PMO issues strict guidelines for weeding out corrupt bureaucrats; over 1,000 disciplinary records being scrutinised
After reviewing ongoing action against corrupt bureaucrats, the Prime Minister Office (PMO) has decided that Central government departments must examine and submit a list of deadwood and dishonest officers every few months to increase trust and transparency in the system
Coal Scam: Delhi court holds ex-secretary H C Gupta and others guilty of corruption, criminal conspiracy
The case pertains to alleged irregularities in allocation of Moira and Madhujore (North and South) coal blocks in West Bengal to VMPL. In September 2012, the CBI had registered an FIR in the case.
To ensure 24X7 power supply to people, Union Minister Piyush Goyal on Friday urged ministries of railways, power and coal to work in coordination
Senior bureaucrat Suresh Kumar on Monday assumed the additional charge as chairman and managing director of state-owned Coal India Ltd.
Senior bureaucrat Suresh Kumar is likely to be the new acting chairman and managing director of the world's largest coal miner Coal India Ltd (CIL)
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.
The number of dead in Jharkhand's Lalmatia coal mine that caved-in on Thursday has reached thirteen with the recovery of two more bodies on Saturday, police said
While the rate of royalty remained unrevised, the Centre has enhanced the levy of ‘Clean Environment Cess’ to raise Rs 400 per ton in the Union Budget, 2016-17, Patnaik pointed out.
Dilip Ray, former Union Minister of State for Coal, who was summoned as an accused in a coal scam case, was granted bail by a special court in Delhi on Friday.
The case pertain to the allotment of North Dhadu coal block in Jharkhand to Jharkhand Ispat Pvt Ltd allegedly on the basis of false and forged documents.
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.
A parliamentary panel has expressed its reservations about CMPFO not parking the funds in "an appropriate manner" and even suggested refering the matter to a central investigating agency.
With around 200 proposals of Coal India awaiting a green nod, a parliamentary panel has asked the government to explore the feasibility of creating a medium to streamline the process of obtaining environmental and forest clearances of coal mining projects in a coordinated manner.
Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's approval to allocate coal block to HINDALCO prima facie "facilitated windfall profits" to the private firm resulting in loss to state-owned PSU Neyveli Lignite Corporation Ltd (NLC), a special court observed on Wednesday.
Coal India has set a target of 502 million tonnes (MT) of fuel production target by the end of this fiscal 2014-15.
The disinvestment will take place amid a section of trade unions threatening "symbolic demonstration" tomorrow to protest against the share sale and also warned of a possible strike at a later stage.
The acts of former Coal Secretary HC Gupta and two other government officials overlooking the misrepresentation by Navbharat Power Pvt Ltd (NPPL) for getting coal block prima facie amounts to criminal misconduct, a special court on Wednesday said directing the CBI to further investigate the case.
The nine-member Inter-Ministerial Committee (IMC) under the chairmanship of additional secretary coal has members from the ministries like power, steel and law, the coal ministry said in an official communication.