CBI to quiz P C Parakh in Talabira-II coal block allocation

Probe into alleged irregularities in allocation of Talabira-II coal blocks has gained momentum as CBI has started questioning top executives of Aditya Birla Group and were likely to quiz former Coal Secretary P C Parakh next week.

CBI slacking in coal scam probe, says BJP

BJP demanded a speedy and fair probe into the coal block allocation scam, alleging that CBI has not questioned the ministers of state in the coal ministry and officials in the PMO about their alleged role in the affair.

PM should have offered to face CBI much earlier: BJP

Senior BJP leader and former petroleum minister Ram Naik today said Prime Minister Manmohan Singh should have appeared before the CBI in connection with the coal block allocation scam much earlier.

BJP asks Naveen why he selectively recommended Hindalco

With Odisha Chief Minister`s letter to the Prime Minister about coal block allocation coming under the CBI scanner, the BJP demanded why he had `selectively recommended` the case of Hindalco giving it `preferential treatment`.

Nothing to hide on coal blocks: Narayanasamy

The government had nothing to hide, and decisions on coal block allocations were taken on the basis of recommendations of state governments, Minister of State in the Prime Minister`s Office V Narayanasamy said on Thursday.

Coalgate: D Raja asks UPA ministers not to interfere in CBI`s working

CPI leader D Raja said the coal scam is a case being monitored by the Supreme Court.

CBI recovers Rs 25 crore `unaccounted cash` from Hindalco office

CBI has recovered Rs 25 crore "unaccounted cash" during its searches at the office of Hindalco Industries.

Coalgate: Attempts being made to obfuscate truth, says Yechury

Communist Party of India (Marxist) leader Sitaram Yechury on Wednesday said the country needs a thorough and a complete probe in the coal scam case to ensure that the guilty are punished.

MP scribe dies after consuming poison, Cong seeks CBI probe

A local journalist, who allegedly tried to commit suicide in front of the Madhya Pradesh Secretariat here, succumbed at a hospital, police said today.

SC seeks details on power to allocate coal blocks

SC asked the central government to clarify as to who had the power to allocate coal blocks - the centre or the states.

Opposition seeks PM`s reply on missing coal block allocation files

Opposition BJP on Friday demanded a reply from Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on the missing files related to coal block allocations.

Figures of loss in coal, spectrum scam "humbug": Congress

Congress on Thursday said the figures of loss to the exchequer in the 2G spectrum and coal block allocation scams were "humbug".

Zee Media lauds CBI for FIR, nation-wide probe on prime accused of coalgate scam

Thanks to CBI probe, the relationships between JSPL, Gagan Sponge, Jindal Realty and New Delhi Exim, besides Saubhagya Media may finally emerge.

Pawan Kumar Bansal defends decision to resign, says he’s done nothing wrong

Former railway minister Pawan Kumar Bansal also defended his decision to quit from the Union cabinet.

Coalgate probe: CBI Director meets Narayanasamy

Amid controversy over Coal block allocation probe, CBI Director Ranjit Sinha discussed matters of functioning of central investigating agency with Minister of State for Personnel V Narayanasamy.

CBI Director apologises to SC for sharing coal report

Submitting the second affidavit on coal blocks allocation report, the CBI on Monday issued an unconditional apology to the Supreme Court for sharing the report with the PMO officials, Union Law Minister Ashwini Kumar and Attorney General GE Vahanvati.

Law minister, PMO made changes in coal report, CBI tells SC

CBI filed an affidavit in the Supreme Court on Monday in which they have admitted that changes were made in the report on coal block allocations before it was submitted to the judges.

‘Probe nexus between bureaucrats, pvt coal cos’

The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Coal and Steel, headed by Trinamool Congress leader Kalyan Banerjee, named three top officials who joined private firms after retirement.

Coal scam: Congress rules out Ashwani Kumar`s resignation

Congress rejected demand for resignation of Law Minister Ashwani Kumar and downplayed reports of his meeting PM Manmohan Singh on CBI report to Supreme Court on coal blocks allocation scam was vetted.

SC raps CBI for unwillingness to share info on coalgate probe

CBI came under sharp criticism of SC for not wanting to share details of its probe in the multi-crore coal block allocation scam with the apex judicial body.