Bribe and blood ties

Print edition : May 31, 2013

P.K. Bansal. The CBI will quiz the Railway Minister over undue favours in appointments. Photo: Ramesh Sharma

Vijay Singla (right), nephew of Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal, being taken by CBI officials on May 4 from Chandigarh to Delhi for further investigation in the bribery case. Photo: AKHILESH KUMAR

Ajay Garg, one of the accused in the case. He was arrested in New Delhi on May 7. Photo: PTI

Mahesh Kumar, member, Railway Board. The case involves alleged bribery to get him a plum post. Photo: PTI

The police outside Bansal's residence during a protest in New Delhi on May 6. Photo: Shanker Chakravarty

The UPA government, which has become a byword for nepotistic and corrupt governance, is rocked by one more case involving a nephew pulling the strings for his uncle.
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