Coalgate Scam

  • Officers probing Coalgate not to be repartriated: SC to CBI July 8, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday gave a stern message to the CBI that none of the senior IPS officers in the team supervising the investigation in the coal block allocation scam will be allowed repatriation to their parent cadre without completing the task. A bench headed by Chief Justice...
  • Never imagined I would fight elections from area of scam-hit people: Murli Manohar Joshi March 22, 2014

    Senior BJP leader Murli Manohar Joshi, shifted to Kanpur Lok Sabha seat from Varanasi to accommodate Narendra Modi, made a veiled attack on sitting Congress MP and Coal Minister Sriprakash Jaiswal, saying he never imagined that one day he would have to fight elections from "constituency of people whose names...
  • Others who had coal portfolio should face CBI, why just PM, says Manish Tewari September 9, 2013

    All predecessors of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and ministers who held the coal portfolio from 1993 should also be summoned by CBI, if he has to face the agency in Coalgate probe, Union Minister Manish Tewari said on Monday. Asserting that Singh has an impeccable track record in the government and...
  • Uproar in Parliament over coal files; Ravi Shankar, Sibal exchange heated words September 3, 2013

    Kapil Sibal and Ravi Shankar Prasad exchanged heated words over the Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's statement on missing coal files on Tuesday. Following which there was an uproar in Parliament and it was adjourned for 15 minutes. ...
  • Coal scam: We have nothing to hide, says government August 19, 2013

    Sources have told to CNNIBN that the Centre has said that the Central government has nothing to hide in coal sacm and the state governments have details of the CBI files. ...
  • Coal scam: BJP raises issue of missing files in Rajya Sabha August 19, 2013

    The Bharatiya Janata Party on Monday raised missing files issue in coal scam on Rajya Sabha. ...
  • Coalgate scam: Yashwant Sinha to raise missing file issue in Lok Sabha August 18, 2013

    Senior BJP leader Sinha on Sunday said he would raise in Lok Sabha tomorrow the issue of missing files relating to coalgate scam. "We'll not tolerate the issue of missing files in the coalgate. I'll raise the issue again tomorrow on the floor (of Lok Sabha)," Sinha told reporters in...
  • Coal scam: BJP to raise missing file issue in Lok Sabha on Monday August 18, 2013

    Hazaribagh: Senior Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) leader Yashwant Sinha on Sunday said he would raise the issue of missing files relating to coalgate scam in the Lok Sabha on Monday. "We'll not tolerate the issue of missing files in the coalgate. I'll raise the issue again tomorrow on the floor (of...
  • Coalgate scam: Some files are missing, admits minister Sriprakash Jaiswal August 17, 2013

    In a new twist, Coal Minister Sriprakash Jaiswal on Saturday admitted that some files related to the coal block allocation scam are missing, remarks that drew attack from opposition parties. "It is true that some files from 1993 to 2004 are missing. Attempts are on, we are in touch with CMPDIL,...
  • Cong rejects BJP's demand for PM's resignation over Coalgate June 8, 2013

    New Delhi: Dismissing BJP's demand for the resignation of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh over the Coalgate scam, Congress on Saturday reminded the Opposition party of its electoral defeat in Karnataka amid corruption charges against ministers of the previous state government. "There is no question of resignation. What will happen for them...
  • Rajnath demands PM's resignation over Coalgate scam June 8, 2013

    Panaji: BJP President Rajnath Singh on Saturday demanded the resignation of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh over the Coalgate scam in which the CBI's status report was vetted before being submitted to the Supreme Court. "When the Prime Minister himself is under suspicion... why was the CBI report in the Coalgate...
  • CBI to inform SC that IO of coalgate arrested May 20, 2013

    New Delhi: CBI will tell the Supreme Court on Tuesday about the arrest of its Superintendent of Police Vivek Dutt who was the Chief Investigator of the coalgate scam. The apex court had in its last hearing on coalgate scam said no officer will be taken off of the case...
  • Bribery case: CBI likely to file petition in SC against Vivek Dutt May 20, 2013

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is expected to file a petition in the Supreme Court on Monday against the investigating officer in the coal allocation scam, who was caught taking a bribe of Rs 15 lakh on Friday. The CBI Internal Intelligence Unit nabbed Vivek Dutt in an...
  • Bribery case: CBI officer to be questioned for 3 days May 19, 2013

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Saturday sent Vivek Dutt, a CBI officer heading the probe into the allocation of coal blocks, to the custody of the probe agency till May 21 for allegedly taking a bribe of Rs 7 lakh from a businessman for settling a land dispute. Central Bureau...
  • Delhi: Two CBI officials arrested for taking bribe May 18, 2013

    New Delhi: Two officers of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), including one reportedly investigating the coal scam, were arrested in Delhi while taking a bribe of Rs 7 lakh for settling down a land dispute, an officer said on Friday. Superintendent of Police Vivek Dutt and Inspector Rajesh Karnatak...
  • CBI officer caught taking bribe of Rs 15 lakh May 17, 2013

    New Delhi: A Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) official, who is also the Chief Investigating Officer probing the coal block allocation scam, was caught taking a bribe of Rs 15 lakh on Friday. The CBI Internal Intelligence Unit nabbed Vivek Dutt in an operation that was personally supervised by the...
  • Coalgate: Coal Ministry hands over 730 files to CBI May 1, 2013

    New Delhi: The Coal Ministry has handed over about 730 files to CBI for probe in the coalgate case and is prepared to give more. "We have handed over about 730 files and folders and application forms to the Central Bureau of Investigation. We have another 10 files and...
  • SC criticises Coal Ministry for not cooperating with CBI April 30, 2013

    New Delhi: The Ministry of Coal on Tuesday faced the ire of the Supreme Court for its noncooperation with CBI in the coalgate scam probe by depriving the agency of crucial documents. The apex court was pained as the Ministry, whose senior official was named as one of the persons with...
  • UPA should reveal names involved in coal scam: Yechury April 29, 2013

    Vijayawada: CPM politburo member Sitaram Yechury said in Vijayawada on Sunday that the UPA government should reveal the names of those involved in the coal scam. "The government should reveal the names of the people involved in the coalgate scam. The resignation of either Prime Minister Manmohan Singh or Law...
  • Fresh uproar over coalgate; Rajya Sabha adjourned April 25, 2013

    New Delhi: Proceedings were washed out for the third consecutive day in Rajya Sabha as BJP created uproar on the coalgate issue demanding resignation of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and dismissal of Law Minister Ashwani Kumar. Lok Sabha, which did not transact any business during the last...
  • Rajya Sabha adjourned till noon after BJP, SP uproar April 25, 2013

    New Delhi: Rajya Sabha was on Thursday was adjourned till noon after opposition BJP and UPA ally SP created ruckus in the House over separate issues. While BJP persisted with its demand for resignation of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh over the coalgate scam, SP members trooped into the well raising...
  • Coal scam: BJP demands PM's resignation, sacking of Law Minister April 23, 2013

    New Delhi: A day after CNNIBN revealed that the Central Bureau of Investigation's (CBI) affidavit on coal block allocation scam says the Law Minister allegedly vetted the probe agency's status report on the scam, the main Opposition the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) parliamentary party has decided that its MPs will...
  • BJP to 'corner' govt in Parliament on JPC, Delhi rape April 20, 2013

    New Delhi: BJP is set to corner the Government in Parliament over the leakage of JPC report on 2G Spectrum allocation, coal scam and the brutal rape of a fiveyearold girl in Delhi as the second phase of the Budget Session begins on April 22. The executive committee of the BJP...
  • Newsmaker of the Day: Naveen Jindal October 25, 2012

    There was high drama at Congress MP and industrialist Naveen Jindal's press conference on Thursday afternoon where he claimed he had proof against the editors of Zee News allegedly extorting money from his team. Jindal screened the video of what was shown to be a sting operation his company did...
  • Scam charges made to divert attention from coalgate: Ajit Pawar October 1, 2012

    Ajit Pawar had resigned following reports about his alleged involvement in a Rs 20,000 crore scam. ...
  • Ajit Pawar takes on Congress at public rally September 30, 2012

    Mumbai: In a veiled attack on ally Congress in Maharashtra, NCP leader Ajit Pawar on Sunday said the allegations of irregularities raised against him were aimed at diverting public attention from the Coalgate scam. "There is an attempt to blacken us with coal," said Pawar, who last week resigned as...
  • Coalgate: Jindal faces heat, another company under scanner September 13, 2012

    In more embarrassment for Congress MP and industrialist Naveen Jindal in connection with the alleged coalgate scam, another coal mine block allotted to his company has now come under the scanner. ...
  • Coalgate: Another Jindal company under scanner September 12, 2012

    New Delhi: In more embarrassment for Congress MP and industrialist Naveen Jindal in connection with the alleged coalgate scam, another coal mine block allotted to his company has now come under the scanner. In the latest case, three Jindal group companies, JSW Steel, Jindal Thermal Power and Jindal Stainless Steel formed...