Uttar Pradesh unit of BJP staged a dharna here and demanded resignation of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh over the coal blocks allocations 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 demanded a probe into fresh reports in the allocation of 142 coal blocks by UPA government.
Coal Minister Sriprakash Jaiswal on Tuesday said the BJP leaders were free to visit his office to collect any information.
Chhagan Bhujbal refuted the charges levelled against him by BJP leader Kirit Somaiya in connection with coal block allocations.
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.
BJP alleged that Congress-led UPA government was in a "hurry" over the bill on quota in promotion for SCs and STs.
Maharashtra minister Rajendra Darda on Wednesday said he no longer has any relation with the company booked by the investigative agency.
Nearly seven thousand Congress workers, were detained in Chhattisgarh on Tuesday, police said.
BJP secretary Kirit Somaiya demanded resignation of Rajendra Darda, saying it was necessary to ensure a fair CBI probe in coal blocks allocations scam.
The Gujarat government on Monday dubbed as "unnecessary" Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram`s remarks on Chief Minister Narendra Modi.
Manmohan Singh rejected the demands for immediate cancellation of 142 coal block allocations and an independent probe into the allotments.
Corporate Affairs Minister Veerappa Moily on Monday said that it is not the duty of the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) to estimate losses.
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 ruled out immediate cancellation of 142 coal blocks allocations as demanded by BJP.
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.
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.
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