Coalgate: BJP hits out at UPA govt, PMO

The CBI on Tuesday registered an FIR against Congress MP Naveen Jindal and former minister of state for coal Dasari Narayan Rao in the coal scam.

Updated: Jun 11, 2013, 13:02 PM IST

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: Hours after the CBI registered an FIR against Congress MP Naveen Jindal and former union minister of state for coal Dasari Narayan Rao in the coal blocks allocation scam, the main opposition BJP on Tuesday hit out at the UPA government.

Speaking to reporters here, BJP leader Prakash Javadekar charged that the Congress was looting the country.

The Prime Minister`s Office, the Congress and the Coal Ministry changed the CBI`s status report on probe into the coal scam, the BJP leader said, demanding the coal scam probe should not be interfered with.
Javadekar further demanded that the PMO should permit Coal Secretary`s grilling by the CBI.

He also demanded the details of money trail in the Coalgate.