Congress questions PM Modi's silence on 'Lalitgate'

Senior Congress leader V Hanumantha Rao on Monday questioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi's silence on 'Lalitgate' issue during his 'Mann ki Baat' programme and on allegations against foreign minister Sushma Swaraj and Rajasthan chief minister Vasundhara Raje.

Nothing new in rail budget: Ex-railway minister Pawan Bansal

 Former railway minister Pawan Kumar Bansal on Thursday said that there was nothing new in the NDA government's railway budget for 2015-16 and it was a repetition of what the UPA government presented in the past.

People want more trains, greater connectivity: Former railway minister Pawan Bansal

As Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu will present Narendra Modi government's first full-fledged Rail Budget in Parliament on Thursday, his predecessor and Congress leader Pawan Bansal said that people have large expectations from this budget.

Railgate: Delhi court summons Pawan Bansal on Sep 22

A Delhi court has summoned former Railway Minister Pawan Bansal to depose as a witness in the Rs 10 crore cash-for-post railway bribery case on the next hearing scheduled on September 22, as per news reports on Tuesday.

4-day CBI remand for Syndicate Bank CMD S K Jain, 7 others

Chairman-cum-Managing Director of Syndicate Bank S K Jain and seven others were on Sunday remanded in CBI custody for four days as the agency plans to probe various other angles into the case that may emerge from the telephonic transcripts of the official and conduits.

After PM Narendra Modi`s order, MP Priyanka Rawat removes father as representative

Following the guidelines in which Prime Minister Narendra Modi has instructed his MPs not to have relatives as personal staff, the BJP MP from Barabanki, Priyanka Singh Rawat, on Sunday did a U-turn after appointing her father as her representative on May 26.

Over 73 pc cast vote in Haryana; Chandigarh creates record

Barring stray incidents, polling remained peaceful in 10 Lok Sabha seats in Haryana which witnessed healthy voter turnout of over 73 percent on Thursday and Union Territory Chandigarh created a record of highest ever poll percentage of nearly 72 percent.

Arvind Kejriwal campaigns for AAP candidate Gul Panag in Chandigarh roadshow

In a way to boost the party`s winning prospects in the upcoming 2014 General Elections, Aam Aadmi Party convenor Arvind Kejriwal`s roadshow has begun here on Sunday.

Lok Sabha polls: Congress renominates Pawan Bansal from Chandigarh

All India Congress Committee (AICC) announced second list of candidates for Lok Sabha polls with Pawan Kumar Bansal, Rita Bahuguna Joshi and filmstars-turned-politicians Raj Babbar and Nagma among the prominent names. 

Railgate: Bansal`s nephew, 6 others sent to JC

A Delhi court on Thursday extended till July 19 the judicial custody of suspended Railway Board member Mahesh Kumar and Vijay Singla.

Railway bribery case: Alleged conduit gets bail

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.

Railgate: BJP protests against Chandigarh`s top CBI officer

At least 10 BJP activists were injured today after police used water cannons to stop them from marching towards CBI office.

CBI seizes documents from Rail Bhavan, may register more cases

CBI seized files related to railways promotions and tenders the details of which have emerged in the phone calls intercepted by it in connection with bribery scandal involving former Minister Pawan Bansal`s nephew.

Congress saving corrupt ministers for fear of heat reaching PM: BJP

Stepping up its attack on Congress on corruption issue, BJP said PM, Pawan Bansal and Ashwani Kumar should step down.

Railway bribe: BJP lashes out at Congress, says Bansal must go

Hitting out at the Congress-led UPA government for the rail bribe, the BJP said that the Railway Minster should resign.

India committed to development of inter-country rail linkages: Bansal

"This network would provide a major land corridor for transport of people and goods across the frontiers of the member countries," he said.

Bansal rules out further hike in freight tariff

Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal Monday ruled out any further hike in freight tariff after the latest increase in diesel price by Rs 1 for bulk consumers.

Rail Budget 2013: Hike in rail freight charges expected to have negative impact

The proposed 5.79 percent hike in rail freight charges is expected to have a negative impact on the margins of the cement industry besides, increasing the cost by up to Rs 4 per bag, according to research firm India Ratings.

Railway Budget 2013: Railway stocks derail, see losses of up to 16%

Share prices of companies that cater to the railway sector like Stone India, Kernex Microsystems and Kalindee Rail tanked by as much as 16 percent in the absence of big ticket announcements in the Rail Budget on Tuesday.

Rail Budget 2013: Rail freight rate hike to push up foodgrain, LPG prices

Railway freight rate was on Tuesday hiked by nearly 6 percent across the board, which is likely to result in higher prices of foodgrain, diesel and LPG.