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Former Jharkhand CM Madhu Koda convicted in coal scam case, sentencing expected on Thursday
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Former Jharkhand CM Madhu Koda convicted in coal scam case, sentencing expected on Thursday

Former Jharkhand chief minister Madhu Koda was on Wednesday convicted in the coal scam case.

Coal scam: CBI urges court to award ex-coal secretary HC Gupta seven years for criminal conspiracy
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Coal scam: CBI urges court to award ex-coal secretary HC Gupta seven years for criminal conspiracy

The CBI has urged a special court in New Delhi to award the maximum punishment of seven years jail term to former coal secretary HC Gupta for cheating and criminal conspiracy in allocation of a coal block to a private firm.

Prevention of Corruption Act: Watered down version will make scamsters look like saints
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Prevention of Corruption Act: Watered down version will make scamsters look like saints

The government's decision to allow the Prevention of Corruption Bill, a ludicrously watered down version, casts a shadow on its real intent and long term vision on reigning in corruption

Manmohan's speech on note ban proves he's a crafty politician; BJP crying scams getting old
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Manmohan's speech on note ban proves he's a crafty politician; BJP crying scams getting old

Post Manmohan Singh’s speech, BJP sympathisers did what they do best. Forgot the issue and shot the messenger.

Note ban: Congress scored a self-goal fielding Manmohan Singh to take on Modi
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Note ban: Congress scored a self-goal fielding Manmohan Singh to take on Modi

Manmohan Singh might be one of the greatest economists India has ever produced but his erudition does not bestow upon him the moral authority to take the high ground on corruption

Note ban: Manmohan Singh made polemical points, but his criticism won't carry weight
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Note ban: Manmohan Singh made polemical points, but his criticism won't carry weight

While former PM Manmohan Singh is right to say that such restrictions do not happen except at times of crises or bank failures, surely temporary restrictions at a time of policy change can be justified?

Coalscam: Special court directs CBI to confirm death of accused
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Coalscam: Special court directs CBI to confirm death of accused

A special court on Tuesday directed CBI to verify the death of an accused in a coal scam case involving Congress leader and industrialist Naveen Jindal, ex-Minister of State for Coal Dasari Narayan Rao and others.

Court frames charges against Coal Secretary HC Gupta and four others
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Court frames charges against Coal Secretary HC Gupta and four others

Paving the way for trial in a coal allocation case, a court on Friday framed charges of cheating and criminal conspiracy against former Coal Secretary HC Gupta and four others

Coalscam: CBI chief Ranjit Sinha ordered closure of case, investigator tells court
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Coalscam: CBI chief Ranjit Sinha ordered closure of case, investigator tells court

An investigator in a coal block allocation scam has told a special court that order to file a closure report in the case was given by then CBI chief Ranjit Sinha whose role is under scanner of a Supreme Court-appointed panel on whether his decisions had led to scuttling of probe.

Modi, Shah let Bengal BJP down, says CPM to counter Singh's Agusta charge against Buddha
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Modi, Shah let Bengal BJP down, says CPM to counter Singh's Agusta charge against Buddha

CPIM on Friday said for all its anti-corruption stance, the BJP's state unit has been betrayed by none other than the Prime Minister, who has struck a backhand deal with Mamata Banerjee.

Exclusive: Bandra plot allotment for National Herald was full of violations, says Maharashtra govt report
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Exclusive: Bandra plot allotment for National Herald was full of violations, says Maharashtra govt report

The assessment report has been prepared by the Maharashtra Chief Minister’s Office after it came to light that this land, measuring 3,478 sq metres, was part of the assets of AJL that have been transferred to Young Indian, the section 25 company owned largely by Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi (38 percent each).

Coalscam: Accused JIPL director wants Manmohan Singh to be a witness for the defence
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Coalscam: Accused JIPL director wants Manmohan Singh to be a witness for the defence

Jharkhand Ispat Pvt Ltd (JIPL) Director RS Rungta, an accused in a coal block allocation scam case, on Thursday moved an application before a special court seeking to summon former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh as a witness in his defence in the case.

Coalgate: Ex-coal secy passes buck to Manmohan Singh, CBI refutes
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Coalgate: Ex-coal secy passes buck to Manmohan Singh, CBI refutes

Former Coal Secretary H C Gupta on Monday told a special court that then Prime Minister Manmohan Singh had given the "final approval" for allocation of coal block to Kamal Sponge Steel and Power Ltd (KSSPL), a charge refuted by CBI which said the then premier was "kept in the dark".

Questions over transparency in coal auctions linger despite govt rebuttal
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Questions over transparency in coal auctions linger despite govt rebuttal

Questions raised about the coal ministry's grounds for its own re-evaluation of bids on grounds of cartelisation and why they are not in the public domain also remain unaddressed

Low self-confidence behind Rahul Gandhi and Chidambaram's 0/10 rating of NDA performance
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Low self-confidence behind Rahul Gandhi and Chidambaram's 0/10 rating of NDA performance

NDA's scorecard reads zero, according to Rahul Gandhi and P Chidambaram. What makes Indian politics so bitter that it is being reduced to a zero-sum, win-lose game? Can we ever progress by putting others down?

Supreme Court says ex-CBI chief Ranjit Sinha's meetings with Coalgate, 2G accused needs to be probed
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Supreme Court says ex-CBI chief Ranjit Sinha's meetings with Coalgate, 2G accused needs to be probed

A bench headed by Justice Madan B Lokur said there is merit in the allegations that Sinha met persons in the absence of investigating officers of the cases and asked the CVC to file a report on the entire issue on or before 6 July.

Jindal Steel shares fall 6% as CBI chargesheets Naveen Jindal in coal scam
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Jindal Steel shares fall 6% as CBI chargesheets Naveen Jindal in coal scam

Ex-Minister of State for Coal Dasari Narayan Rao and former Jharkhand Chief Minister Madhu Koda have also been chargesheeted

'Hidden hand' controlling Prashant Bhushan's mind: Ex-CBI chief Sinha tells SC
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'Hidden hand' controlling Prashant Bhushan's mind: Ex-CBI chief Sinha tells SC

Backed by CBI, its former chief Ranjit Sinha on Monday alleged in the Supreme Court that a "hidden hand" was the "controlling mind" behind lawyer Prashant Bhushan, who has showered against him a barrage of charges for purportedly interfering and scuttling the probe into the coal scam.

The ulterior motive behind Sonia's defence of Manmohan in the Coal scam
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The ulterior motive behind Sonia's defence of Manmohan in the Coal scam

Sonia's stand is not about outrage, but feigning support to Manmohan Singh so that he does not say anything out of turn during his court deposition.

Coal scam: Sonia, Congress' solidarity march for Manmohan Singh is ironic
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Coal scam: Sonia, Congress' solidarity march for Manmohan Singh is ironic

It’s the Congress which probably caused more damage to the squeaky-clean image of Dr Manmohan Singh than any outsider.