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CBI vs CBI: List of charges leveled by Asthana against Verma that Supreme Court wants CVC to probe
India

CBI vs CBI: List of charges leveled by Asthana against Verma that Supreme Court wants CVC to probe

Joint Director Rakesh Asthana has alleged that the name of a senior railway official, who is the fulcrum of the conspiracy, was omitted with the approval of CBI Director Alok Verma in the Lalu Yadav-BNR Hotel FIR

Coal scam: CBI frames charges against Dilip Ray, former Union minister calls it political vendetta by UPA
Politics

Coal scam: CBI frames charges against Dilip Ray, former Union minister calls it political vendetta by UPA

Former Union coal minister Dilip Ray claimed on Wednesday he was a victim of "political vendetta" by the then UPA government after a special CBI court framed charges against him for his alleged involvement in coal block allocation case.

Trial of Naveen Jindal, Dasari Narayana Rao only proves CBI isn't doing enough in coal scam
India

Trial of Naveen Jindal, Dasari Narayana Rao only proves CBI isn't doing enough in coal scam

The reason for this pessimism is on account of the fact that, just like in the allocation of coal blocks, the CBI investigation is proceeding in a highly selective manner.

Did not influence anyone to give coal block to Birla, says ex-PM Manmohan Singh
Politics

Did not influence anyone to give coal block to Birla, says ex-PM Manmohan Singh

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has told CBI that he did not try to "influence" anybody, nor was there "any undue haste" in awarding the Talabira-II coal block to Hindalco which was initially refused.

Coal scam case: Had many other issues to worry about as PM, says Manmohan Singh tells CBI
India

Coal scam case: Had many other issues to worry about as PM, says Manmohan Singh tells CBI

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has told CBI that he had "many other issues to worry" being at the helm of the government and it was practically not possible for him to know and recollect every guideline on coal block allocation.

Coal block allocation case: Court to hear Koda's plea seeking summoning of ex-PM on 2 Sept
India

Coal block allocation case: Court to hear Koda's plea seeking summoning of ex-PM on 2 Sept

Ex-Jharkhand Chief Minister Madhu Koda's plea seeking summoning of former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and two others as additional accused in a coal scam case will be heard on 1 September, a Special Court said on Friday.

Ex-Jharkhand CM Madhu Koda urges court to summon Manmohan Singh in coal block allocation case
India

Ex-Jharkhand CM Madhu Koda urges court to summon Manmohan Singh in coal block allocation case

Former Jharkhand chief minister Madhu Koda on Monday urged a Delhi court to summon former prime minister Manmohan Singh in connection with a coal block allocation case.

Coalgate scam: Court summons former coal secretary, five others as accused
India

Coalgate scam: Court summons former coal secretary, five others as accused

Former Coal Secretary H C Gupta and five others, including two senior public servants, have been summoned as accused by a special court for their alleged roles in a coal block allocation scam case.

Court slaps additional charge on JIPL in coal blocks allocation scam case
India

Court slaps additional charge on JIPL in coal blocks allocation scam case

A special court today framed a "separate charge" for the alleged offence of cheating against accused firm Jharkhand Ispat Pvt Ltd (JIPL) in a coal blocks allocation scam case.

Coalgate: 'Gasps of surprise' as Manmohan Singh summoned but case may go nowhere
India

Coalgate: 'Gasps of surprise' as Manmohan Singh summoned but case may go nowhere

The court's summons came despite the CBI having filed two closure reports in which it said it had found no evidence against accused like Singh, industrialist Kumar Mangalam Birla and former coal secretary PC Parakh.

Delhi HC order grants some respite for JSPL as 3 coal blocks taken off auction
Politics

Delhi HC order grants some respite for JSPL as 3 coal blocks taken off auction

In a relief for Jindal Steel and Power Ltd (JSPL) and its promoter Naveen Jindal, Delhi High Court today directed a technical committee to review its own decision to change the end-use of two coal blocks earlier alloted to the company and removing the mines from the auction.

Coal Scam: CBI to record former-PM Manmohan Singh's statement
Economy

Coal Scam: CBI to record former-PM Manmohan Singh's statement

The CBI was today directed by a special court to record statements of former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, who was holding charge as Coal Minister in 2005, and others in a coal blocks allocation scam case allegedly involving top industrialist Kumar Mangalam Birla.

Give full info on mines by 25 November, govt tells coal block allottees
Economy

Give full info on mines by 25 November, govt tells coal block allottees

The government is now planning to allocate coal blocks through auction by February next.<br />

Epic U-turn? CBI says enough evidence against KM Birla in Coalgate
Corporate

Epic U-turn? CBI says enough evidence against KM Birla in Coalgate

The court after hearing the submissions advanced by Cheema and CBI prosecutors VK Sharma and AP Singh fixed the matter for 25 November for consideration of the agency's closure report.<br />

Govt to issue ordinance for e-auction of coal mines, hints at privatisation of sector
Economy

Govt to issue ordinance for e-auction of coal mines, hints at privatisation of sector

The move comes against the backdrop of the Supreme Court last month quashing allocation of 214 coal blocks to various companies since 1993.

CBI chief Ranjit Sinha to file perjury case against Prashant Bhushan
India

CBI chief Ranjit Sinha to file perjury case against Prashant Bhushan

The CBI chief said he would be filing the case week next week as all the allegations levelled by Bhushan against him had "fallen flat" the Income Tax probe.

Economy will be severely impacted if govt fails to re-allocate blocks within 6 months: Parakh
Economy

Economy will be severely impacted if govt fails to re-allocate blocks within 6 months: Parakh

The government should give the first right of refusal in the ensuing coal mine auction to the companies which lost the blocks in the mass cancellation by the Supreme Court today, former Coal Secretary PC Parakh said.

SC cancels most illegal coal blocks: Assocham terms verdict a 'harsh decision'
Economy

SC cancels most illegal coal blocks: Assocham terms verdict a 'harsh decision'

Terming the Supreme Court's ruling cancelling 214 coal blocks as "a bit harsh", industry body Assocham today said it will lead to higher imports.

SC's cancellation of coal block allocation sends right signal on cronyism
Economy

SC's cancellation of coal block allocation sends right signal on cronyism

The Supreme Court's final verdict in the coal blocks allocation case is sensible and non-disruptive