Coal

  • Hindalco blunder: Did CBI jump the gun on Birla in the coal scam case? Yesterday

    In what comes as a huge embarrassment for the CBI, the agency has decided to file a closure report in its high profile coalgate FIR against Kumar Mangalam Birla and former coal secretary PC Parakh. Sources say the CBI has found no prosecutable evidence. ...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey July 8, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Gowda presents Rail bduget, 58 new trains, focus on safety July 8, 2014

    In the maiden Railway Budget of the Narendra Modi government, Union Minister DV Sadananda Gowda on Tuesday promised to revamp the railways and cut down on populism. Gowda said the Cabinet has been asked to clear Foreign Direct Investment in railway infrastructure and new projects should be explored through the...
  • 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...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai March 20, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Norway ship reaches site of suspected Malaysian plane debris March 20, 2014

    Norwegian car carrier Hoegh St. Petersburg has reached the area in the southern Indian Ocean off Australia where two floating objects, suspected to be debris from the missing Malaysian jetliner, were spotted, the ship's owner said on Thursday. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai March 10, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Rahul Gandhi's ideas are revolutionary, says Nandan Nilekani March 10, 2014

    A day after Congress declared his candidature from Bangalore South, UIDAI chief and Infosys co-founder Nandan Nilekani on Monday said that there is no Narendra Modi wave in the country while praising Rahul Gandhi. "Rahul Gandhi's ideas are revolutionary. He is an agent of change and has brilliant ideas," Nilekani...
  • News 360: Ex-Home Secretary accuses Shinde of helping Dawood's man January 13, 2014

    Former union home secretary and now BJP leader RK Singh on Monday accused Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde of "lying" and shielding a businessman close to India's most wanted Dawood Ibrahim. ...
  • How a CJ is using a mobile phone to register his protest against coal mining in his village January 12, 2014

    CJ Kripanath Yadav a resident of a remote Madhya Pradesh village is making use of basic IT tools like a mobile phone and a local radio station in his fight against coal mining in his village. He is being helped by our partners Greenpeace and Radio Sangharsh in his fight...
  • News 360: MCA felicitates Sachin by naming Kandivili ground after him November 11, 2013

    The MCA felicitated Sachin Tendulkar ahead of his 200th and final Test by naming its Kandivili Ground after him. Earlier in the day, Sachin fans were disappointed as the MCA will reportedly sell only 5000 out of 30,000 tickets for Sachin's last Test match. ...
  • Watch India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai October 22, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep sardesai on India at 9. ...
  • 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...
  • Coalgate: PMO forwarded Birla's request for examination, submission, says Parakh October 20, 2013

    Former Coal Secretary PC Parakh has said that the PMOs office forwarded the request of Kumar Mangalam Birla for examination and submission. ...
  • 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

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • 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...
  • Watch: CBI chief Ranjit Sinha evades question on Coalgate October 18, 2013

    CBI chief Ranjit Sinha on Wednesday evaded media's question on Friday in the coal block allocations scam. India Inc and the government have criticised the CBI for naming Kuamr Mangalam Birla as an accused in its 14th FIR in coal scam. ...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey October 17, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • 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...
  • News 360: PM approved of coal files, says PC Parakh October 16, 2013

    Former coal secretary PC Parakh has said that the coal files were approved only after the consent of the PM and hence he was more responsible than anyone. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai September 25, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • 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

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • 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....
  • Govt should make it clear whether coal files are missing or stolen: BJP September 19, 2013

    While Coal Minister Sri Prakash Jaiswal refused to comment on the raging controversy over the missing coal files, BJP President Rajnath Singh said that the government should make it clear whether the coal missing are missing or have they been stolen. ...