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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: HC Gupta gets bail shortly after CBI court sentences former coal secretary to three years in prison
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Coal scam: HC Gupta gets bail shortly after CBI court sentences former coal secretary to three years in prison

A Delhi court on Wednesday granted bail to former coal secretary HC Gupta and two others in the coal block allocation scam. This was minutes after a special CBI court sentenced Gupta and the other convicts in the case to three years in jail. As the sentence awarded was less than seven years, the convicts were entitled to appeal for bail, which they got soon after the sentencing.

Manmohan Singh remains king of Teflon-coated morality as court finds ex-coal secy HC Gupta guilty in another case
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Manmohan Singh remains king of Teflon-coated morality as court finds ex-coal secy HC Gupta guilty in another case

Manmohan Singh, who preferred to keep himself at an “arm’s length” from all scandals is in no position to issue a certificate of propriety to anyone.

Former Jharkhand CM Madhu Koda awarded three-year jail term, Rs 25 lakh fine in coal scam case
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Former Jharkhand CM Madhu Koda awarded three-year jail term, Rs 25 lakh fine in coal scam case

Former Jharkhand chief minister Madhu Koda and ex-coal secretary HC Gupta were on Saturday sentenced to three years imprisonment by a special court here in a case of coal block allocation scam.

Coal scam: HC Gupta’s conviction is in order but Manmohan Singh's acquittal can be questioned
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Coal scam: HC Gupta’s conviction is in order but Manmohan Singh's acquittal can be questioned

The CBI court was perhaps wrong to hold that the country’s top political executive – in this case Manmohan Singh – should be let off completely on the pretext that he was misled by the civil servants

Coal gate hearing: Manmohan Singh had no reason to presume non-compliance by company, says court
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Coal gate hearing: Manmohan Singh had no reason to presume non-compliance by company, says court

A special court investigating the coal scam case said that Manmohan Singh could not have presumed that guidelines were not followed in the allocation of coal blocks.

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.

Coal scam case: Former coal secretary HC Gupta convicted by CBI court
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Coal scam case: Former coal secretary HC Gupta convicted by CBI court

CBI court convicts former coal secy H C Gupta in coal scam case. The court will pronounce the order on quantum of sentence on 22 May.

Coal scam: Final arguments against ex-Coal Secretary HC Gupta concluded
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Coal scam: Final arguments against ex-Coal Secretary HC Gupta concluded

The case pertains to alleged irregularities in allocation of Thesgora-B Rudrapuri coal block in Madhya Pradesh to KSSPL.

Coal Scam: CBI files fresh charge sheet against ex-coal secy HC Gupta
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Coal Scam: CBI files fresh charge sheet against ex-coal secy HC Gupta

The CBI has, reportedly, claimed that the accused hatched a criminal conspiracy to cheat the Screening Committee, in order to bag mining contract

Honesty as offence: This Gandhian bureaucrat’s travails expose our criminal justice
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Honesty as offence: This Gandhian bureaucrat’s travails expose our criminal justice

Few would know that former coal secretary Harish Chandra Gupta’s travails in facing trials on various corruption charges in a specially designated CBI court and the Supreme Court on the coal scam have already taken a heavy toll on governance.

IAS officers' body seeks to meet Modi, says upright officers should not be harrassed
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IAS officers' body seeks to meet Modi, says upright officers should not be harrassed

HC Gupta is concerned, he is known in the entire civil service as an upright, sincere, honest officer and enjoys a very good reputation, Bhoosreddy said.

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

Huge cost of litigation has turned justice into a dream for the weaker sections in India
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Huge cost of litigation has turned justice into a dream for the weaker sections in India

Has justice become so expensive in India that it becomes evasive even for a senior ranking bureaucrat?

Coal scam: UP IAS officers believe ex-coal secy is 'honest', pool in money to fight his case
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Coal scam: UP IAS officers believe ex-coal secy is 'honest', pool in money to fight his case

He broke into tears on Tuesday and told the court he wants to withdraw his bail application, citing lack of financial resources to sustain legal expenses.

Coal scam: CBI judge puts former secretary, 5 others on trial
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Coal scam: CBI judge puts former secretary, 5 others on trial

A special court on Wednesday framed charges against former Coal Secretary HC Gupta and five others in a coal scam case pertaining to alleged irregularities in allocation of a coal block in Madhya Pradesh to an accused firm.

Coal scam: Former secretary, 5 others ordered to be put on trial
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Coal scam: Former secretary, 5 others ordered to be put on trial

A special court on Thursday ordered framing of charges against former coal secretary H C Gupta and five others in a coal scam case pertaining to alleged irregularities.

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

Coal scam: Naveen Jindal, 14 others summoned as accused after CBI chargesheet
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Coal scam: Naveen Jindal, 14 others summoned as accused after CBI chargesheet

Industrialist Naveen Jindal and 14 others were today summoned as accused in a coal blocks allocation scam case by a special court which observed that the Congress leader had prima facie "manipulated entire government machinery" to procure undue allotment in Jharkhand.

Ex-Jharkhand CM Madhu Koda, 7 others granted bail in coal scam case
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Ex-Jharkhand CM Madhu Koda, 7 others granted bail in coal scam case

Madhu Koda and seven others were granted bail by a special court today in connection with a coal block allocation scam case.