Coal Blocks

  • CBI probe in coal scam case bereft of basic nuances: Court 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Observing that the CBI probe into a coal block allocation case was "bereft of basic nuances of investigation", a special court today ordered further probe in an FIR in which the agency had filed a closure report against Kolkata-based Vikash Metals and Power Ltd and its officials. The court...
  • Will cancellation of coal blocks adversely affect power sector? September 9, 2014

    The Centre has favoured cancellation of 218 coal block allocations which were declared illegal by the Supreme Court last month. It has also suggested takeover of the 46 productionready blocks by the public sector unit Coal India Limited. Meanwhile, the apex court has reserved its decision on the matter. ...
  • Centre favours cancellation of 218 coal blocks, SC reserves its verdict September 9, 2014

    The Centre has favoured cancellation of 218 coal block allocations which were declared illegal by the Supreme Court last month. It has also suggested takeover of the 46 productionready blocks by the public sector unit Coal India Limited. Meanwhile, the apex court has reserved its decision on the matter. ...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories September 9, 2014

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  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey September 9, 2014

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  • Coal blocks allocation: SBI says has Rs 4,000crore exposure September 9, 2014

    Mumbai: Country's largest lender SBI, which has Rs 4,000crore exposure to coal mines, on Tuesday said that the banking system is unlikely to take a hard knock even if the Supreme Court cancels all the 218 coal blocks allocated between 1993 and 2010. Various reports have pegged the collective exposure...
  • Roadmap for coalblock allocations after final verdict: Government September 9, 2014

    New Delhi: As Supreme Court on Tuesday reserved its order on coalblock allocations, the government said it would wait for its final verdict in order to move ahead in a transparent manner. "It was my and Hansraj Ahir's complaint which resulted in the CBI inquiry into the coal scam. The...
  • News 360: 200 dead, 47000 rescued, lakhs still stranded in J&K floods September 9, 2014

    More than 47,000 people have been evacuated in floodravaged Jammu and Kashmir which has witnessed its worst floods in six decades. Nearly 200 people have lost their lives and lakhs have been stranded in the floods, landslides and house collapses triggered by torrential monsoon rains since September 2. ...
  • SC reserves its verdict on cancellation of 218 coal blocks declared as illegal September 9, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday reserved its verdict on cancellation of 218 coal blocks which were declared as illegal by it. The apex court has concluded the hearing on coal block allocations and would give the verdict later. The Centre has said that it favours the cancellation of coal...
  • SC terming coal block allocation illegal a wake up call: Piyush Goyal September 9, 2014

    New Delhi: The coal block allocation held illegal and arbitrary by the Supreme Court was a 'wake up call' for the government to bring in greater transparency in the system, Power and Coal Minister Piyush Goyal said on Tuesday. "It's a wake up call for all of us, Supreme Court...
  • Government favours cancellation of coal blocks declared 'illegal' by SC September 9, 2014

    New Delhi: The Centre has said that it favours the cancellation of coal blocks allocations which were declared as illegal by the Supreme Court. In sum and substance, cancellation of coal block allocation is a natural consequence, the Centre told the Supreme Court. The Centre has told the court that the...
  • Supreme Court to decide fate of 218 coal blocks today September 9, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court will on Tuesday decide the fate of 218 coal blocks allocated since 1993 to 2010 which it held as illegal in a previous judgement. Just a day before the crucial hearing, Centre had on Monday filed an affidavit in the apex court in which it said...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories September 8, 2014

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  • Watch: Looking forward to September 9 SC judgement on coal blocks allocation, says Piyush Goyal September 8, 2014

    Power Minister Piyush Goyal expressed confidence even in the case of an adverse judgement delivered by the Supreme court in case it decided to deallocate all 218 coal blocks. Goyal said that it would only lead to a shortterm disruption of power, adding that the government was working towards providing...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey September 8, 2014

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  • News 360: J&K floods claim nearly 200 lives, massive rescue on September 8, 2014

    The situation in flood ravaged Jammu and Kashmir continues to be critical and all efforts are being made to pull out all victims from this situation. Even though Jammu region is back to normalcy, the situation remains critical in Kashmir. ...
  • Coal scam: CAG cuts gain figure from over Rs 10 lakh crore to Rs 1.85 lakh crore September 8, 2014

    New Delhi: The Comptroller and Auditor General has in its final report drastically reduced the alleged windfall gain figure from the coal blocks allocation scam. The massive figure now stands at Rs 1,85,591 crore as it saw a dramatic reduction of 80 per cent in the final report. The CAG said this...
  • Centre files affidavit in SC on 218 coal blocks declared illegal September 8, 2014

    New Delhi: The Narendra Modi government on Monday filed an affidavit in the Supreme Court on 218 coal blocks declared as illegal and left it to the court to decide on the issue. The apex court deemed the allocation of 218 coal blocks since 1993 as illegal. The government has proposed...
  • SC verdict on coal block cancellation will lead to shortterm disruption of power: Piyush Goyal September 8, 2014

    New Delhi: While the Supreme Court hearing on the 218 illegally allocated coal blocks is to be delivered on September 9, Power Minister Piyush Goyal told CNNIBN that even if the apex court decides to cancel coal blocks, it would only lead to a shortterm disruption of power. He added...
  • Coal scam: Ready for any eventuality, Government on final SC decision September 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Government on Wednesday said that it was awaiting the final decision of the Supreme Court on the coal block allocations and was prepared for any eventuality as it has its plans ready irrespective of any verdict. "Government is ready for any eventuality. We have our plans ready irrespective...
  • Government response to SC decision on coal block good governance, says Ravi Shankar Prasad September 2, 2014

    New Delhi: The government's decision to accept the Supreme Court's decision to term the coal block allocation since 1993 as illegal is an example of good governance, Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Tuesday. "We said we accept your decision. Please consider the 46 mines where production is about...
  • Coal scam: SC adjourns hearing till September 9 September 1, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday adjourned the hearing on illegally allocated coal blocks till September 9. The apex court asked all parties to file an affidavit on the issue of cancellation of the allocations. The Attorney General told the apex court that all coal allocations should not be cancelled...
  • Was rule of law followed in coal blocks allocation: Court asks CBI September 1, 2014

    New Delhi: A special court on Monday asked the CBI to clarify whether "rule of law" was followed in allocation of coal blocks to top industrialist Kumar Mangalam Birla's Hindalco. During the hearing on the closure report filed by the CBI in its FIR lodged against Birla, former coal secretary PC...
  • SC to decide upon cancellation of coal blocks allocated between 1993 and 2010 today September 1, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday will decide upon the cancellation of the 218 coal blocks that were allocated by the screening committee between 1993 and 2010, a move which it has termed illegal. In a decision taken last week, the apex court had ruled the 218 coal blocks that...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories August 26, 2014

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  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey August 25, 2014

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  • SC order on coal block allocations to affect 218 blocks August 25, 2014

    The Supreme Court declared on Monday that all coal block allocations made by the 36th screening committee as illegal and said that coal block allocations from 1993 till 2010 were arbitrary and not transparent. The court has stopped short of deallocation and posted the matter for further hearing on September...
  • News 360: Meerut couple shows the way, adopts 12 HIV positive boys August 25, 2014

    In Meerut, 12 HIV positive boys have been given a new lease of life by a young couple. A close encounter with death promoted Ajay Sharma to look at life differently and encouraged him to transform lives. Supporting Sharma in this cause is his wife. The couple has adopted 12...
  • Coal scam: Will act once final SC order comes, says government August 25, 2014

    New Delhi: The Narendra Modi government on Monday said that it would take a final decision on the coal blocks allocations once the Supreme Court gives its final judgement in the matter. "We would look forward to finality in coal award matter on September 1. It's a detail judgment. The economy...
  • SC declares all coal block allocations made from 1993 to 2010 as illegal, stops short of cancellation August 25, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court declared on Monday that all coal block allocations made by the 36th screening committee as illegal and said that coal block allocations from 1993 till 2010 were arbitrary and not transparent. The apex court bench comprising Chief Justice R.M. Lodha, Justice Madan B. Lokur, and...