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Black marketing of coal? Offences filed against MCCF officials

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 08:57

Police today claimed to have busted a racket that was allegedly involved in lifting of coal from mines owned by Western Coalfields Limited under small and medium enterprises (SME) quota and selling it in open market for a premium.

Coal bidders concerned about many issues; IMC meet Thursday

Coal bidders concerned about many issues; IMC meet Thursday

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 19:29

As the government initiated the process of auctioning coal blocks, bidders have raised concerns on several issues, including discrepancies in reserves in the biggest of the three mines put up for sale.

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

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 17:09

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.

Nothing to hide in coal allocation: PMO

Last Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014, 21:27

The Prime Minister`s Office (PMO) Monday said the matter relating to exploitation of coal reserves was under judicial scrutiny and the UPA government has nothing to hide in the matter.

Now, PC Parakh`s book says Manmohan Singh couldn`t control Cabinet ministers

Last Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014, 20:18

Various Coal ministers including Shibu Soren and Dasari Narayana Rao besides MPs cutting across the political class scuttled reforms in the Coal ministry that could have prevented the coal scam despite full support of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in pushing reforms, former Coal Secretary PC Parakh said on Monday.

Coalgate could have been averted if PM had pushed reforms: Parakh

Last Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014, 19:53

Former Coal Secretary P C Parakh Monday claimed that the multi-crore coal block allocation scam could have been avoided if Prime Minister Manmohan Singh had asserted in pushing reforms including open bidding of coal blocks.

Manmohan Singh headed govt which had little political authority: Ex-coal secretary

Last Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014, 09:12

At a time when his former media advisor`s book has created political ripples, former coal secretary PC Parakh has embarrassed Prime Minister Manmohan Singh by saying that he was heading a government in which he had "little" political authority.

Ex-Coal Secretary PC Parakh accuses CBI of `witch hunt` against him

Last Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014, 16:45

Former Coal Secretary PC Parakh, against whom the CBI has registered a case for allegedly favoring Hindalco in coal block at Odisha, has accused CBI Director Ranjit Sinha of having acted against him to impress the Supreme Court.

Panel asked to submit report on JSPL coal sale at earliest

Last Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014, 12:23

"The panel was recently requested by the Coal Ministry to submit its report at the earliest," said a source.

Seven blue-chip cos add Rs 28,234 cr in market valuation

Last Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014, 11:54

SBI's m-cap soared Rs 6,723 crore to reach Rs 1,48,889 crore, while TCS added Rs 4,730 crore at Rs 4,23,809 crore.

Govt receives 36 applications for 3 coal mines

Last Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014, 18:08

The government had in February put three mines in Jharkhand and West Bengal for auction for captive use.

Canada invites Coal India to explore mining opportunities

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 08, 2014, 16:52

A few Indian steel companies have started importing some grades of coal from Canada.