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Coal Block Allocation

Court convicts 5, including ex-Union secretary HC Gupta, for coal block allocation scam

The court will deliver the quantum of sentence on Monday.

Nov 30, 2018, 10:55 AM IST

Supreme Court to hear coal block allocation scam cases today

The Supreme Court on Friday will hear the cases in connection with the coal block allocation scam.Earlier, Union Human Resource and Development (HRD) Minister Prakash Javadekar and Minister of State for Home Affairs Hansraj Ahir, had filed a plea asking for a re-investigation in the matter.

Jul 21, 2017, 10:09 AM IST

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Mar 24, 2017, 13:40 PM IST

Coal scam: Ex-Coal Secy says, don't want advocate whose fee I cannot pay; will face trial from jail

In a U-turn, ex-Coal Secretary HC Gupta, an accused in several coal scam cases, today withdrew his application seeking to pull out a personal bail bond in a case involving MP-based Kamal Sponge Steel and Power Ltd (KSSPL) and others and face trial from jail.

Aug 27, 2016, 14:57 PM IST

Coal scam: Court to hear arguments on charges from February 16

The arguments on framing of charges in a coal block allocation case in which former coal secretary H C Gupta and five others are accused will commence from February 16 next year, a special court today said.

Dec 14, 2015, 16:20 PM IST

Coal scam: Many other issues to worry as PM, Manmohan Singh to CBI

Manmohan Singh maintained that he went by the advice of Parakh on the letter written by HINDALCO Chairman Kumar Mangalam Birla for allocation of the coal block.

Sep 30, 2015, 19:04 PM IST

Coal scam: Koda's plea for summoning ex-PM Manmohan Singh devoid of any merits, says CBI

Ex-Minister of State for Coal Dasari Narayan Rao had supported Koda's plea seeking summoning of Manmohan Singh.

Sep 28, 2015, 15:24 PM IST

Govt allocates 2 coal blocks in Odisha to Nalco

In a major relief for aluminium major Nalco, the Centre Tuesday allocated Utkal D and E coal blocks in favour the company, which has already set up a 4.6 lakh tonne smelter and 1,200 MW Captive Power Plant in Odisha's Angul district.

Sep 15, 2015, 18:19 PM IST

'Coal block allocation 4th round; formalities in last stage'

The first three rounds of coal block auctions had fetched state governments Rs 3 lakh crore spread over 30 years.

Aug 27, 2015, 23:15 PM IST

Decision on coal allocation made by Manmohan Singh: Ex-coal secretary

Former coal secretary Harish Chandra Gupta, who was last week granted bail in four different cases of coal block allocation, told the court that the final decision on making allocation in Jharkhand's Rajhara North mine was taken by then prime minister Manmohan Singh.

Aug 24, 2015, 23:40 PM IST

Coal scam: Naveen Jindal to be present in court for all hearings

The Supreme Court has ordered coal scam accused Naveen Jindal to be present in court during all the hearings.

Aug 13, 2015, 13:56 PM IST

Protesting lawyers siege Naveen Jindal

Angered by Naveen Jindal's lawyer being present for the hearing during the strike, lawyers protesting outside Patiala House Court surround Naveen Jindal.

Aug 04, 2015, 13:11 PM IST

RPower in HC on cancelling of mines allocated to Sasan Project

Reliance Power Ltd and its wholly owned subsidiary Sasan Power Ltd on Thursday moved Delhi High Court against the Centre's decision to cancel allocation of a coal block in Madhya Pradesh for the company's power project there.

Jul 30, 2015, 18:24 PM IST

Coal scam: Ex-MoS says all decisions taken by Manmohan Singh

Former Minister of State for Coal Dasari Narayan Rao, an accused in Jharkhand's Amarkonda Murgadangal coal block allocation scam case, Tuesday said that decisions to allocate coal blocks were taken by then Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, who was also heading the Coal Ministry at that time.

Jun 30, 2015, 13:58 PM IST

Coalgate: CBI IO faces court's ire for giving documents to accused

A special court has rapped a CBI official and asked him to explain how some documents supplied to accused persons in a coal block allocation case, including former Jharkhand Chief Minister Madhu Koda, were not submitted to the court.

May 28, 2015, 19:07 PM IST

Coal scam: Ex-CBI chief Ranjit Sinha's meetings with accused inappropriate, says SC

The Supreme Court on Thursday termed the meetings of former CBI Director Ranjit Sinha with various accused at his residence as inappropriate.

May 14, 2015, 09:28 AM IST

PMO asks CoalMin to speed up 3rd round of mines auction

Amid delays, the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) has asked the Coal Ministry to expedite the process of third round of mines auction.

May 12, 2015, 13:39 PM IST

CCI looking into allocation of three coal blocks

"We are looking into the cartelisation aspect of the bidding," CCI member U C Nahta told reporters on the sidelines of MCCI session here on Tuesday.

Apr 21, 2015, 18:35 PM IST

SC reserves verdict on plea for SIT probe against ex-CBI chief

The Supreme Court on Monday reserved its verdict on a plea filed by an NGO seeking investigation by a Special Investigating Team (SIT) against former CBI Director Ranjit Sinha for allegedly scuttling probe into a coal block allocation scam case, a charge denied by him.

Apr 13, 2015, 20:48 PM IST

HC to hear on May 7 Govt's contempt plea against Naveen Jindal

Delhi High Court on Monday decided to hear on May 7 the government's plea seeking initiation of contempt proceedings against industrialist Naveen Jindal and one of his former employees who was caught recording court proceedings during a coal block allocation matter relating to his company.

Apr 13, 2015, 20:15 PM IST