‘Heart’ of Coalgate report changed: Supreme Court

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court has questioned the credibility of CBI probe into the coal scam and has asked for a thorough and qualitative investigation. Expressing strong displeasure at govt’s interference in the Coalgate probe report, according to the apex court said, “the heart of the report was changed on the suggestions of the govt officials.” “The heart of the […]

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Crucial hearing in coal scam today in Supreme Court

The crucial hearing on Coalgate will take place today (May 8) in the Supreme Court which may pose some tough questions to the Centre following the CBI Director’s affidavit that the Law Minister and senior officials of the PMO and Coal Ministry had made significant changes in the probe report. Law Minister Ashwani Kumar, who […]

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CBI status report shared with Law Minister: CBI Director to SC

Here in New Delhi an affidavit has been submitted by the CBI in Supreme Court stating that the coal scam status report prepared by the investigating agency was shared with the PMO and two concerned ministers before presenting it to the court on March 8. CBI director Ranjit Sinha’s two-page affidavit filed on the direction of […]

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PMO sees 8,400 percent rise in RTI pleas

People are seeking answers, even if it means asking the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) some tough questions. The number of Right to Information (RTI) applications filed with the office have increased a whopping 8,402 percent in five years, say officials.   The number of RTI queries with the PMO rose from 48 in 2005 – […]

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PMO files affidavit in apex court

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday warned that no one found guilty of wrongdoing will be spared, but refrained from making any direct personal remark on the alleged scam over the allocation of second-generation (2G) telecom spectrum.Also Saturday the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) filed an affidavit in Supreme Court giving details of the letters it received […]

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