COAL SCAM

  • Court pulls up CBI for not seizing Naveen Jindal's passport in coal scam case 6 days ago

    New Delhi: A special court on Thursday pulled up the Central Bureau of Investigation for not seizing industrialist Naveen Jindal's passport and asked the agency to have a clear policy in place. Jindal has been chargesheeted in a coal block allocation scam case. The remarks came after the agency revealed that...
  • Coal scam: Court warns Jharkhand Ispat Private Limited director, cancels non-bailable warrant against him 6 days ago

    New Delhi: A special court on Wednesday cancelled a non-bailable warrant issued against Director of Jharkhand Ispat Pvt Ltd RC Rungta, who is an accused in a coal block allocation case, after he appeared before it. The court, however, warned Rungta to be careful in future while allowing the submissions of...
  • CBI files chargesheet against industrialist Naveen Jindal in coal block allocation in Jharkhand 6 days ago

    Ranchi: The Central Bureau of Investigation on Wednesday filed a chargesheet against industrialist Naveen Jindal in a coal block allocation scam in Jharkhand. Former Jharkhand chief minister Madhu Koda and former Union MoS Dasari Narayan Rao's names have also been mentioned in the chargesheet. Former coal secretary HC Gupta name...
  • Coalgate: Modi slams UPA, says coal blocks were given away like pen, handkerchief April 12, 2015

    Paris: In a scathing attack on previous UPA government, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that it had allocated coal blocks like one gives away a pen or a handkerchief, resulting in loss of lakhs of crores of rupees. "You must have heard about coal (block allocations) 204 coal blocks were...
  • SC stays summons issued to Manmohan Singh, 5 others in Talabira coal block allocation scam case April 1, 2015

    In a big relief for former prime minister Manmohan Singh, the Supreme Court has stayed the summons issued to him in the Talabira coal block allocation scam case. The court has admitted Manmohan Singh's petition seeking to quash the summons issued to him by a special CBI court. The apex...
  • SC took the decision because it feels substance in Manmohan's petition: Soli Sorabji April 1, 2015

    In a relief for former prime minister Manmohan Singh, the Supreme Court has stayed all proceedings against him in the coal scam. The apex court has put a stay on the lower court's order summoning the former PM in the scam. ...
  • SC stays all proceedings against Manmohan Singh, 5 others in coal scam, issues notice to CBI April 1, 2015

    New Delhi: In a relief for former prime minister Manmohan Singh, the Supreme Court has stayed all proceedings against him in the coal scam. The apex court has put a stay on the lower court's order summoning the former PM in the scam. "SC has ordered the stay of the proceeding...
  • Manmohan Singh moves Supreme Court against CBI court summons in coal scam March 25, 2015

    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...
  • Congress coal scam could be much bigger: PM Modi March 23, 2015

    Punjab: Attacking the previous Congress-led government, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday claimed that coal scam, which was pegged at Rs 1.76 lakh crore, could be much more bigger. Modi also said that the present regime led by him had garnered a revenue of Rs 2 lakh crore in bids from...
  • 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...
  • CAG was 'very kind' in assessing losses of coal blocks allocations: Jaitley March 19, 2015

    New Delhi: The Comptroller and Auditor General was "very kind" when it put losses incurred due to coal blocks allocation between 2006 and 2010 at Rs 1.86 lakh crore, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Thursday night while highlighting that auction being undertaken by the present government had reaped much...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay March 19, 2015

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  • 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...
  • Hidden hand controlling Prashant Bhushan's mind: Ranjit Sinha to SC March 16, 2015

    New Delhi: Backed by Central Bureau of Investigation, its former Chief Ranjit Sinha on Monday alleged in the Supreme Court that a "hidden hand" was a "controlling mind" of lawyer Prashant Bhushan, who has showered against him barrage of charges for purportedly interfering and scuttling the probe into coalgate. His denial...
  • Coal scam: Court frames charges against JIPL, Rungtas' March 16, 2015

    New Delhi: Jharkhand Ispat Private Limited (JIPL) and its two directors RC Rungta and RS Rungta were on Monday put on trial by a special court which framed charges against them for securing allotment of North Dhadu coal block in Jharkhand allegedly on the basis of false and forged documents. The...
  • Rajasthan Congress passes resolution supporting Manmohan Singh March 14, 2015

    Jaipur: Rajasthan Pradesh Congress Committee on Saturday passed a resolution in support of former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh who has been summoned as an accused in a coal scam case. The resolution was moved by PCC President Sachin Pilot in a party meeting which was unanimously passed. "Singh's ten-year tenure as...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob March 13, 2015

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  • News 360: India summons Pakistan Envoy over 26/11 attacks prime accused Lakhvi's release March 13, 2015

    India on Friday summoned Pakistan High Commissioner Abdul Basit after Islamabad High Court ordered the release of 26/11 mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi. ...
  • 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...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories March 12, 2015

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  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob March 12, 2015

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  • Coalgate: Congress top brass defend Manmohan Singh March 12, 2015

    The Congress has deployed its entire artillery to defend former prime minister Manmohan Singh who has been summoned as an accused in the multi-crore coal scam. ...
  • 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. ...
  • News 360: CNN-IBN reveals identity of AgustaWestland kingpin in VVIP chopper deal March 12, 2015

    In the latest development in the VVIP chopper deal, CNN-IBN on Thursday revealed the identity of AgustaWestland kingpin. The picture of middleman Christian Michel has been revealed for the first time. The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has started tracking down the trail from Dubai to Delhi and also began tracking...
  • Coalscam:Sanction to prosecute government servants awaited, says CBI March 12, 2015

    New Delhi: The CBI on Thursday told a special court that it was awaiting response of the competent authority on the issue of considering according sanction to prosecute public servants allegedly involved in a coalscam case relating to allocation of blocks to Navbharat Power Pvt Ltd (NPPL). The investigating officer (IO)...
  • 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...