Seeking nod to prosecute official in coalscam: CBI

CBI today told a special court that it has sent the necessary records of a coalscam case to the authority concerned for considering grant of sanction to prosecute a Ministry of Coal (MoC) official for his alleged role in the matter.  The agency’s move came after the court on January 30 had said that former […]

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Court asks CBI to further probe against ex-coal secy actions

The acts of former Coal Secretary H C Gupta and two other government officials overlooking the misrepresentation by Navbharat Power Pvt Ltd (NPPL) for getting coal block prima facie amounts to criminal misconduct, a special court on Wednesday said, directing the CBI to further investigate the case. The court differed from the investigating officer’s conclusion […]

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Coalgate case: Why was court kept in the dark: SC

In a big embarrassment to the government in the Coalgate case , the Supreme Court today termed as “very disturbing” the CBI affidavit on sharing its report with the Law Minister and others and slammed the agency for having kept the court in the dark on the issue. Hearing the coal blocks allocation scam case in a […]

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Coal scam: DMK seeks fair probe

With CBI submitting before the apex court that its status report on coal allocation scam was “shared” with Law Minister Ashwani Kumar, former UPA ally DMK today indicated that it sought a fair probe into the matter. “My opinion is that everything should happen (in a) straightforward (manner),” DMK chief M Karunanidhi said in a […]

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Irregularities in coal blocks allocation: CBI tells SC

Investigations in the coal block allocations have established irregularities by government authorities in allocation of the natural resources and around 300 companies are under its scanner, the CBI said to Supreme Court. In an affidavit filed before the apex court, the agency told that it is taking up the probe against each and every company […]

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