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Campaigning ends for 7th phase of Lok Sabha polls in Chandigarh; It's Kirron Kher vs Pawan Kumar Bansal here

While the BJP has retained its outgoing MP Kirron Kher, who is banking on Modi`s popularity, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has fielded former Union Minister Harmohan Dhawan, a rebel BJP MP who had supported Kher in the previous Lok Sabha election.

May 17, 2019, 23:33 PM IST

Congress picks Pawan Kumar Bansal for Chandigarh Lok Sabha seat, upsets Navjot Kaur Sidhu

Reposing faith in an old war horse, the Congress has nominated four-time MP and former railway minister Pawan Kumar Bansal for the seat. 

Apr 03, 2019, 17:53 PM IST

Rail Budget 2015 reactions: BJP hails, Congress questions resource availability

Without tinkering with passenger fares, Minister Suresh Prabhu presented his maiden budget for Indian Railways in the Lok Sabha on Thursday, promising to balance passenger needs and long-term interests of the organisation and benchmark it globally on quality, safety and reach.

Feb 26, 2015, 13:32 PM IST

Railgate: Ex-railway minister Bansal appears as witness

Former railway minister Pawan Kumar Bansal on Monday appeared in a Delhi court to depose as a prosecution witness in the Rs 10 crore cash-for-post railway bribery case in which his nephew is also an accused.

Sep 22, 2014, 12:18 PM IST

Railgate: Pawan Bansal seeks exemption on health ground

Former railway minister Pawan Kumar Bansal, who was summoned as a witness in the Rs 10 crore cash-for-post railway bribery case, on Tuesday sought exemption from personal appearance on health grounds before a special court.

Sep 16, 2014, 11:33 AM IST

Rail Budget 2014 focusses more on minor issues: Bansal

Former minister for railways Pawan Kumar Bansal slammed the Rail Budget 2014-15 presented by current minister DV Sadananda Gowda.

Jul 08, 2014, 13:50 PM IST

BJP has no moral right to question others: Amarinder Singh

Former Chief Minister and Congress candidate from Amritsar Amarinder Singh on Monday hit back at his BJP rival Arun Jaitley for questioning Congress giving tickets to some leaders against whom there are criminal allegations.

May 26, 2014, 20:59 PM IST

Kirron will make a difference: Anupam Kher

Veteran actor Anupam Kher is ecstatic due to his wife Kirron Kher winning the Chandigarh Lok Sabha seat. He is confident that the BJP candidate will definitely "make a difference".

May 17, 2014, 15:04 PM IST

UPA lets Lalu Yadav enjoy extended stay in Delhi`s govt bungalow, reveals RTI

Despite the fact that the law doesn`t permit any convicted or former MP to stay in government accommodation, the RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav has been given special privilege by the UPA to stay in a government bungalow at Delhi`s plush Lutyen`s zone till October 2014.

May 08, 2014, 05:54 AM IST

Kirron Kher, Pawan Kumar Bansal cast votes in Chandigarh

Former railway minister Pawan Kumar Bansal and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Kirron Kher, who are contesting the Lok Sabha elections from the Chandigarh constituency, cast their votes in the city on Thursday.

Apr 10, 2014, 13:05 PM IST

Mahatma Gandhi wanted Congress `dissolved`, its our duty to fulfil his dream: Narendra Modi

Launching a blistering attack on ruling Congress party, Bharatiya Janata Party`s (BJP) prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Saturday called himself the future prime minister of the country.

Mar 29, 2014, 20:52 PM IST

BJP dares Bansal to a debate on railway `cash-for-job` scandal

On the eve of Narendra Modi`s visit to Chandigarh, BJP on Friday launched a scathing attack on Congress nominee and former Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal over the issue of corruption and dared him to an open debate on the `cash-for-job` scandal.

Mar 28, 2014, 22:28 PM IST

BJP claims anomalies in Pawan Bansal`s nomination, RO rejects

BJP complaint of anomalies in the nomination filed by Congress candidate from Chandigarh Pawan Kumar Bansal, but the Returning Officer (RO) over-ruled the charges and accepted the papers as correct.

Mar 24, 2014, 23:53 PM IST

Pawan Kumar Bansal`s asset size doubles to Rs 7.70 crore in 5 years

Former Union Railway minister Pawan Kumar Bansal, who is seeking re-election from Chandigarh, on Tuesday declared assets including that of his wife at Rs 7.70 crore.

Mar 18, 2014, 23:06 PM IST

Former Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal slams `detractors`

Buoyed by his renomination from Chandigarh seat, former Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal on Thursday hit out at his detractors.

Mar 13, 2014, 23:46 PM IST

`Taint` on Bansal mere speculation, says Congress

Giving the clearest indication yet that Pawan Kumar Bansal would be its contestant of choice for the Chandigarh Lok Sabha seat, Congress Thursday said that the purported "taint" on the former rail minister was all a matter of "speculation which has nothing to do with the truth".

Mar 13, 2014, 16:16 PM IST

Unfair to call Bansal tainted, says Cong, hints at giving ticket

Faced with a dilemma over handing tickets to leaders facing allegations of corruption, Congress on Wednesday gave indications that while former Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal could be re-nominated from Chandigarh, Pune MP Suresh Kalmadi may not be fielded in the upcoming polls.

Mar 12, 2014, 17:12 PM IST

Railgate: Court frames charges against Pawan Kumar Bansal`s nephew, 9 others

A Delhi court on Tuesday framed charges against former railway minister Pawan Kumar Bansal`s nephew Vijay Singla in Rs 10-crore Railway bribery case.

Mar 11, 2014, 16:45 PM IST

Judges are not `caged parrots`, says court

Judges are not "caged parrots" and courts do not work as "post office", special court rejected allegation that Pawan Kumar Bansal was spared "purposely" by CBI in railway bribery case.

Mar 10, 2014, 22:41 PM IST

Railway bribery scam: HC`s no to early hearing of plea against PK Bansal

Delhi High Court refused to direct court to expedite hearing on plea by NGO seeking probe into role of former Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal in Rs 10- crore cash-for-post railway bribery case.

Feb 17, 2014, 21:24 PM IST