Leader of Opposition in the Lok Sabha, Sushma Swaraj, on Wednesday blamed the involvement of top government officials in the coal blocks allocation scam, and demanded that an FIR should instantly be registered.
Raising the stakes, BJP sought voluntary deposition of PM Manmohan Singh before CBI on the controversial coal block allocations amid demands by the opposition for immediate registration of an FIR in the missing files case.
In a scathing attack on the UPA government, the main opposition party BJP on Wednesday questioned why Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh is refusing to present himself for CBI questioning on the issue of missing coal scam files.
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh`s efforts to reach out to BJP to end the parliamentary stand-off over the missing coal files issue failed on Tuesday night with BJP not giving him any assurance on the smooth running of the House tomorrow.
Amid uproar over missing coal blocks allocation files, the CVC has convened a meeting with CBI Director Ranjit Sinha to discuss the issue which has a bearing on the multi-crore scam being probed by it.