This Article is From May 10, 2013

Pawan Bansal, Ashwani Kumar resign

Pawan Bansal, Ashwani Kumar resign

May 10, 2013 22:35 (IST)
"Resignation of both the ministers was too late," Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar tells NDTV
May 10, 2013 22:34 (IST)
"If they had accepted our demand for their resignations earlier, the Parliament Session could go on," tweets senior BJP leader Sushma Swaraj

May 10, 2013 22:31 (IST)
Railway Minster Pawan Bansal, Law Minster Ashwani Kumar dropped from the Cabinet
Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal and Law Minister Ashwani Kumar drove up to the 7 Race Course Road residence of the Prime Minister this evening and handed letters of resignation.
May 10, 2013 21:46 (IST)
Pawan Bansal sends back his official car after coming back from the PM's residence

May 10, 2013 21:25 (IST)
Pawan Bansal, Ashwani Kumar resign as Union ministers
"Yes, I have resigned," said Pawan Bansal as he came out of 7 Race Course Road.

Here is a file picture of Law Minister Ashwani Kumar outside the Prime Minister's Office in the South Block. Earlier  today the Mr Kumar had gone to the PMO  but did not meet Dr Manmohan Singh.

May 10, 2013 21:21 (IST)
Pawan Bansal, Ashwani Kumar dropped from the Cabinet. Their resignations came after Sonia Gandhi met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh this evening.
May 10, 2013 21:16 (IST)
Pawan Bansal has left PM's residence, says he has resigned
May 10, 2013 21:16 (IST)
Ashwani Kumar is currently meeting PM at his 7, Race Course Road residence
May 10, 2013 21:10 (IST)
Law Minister Ashwani Kumar resigns
May 10, 2013 20:51 (IST)
Pawan Bansal reaches Prime Minister's residence
May 10, 2013 20:49 (IST)
Pawan Bansal leaves his house in his official car with the red beacon on... smiles at mediapersons, doesn't comment
May 10, 2013 19:58 (IST)
Sonia Gandhi's political advisor Ahmed Patel has also reached the residence of the Prime Minister.
May 10, 2013 19:43 (IST)
Pawan Kumar Bansal resigns: who said what
Pawan Kumar Bansal has resigned as Railway Minister following allegations of corruption. Mr Bansal was embroiled in controversy after his nephew was allegedly caught accepting bribe to help a senior Railways official get a plum posting. Here are some of the political reactions on Mr Bansal's resignation:
May 10, 2013 19:41 (IST)
Congress leaders Sachin Pilot and Ghulam Nabi Azad are at the Prime Minister's residence at 7 RCR.

May 10, 2013 19:20 (IST)
The name of Mallikarjun Kharge, who lost the race to become Karnataka's chief minister minister today, is doing the rounds as Mr Bansal's replacement.
May 10, 2013 19:12 (IST)
Pawan Kumar Bansal resigns as Railway Minister
Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal, the first Congressman to hold the key portfolio in 17 years, has resigned.