DARDAS

  • Coal scam: Fresh charge sheet to be filed against Rajya Sabha MP Vijay Darda August 20, 2014

    New Delhi: The CBI on Tuesday told a special court hearing the coal block allocation case against Rajya Sabha MP Vijay Darda that it will file a supplementary charge sheet in the case as its probe is almost complete. Central Bureau of Investigation Special Judge Bharat Parashar fixed August 29...
  • Maharashtra school students to learn about Sachin Tendulkar May 27, 2014

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra government has added a chapter on Sachin Tendulkar in the school syllabus so that children are inspired by the iconic cricketer. Class IV students in Maharashtra would now get to learn about the living 'god' of cricket as part their curriculum from this academic year, since a...
  • Coal scam: Congress Rajya Sabha MP Vijay Darda gets bail May 23, 2014

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Friday granted bail to Rajya Sabha MP Vijay Darda in the coal blocks allocation case. Darda, a Congress leader, was chargesheeted by the Central Bureau of Investigation in March. Darda, along with others, was charged with criminal conspiracy and cheating. CBI said that Darda and his...
  • Coal scam: MP Darda, three others summoned as accused by court May 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Rajya Sabha MP Vijay Darda and three others were on Wednesday summoned as accused by a Delhi court which took cognisance of the charge sheet filed against them by the CBI in a coal block allocation scam case. Special CBI Judge Madhu Jain summoned Darda, his son Devendra...
  • Coal scam: CBI recommends closure report in two cases April 21, 2014

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation on Monday recommended closure report in the FIR against JLD Yavatmal Energy and Jas Infrastructure Capital Pvt. Ltd lodged in September 2012 in the coal blocks alloaction case. The CBI said that there is lack of prosecutable evidence against the two companies. The companies...
  • Coal blocks scam: CBI chargesheet against Congress MP Vijay Darda March 27, 2014

    New Delhi: In an embarrassment for the Congress, the Central Bureau of Investigation has filed a chargesheet against party's Rajya Sabha MP Vijay Darda in the coal block allocation case. Darda along with the others has been named for criminal conspiracy and cheating in the chargesheet. CBI has said that Darda...
  • Coal scam: CBI likely to file a case as over 15 files remain untraceable September 20, 2013

    CBI will register a preliminary enquiry within two days in connection with missing files related to coal block allocations. The decision was taken on Thursday after a crucial meeting of investigators with the Coal Ministry officials. Highly placed sources said the Coal Ministry had sent a fresh letter on Wednesday giving...
  • Coalgate: CBI questions mining barons Manoj, Arvind Jayaswal September 19, 2012

    New Delhi: On the third day of questioning over the coal block allocations scam, Jayaswal brothers Manoj and Arvind are being questioned together by the CBI. The Dardas may be next after the mining barons. Arvind Jayaswal is a shareholder in Jas Infrastructure and AMR Iron and Steel along with...
  • Coalgate: CBI to grill Dardas, raids Jayaswal September 8, 2012

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Saturday carried out searches of mining baron Manoj Jayaswal's residence in connection with the coal blocks allocations row. Jayaswal is a senior executive of the Abhijeet Group. Sources said that the 57yearold was being examined in his hometown of Nagpur. The CBI first...
  • Coalgate: CBI to question Dardas, Manoj Jayaswal September 8, 2012

    New Delhi: Sources said on Saturday that the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) would likely question Congress MP Vijay Darda, his brother Rajendra and mining baron Manoj Jayaswal of the Abhijeet Group, in connection with the coal blocks allocations next week. Sources said that the 57yearold Jayaswal was being examined in...
  • Coalgate: Norm violated by govt to favour Jindal September 6, 2012

    New Delhi: Another Congress MP is in the eye of the storm over the alleged coal blocks allocation scam. After Vijay Darda, another Congress MP, Naveen Jindal is under scanner over coalgate. While an FIR has already been filed against one Congress MP, the other is now beginning to face...
  • No relation with coal scamtainted company: Darda September 5, 2012

    Nashik: Under pressure to quit his post after the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) filed an FIR against him in the coal block allotment scam, Maharashtra minister Rajendra Darda on Wednesday said he no longer has any relation with the company booked by the investigative agency. "I had purchased the company's...
  • Coalgate: CBI names Congress MP Vijay Darda in FIR September 5, 2012

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday named Congress MP Vijay Darda in one of the FIRs filed in the alleged coal scam. The investigating agency carried out raids at 30 locations across the country and filed cases against five companies for alleged criminal conspiracy to get...
  • Cong MP named in coal FIR, denies charges September 5, 2012

    Congress MP Vijay Darda has been named in the CBI FIR on coal blocks allocation in the capacity of a Director of one of the benefitting companies. Speaking to IBN18 EditorinChief Rajdeep Sardesai, Darda defended himself and denied the allegations. In its FIR on JLD Yavatmal Energy Limited, which bagged...
  • Congress to ascertain facts on Darda's Modi remarks July 31, 2012

    New Delhi: The Congress has decided to "ascertain the facts" regarding its MP Vijay Darda praising Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi at a function in Ahmedabad on Sunday and said it will decide later if any further action was warranted. "As far as Vijay Darda is concerned, the general secretary who...
  • Has Narendra Modi become a political pariah? July 30, 2012

    New Delhi: On day two of Anna Hazare's fast in the national capital, the focus was not on the Anshan but the moves and counter moves behind the Anshan. Yoga guru Baba Ramdev, who is supposed to be joining Anna Hazare on his fast, has become a subject of bitter...
  • I was mocking Narendra Modi: Congress MP Vijay Darda July 30, 2012

    Congress MP Vijay Darda retracted from his remark praising Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi. Darda earlier called Modi a tiger and a national saint. ...
  • Congress takes dim view of party MP praising Modi July 30, 2012

    New Delhi: The Congress on Sunday took dim view of party MP Vijay Darda's remarks at a function in Ahmedabad terming Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi a "lion" and will seek a report from the party's state incharge. Party sources said that Gujarat incharge Mohan Prakash will be asked for a...
  • Never called Modi a tiger, national saint: Cong MP July 30, 2012

    New Delhi: Congress MP Vijay Darda on Sunday night retracted from his remark praising Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi. Darda earlier called Modi a tiger and a national saint. "I was actually ridiculing Modi when I said 'the lion of Gujarat' what I actually meant was to mockingly refer to the...
  • Modi is a tiger, a national saint, says Cong MP July 29, 2012

    New Delhi: In an embarrassment to the Congress, party MP Vijay Darda on Sunday praised Gujarat Chief Minister and senior BJP leader Narendra Modi and called him a tiger and a national saint. Darda's remarks are bound to spark a political storm across party lines. The Congress leader, however, quickly...
  • Maharashtra: Rs 1000 cr education scam exposed October 9, 2011

    New Delhi: From one scam to another this one's in Maharashtra. An education scam costing the state as much as 1000 crore rupees has finally come under the government's radar. Fingers of students being inked but this is not an election. The Maharashtra state government is conducting a statewide...
  • Land scam: FIR against Ashok Chavan, 15 others August 28, 2011

    Yavatmal: City police on Sunday lodged an FIR against 16 persons, including former Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan, state Education minister Rajendra Darda, and MP Vijay Darda, besides other government officials, in connection with an alleged land scam. The offence has been registered on last week's directive of Judicial Magistrate First...