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Special CBI court accuses Naveen Jindal for criminal conspiracy in coal scam

Industrialist Naveen Jindal charged with corruption by special CBI court on coal scam case.

Coal scam: SC quashes allocation of 214 blocks, spares 4 allocated to PSUs

The Supreme Court on Wednesday cancelled all the coal blocks allocated since 1993, except four vested with the NTPC and other public sector undertakings.

Coalgate: CBI seeks time for clarifications over Birla closure report

On September 12, the court had asked CBI as to what was the hurry in closing the case in which FIR was registered against Birla, Parakh and others.

Coalgate: CBI seeks more time to clarify queries on KM Birla closure report

On September 12 a special court had asked the CBI as to what was the “hurry” in filing a closure report in the coal blocks allocation case.

SC asks CBI not to take any final decision in coal scam cases

The bench subsequently restrained the CBI from filing the chargesheet in any case as it ordered status quo.

Coalgate: What was the hurry to file closure report against KM Birla, HC asks CBI

The agency told the court that they have already lodged a PE (preliminary enquiry) regarding the missing documents.

Coalgate: What was the hurry to file closure report against KM Birla, HC asks CBI

Delhi High Court on Friday rapped the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for filing a closure report in the coal block allocation scam case against billionaire Kumar Mangalam Birla and others.

Ranjit Sinha files affidavit in Supreme Court on 2G scam

CBI director Ranjit Sinha has filed an affidavit in the Supreme Court on Friday. He filed the affidavit to dismiss allegations against him that he favoured private persons after meeting with them at his official residence.

Ministry for coal price pooling to mitigate any SC deallocation

In a move to deal with the situation following the Supreme Court verdict holding allocation of coal blocks since 1993 as illegal, the Power Ministry in a cabinet note has proposed pooling of imported and domestic coal for deciding the price of fuel for plants commissioned after 2009.

Output from captive mines lower than target: CoalMin to PMO

At a time when the Supreme Court is set to take a call on captive mines, the Coal Ministry has informed the Prime Minister's Office that firms alloted blocks for end-use plants have just produced 39 MT of coal in FY'14, missing their target for the fiscal.

CBI's closure report in coal scam devoid of reasoning: Court

CBI's move to close the coal blocks allocation scam case against Kamal Sponge Steel and Power Ltd and its directors on Monday came under the scanner of a special court, which observed that the agency's closure report was "devoid of any reasoning or logical step".

Coal scam: Government to re-auction all 218 coal blocks

In a historic decision on Monday, the union government has decided to cancel the licenses of all 218 coal blocks affected by the coalgate scam.

5,000 MW power capacity may be hit due to acute coal shortage

Parts of northern India are staring at a severe electricity crisis with three power plants of state-owned NTPC running out of coal supplies and face an eminent shutdown if feedstock supplies don't improve.

Talabira coal blocks allocated in nation's larger interest:CBI

The CBI on Friday said the about turn taken by Coal Ministry to first reject and then allocate Talabira-II and III coal block to Kumar Mangalam Birla-owned Hindalco was taken in "larger interest of the country" and in view of the "federal regal frame work".

Coal block scam: Case against Kumar Mangalam Birla, Parekh dropped

The CBI has filed a closure report in the coal block allocation scam case against industrialist Kumar Mangalam Birla, former coal secretary P.C. Parekh and others in a court here, sources said on Friday.

'28,000 MW power capacity may be affected due to SC judgement'

As much as 28,000 MW of power generation capacity may be affected if the Supreme Court were to cancel coal mines that it has declared illegally allocated between 1993-2010, according to Debasish Mishra, Senior Director (Consulting), Deloitte.

All coal block allocations since 1993 done in illegal manner: SC

The Supreme Court on Monday held that all coal block allocations made since 1993 till 2010 before pre-auction era during previous NDA and UPA regimes have been done in an illegal manner by an "ad-hoc and casual" approach "without application of mind".

Task Force on reviewing coal sources to submit report this month

The new Inter-Ministerial Task Force constituted to undertake a comprehensive review of coal sources and consider feasibility for rationalisation of linkages is likely to submit its report by the month-end.

Coal block allocation: CBI registers three new cases

The CBI on Tuesday registered three new cases in its ongoing probe into the coal block allocation, naming a Chhattisgarh-based company and others.

Govt to auction coal mines after obtaining necessary approvals

The government will auction captive coal mines to companies engaged in production of steel, cement and sponge iron after obtaining necessary clearances and detailed exploration of the blocks.