BJP today backed the special court order directing the CBI to record statement of former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in a coal blocks allocation scam case while Congress reacted cautiously.
CBI today faced the ire of a special court for failing to furnish the progress report in the further probe ordered by it in a coal blocks allocation case with the judge observing that the investigating agency cannot "sit over" the matter.
Widening its probe in the coal blocks allocation scam, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) is soon expected to register as many as 17 new criminal cases against firms spread in various parts of the country.
The Supreme Court today dismissed a batch of pleas filed by various firms including Tata Steel seeking impleadment and re-look of its earlier verdict by which allocations of 214 out of 218 coal blocks were quashed.
CBI today filed the case diary and crime files in a sealed cover in a coal blocks allocation case related to Hindalco before a special court, complying with its order.
A court in Delhi on Friday granted bail to Rajya Sabha member Vijay Darda and two others in a coal block allocation case.