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  • Manmohan Singh moves Supreme Court against CBI court summons in coal scam 3 days ago

    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 4 days ago

    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 4 days ago

    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 5 days ago

    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 5 days ago

    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 5 days ago

    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 1 week ago

    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...
  • Coal bill may clear Rajya Sabha hurdle, mines bill to go back to Lok Sabha March 18, 2015

    New Delhi: The crucial bill that provides for auctioning of coal may clear the Rajya Sabha hurdle after a Select Committee endorsed it by majority, though some members dissented, but a bill relating to other minerals will have to go back to Lok Sabha because of an amendment suggested by...
  • CCPA to decide whether or not to extend Budget session of Parliament March 18, 2015

    New Delhi: With the government running short of time to pass some key bills, a meeting of Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary Affairs will on Wednesday take a call on whether to extend the first half of the budget session for a few more days or prorogue it on 20 March. Sources...
  • Coal or solar, what will power India's future? March 17, 2015

    India's electricity supply in order to match the country's development ambitions (high growth of 8%+ p.a. with industrialization, better quality of power, better energy access) would have to grow by around 7% every year. Then the country would need to grow from 1,050 TWh in 2012 to almost 5,000 TWh...
  • Hidden hand controlling Prashant Bhushan's mind: Ranjit Sinha to SC March 16, 2015

    New Delhi: Backed by Central Bureau of Investigation, its former Chief Ranjit Sinha on Monday alleged in the Supreme Court that a "hidden hand" was a "controlling mind" of lawyer Prashant Bhushan, who has showered against him barrage of charges for purportedly interfering and scuttling the probe into coalgate. His denial...
  • Coal scam: Court frames charges against JIPL, Rungtas' March 16, 2015

    New Delhi: Jharkhand Ispat Private Limited (JIPL) and its two directors RC Rungta and RS Rungta were on Monday put on trial by a special court which framed charges against them for securing allotment of North Dhadu coal block in Jharkhand allegedly on the basis of false and forged documents. The...
  • Modi government open to extending first part of Budget session to get key Bills passed: sources March 16, 2015

    New Delhi: The Narendra Modi government on Monday said it is open to the idea of extending the first part of the Budget session which ends on March 20 to ensure the passage of key legislations, said sources. The sources said the government's priority is to get two legislations - Coal...
  • Rajasthan Congress passes resolution supporting Manmohan Singh March 14, 2015

    Jaipur: Rajasthan Pradesh Congress Committee on Saturday passed a resolution in support of former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh who has been summoned as an accused in a coal scam case. The resolution was moved by PCC President Sachin Pilot in a party meeting which was unanimously passed. "Singh's ten-year tenure as...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob March 13, 2015

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  • News 360: India summons Pakistan Envoy over 26/11 attacks prime accused Lakhvi's release March 13, 2015

    India on Friday summoned Pakistan High Commissioner Abdul Basit after Islamabad High Court ordered the release of 26/11 mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi. ...
  • Cartoon of the day: Congress marches to support Manmohan Singh in coal scam March 13, 2015

    The Congress on Thursday came out in full force to defend former prime minister Manmohan Singh who has been summoned as an accused in the coal block allocation scam case. Congress President Sonia Gandhi along with senior party leaders marched from Congress headquarters to Manmohan Singh's house to express solidarity...
  • Manmohan Singh to move Supreme Court after being summoned in coal scam March 13, 2015

    New Delhi: Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is now likely to move the Supreme Court after he was summoned as an accused in the coal block allocation scam case by a special court on Wednesday. Former coal secretary PC Parakh, Hindalco, Kumar Mangalam Birla and two others were also summoned...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories March 12, 2015

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