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Yesvantpur Express flagged off, train to Katra next in the line

February 06, 2014 3:23 pm

The train will depart every Saturday and Tuesday from Chandigarh and will reach Yesvantpur on Monday and Thursday at 6.20 am.

Amritsar-Lalkuan Express flagged off,more to follow

October 03, 2013 12:55 am

Pawan Kumar Bansal also plans to get the name of the train changed to Terai Express.

‘Recommended posting that official was trying to avoid’

April 08, 2014 1:09 pm

Former Railways Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal today said that in recommending senior railway official Mahesh Kumar’s name for the post of Member (Staff) to the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet,he had given Kumar “what he was trying to avoid”

Bansal opposes move to name Mullanpur as New Chandigarh

September 11, 2013 1:15 am

Former Railways Minister and Chandigarh MP Pawan Kumar Bansal on Wednesday expressed his opposition to the naming of Mullanpur as New Chandigarh

Half the city will benefit from food Bill: Bansal

September 02, 2013 3:44 am

Local MP and former Railways Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal on Sunday said that 50 per cent of the Chandigarh residents would benefit from the food security Bill,which was passed by Lok Sabha last week

Bansal to flag off new train to city on August 5

August 02, 2013 1:26 am

Pawan Kumar Bansal,former railways minister,will flag off the new Madgaon- Chandigarh- Madgaon Express,which currently runs from Madgaon in Goa to Nizamuddin in Delhi.

China ex-minister gets suspended death sentence

July 09, 2013 4:17 am

The Beijing People’s Court,which is conducting the trial,announced the stiff verdict handing down death sentence

Relatives of the powerful make 70% of Haryana law officers

April 11, 2014 6:04 pm

Former railways minister Pawan Kumar Bansal’s son Manish Bansal,who quit as Haryana’s additional advocate general after a controversy erupted over his appointment,was not the only relative of a politician appointed in the Haryana advocate general’s office.


'Railways in crisis going from bad to worse': Dinesh Trivedi

February 25, 2016 6:55 am

New Delhi, Feb 25 (ANI): Former railways minister Dinesh Trivedi wished Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu all the best for the upcoming Railways Budget. He said he was little worried about the railways because railways is a basic system anywhere in the world, which adds to half percent to the GDP. If the railways doesn’t do well, you cannot contain even your food inflation.