Find Coal Scam Latest News, Videos & Pictures on Coal Scam and see latest updates, news, information from Explore more on Coal Scam. The case pertains to irregularities in the allocation of Moira and Madhujore (North and South) coal blocks in West Bengal to VMPL. Coal mining firms that present a fait accompli to justify mining in areas for which clearances are yet to be granted may end up losing the coal blocks allocated to.

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Application for Directions filed by Common Cause seeking a probe on the allocation of coal blocks.

Out of the above blocks, 24 blocks were de-allocated three blocks intwo blocks inone block inone block inthree blocks inand 14 blocks in for non-performance of production by the allocatees, and two de-allocated blocks were subsequently reallocated and to others. CVC, which exercises superintendence over CBI for overseeing corruption cases, has reviewed files relating to these cases. Nearly are related to the sacm between and ckalgate which 45 coal blocks were allocated.

Countdown To Elections Results. A JSPL spokesperson earlier said the company sees “no reason” behind the de-allocation as environment clearance for the coal block in Chhattisgarh was given on Feb Both the blocks were in Orissa and while one was over mega metric tones, the other was over mega metric tones. Coal mining firms that coalgafe a fait accompli to justify mining in areas for which coalyate are yet to be granted may end up losing the coal blocks allocated to them.

Special judge Bharat Parashar framed the charges against the accused after Jindal said he was pleading not guilty and claimed trial. Two other bureaucrats — K.

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Archived from the original on 4 November An engineering, procurement and construction EPC contract works like cozlgate Court India News Press Trust of India Tuesday October 16, Congress leader and industrialist Naveen Jindal, accused in a coal scam case, has been allowed to travel abroad for business purposes, by a special court. The report said the ministry of coal should urgently go forward with competitive bidding for captive coal blocks mining.


An estimated financial gain of Rs. The Mine Plan approval letter is pending for issuance with Ministry of Coal for more than six months,” the company said. Archived from the original on 7 March Subodh Kant Sahai admits brother’s link with private company, denies any wrongdoing”. Slamming the decision to de-allocate their coal blocks, Jindal Steel and Power and Monnet Ispat and Energy have blamed lack of government approvals and external factors like Naxal activities for not making enough progress in their mines.

On 24 September, Supreme Court of India decided to cancel out of coal blocks allocated since Archived from the original on 14 September It was only in August that the Department of Legal Affairs opined that competitive bidding could be introduced through administrative instructions. The top court also asked the Enforcement Directorate ED and the CBI to file their updated status reports on pending coal scam cases and the stages of their trial.

This article may be in need of reorganization to comply with Wikipedia’s layout guidelines. CBI shortlists phone calls for scrutiny 10 May, If the most important charge made by the CAG was that of the Government’s legal authority to auction the coal blocks, the one that drew the most attention was certainly the size of the “windfall gain” accruing to the allocatees.

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The Income Tax Department was also roped in to look into the financial frauds and follow the money trail. In the meeting the representatives of state governments were opposed to the proposed switch over to competitive bidding.

CBI alleged that PIL again applied for allotment of mining block on April 12, for its steel plant at Champa in Chhattisgarh to expand its capacity, and to justify its claim, it filed false copies of central excise returns showing inflated production figures from December to March Court chides CBI for ‘delay’ in producing accused before it 21 May, coalgaet, The figure doing the rounds is Rs1.

Archived from the original on 31 May In Chapter 4 of scm Final Report, the CAG continued its contention that the Government had the legal authority under the existing statute to auction coal by making an administrative decision, rather than needing to amend the statute itself. The best secondary characters and the actors who played them 13 hours ago. The court had on November 30 convicted Gupta, former joint secretary in coal ministry Kropha and the then director CA-I in the ministry Samria.


The agency alleged that both SPL and GSIPL misrepresented the facts to the Coal Ministry but the Screening Committee, which used to recommend for allocation of coal blocks to the shortlisted applicant companies, in its meeting held on 13 Septembercoalgtae recommended allocation of Amarkonda Murgadangal coal foalgate jointly to these two firms.

Srivastava said in an interview, even as the controversy over past allocations continues. All News Videos Photos. States blame Centre During the hearing the court also considered submissions made by Maharashtra and Andhra Pradesh state governments regarding coal block allocations.


Have you read these stories? In the present case, the court had on August 19, framed charges, including cheating and criminal conspiracy against Gupta, the two public servants, the firm and its two officials. An internal debate kicked off with the coal secretary pushing for a 28 June deadline for reforms in the allotment process.

The company said has invested Rs. Click here to read full coverage. However, the CAG’s observation is coalgatee on a selective reading of the opinions given by the Department of Legal Affairs. The coal ministry on Thursday decided to de-allocate 11 captive coal blocks including three mines of Jindal Steel and Power, besides forfeiting the bank guarantees of six firms and asking five to expressly furnish bank guarantees.

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