Coal scam: Court tells CBI to record Manmohan Singh's statement

The CBI was on Tuesday directed by a special court to record statements of former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, who was holding charge as Coal Minister in 2005, and others in a coal blocks allocation scam case allegedly involving top industrialist Kumar Mangalam Birla.

Coal Scam: Why wasn't Manmohan Singh examined, court asks CBI

The CBI was asked by a special court as to whether it has examined former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, who was then holding coal portfolio, during its probe in the coal blocks allocation scam case.

Stop baseless allegations against me: Sriprakash Jaiswal

Union Coal Minister Sriprakash Jaiswal on Sunday asked BJP leaders to stop their baseless allegations against him in the coal scam, saying the case was in Supreme Court.

Jaiswal labels ex-coal secretary Parakh as `sheikh chilli`

Coal Minister Sriprakash Jaiswal on Tuesday labelled former coal secretary PC Parakh as `Sheikh Chilli,` or daydreamer.

Coal Minister, Secretary accountable for ‘missing’ Coalgate files: Sharad Yadav

Janata Dal-United (JD-U) leader Sharad Yadav on Sunday hit out at the Coal Ministry for the ‘missing’ files of the coal allocation scam.

Slippers, shoes thrown at Coal Minister Jaiswal

Angry traders were opposing the decision of the Union government to allow 51 percent FDI in multi-brand retail.

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.

Coal minister Jaiswal cleared 3 coal blocks in one hour

Ram Gopal Yadav on Tuesday accused Jaiswal of serious irregularities in the allocation of coal blocks after he took charge of the Coal Ministry.

States opposed coal block bidding idea: Jaiswal

Coal Minister said bidding process for coal block allocation could not be implemented due to stringent opposition from five coal-rich states.

Coal block allotment to be scrapped on failure: Jaiswal

Coal Minister Sriprakash Jaiswal on Friday warned allotment of coal blocks would be scrapped if companies fail to operate them.

Jaiswal calls govt depts blood suckers, relents

Coal Min Sriprakash Jaiswal courted controversy by saying that many govt departments suck blood like mosquitoes.

Coal Minister concerned over poor law and order in Jharkhand

Law and order situation in
Maoist-affected Jharkhand is not `fully satisfactory`, Coal
Minister Sriprakash Jaiswal said in Ranchi.

104-km-long ring road to be constructed in Kanpur

In order to prevent people from
getting stuck in traffic snarls, a 104-km-long ring road will
be constructed around the industrial city.

Have no say on naxalism; will target mafia: Coal Minister

Pained that India`s rich coal belt
was roiled by naxalism and mafia, Coal Minister Sriprakash
Jaiswal today said he had no say on tackling naxalism, but
vowed to eliminate mafia.