Coal scam: CBI completes probe in Hindalco case

CBI on Thursady filed its final probe report in a coal block allocation case allegedly involving former Coal Secretary P C Parakh, Hindalco and others before the special court which will consider it on March 11. Senior public prosecutor V K Sharma told the court that the agency has completed the investigation and one more […]

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Case against Kumar Birla and others: CBI seeks time for clarifications

CBI today sought more time in a Delhi court to give clarifications on queries posed to it in connection with a closure report filed in coal block allocation case in which an FIR was lodged against top industrialist Kumar Mangalam Birla and others. Special Public Prosecutor (SPP) R S Cheema told Special CBI Judge Bharat […]

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Govt. leaves it to SC to decide fate of coal blocks

The Government left it to the Supreme Court to do what it thought best about the 218 illegal coal block allocations, including 40 operational blocks, and said it was “not insisting on any particular course of action”. The Ministry of Coal filed an affidavit on Monday, signalling the Supreme Court to be untrammelled by commercial […]

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K M Birla case: Were rules followed in coal block allocation, court asks CBI

A special court today asked the CBI to clarify whether ‘rule of law’ was followed in allocation of coal blocks to top industrialist Kumar Mangalam Birla’s Hindalco.During the hearing on the closure report filed by the CBI in its FIR against Birla, former coal secretary P C Parakh and others, the court asked the agency whether there […]

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Gadkari files defamation case against Digvijay Singh

BJP President Nitin Gadkari today slapped a criminal defamation case against Congress leader Digvijay Singh for accusing him of having business links with his party MP Ajay Sancheti who allegedly pocketed Rs 500 crore in coal block allocation. Singh had recently made statements that Sancheti was Gadkari’s business partner and had earned a huge profit […]

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