COAL

  • Court pulls up CBI for not seizing Naveen Jindal's passport in coal scam case 3 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...
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  • Coal scam: Court warns Jharkhand Ispat Private Limited director, cancels non-bailable warrant against him 4 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 4 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...
  • Leadership change at this juncture will delay party revival: Sandeep Dikshit April 16, 2015

    New Delhi: Former Congress MP Sandeep Dikshit on Thursday stuck to his stand of backing Sonia Gandhi as the top party leader insisting that a change at this juncture could bring "friction" and delay the revival of an "electorally weakened party". Hailing the leadership of Sonia Gandhi, he also downpalyed the...
  • Nitin Gadkari hits out at Congress for opposing land bill April 13, 2015

    New Delhi: Union minister Nitin Gadkari on Monday hit out at the Opposition for "politicising" the land bill issue and questioned the Congress why it did not seek farmers' consent when it doled out coal mines to the "rich". "Opposition is politicising the bill. The country is facing tough times, we...
  • 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...
  • NTPC to bring down coal import bill to nil in Five years April 6, 2015

    New Delhi: State-run NTPC is looking at bringing its coal import bill to 'zero' in the next five years and will rely on the fossil fuel made available by Coal India and the company's own mines. The power major is one of the country's largest consumers of coal. "Our aim is...
  • 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. ...
  • Proceeds from the coal mine auctions will be used for the development of coal producing states: PM April 1, 2015

    Elated Prime Minister said "Through a transparent auction of just 20 out of 204 coal mines, the country has earned over Rs 2 lakh crores." ...
  • 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...
  • Vesting of coal blocks subject to outcome of pleas: Delhi HC March 24, 2015

    New Delhi: Delhi High Court on Tuesday said that the Centre's final vesting orders with regard to three coal blocks would be subject to the final outcome of pleas of companies which were prior allotees and had challenged the 2014 Coal Ordinance provisions. A bench of justices BD Ahmed and...
  • Have MPs turned into 'gang of capitalists', asks CPM's Brinda Karat March 24, 2015

    Gadchiroli (Maharashtra): Senior CPI-M leader Brinda Karat on Monday alleged that the Narendra Modi government is virtually "snatching away" the rights of tribals and farmers and wondered whether Parliament has turned into an "assembly of capitalists". The Narendra Modi government is virtually snatching away the rights of tribals and farmers...
  • 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...
  • Regional parties to face workers ire over Coal Bill: Worker Union March 21, 2015

    New Delhi: A workers' union on Saturday said regional parties in coal producing states will have to "bear the brunt of coal workers and public for supporting" the Coal Bill, which has been passed by Parliament. The Coal Mines (Special Provisions) Bill, 2015 which forms part of NDA government's reforms agenda,...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories March 20, 2015

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  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay March 20, 2015

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  • News 360: Unseasonal rain, hailstorm destroy over 10 lakh hectares of standing crop March 20, 2015

    Unseasonal rains have destroyed over 10 lakh hectares of standing crop across the country. The heavy loss is likely to have an adverse effect on prices of food items which may rise putting the Narendra Modi government in a crisis situation. ...
  • Congress-led politics of obstructionism has 'failed': Arun Jaitley March 20, 2015

    New Delhi: As two key reform bills related to coal and mines got Parliament's nod, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday attacked the Congress saying politics of "obstructionism" led by the party has "failed". "It is an important day for Indian democracy, Parliament and Indian economy as the...
  • Parliament passes Coal bill on Friday March 20, 2015

    New Delhi: The crucial bill that provides legal framework for auction of coal blocks was passed by Parliament on Friday, replacing an ordinance that was to expire on April 5. The Coal Mines (Special Provisions) Bill, 2015 was approved by Rajya Sabha after several amendments moved...
  • 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...
  • Modi government keeps open option of extending Budget session for a week March 19, 2015

    New Delhi: The Narendra Modi government on Thursday kept open the option of extending Parliament session for a week if the bills on coal and mines and mineral are not decided by the Rajya Sabha on Thursday with Congress apparently trying to stonewall the measures. The contentious land bill, which was...
  • CBI report says no case against Manmohan Singh, KM Birla in Talabira coal block allocation March 19, 2015

    New Delhi: 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...
  • Government to auction 15-20 more mines if Coal Bill passed in Rajya Sabha March 19, 2015

    New Delhi: The coal auction will resume by end of April or early May with 15-20 more mines, provided the Coal Mines bill is passed in Rajya Sabha or a new ordinance is promulgated. "If the Bill (Coal Mines) get passed (in Rajya Sabha) then there...