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HC Gupta's conviction in coal scam case is a travesty of justice, has grim portents for administrative system
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HC Gupta's conviction in coal scam case is a travesty of justice, has grim portents for administrative system

A Delhi court on Wednesday granted bail to former coal secretary HC Gupta shortly after sentencing him to three years in prison for criminal conspiracy and misconduct in the coal block allocation scam.

Coal scam: Ex-CBI officers gives consent to assist CVS probe against ex-chief Ranjit Sinha
India

Coal scam: Ex-CBI officers gives consent to assist CVS probe against ex-chief Ranjit Sinha

Former CBI Special Director ML Sharma has given his consent to assist the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) in its probe against Ranjit Sinha, who during his tenure as the agency chief, was accused of scuttling probe in the coal block allocation scam, the Supreme Court was informed on Monday.

Coal scam case: Court asks CBI to provide documents to accused including Naveen Jindal
India

Coal scam case: Court asks CBI to provide documents to accused including Naveen Jindal

A special court on Tuesday directed the CBI to supply deficient copies of documents filed by it to the accused, including Congress leader and industrialist Naveen Jindal, along with the charge sheet filed in the Amarkonda Murgadangal coal block allocation scam case.

Summons to Manmohan in coal scam: We are with him, says NSUI
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Summons to Manmohan in coal scam: We are with him, says NSUI

In line with the continuing show of support from various wings of the Congress party over a court summon to former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in a coal block allocation scam case, an NSUI delegation on Tuesday met him and said that he was being "falsely implicated".

Modi govt's solution to Coalgate: Ordinance to acquire mines for auction
Economy

Modi govt's solution to Coalgate: Ordinance to acquire mines for auction

Days after SC cancelled allocation of 214 coal blocks, the government moved to bring an Ordinance that will enable it to acquire the land of these mines.

Coal scam: Two govt officials move court seeking alteration of charge
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Coal scam: Two govt officials move court seeking alteration of charge

The trial court had earlier framed charges of cheating, forgery and corruption against Goutam Kumar Basak and Soumen Chatterjee for allegedly giving a misleading report on the production capacity of PIL.

Coal scam: Court to hear plea on closure report on October 9
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Coal scam: Court to hear plea on closure report on October 9

The agency had earlier filed the closure report in the court of chief metropolitan magistrate.

Our stand vindicated with SC cancelling coal allocations: BJP
India

Our stand vindicated with SC cancelling coal allocations: BJP

He said with the Supreme Court verdict coming out, the uncertainty looming over the coal sector has ended and the Narendra Modi-led NDA government will now set things right in the sector and carry out the necessary reforms required.

Live: SC cancels allocation of 214 coal blocks, here's how Sensex reacted
Economy

Live: SC cancels allocation of 214 coal blocks, here's how Sensex reacted

We track the latest developments as the Supreme Court pronounces its verdict on what to do about the 218 coal mines whose allocation have been deemed illegal.

Coalgate: SC to decide fate of 218 coal blocks at 2 pm today
Economy

Coalgate: SC to decide fate of 218 coal blocks at 2 pm today

The apex court on August 25 had held that all coal blocks allocations since 1993 by various regimes at the Centre have been made illegally and arbitrarily.

Coal scam: Court slams CBI for filing vague, improper report
India

Coal scam: Court slams CBI for filing vague, improper report

Special CBI Judge Bharat Parashar was unhappy with the CBI's compliance report on service of notice to the passport officer, Nagpur, and observed that the document placed in the court was "not proper" and "vague".

Coal scam: Court to hear case against two public servants
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Coal scam: Court to hear case against two public servants

The matter was fixed for October 1 after CBI said it required time to examine as to which of the alleged offences against the two remaining accused, who were public servants, should sustain and what evidence was to be led now.

Former colleagues question motives behind ex-CAG Vinod Rai's revelations
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Former colleagues question motives behind ex-CAG Vinod Rai's revelations

Former CAG Vinod Rai's criticism of ex-PM Manmohan Singh's handling of the various scams that hit the UPA government has not gone down well with many of his own colleagues and a number of them have taken to social media to voice their criticism.

SC judgement on Coal blocks a wake up call for us: Coal minister Piyush Goyal
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SC judgement on Coal blocks a wake up call for us: Coal minister Piyush Goyal

Coal and Power Minister Piyush Goyal Tuesday described as a "wake up call" the Supreme Court judgment last month that all coal block allocations made since 1993 till 2010 were illegal.

Govt acceptance of SC decision on coal scam is good governance, says Ravi Shankar Prasad
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Govt acceptance of SC decision on coal scam is good governance, says Ravi Shankar Prasad

The government's decision to accept the Supreme Court's decision to term the coal block allocation since 1993 as illegal is an example of good governance, Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said today.

Coal scam: CBI probe of Navbharat Power comes under court scanner
India

Coal scam: CBI probe of Navbharat Power comes under court scanner

CBI's investigation in the Coal blocks allocation scam has come under the scanner of a special court which questioned the agency for not taking corrective measures in its supplementary charge sheet about the lacunae noted by another court in a case of Navbharat Power Pvt Ltd.

Want re-auction of all 218 coal blocks: Centre tells Supreme Court
India

Want re-auction of all 218 coal blocks: Centre tells Supreme Court

Government today told the Supreme Court that it "wants re-auction of all 218 coal blocks" declared as illegal allocation but sought its indulgence to "exempt" 40 of them which are functional and ready for the end use power plants.

SC decision coal blocks to benefit economy: Javadekar
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SC decision coal blocks to benefit economy: Javadekar

The Supreme Court had yesterday held that all coal block allocations made since 1993 till 2010 before pre-auction era during previous NDA and UPA regimes have been done in an illegal manner by an "ad-hoc and casual" approach "without application of mind".

SC cancelling coal block allocations could hit power sector badly, says PC Parakh
Economy

SC cancelling coal block allocations could hit power sector badly, says PC Parakh

The apex court is to take a call on the issue of de-allocation of 218 coal blocks on 1 September, 2014. <br />

Central govt's decision to not auction coal blocks wasn't arbitrary, says SC
Economy

Central govt's decision to not auction coal blocks wasn't arbitrary, says SC

The apex court also made it clear that it was not for the court to evaluate the advantages of competitive bidding for coal blocks as compared to other methods of distribution of natural resources.<br />