Alleging that CBI is planning to close `coalgate` scam cases, JD(U) on Monday expressed doubt over the "integrity" of the outgoing UPA government in pursuing the matter and demanded the immediate filing of a charge-sheet against the accused in the probe.
Former coal secretary P.C. Parakh appeared before officials of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on THursday for questioning in connection with a case of allegedly abusing his official position to grant an Odisha-based coal block to Hindalco.
Agitated over CBI`s FIR which named former Coal Secretary P C Parakh as an accused in the Coalgate scam, central IAS officers` association has decided to approach highest authorities in the government to ensure necessary safeguards for bureaucrats who make honest decisions.
The on Wednesday said the Supreme Court`s "serious observations" in the CBI case relating to coalgate involving Law Minister Ashwani Kumar confirmed that the probe report on the scam was changed by the minister.
BJP on Sunday demanded Law Minister Ashwini Kumar`s resignation over allegations of interference in CBI`s probe into coal blocks issue while the Left pressed the government to come out with the truth in the matter.