Sriprakash Jaiswal

  • Congress is soul of the country, can't be wiped out: Sriprakash Jaiswal 03-04-2014 11:59 PM

    Union minister Sriprakash Jaiswal on Thursday said those who have given the slogan of a "Congress-free India" were unaware of the fact that it was not just a political party, but the soul of the country. While inaugurating the central election office of party candidate from Lucknow Lok Sabha seat...
  • Cabinet may take up coal regulator proposal on Thursday 19-02-2014 08:52 PM

    New Delhi: The Cabinet is expected to consider on Thursday the proposal for setting up a regulator for the coal sector through an executive order. "The Cabinet may tomorrow consider the proposal to set up coal regulator through an executive order," said a source. Coal Minister Sriprakash Jaiswal had earlier...
  • Nothing new in Modi's 'Chai pe Charcha', says Sriprakash Jaiswal 14-02-2014 06:15 PM

    Indore: Union Minister Sriprakash Jaiswal on Friday said there was nothing novel about BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's 'Chai pe Charcha' programme. "There is a tradition in the country to indulge in discussion over a cup of tea in every nook and corner, in fact it has become a...
  • LS polls: Cartoonist Aseem Trivedi set to challenge Jaiswal on AAP ticket 03-02-2014 07:10 PM

    Kanpur: Riding high on its outstanding performance in Delhi elections, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is likely to field cartoonist-turned-activist Aseem Trivedi from Kanpur Lok Sabha constituency against Congress' Sriprakash Jaiswal and Samajwadi Party's candidate Raju Srivastava. "Yes, talks are on with the AAP leaders pertaining to Lok Sabha ticket...
  • Panel on coal linkages to meet on February 19 02-02-2014 11:44 AM

    New Delhi: An inter-ministerial panel will meet on February 19 to review the status of existing coal supply arrangements to the power and other sectors. "The meeting of the Standing Linkage Committee (Long-Term) for power/sponge/cement to review the status of existing coal linkages/letters of assurance and other related matters will...
  • Sriprakash Jaiswal to send notice to Kejriwal on corruption allegations 01-02-2014 11:14 PM

    A day after Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal named him in a list of corrupt politicians, Coal Minister Sriprakash Jaiswal on Saturday hit out at him saying he did not need any certificate from any leader or party on probity. Jaiswal said he would send a notice to Kejriwal over...
  • Ready to contest polls against Sriprakash Jaiswal: Kalraj Mishra 19-12-2013 12:31 AM

    BJP leader Kalraj Mishra on Wednesday saidif given an opportunity by his party, he was ready to contestagainst Coal minister and Congress MP Sriprakash Jaiswal atthe Kanpur Lok Sabha seat in the 2014 general elections. "On the directions of party high command, I am willing tocontest from any seat but...
  • CIL stake sale likely this year: Sriprakash Jaiswal 28-10-2013 04:03 PM

    The five per cent stake sale in state miner Coal India (CIL) is likely to take place by the end of this year, Coal Minister Sriprakash Jaiswal said on Monday. 'It is likely that it (Coal India stake sale) may happen either in November or December,' Jaiswal told media persons...
  • Former coal secretary PC Parakh is 'Sheikh Chilli', says Coal Minister 22-10-2013 09:06 PM

    Reacting to former coal secretary PC Parakh's allegations on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh over the coal scam, Coal Minister Sriprakash Jaiswal, on Tuesday, said Parakh is a 'Sheikh Chilli,' or daydreamer. "Sheikh chilliyon ke dwara diye gaye kisi bayan par koi comment hum nahi karna chahte(I do not want to...
  • Coal scam: File notings in crucial deal missing 04-09-2013 09:48 PM

    Coal Minister Sri Prakash Jaiswal has made a clear distinction between the number of coal files and documents that are missing in his reply to a query made in Parliament on September 2. He said that among the documents that have gone missing are file notings that trail the movement...
  • Coal scam: Wrong to classify any file as 'missing', says Jaiswal 23-08-2013 06:45 PM

    New Delhi: The 'missing coalgate files' continues to be a burning issue in Parliament. Coal Minister Sriprakash Jaiswal in a statement in the Rajya Sabha on Friday, said that copies of 497 files have been handed over to the CBI but 7 files are still missing from the records. The...
  • Protests in Rajya Sabha over missing coal files 22-08-2013 01:02 PM

    The issue of missing crucial files connected to the illegal allocation of coals blocks has been disrupting Parliament proceedings of the Monsoon Session. ...
  • 7 days left for UPA to pass Food Security Bill in Parliament 22-08-2013 09:14 AM

    New Delhi: Time is running out for the United Progessive Alliance government to get its Chairperson Sonia Gandhi's pet project - the Food Security Bill - to be passed in Parliament. Only seven working are left for the Monsoon Session to end and two previous attempts to debate the bill...
  • Coal scam: Efforts on to trace missing files; will be found, says Narayanasamy 21-08-2013 08:26 PM

    Hitting out at BJP for stalling Parliament over missing coal block allocation files, Union Minister V Narayanasamy on Wednesday said government was making efforts to trace them and they will be found. "It is not the case of missing files. The files need to be traced. The (Coal) Ministry has...
  • BJP targets government over missing coalgate files 20-08-2013 10:02 PM

    The government was once again cornered by the BJP-led Opposition over the missing coalgate files in Parliament on Tuesday. The BJP demanded a statement from the PM alleging that the files had been deliberately made to disappear to destroy evidence. The Congress was quick to hit back, saying files from...
  • BJP ups the ante against PM over missing coal files, stalls Food Bill 20-08-2013 03:06 PM

    New Delhi: On a day when the Congress was hoping to get the Food Security Bill passed in the Lok Sabha, the BJP stepped up its attack on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh over the missing files in the coal scam. The BJP stalled both Houses of Parliament demanding that the...
  • Opposition set to take on UPA in Parliament over missing coal files 19-08-2013 07:57 AM

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party is set to raise the issue of coalgate with the government admitting that some crucial files related to coal block allocations have gone missing. The Opposition has alleged that the government is trying to hide facts. "As far as coalgate is concerned, the government's...
  • Coalgate scam: Some files are missing, admits minister Sriprakash Jaiswal 17-08-2013 09:10 PM

    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...
  • Coal scam: Govt admits a few files are missing, Oppn alleges cover up 17-08-2013 05:34 PM

    New Delhi: Coal Minister Sriprakash Jaiswal on Saturday admitted that some files related to the coal blocks allocation scam have gone missing. The minister said the files between 1993 and 2004 are missing. "768 files have been submitted to the Coal Ministry. It is true that some files are missing....
  • Sonia, Rahul are PM-makers: Sriprakash Jaiswal 11-08-2013 08:38 PM

    Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Vice-President Rahul Gandhi are used to making prime ministers where other leaders spend their time trying to stake a claim to the coveted post, party MP and Union Coal Minister Sriprakash Jaiswal said on Sunday. "Sonia and Rahul make prime ministers... the politics of Rahul...
  • TN: Neyveli Lignite workers to strike against divestment today 03-07-2013 11:59 AM

    Chennai: The trade unions of the Neyveli Lignite Corporation will go on an indefinite strike on Wednesday. The indefinite strike has been called to protest the Centre's decision to disinvest a five per cent stake in the company. The All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) on Tuesday organised State-wide...
  • Coal scam: 'Strict action against those found guilty' 11-06-2013 08:48 PM

    New Delhi: Amid CBI booking Congress MP Naveen Jindal and former Minister of State for Coal Dasari Narayan Rao in a fresh FIR in coal scam, Coal Minister Sriprakash Jaiswal on Tuesday said that strict action would be initiated against all those found guilty of wrongdoings. "We have forwarded to...
  • Govt may regulate coal industry to improve supply 29-05-2013 05:46 PM

    New Delhi: A ministerial group approved a draft bill on Wednesday to set up a coal regulator, the Coal Minister said, in a step towards better supervision of a sector that is the nation's main source of energy but is riddled with corruption and supply bottlenecks. Coal Minister Sriprakash Jaiswal...
  • Watch: A cautious Coal Minister says 'no comments' to every question on coal scam 30-04-2013 05:59 PM

    Coal Minister Sriprakash Jaiswal was extremely cautious when CNN-IBN probed him on the coal scam. ...
  • Scindia to meet Sriprakash Jaiswal to discuss coal issues 17-04-2013 03:45 AM

    New Delhi: Power Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia and Coal Minister Sriprakash Jaiswal will meet on Thursday to discuss a host of issues, including environment related matters concerning the two sectors and the quality of fuel being supplied. "We have identified four-five issues related to environment (clearance), which we will discuss with...
  • Prashant Bhushan moves SC seeking SIT probe into the coal scam 15-04-2013 02:39 PM

    New Delhi: Aam Admi Party member and lawyer Prashant Bhushan has moved the Supreme Court seeking an investigation into the coal scam by the Special Investigation Team (SIT). In his plea to the Supreme Court, Bhushan has also asked the court to look into the allegations of governmental interference in...
  • Coal scam: Plea seeking removal of Sriprakash Jaiswal in SC 15-04-2013 11:31 AM

    New Delhi: Eminent lawyer ML Sharma on Monday filed a plea in the Supreme Court seeking an inquiry against the Additional Solicitor General and the Attorney General for making a false statement that no political executive saw the CBI's coal scam status report before its submission in the apex court....
  • Cong attacks UP govt for 'breakdown' in law and order 30-03-2013 07:17 PM

    Kanpur: Union minister Sriprakash Jaiswal, who led the protest of Congress workers against the SP-led UP government in Kanpur on Saturday, alleged that most of the development projects in the city were lying incomplete in spite of release of funds by the Centre. Jaiswal, who is MP from the city,...
  • Government to set up independent coal regulator 05-12-2012 02:27 AM

    New Delhi: The union government is planning to set up an independent regulator for the coal sector, Minister of State for Coal Pratik Prakashbapu Patil said Tuesday. In a written reply in the Lok Sabha, the minister said the proposed regulator would ensure more optimal development and conservation of coal...
  • Ready for debate on FDI issue: Coal Minister Jaiswal 24-11-2012 03:04 PM

    Sambhal: Union Coal Minister Sriprakash Jaiswal has alleged that the BJP and other Opposition parties were not allowing Parliament to proceed on the issue of FDI even though the government was ready for a debate. Talking to the reporters in Sambhal Jaiswal, who came to attend the concluding ceremony of...