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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.