Coal Block Allocation

  • 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 production-ready 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 production-ready 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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  • 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 flood-ravaged 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. ...
  • 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 de-allocate all 218 coal blocks. Goyal said that it would only lead to a short-term disruption of power, adding that the government was working towards providing...
  • 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 de-allocation 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...
  • Manmohan Singh could not control his ministers: PC Parakh April 14, 2014

    Former coal secretary PC Parakh in his book 'Crusader or Conspirator? Coalgate and Other Truths', wrote that Dr Manmohan Singh was was heading a government in which he had "little" political authority. He said, "Then I worked with Shibu Soren and he vehemently opposed my proposal to make coal blocks...
  • Watch India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai October 22, 2013

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  • Coalgate: Government will provide all documents to CBI, says Narayanasamy October 22, 2013

    Minister of State for Prime Minister's Office V Narayanasamy on Tuesday stressed that the government would provide all the coal blocks allocation documents to the CBI. He also added that the investment climate has taken a hit due to the cases registered against some business houses. ...
  • Coalgate: Has CBI FIR led to trust deficit between India Inc and the govt? October 22, 2013

    The CBI will file a status report in the Supreme Court on Tuesday on its investigations in coal blocks allocation scam. The FIR against Aditya Birla group chairman Kumar Mangalam Birla and former coal secretary PC Parakh in the coal blocks allocation scam has possibly led to a trust deficit...
  • Thorough inquiry should be in coal block allocation scam: Yechury October 20, 2013

    CPI(M) leader Sitaram Yechury said there should be a thorough inquiry in the coal block allocation scam. He said, "Everybody involved should be brought to books and punished as the Prime Minister is the head of the government. Any scam that involves anyone from the government, the PM will have...
  • PMO can't escape blame on coal block allocation: Parakh October 19, 2013

    Former coal secretary PC Parakh maintained that Prime Minister cannot escape the blame on the coal block allocations. "I have in my judgement made a recommendation and a final decision was taken by whoever was min in charge of the ministry at that point of time," said Parakh. ...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey October 18, 2013

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  • News 360: India hunts for treasure in Unnao, PIL seeks SC monitoring October 18, 2013

    Even as the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) started the excavation work at the Unnao fort of former king Raja Ram Bux Singh on Friday to search for 1,000 tonnes of gold reportedly buried under it, a PIL has been filed in the Supreme Court asking the court to monitor...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey October 17, 2013

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  • News 360: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik under scanner in Coal scam October 17, 2013

    In a new twist to the coal blocks allocation scam the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is looking into the role of Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik in the case. Naveen Patnaik had reportedly written to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to approve coal blocks of Aditya Birla Group Chairman Kumar...
  • The Last Word: Is the CBI's treatment of KM Birla a sign that we are returning to the repressive 1980s? October 17, 2013

    In an another high profile chargesheet in the coal scam, the Central Bureau of Investigation has named Aditya Birla Group Chairman Kumar Mangalam Birla as an accused in its 14th FIR in the case. ...
  • Is CBI selectively targeting corporates and bureaucrats to protect the PM? October 16, 2013

    The Central Bureau of Investigation has named Aditya Birla Group Chairman Kumar Mangalam Birla in its 14th FIR in the case. FIRs have been filed against Kumar Mangalam Birla, NALCO, HINDALCO and former secretary coal PC Parakh. Cases of cheating, forgery and financial misrepresentation have been filed. However, former coal...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai September 25, 2013

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  • News 360: Jagan Reddy walks out of jail after 16 months in DA case September 24, 2013

    The YSR Congress Party chief YS Jagan Mohan Reddy finally walked out of Chanchalguda jail in Hyderabad around 2 pm on Tuesday after spending 16 months there in a disproportionate assets case. ...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey September 20, 2013

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  • News 360: Indian Mujahideen terror accused Afzal Usmani escapes from Mumbai Police custody September 20, 2013

    An alleged Indian Mujahideen terrorist Afzal Usmani on Friday escaped from Mumbai Police's custody. Usmani managed to escape while he was being taken to a Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA) court in Mumbai by a team of police officials....
  • Congress hiding coal scam files to protect its people: Arun Jaitley September 4, 2013

    Senior BJP leader hit out at the UPA-led government for the missing files pertaining to coal blocks allocation saying that the Congress has intentionally hid the files to protect its own people. "The files of allocation to people close to the Congress party are relevant files. These relevant files will...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai August 20, 2013

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  • Can the PM distance himself from the Coalgate controversy? August 20, 2013

    The government was once again cornered by the 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 the...
  • News 360: Opposition wants PM to answer over missing coal allocation files August 20, 2013

    The Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha have been adjourned till Thursday after uproar over missing coalgate files. BJP members demanded a statement from Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on the missing files related to the allocation of coal blocks. ...