 PM

    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...
  • Cash-for-jobs scam: Railways hand over transfer files to CBI 13-05-2013 12:14 PM

    New Delhi: Railways handed over files on transfers within the ministry spanning last four years to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Monday. The CBI had sought files from the Railways on transfers from tenures of Mamata Banerjee to Pawan Kumar Bansal. CBI had sought the details to understand...
  • After railway bribery scam, more troubles await Pawan Bansal 11-05-2013 07:32 PM

    More troubles await former railway minister PK Bansal. It's not just the cash-for-jobs scam probe that could be a big headache for him, but illegal land dealings and his links with an association that the MHA had recommended a ban against could also a problem him in the near future....
  • Pawan Bansal sacked: Is it too little, too late? 10-05-2013 11:36 PM

    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 10-05-2013 09:44 PM

    Pawan Kumar Bansal on Friday resigned as Railway Minister. ...
  • Ashwani Kumar cannot be saved: Kiran Bedi 10-05-2013 09:30 PM

    Pawan Kumar Bansal resigned as Railway Minister on Friday. ...
  • BJP calls for CBI probe into firms owned by Bansal's relatives 10-05-2013 09:22 PM

    Chandigarh: Stepping up the heat on Pawan Kumar Bansal who resigned as Railway Minister on Friday following his nephew's arrest in a graft case, BJP on Friday called for a CBI probe into three firms floated by his relatives which had allegedly profited under "shelter" provided by him. "The turnover...
  • Pawan Bansal case a very shameful incident: Ravi Shankar Prasad 10-05-2013 09:21 PM

    Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal, who is facing allegations of being involved in the cash for posts scam in the Indian Railways, resigned on Friday. Reacting to the development, BJP leader Ravi Shankar Prasad said the resignation came too late and said Law Minister Ashwani Kumar should also resign. ...
  • Coal scam: CBI shortlists 500 phone calls for scrutiny 10-05-2013 09:18 PM

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has identified for closer scrutiny 500 phone calls from out of the 1,000 intercepted calls mainly among the four arrested accused in the alleged Rs 10 crore Railway bribery scandal. As the scandal led to the resignation of Railway Minister Pawan Kumar...
  • Bansal resigns, will Ashwani follow the suit? 10-05-2013 06:51 PM

    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...
  • Pawan Bansal reaches office after 2 days, begins clearing files 10-05-2013 05:56 PM

    New Delhi: Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal, who is facing allegations of being involved in the cash for jobs scam in the Indian Railways, visited Rail Bhawan on Friday. Bansal has not been attending office for the last two days. He reportedly went to Rail Bhawan on Friday to clear...
  • Railway bribery scandal: Why didn't CBI act earlier? 09-05-2013 10:14 PM

    CBI sources say the Railway bribery case is turning out to be a multi-crore scam with roots deeper than what meets the eye. The question is what action did the agency take when it was aware of a similar recruitment scam reported by CNN-IBN in 2010. ...
  • Demand to sack Ashwani, Bansal grows but Congress remains silent 09-05-2013 09:41 PM

    New Delhi: The Congress on Thursday remained non-committal on the continuance of its two ministers Ashwani Kumar and Pawan Kumar Bansal. The two have been under fire over allegations of misuse of power. On Thursday, while Bansal chose to skip the Cabinet meet at the PM's residence, Ashwani attended it....
  • Railway bribery scandal: CBI to question Pawan Bansal soon 09-05-2013 08:48 PM

    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...