SME Times is powered by   
Search News
Just in:   • India shocked by Lakhvi's release: PM Modi  • Sensex makes healthy gains; capital goods stocks zoom  • Punj Lloyd gets nod for defence sector foray  • TiE launches 'billion dollar babies' project for startups  • Indian medical tourism growing at 30 percent: Minister 
Last updated: 27 Sep, 2014  

Coal.9.Thmb.jpg PMO hands over Hindalco coal files to CBI

Coal.9.jpg
   Top Stories
» Govt pegs 2014-15 GDP growth at 5.5 pc
» RBI may cut rates early next year: Rangarajan
» 'Govt to extend incentives for raw sugar exports soon'
» FDDI filling skill gap of footwear and leather sector: Sitharaman
» Surajkund fair from Feb 1, Lebanon partner country
SME Times News Bureau | 26 Oct, 2013
The Prime Minister's Office (PMO) Friday handed over the files relating to allocation of coal blocks in Odisha to Hindalco to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), sources said.

"We have given entire files relating to the Talabira coal block to the CBI. We have taken a receipt from them and told them that any information needed further will be provided," a source told agency.

The probe agency had Tuesday named Hindalco along with Aditya Birla Group chairman Kumar Mangalam Birla and former coal secretary P.C. Parakh in its 14th FIR in the allocation of coal blocks.

It wrote to the PMO seeking file details of Talabira-II and Talabira-III coal blocks in Odisha allocated to Hindalco in 2005 following a PMO decision.

The agency filed a fresh case for alleged irregularities and criminal conspiracy in the allocation of these two coal blocks. The CBI wants to review the files before proceeding with the probe.

The CBI's move comes after the PMO had Oct 19 defended the allocation of coal blocks to Hindalco.

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday said he "was not above the law" and was willing to be questioned by the CBI in the coal block allocations as he had "nothing to hide".
 
Print the Page Add to Favorite
 
Share this on :
 

Please comment on this story:
 
Subject :
Message:
(Maximum 1500 characters)  Characters left 1500
Your name:
 

 
  Customs Exchange Rates
Currency Import Export
US Dollar
62.60
61.60
UK Pound
98.45
96.25
Euro
78.90
77.00
Japanese Yen 53.10 51.85
As on 20 Dec, 2014
  Daily Poll
Do you want a new body to replace the Planning Commission?
 Yes
 No
 Can't say
  Commented Stories
» Starting an import export business: Basic guide for beginners(14)
» Credit scheme being implemented for SMEs(5)
» Entrepreneurship and skill development: Where do we stand(5)
» Govt proposes subsidy regime for SMEs in draft policy(3)
» Labour reform - a step taken forward(2)
 
 
About Us  |   Advertise with Us  
  Useful Links  |   Terms and Conditions  |   Disclaimer  |   Contact Us  
Follow Us : Facebook Twitter