Coal

  • CBI probe in coal scam case bereft of basic nuances: Court 14 hours 23 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Observing that the CBI probe into a coal block allocation case was "bereft of basic nuances of investigation", a special court today ordered further probe in an FIR in which the agency had filed a closure report against Kolkata-based Vikash Metals and Power Ltd and its officials. The court...
  • Coalgate: Court to hear case against two government servants on October 1 Yesterday

    New Delhi: A special court on Wednesday fixed October 1 for hearing a coal block allocation case, in which the Delhi High Court recently quashed charges against Chhattisgarh-based Prakash Industries Ltd and its director. The matter was fixed for October 1 after CBI said that it required...
  • What was the hurry to close case against industrialist Birla, Court asks CBI 6 days ago

    New Delhi: A Delhi Court on Friday hit out the Central Bureau of Investigation over missing files in the Birla Hindalco closure report that was filed in August. The CBI had informed the court that the original minutes of screening committee meetings which dealt with Birla-owned Hindalco's application were missing. "What...
  • I wrote to Manmohan Singh warning him over 2G allocations, claims Congress's Kamal Nath 6 days ago

    New Delhi: In a statement that could send ripples across the Congress, senior party leader and former parliamentary affairs minister Kamal Nath has claimed that he had warned former prime minister Manmohan Singh over 2G allocations. "I did write a letter to the PM warning him of the allocations in...
  • Manmohan Singh isn't answerable, says Congress as ex-CAG blames him of inaction during scams 1 week ago

    New Delhi: The allegations of former Comptroller and Auditor General of India Vinod Rai has brought former prime minister Manmohan Singh back in the dock. In his yet to be released book "Not Just an Accountant", Rai has accused the former PM of taking no corrective measures to avert loss...
  • Vinod Rai lashes out at Manmohan; says Congress leaders brought pressure 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Former CAG Vinod Rai has come out with a stinging criticism of former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh saying integrity is not just financial but intellectual and professional too and claimed that Congress leaders had sought to apply pressure on him to keen the PM's name out of audit...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories September 10, 2014

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  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey September 10, 2014

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  • News 360: 200 dead, 90000 rescued, lakhs still stranded in J&K floods September 10, 2014

    The Army, Indian Air Force, National Disaster Response Force and Indian Navy- the heroes of rescue operations - are battling the raging flood waters round the clock to save the life of people in the flood-ravaged Jammu and Kashmir. Not caring about their lives and families, these personnel are trying...
  • 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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  • Coal blocks allocation: SBI says has Rs 4,000-crore exposure September 9, 2014

    Mumbai: Country's largest lender SBI, which has Rs 4,000-crore exposure to coal mines, on Tuesday said that the banking system is unlikely to take a hard knock even if the Supreme Court cancels all the 218 coal blocks allocated between 1993 and 2010. Various reports have pegged the collective exposure...
  • Roadmap for coal-block allocations after final verdict: Government September 9, 2014

    New Delhi: As Supreme Court on Tuesday reserved its order on coal-block allocations, the government said it would wait for its final verdict in order to move ahead in a transparent manner. "It was my and Hansraj Ahir's complaint which resulted in the CBI inquiry into the coal scam. The...
  • 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. ...
  • Coal scam: Court dismisses AMR Iron and Steel Pvt Ltd's plea September 9, 2014

    New Delhi: A special court has dismissed a plea of Nagpur-based AMR Iron and Steel Pvt Ltd, which along with Rajya Sabha MP Vijay Darda and others is chargesheeted in a coal blocks allocation scam case, seeking copy of statement of accused recorded by the CBI during its probe. ...
  • Coal scam: Court seeks clarification from CBI on closure report September 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Posing searching questions to CBI on its closure report, a special court on Tuesday asked the agency to clarify as to what evidence "it could not collect" during probe to substantiate its findings recorded in FIR in a coal blocks allocation case against Kamal Sponge Steel and Power...
  • Steel Ministry asks Finance Ministry to roll back duty of coking coal imports September 9, 2014

    New Delhi: The Steel and Mines Ministry has sought rollback of 2.5 per cent duty on coking coal imports, imposed in the last Budget, to unburden domestic steel makers. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in Budget 2014-15 had imposed 2.5 per cent duty on coking coal imports, which the steel industry...
  • SC reserves its verdict on cancellation of 218 coal blocks declared as illegal September 9, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday reserved its verdict on cancellation of 218 coal blocks which were declared as illegal by it. The apex court has concluded the hearing on coal block allocations and would give the verdict later. The Centre has said that it favours the cancellation of coal...
  • SC terming coal block allocation illegal a wake up call: Piyush Goyal September 9, 2014

    New Delhi: The coal block allocation held illegal and arbitrary by the Supreme Court was a 'wake up call' for the government to bring in greater transparency in the system, Power and Coal Minister Piyush Goyal said on Tuesday. "It's a wake up call for all of us, Supreme Court...
  • Government favours cancellation of coal blocks declared 'illegal' by SC September 9, 2014

    New Delhi: The Centre has said that it favours the cancellation of coal blocks allocations which were declared as illegal by the Supreme Court. In sum and substance, cancellation of coal block allocation is a natural consequence, the Centre told the Supreme Court. The Centre has told the court that the...
  • CBI chief Ranjit Sinha accused of shielding coal scam accused, SC issues notice to him September 9, 2014

    New Delhi: In a major blow to India's premier investigation agency, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), the Supreme Court on Tuesday issued a notice to its Director Ranjit Sinha on a plea seeking his removal from the post and a Special Investigative Team (SIT) probe against him for allegedly...
  • Power ministers from all states to meet today September 9, 2014

    New Delhi: A key meeting of power ministers from all the states is scheduled to take place in New Delhi on Tuesday. Agenda of the meeting is likely to be the shortage of coal for power production. The tariff issue is also likely to be taken up in the meet. The meeting...
  • Supreme Court to decide fate of 218 coal blocks today September 9, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court will on Tuesday decide the fate of 218 coal blocks allocated since 1993 to 2010 which it held as illegal in a previous judgement. Just a day before the crucial hearing, Centre had on Monday filed an affidavit in the apex court in which it said...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories September 8, 2014

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  • 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...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey September 8, 2014

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  • News 360: J&K floods claim nearly 200 lives, massive rescue on September 8, 2014

    The situation in flood ravaged Jammu and Kashmir continues to be critical and all efforts are being made to pull out all victims from this situation. Even though Jammu region is back to normalcy, the situation remains critical in Kashmir. ...
  • Coal scam: CAG cuts gain figure from over Rs 10 lakh crore to Rs 1.85 lakh crore September 8, 2014

    New Delhi: The Comptroller and Auditor General has in its final report drastically reduced the alleged windfall gain figure from the coal blocks allocation scam. The massive figure now stands at Rs 1,85,591 crore as it saw a dramatic reduction of 80 per cent in the final report. The CAG said this...