India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday March 19, 2015
CAG 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 tonight while highlighting that auction being undertaken by the present government had reape...
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday March 12, 2015
Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today thanked the Congress party and Mrs Sonia Gandhi for showing solidarity with him and said he was grateful to them.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday March 11, 2015
Aditya Birla group flagship firm Hindalco today said it would defend its case through "legal process" after studying order of the special court, which summoned its Chairman Kumar Mangalam Birla, former prime minister Manmohan Singh and four others as...
Who Said What | NDTV.com | Wednesday March 11, 2015
Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh along with former coal secretary PC Parakh and four others have been summoned as accused by a Delhi court in Hindalco coal block allocation case. The former PM has reacted saying that he is ready for legal scrutin...
India News | Reported by Sunetra Choudhury and Tanima Biswas, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Wednesday January 21, 2015
The Central Bureau of Investigation has questioned Kumar Mangalam Birla, the chairman of the Aditya Birla Group, in connection with coal block allocation to Hindalco, sources told NDTV.
India News | Reported by Sunetra Choudhury, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Wednesday January 21, 2015
Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has apparently been examined by Central Bureau of Investigation in the coal block allocation case relating to Hindalco, reported news agency Press Trust of India. But NDTV is yet to receive a confirmation from the...
Wednesday December 31, 2014
Jindal Steel and Power, along with its subsidiary Jindal Power, has deposited Rs 3,089.25 crore as additional levy to the government, as per Supreme Court directions in the coal block allocation scam.
Tuesday December 23, 2014
The least glamorous among all raw materials, coal turned out to be a pricey affair in 2014, but a silver lining appears on the horizon with the courts and the government stepping in to overhaul the entire process of mine allocations.
Tuesday December 16, 2014
Hindalco shares dropped over 7 per cent on Tuesday after a Delhi court ordered the CBI to further investigate a 2005 coal block allocation involving the company.
India News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday December 16, 2014
A special court today ordered the CBI to further investigate a 2005 coal block allocation involving top industrialist Kumar Mangalam Birla, and asked the agency to record the statement of former prime minister Manmohan Singh, who was coal minister at...
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday December 12, 2014
Former Jharkhand Chief Minister Madhu Koda, ex-Jharkhand chief secretary Ashok Kumar Basu and six others have been chargesheeted by the CBI in a coal block allocation scam case.
India News | Reported by Sunetra Choudhury, Tanima Biswas; Edited by Mala Das | Tuesday November 25, 2014
A court in Delhi today asked the country's premier investigating agency why it had not questioned former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh about the controversial and allegedly illegal allocation in 2005 of a coal block to a firm owned by billionaire Kum...
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday October 21, 2014
The Central Bureau of Investigation or CBI today filed a "detailed and comprehensive" revised final closure report before a special court in a coal block allocation scam case involving top industrialist Kumar Mangalam Birla, former coal secretary PC ...
India News | Edited by Mala Das | Wednesday September 24, 2014
The Supreme Court is expected to give its verdict today on 218 coal blocks it declared illegal in August, saying that allocations since 1993 by different governments were made arbitrarily.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday September 24, 2014
The fate of 218 coal blocks, which was allocated to companies illegally by the Centre, will be decided by the Supreme Court today.
India News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Friday September 12, 2014
The Congress today tore into former national auditor Vinod Rai, who has sharply criticised former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and also alleged that three party leaders tried to pressure him to keep Dr Singh's name out of his damning reports on spec...
India News | Ketki Angre | Friday September 12, 2014
A Delhi court today asked the CBI to explain why it was in "in such a hurry" to close a case against top industrialist Kumar Mangalam Birla over the allotment of a coal block to his firm, Hindalco, in 2005.
Saturday August 30, 2014
The CBI filed the case against Birla and former Coal Secretary P.C. Parakh last year in relation to a block allocated in 2005 to Hindalco Industries, part of the $40 billion Aditya Birla Group led by Kumar Mangalam Birla.
India News | Edited by Zoya Anna Thomas | Friday August 29, 2014
The CBI has said it would like to end its investigation into one of the most controversial episodes of the scandal known as "Coal-gate" - as it has found "no evidence of criminality" in the allegation that one of the country's most-respected industri...
India News | Edited by Surabhi Malik | Sunday August 24, 2014
The Congress has hit out at former Comptroller and Auditor General of India Vinod Rai for his comments in a national daily that quotes him as saying that he was "pressured" by the UPA to drop certain names from his reports on the coal block allocatio...
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday July 31, 2014
The CBI on Thursday registered its 23rd case -- against a Madhya Pradesh-based private company -- in the ongoing probe into coal block allocations.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday May 23, 2014
Rajya Sabha MP Vijay Darda, his son and a businessman were today granted bail after they appeared in a coal block allocation case in a Delhi court which had taken cognizance of CBI charge sheet against them.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday May 9, 2014
The Central Bureau of Investigation CBI director, Ranjit Sinha, sent a letter to all the judges of the Supreme Court on Thursday mentioning that Joint Director OP Galhotra, a 1985 batch IPS officer, who is incharge of the probe into the coal block al...
India News | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Monday March 10, 2014
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) today filed the first chargesheet in the coal block allocation scam in a Delhi court.