COAL BLOCK ALLOCATION

  • Manmohan Singh moves Supreme Court against CBI court summons in coal scam 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday moved Supreme Court challenging the special CBI court order in the coal block allocation scam case. The former PM has been named as an accused in the Talabira coal block allocation case. Singh may ask the court to quash the order and...
  • Vesting of coal blocks subject to outcome of pleas: Delhi HC March 24, 2015

    New Delhi: Delhi High Court on Tuesday said that the Centre's final vesting orders with regard to three coal blocks would be subject to the final outcome of pleas of companies which were prior allotees and had challenged the 2014 Coal Ordinance provisions. A bench of justices BD Ahmed and...
  • Coal scam: CBI receives authority's nod on final probe report March 23, 2015

    New Delhi: CBI on Monday informed a special court that they have received approval of the competent authority on its final report of further investigation in a coal blocks allocation scam case allegedly involving Vikash Metal and Power Limited (VMPL) and others. After CBI prosecutor told the court that investigation...
  • Manmohan Singh to move Supreme Court to quash court order in coal scam March 23, 2015

    New Delhi: Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is likely to move Supreme Court on Monday to quash the order by the special CBI court in the coal block allocation scam case. The move came even as the probe report by the Central Bureau of Investigation said there was no proof...
  • News 360: CBI report says no proof of wrongdoing on Manmohan's part in Talabira coal block allocation March 19, 2015

    The probe report by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in the coal blocks allocation scam has made some startling revelations saying there is no proof of wrongdoing against former prime Manmohan Singh in the Talabira coal block allocation. The report also gives industrialist Kumar Mangalam Birla a clean chit...
  • CBI report says no case against Manmohan Singh, KM Birla in Talabira coal block allocation March 19, 2015

    New Delhi: The probe report by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in the coal blocks allocation scam has made some startling revelations saying there is no proof of wrongdoing against former prime Manmohan Singh in the Talabira coal block allocation. The report also gives industrialist Kumar Mangalam Birla a clean...
  • Cartoon of the day: Congress marches to support Manmohan Singh in coal scam March 13, 2015

    The Congress on Thursday came out in full force to defend former prime minister Manmohan Singh who has been summoned as an accused in the coal block allocation scam case. Congress President Sonia Gandhi along with senior party leaders marched from Congress headquarters to Manmohan Singh's house to express solidarity...
  • Manmohan Singh to move Supreme Court after being summoned in coal scam March 13, 2015

    New Delhi: Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is now likely to move the Supreme Court after he was summoned as an accused in the coal block allocation scam case by a special court on Wednesday. Former coal secretary PC Parakh, Hindalco, Kumar Mangalam Birla and two others were also summoned...
  • Coal fire unites Congress: Is this too little, too late for the grand old party? March 12, 2015

    The Congress on Thursday deployed its entire artillery to defend former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh who has been summoned as an accused in the coal scam. Taking the lead, party president Sonia Gandhi walked down from the party headquarters to Singh's residence. ...
  • Congress out in full force in support of Manmohan Singh March 12, 2015

    In a show of strength, the Congress party came out in full force to defend former prime minister Manmohan Singh who has been summoned as an accused in the coal block allocation scam case. Party President Sonia Gandhi led the solidarity march to the prime minister's residence. Senior party leader...
  • Outraged by summons served to Manmohan in coal scam, Sonia leads Congress solidarity march March 12, 2015

    New Delhi: The Congress came out in full force to defend former prime minister Manmohan Singh who has been summoned as an accused in the coal block allocation scam case. Congress President Sonia Gandhi along with senior party leaders marched from Congress headquarters to Manmohan Singh's house to express solidarity...
  • No need to file criminal case against Manmohan Singh in coal scam: Mohan Parasaran March 12, 2015

    Former Solicitor General Mohan Parasaran said there was no need to file a criminal case against former prime minister Manmohan Singh as there was no evidence of corruption. He said, "I was quite surprised. The CBI did not find any evidence of corruption. He was instrumental in decision making and...
  • Coalgate: Special court summons former PM Manmohan Singh as accused March 12, 2015

    In a development which is very embarrassing for former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, he has been summoned as an accused by a special court in the coal block allocation scam case. ...
  • Watch: All about the coal scam saga March 11, 2015

    CNN-IBN's Associate Editor Arunima explains the alleged conspiracy in the coal block allocation scam. ...
  • Breaking Toons: Manmohan Singh's journey in Coalgate from 2009 to 2015 March 11, 2015

    In a development which is very embarrassing for former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, he has been summoned as an accused by a special court in the coal block allocation scam case. ...
  • Manmohan summoned as accused: Is there a case against the former PM in coal scam? March 11, 2015

    In a development which is very embarrassing for former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, he has been summoned as an accused by a special court in the coal block allocation scam case. ...
  • Cartoon of the day: Manmohan Singh summed in coal scam March 11, 2015

    In a development which is very embarrassing for former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, he has been summoned as an accused by a special court in the coal block allocation scam case. ...
  • Coal scam: Integrity of Manmohan Singh can't be questioned, says Congress March 11, 2015

    Defending Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in the coal block allocation scam, Congress spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said, "Dr Manmohan Singh's integrity, fairness, impartiality and adherence to transparency is unquestionable." Singh has been summoned as an accused by a special court in the coal block allocation scam case on Wednesday. ...
  • Inappropriate for me to comment on Manmohan Singh, says PC Parakh March 11, 2015

    Former coal secretary PC Parakh along with five others have been summoned as an accused in the coal block allocation scam. Parakh said, "News of summons came as a surprise, but the court has taken a decision. I have already given all details to the CBI. It won't be appropriate...
  • Manmohan Singh cannot be held responsible, says Veerappa Moily March 11, 2015

    Veerappa Moily said that Manmohan Singh cannot be held responsible and that BJP had indulged into a political witch-hunt. While on the other hand Prashant Bhushan said that it is a very healthy sign of our judicial system that influential people are being summoned. ...
  • Many officers involved in coal scam, probe will take a long time: Hansraj Ahir March 11, 2015

    Hansraj Ahir, the BJP leader who is the whistle-blower in the coal block allocation scam, welcomed the development and said this was awaited. "People expect that no accused shall be spared. Many officers are involved in the case and will take a long time. This is the first scam in...
  • Manmohan Singh, others summoned as accused by special court in coal block allocation scam case March 11, 2015

    New Delhi: In a development which is very embarrassing for former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, he has been summoned as an accused by a special court in the coal block allocation scam case. Besides Singh, former coal secretaries PC Parakh, Hindalco, Kumar Mangalam Birla and two others are accused in the...
  • Coal block scam: CBI submits status report in Supreme Court, next hearing on April 27 March 9, 2015

    New Delhi: The CBI on Monday submitted its status report in Supreme Court regarding coal block allocation scam. The apex court has fixed April 27 as the next date for hearing on status report. The CBI had, on February 4, filed in a special court a progress report of its ongoing...
  • Court halts auction of two coal mines previously held by Jindal Steel February 12, 2015

    Mumbai: A court on Wednesday asked the government to halt the auction of two coal mines attached to a Jindal Steel and Power Ltd (JNSP.NS) steel plant, a move that could prompt more companies to go to court and potentially derail plans to auction more than a hundred coal blocks...
  • Delhi HC relief for JSPL, 3 coal blocks taken off auction February 11, 2015

    New Delhi: In a relief for Jindal Steel and Power Ltd (JSPL) and its promoter Naveen Jindal, Delhi High Court on Wednesday directed a technical committee to review its own decision to change the end-use of two coal blocks earlier alloted to the company and removing the mines from the...
  • Coalgate: CBI files progress report on further probe February 4, 2015

    New Delhi: CBI on Wednesday filed in a special court a progress report of its ongoing investigation in a coal blocks allocation case in which it has chargesheeted Nagpur-based Grace Industries Ltd (GIL) and one of its directors. The investigating officer (IO) said the matter regarding the alleged roles of...
  • Coal scam: Manmohan Singh defends decision to allocate blocks to Hindalco January 21, 2015

    New Delhi: Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has defended his decision to allocate coal blocks to Hindalco and said it was approved after due deliberations. According to details of the CBI examination of Singh in the coal block allocation scam case accessed by CNN-IBN, the former prime minister is learnt to...
  • Coal allocations: SC notice to Gujarat government on failure to provide information to CBI January 12, 2015

    New Delhi: Supreme Court on Monday sought an explanation from Gujarat Government for its alleged failure to provide requisite information relating to two coal block allocations to the CBI for its probe into coalgate scam. "Despite our order, no response has been received by the CBI and no documents have...
  • Cabinet approves ordinances for coal auction, insurance reforms December 24, 2014

    New Delhi: After failing to pass the Insurance Bill as a result of repeated disruptions in the Winter session of Parliament, the government has cleared an ordinance to raise the cap of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in the Insurance sector. The Union Cabinet has also cleared the ordinance for implementation...
  • Coal scam: CBI files case diary in sealed cover November 27, 2014

    New Delhi: CBI on Thursday 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. The court has now fixed the matter for consideration of CBI's closure report filed in the case for...