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Coal scam: Banks with Rs 1 lakh crore exposure sitting on mine of worries

The mass cancellation of coal blocks by the Supreme Court has sent banks in a jittery mode as they have extended over Rs 1 lakh crore loans to power plants that were fed by these mines.

Coal scam: CBI seeks time to file revised closure report

CBI on Tuesday sought some time to file a "revised closure report" in a special court in a coal blocks allocations scam case involving JAS Infrastructure and Power Ltd and others.

Buoyant BHEL says coal controversy not to impact its business

Bharat Heavy Electricals Monday said the company has a strong order book for execution in the coming years, notwithstanding stagnation in the power sector and intense competition.

BJP demands PM`s resignation over coal blocks allocations

Uttar Pradesh unit of BJP staged a dharna here and demanded resignation of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh over the coal blocks allocations issue.

Cong told to expose BJP rumour-mongering in coal issue

To counter BJP`s attack on the coal block allocation issue, senior Congress leaders today asked party workers to apprise the common man of the reality.

BJP demands probe into fresh reports in coalgate scam

BJP demanded a probe into fresh reports in the allocation of 142 coal blocks by UPA government.

Jaiswal challenges BJP leaders to prove coal block allegations

Coal Minister Sriprakash Jaiswal on Tuesday said the BJP leaders were free to visit his office to collect any information.

Bhujbal refutes BJP`s charges over coal blocks allocations

Chhagan Bhujbal refuted the charges levelled against him by BJP leader Kirit Somaiya in connection with coal block allocations.

I had written to PM in interest of Madhya Pradesh: Shivraj Singh Chouhan

MP CM rejected the charge that he had favoured policy changes in a letter to the PM while favouring a private company in allotment of coal blocks.

Quota Bill brought to divert attention from Colgate issue: BJP

BJP alleged that Congress-led UPA government was in a "hurry" over the bill on quota in promotion for SCs and STs.

No relation with coal scam-tainted company: Rajendra Darda

Maharashtra minister Rajendra Darda on Wednesday said he no longer has any relation with the company booked by the investigative agency.

7,000 Congressmen detained for protest over coal issue in Chhattisgarh

Nearly seven thousand Congress workers, were detained in Chhattisgarh on Tuesday, police said.

Somaiya seeks Darda`s resignation over coal blocks allocations

BJP secretary Kirit Somaiya demanded resignation of Rajendra Darda, saying it was necessary to ensure a fair CBI probe in coal blocks allocations scam.

Chidambaram`s remarks on Narendra Modi unnecessary: Gujarat government

The Gujarat government on Monday dubbed as "unnecessary" Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram`s remarks on Chief Minister Narendra Modi.

Coalgate: Deadlock continues, government rejects BJP’s demands

Manmohan Singh rejected the demands for immediate cancellation of 142 coal block allocations and an independent probe into the allotments.

Quantifying loss is not CAG`s duty: Veerappa Moily

Corporate Affairs Minister Veerappa Moily on Monday said that it is not the duty of the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) to estimate losses.

Govt refused to accept our conditions to break impasse: Advani

LK Advani blamed government for deadlock in Parliament on coal allocation issue, saying that it refused to accept the two conditions set by the BJP.

PM rules out immediate cancellation of coal blocks

PM ruled out immediate cancellation of 142 coal blocks allocations as demanded by BJP.

No question of coal blocks cancellation: P Chidambaram

Rejecting the demand of the main Opposition the Bhartiya Janata Party for the cancellation of 142 coal blocks, Finance Minister P Chidambaram said on Monday that the demands were unsound.

BJP wants PM to go, targets Congress too

The BJP on Monday asked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to accept moral responsibility for alleged irregularities in coal blocks allocations and demanded that he resign.