Already faced with flurry of protests from civil society on issues of corruption, bribery and black money, the UPA II has come under indictment with the Comptroller and Auditor General of India placing three reports in the Parliament. The major issues include Implementation of Public Private Partnership; IGI Airport that focuses the GMR Delhi Airport deal, working of Ultra Mega Power Projects under Special Purpose Vehicles and third is on Allocation of Coal Blocks and Augmentation of Coal Production.
Bhushan likely to move SC on coal allocation
Lawyer Prashant Bhushan is likely to approach Supreme Court next week seeking cancellation of the controversial allocation of coal blocks and an independent probe on the lines of the 2G spectrum allocation case he filed. ...
Jaiswal accuses BJP of being in the business of lies
Union minister for coal, Sri Prakash Jaiswal has accused the BJP of being in the "business of lies” in the coal allocation scam. ...
JD(U) flays Congress for attacking CAG
Opposition JD-U on Tuesday flayed Congress for attacking CAG and for suggesting a political agenda behind its report on coal block allocation. ...
Coal smuggling continues unabated in Odisha
Hundreds of people have been arrested for coal smuggling and thousands of tonnes of coal have been seized from various places in Odisha in past few years, but neither the administration nor the enforcement agencies ...
BJP protest coal block allocations in Srinagar
Taking their protest to the streets over coal block allocations, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) activists on Saturday burned effigies of the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government in the summer capital here. ...
'Each minute of Parliament sessions costs Rs 2.5 lakh '
Each minute of running Parliament during sessions costs the exchequer Rs 2.5 lakh. ...
Coalgate: Khurshid rejects probe against DMK Minister
Law Minister Salman Khurshid on Friday rejected a demand for initiating probe against a Union Minister, belonging to DMK, reportedly involved in a company which has been allocated a coal block. ...
Stalling Parliament part of democracy: BJP
After Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday accused the opposition of wasting the monsoon session of parliament, the BJP fired back saying "the protest was also a part of democracy". ...
Saw negation of democracy this session: PM
Hitting out at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for disrupting parliament, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Friday what was witnessed was "total negation" of democracy. All "right thinking people", he added, should stand up to ...
Parliament adjourned sine die
The turmoil-ridden Monsoon Session of Parliament came to an end Friday after most of its sittings were washed out over the controversial coal block allocation issue with BJP remaining unrelenting on its demand for resignation ...
Coal scam: Govt to place views before PAC
Amid furore over coal blocks allocation, the government will place its views before Parliament's Public Accounts Committee (PAC) by September 14 on the observations made by CAG. ...
NDA leaders hold demonstration in Parl on coal issue
With the monsoon session drawing to a close, BJP-led NDA on Friday held a demonstration in Parliament House complex demanding Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's resignation, cancellation of coal blocks, and a fair probe and declared ...
NDA plans stir in parliament complex against Coalgate
The BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) will hold a protest demonstration in the Parliament House complex Friday, the last day of the monsoon session, against the ruling UPA's reluctance to accede to the opposition demand ...
Probe money trail in coal scam: BJP
As parliament was disrupted for the 12th successive day Thursday over allocation of coal blocks, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) sought an answer from the government as to why there was no probe ordered in ...
Parliament paralysed for 12th day
Uproar over coal block allocation issue paralysed proceedings of Parliament for the 12th consecutive day today, drowning most of the Monsoon Session which ends on Friday. ...
Debate on coal allocation after PM resigns: BJP
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday said it was willing to debate in parliament on coal blocks allocation only after Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's resignation. ...
Lok Sabha adjourned for the day
Continuing protests for the 11th day by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over coal block allocations forced adjournment of the Lok Sabha on Wednesday, even as members from the Samajwadi Party joined the protests inside ...
Cong, BJP on same page on coal issue: Karat
Lashing out at the Congress and BJP, CPI-M today said both stood for privatising the coal sector despite their stand-off on the CAG report which has resulted in disruption of Parliamentary proceedings. ...
CBI coal probe shows its impartiality: Jaiswal
CBI's registering cases against five companies in the coal block allocation scam leaves no room for further questioning on the impartiality of the investigative agency, Coal Minister Sriprakash Jaiswal said Tuesday. ...
Take cue from raids, cancel Coal Blocks: BJP to Govt
Welcoming the CBI raids on companies suspected to be involved in irregularities in allocation of coal blocks, BJP on Tuesday said the government should take a cue from this and cancel the allocation. ...
Coalgate: CBI files FIR against five companies
CBI Tuesday registered cases against five companies and unknown government officials as part of its probe into alleged irregularities in allocation of coal blocks and carried out searches across 10 cities. ...
CBI seeks time from CVC to submit report on coal issue
CBI has sought more time from Central Vigilance Commission to submit its status report on its probe into alleged irregularities in coal blocks allocation and utilisation. ...
'Cancel coal blocks, run parliament'
With Bharatiya Janata Party's chage of stand, the Left on Monday demanded that the UPA government cancel at least 90 disputed coal blocks of the total 142 alloted and probe their alloctations to break the ...
Cong slams BJP for disrupting Parliament
Hitting out at the BJP for paralysing Parliament, Congress today wondered why the opposition members contested elections if they were so keen on activism. ...
Logjam continues, Parliament adjourned
Both houses of parliament were adjourned for the ninth day Monday without having conducted normal business as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) persisted with its protest over allocation of coal blocks. ...
BJP not giving us fair option: Khurshid
Ruling out cancellation of allotted coal blocks, Law Minister Salman Khurshid Monday said the opposition was not giving the Congress-led UPA government a fair option to end the deadlock over the issue that has led ...
'BJP obdurate and stubborn in stalling Parl'
More than 75 percent of MPs are in favour of parliament functioning normally but the BJP is being "obdurate and stubborn" in holding up proceedings over the coal blocks allocation, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pawan Kumar ...
Digvijay blames CAG for 'leak' of reports
Targeting Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) Vinod Rai again, senior Congress leader Digvijay Singh on Sunday alleged that Rai had violated the oath of secrecy. ...
BJP firm on demand for PM's resignation: Sushma
Dismissing reports about BJP relenting on their demand for Prime Minister's resignation, Leader of the Opposition in Lok Sabha, Sushma Swaraj on Sunday asserted that the party would continue to seek Manmohan Singh's ouster in ...
'Cancellation of coal blocks after IMG report'
Against the backdrop of opposition pressure, the fate of 58 coal blocks will be reviewed on Monday at a meeting of an Inter-Ministerial Group (IMG), on whose recommendations wrongful allotments and cases in which mining ...
CVC to review CBI probe on 'Coalgate'
The Central Vigilance Commission will take a stock of CBI probe into the alleged irregularities in the utilisation of coal blocks allocated to private companies between 2006 and 2009. ...
BJP indicates climbdown from 'quit PM' demand
BJP on Sunday gave further indication of a climb-down from its stand on the resignation of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, saying the government was yet to respond to the NDA offer of resolving deadlock in ...
BJP claims right to seek accountability of PM
Claiming its right to seek Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's political, Constitutional and moral accountability, BJP on Saturday attacked him over his criticism of the party ...
Sonia meets Sushma over Parliament logjam
Keen to break the logjam in Parliament over the CAG report, Congress president Sonia Gandhi has reached out to Leader of Opposition Sushma Swaraj but the BJP appeared unrelenting on its stand. ...
BJP to continue to stall proceedings in Parl
Sticking to its demand for resignation of Manmohan Singh for irregularities in coal block allocation, BJP today vowed to continue its parliamentary tactic" of stalling proceedings and challenged the Congress to seek a fresh mandate ...
Cong attacking CAG to divert attention from corruption'
Slamming Congress for attacking Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG), BJP today said it is criticising the constitutional body to divert attention from the real issue of corruption. ...
Not getting into slanging match: PM
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday said he did not want to get into a slanging match with the BJP on its demand to resign over the coal block allotments because he wanted to preserve ...
Subodh Kant denies role in coal allocation
Denying allegations of impropriety and nepotism in coal block allocation, union minister Subodh Kant Sahay said Friday that he never sought favours for his brother's firm SKS Ispat and Power Limited. ...
"Decision on judicial probe on coal issue only by PM"
With SP chief Mulayam Singh Yadav seeking a judicial probe into the coal block allocation, Law Minister Salman Khurshid on Friday said a decision on this can be taken only by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. ...
Coal scam: SP, Left demand judicial probe
Opening a new front against the Government, UPA's outside supporter Samajwadi Party joined hands with the Left parties and TDP today to demand a judicial probe into coal blocks allocation and cancellation of licenses failng ...
Coal scam:Parliament paralysed for eighth day
The eighth consecutive day of Parliament was lost today to the uproar created by BJP over coal block allocations, raising the prospect of washout of the remaining part of Monsoon Session which ends on September ...
CAG sensationalising coal block issue: Digvijay Singh
Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh on Friday claimed that the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) was exaggerating and sensationalising the issue of coal block allocation. ...
Coal scam: SP leads dharna outside Parliament
SP leader Mulayam Singh Yadav and MPs from TDP and Left parties today sat on a dharna in front of Parliament House to seek a judicial inquiry into coal blocks allocation. ...
CAG should explain its methodology: Cong
Stung by the CAG report on notional revenue loss in coal blocs allocation, Congress asked the national auditor on Thursday to respond to the debate triggered by its findings about its methodology and working style. ...
Sonia attacks BJP, says debate issues in parliament
UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi on Thursday took head-on BJP's threat of taking the coal blocks allocation issue to the streets ...
Cong dismisses SP's 'match-fixing' claim
Dismissing the allegation by Sawajwadi Party that there is 'match fixing' between the ruling party and the BJP in not allowing Parliament to function, Congress said the opposition is subverting the constitution by disrupting the ...
NDA allies together on coal scam: Sharad Yadav
Janata Dal-United (JD-U) chief Sharad Yadav said on Thursday that his party was with National Democratic Alliance (NDA) partner BJP in its protest over the coal allocation scam. ...
Coalgate: SP, Left demand probe by SC judge
Calling for normal functioning of parliament, the Samajwadi Party (SP), the Left parties and the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) said Thursday that a Supreme Court judge should investigate the coal block allocations scam. ...
Logjam continues, Parliament adjourned
An adamant BJP continued to disrupt Parliament for the seventh consecutive day today over coal block allocation but the government pushed through two bills amid growing isolation of NDA among non-UPA parties. ...
Coalgate: Mulayam wants debate in Parliament
Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav on Thursday met leaders of CPI, CPI(M) and TDP and decided to hold a dharna tomorrow to demand restoration of normalcy in the House and a debate on the ...
Coal was not sold, so nobody benefited: Sibal
Government on Wednesday said there was no question of anyone benefiting from coal block allocation as the mineral were never sold and accused the BJP of raking up the issue for no reason because of ...
'UPA should hold wider consultation on Par business'
With the government signalling its resolve to carry out legislative business in Parliament despite the deadlock, opposition JD-U on Wednesday said that ruling alliance must ensure "wider consultation" on bills like those on land acquisition ...
CPI(M) wants discussion on coal block allocation
The CPI(M) today sought an immediate discussion on the coal block allocation issue in Parliament, saying it was not satisfied with the Prime Minister's statement on the matter. ...
Congress to hit streets against BJP
Under unrelenting attack from the BJP over coal blocks allocation, the Congress Tuesday announced it will "hit the streets" to expose the double-speak of the opposition over sanctity of constitutional institutions. ...
Coalgate: Parliament deadlocked for sixth day
Parliament was adjourned for the day as the Opposition continued to pressure the government over coal block allocation and other issues ...
Blackmail is bread and butter of BJP: Sonia
Lashing out at the Bharatiya Janata Party for stalling parliament, Congress president Sonia Gandhi Monday asked her party MPs to take it head-on and said blackmail has become the BJP's "bread and butter". ...
"We never claimed 'zero loss' in coal block allocation"
Three days after claiming that there was no question of gain or loss in coal block allocation as the coal has not been mined, Finance Minister P. Chidambaram Monday said the government never used the ...
PM challenges BJP to have debate in Parliament
Aggravated over BJP's continuous disruption of Parliament on the coal block issue, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday attacked the party and dared it to have a debate in the house and to let the ...
No coal block allocated in my tenure: Jaiswal
Coal Minister Sriprakash Jaiswal on Monday said no coal block was given away during his tenure and only allotment letters were issued to some firms to whom coal mines were allocated in the first term ...
Rift within NDA; Akalis want to listen to PM
In an indication of rift within NDA, its key constituent Akali Dal said on Monday that it would like to listen to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on coal block allocation, a remark that goes against ...
PM says CAG report flawed, targets BJP
Refusing to be on the back foot on coal block allocation, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday rejected the CAG's observations as "misleading" and "flawed" and blamed Opposition parties for thwarting his government's efforts to bring ...
Government urges BJP to let PM speak on coal issue
Urging the opposition, particularly the Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP), to allow Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to speak, Minister of State for Parliament Affairs Rajeev Shukla on Monday said PM will make a statement on coal ...
BJP firm on 'quit PM' demand, Parl adjourned
Both houses of parliament were repeatedly adjourned for the fourth consecutive day Friday as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) kept up its demand for Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's resignation over irregularities in allocation of coal ...
LS BJP members should resign: Digvijay
Criticising the BJP for disrupting Parliament session on the issue of alleged coal blocks scam, Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh on Friday said if the BJP Lok Sabha members wanted to resign en masse, they ...
Parliament disrupted for fourth day over 'coalgate'
Parliament was disrupted for thefourth consecutive day today as opposition triggered uproar in both Houses demanding resignation of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh over controversial coal block allocations. ...
Govt hopes opposition parties will end Parl disruption
The Government on Friday hoped that parties within the Opposition rank, who favour a discussion on coal allocation issue, would prevail upon those who favour disruption of the proceedings. ...
'PM should answer why coal blocks were not auctioned'
Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader Sitaram Yechury said on Thursday that the CAG report showed that "crony capitalism of the worst order" was being practiced by the UPA government and demanded that the prime ...
Patnaik rejects centre's claim on coal bidding
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday said his state had been seeking auction-based bidding for allocation of mineral resources including coal. ...
Strategy on coal issue only after PM's statement: CPI(M)
CPI(M) on Thursday said it would decide its strategy on the coal block allocation issue on the basis of a statement Prime Minister Manmohan Singh may make in Parliament on the matter. ...
Parliament impasse: Shinde meets Swaraj
With the impasse in Parliament continuing, the government on Thursday reached out to the main opposition with Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde meeting BJP leader Sushma Swaraj after which he hoped the matter could be resolved ...
Sonia asks Cong MPs not to be defensive
One of the MPs who met Congress president Soina Gandhi on Thursday said that she agreed with their view that the party should not be in defensive about the BJP's demand for Prime Minister Manmohan ...
NDA sticks to its demand for PM's resignation
BJP-led NDA stuck to its demand for the Prime Minister's resignation on the coal block allocation issue at a meeting convened by the Rajya Sabha Chairman to end the impasse and boycotted a meeting called ...
Mamata for debate on coal issue
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday called for a discussion in parliament on the coal allocation row that has crippled the house for three days. ...
Parliament impasse unlikely to end before Monday
With Parliament being stalled by the opposition on the coal block allocation issue for the third day, government said on Thursday it did not visualise the deadlock ending before next week. ...
Coal scam: Parliament deadlocked for 3rd day
Parliament remained deadlocked for the third consecutive day on Thursday with main opposition BJP unrelenting on its demand for resignation of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh over the CAG report on coal block allocation. ...
Meeting to end deadlock over coal issue inconclusive
A meeting of leaders of political parties, called by Rajya Sabha Chairman Hamid Ansari to break the deadlock in the House over coal block allocation issue, on Thursday remained inconclusive. ...
Government ready to discuss CAG report on coal issue
Beleaguered over coal scam, the government on Thursday said that it has nothing to hide and it was prepared to discuss threadbare the CAG report on coal block allocation in Parliament and reply to the ...
Coal scam: Parliament disrupted again
As the opposition continued its demand for the resignation of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh over the Comptroller and Auditor General's report on the allocation of the coal block, both houses of parliament were adjouned till ...
'It's a BJP strategy to avoid discussion'
Parliamentary Affairs Minister P.K. Bansal said on Thursday the opposition is deliberately stalling parliament as part of its strategy to avoid a discussion on the allocation of coal blocks ...
Deadlock persists in Par; BJP finding itself isolated
Stalling Parliament for the second consecutive day, BJP on Wednesday escalated its confrontation with the Government but appeared isolated with ally JD-U expressing reservations over its strategy and Trinamool Congress rejecting its invitation to target ...
PM must take responsibility on coal allocation issue: BJP
BJP today remained firm on its demand for Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's resignation on the coal allocation issue and insisted that the only way to end the present impasse in Parliament is for him take ...
Service records of CAG untraceable: Govt
According to a reply received through an RTI, the crucial service records of Comptroller and Auditor General Vinod Rai are not traceable with the Personnel ministry. ...
JD(U) keen for Parliament debate on coal scam
Appeared to have broken ranks with NDA over the strategy of protest against Government on the CAG report by expressing reservations against disrupting Parliament and showing its readiness for a debate, which the BJP does ...
Oppn divided over discussion on coalgate
Even as the Bharatiya Janata Party launched a fresh attack on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday, differences appeared within the opposition, with BJP ally Janata Dal-United saying it was in favour of a discussion on ...
Govt making efforts to discuss CAG report
Targetting BJP for disrupting Parliament proceedings, government on Wednesday said that it was making all efforts to persuade the main opposition party to discuss the CAG report on coal block allocation. ...
UPA should go for fresh polls: BJP
As Parliament remained disrupted for the second day in the wake of CAG report on coal block allocation, BJP today said the government should go and fresh elections be held in the country. ...
Parliament disrupted again over 'coalgate'
Both houses of the parliament were adjourned soon after they met Wednesday as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) led opposition renewed its demand for Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's resignation over the official auditor's report on ...
BJP hard on PM's resignation over 'Coalgate'
BJP on Wednesday said it will continue to mount pressure to demand resignation of the Prime Minister and the government on the issue of CAG report on coal block allocation, in an indication that Parliament ...
SP favours debate on CAG report in Parliament
Samajwadi Party, an outside supporter of the UPA government, on Tuesday favoured a detailed discussion in Parliament on CAG reports on coal block allocation and other issues ...
Can give satisfactory answers on CAG, says PM
With opposition paralysing the Parliament over the CAG report on coal block allocations, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said that the government is ready for any discussion and give satisfactory answers to all issues raised. ...
Opp. ruled states opposed coal block auctions: Sibal
With opposition parties are blaming Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for over Rs 1.86 lakh crore loss in coal block allocations, Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal on Tuesday said that Prime Minister can never do anything wrong ...
Demand for PM's resignation is 'preposterous': Govt
Rejecting the opposition's demand for resignation of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh as 'preposterous' over alleged scam in coal block allocation, the government on Tuesday said that it was ready for a discussion on the issue ...
Coal scam: BJP demands PM's resignation
Opposition today forced the adjournment of Parliament till noon demanding resignation of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh over the CAG report on coal block allocation. ...
Oppn slams Narayanasamy for CAG comment
A day after union minister V. Narayanasamy said the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) was not following its mandate, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) called it a "breach of privilege". ...
Lalu supports PM on CAG report
Defending Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in the wake of CAG report on allocation of coal blocks, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Lalu Prasad Friday said that he con give a detailed reaction only after reading ...
BJP demands PM's resignation after CAG reports
With three CAG reports being tabled in Parliament on Friday, BJP demanded the resignation of the government alleging that scams in the coal, power and airport sectors had exposed the "loot and plunder" of the ...
Government accuses CAG of not following mandate
The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) had not followed its mandate under the constitution, the government said Friday, adding that the official auditor's report on coal blocks tabled in parliament would be considered final only ...
CIL suffered 116 MT output loss: CAG
The world's largest miner Coal India (CIL) suffered production losses to the tune of 116 million tonnes (MT) on account of delays in execution of new projects, government auditor CAG today said. ...
Competitive bidding could've saved Rs 1.86 lakh cr
Criticising the government for its failure to timely implement the competitive bidding mechanism for allocation of coal blocks, CAG report tabled on Friday said that part of the Rs 1.86 lakh crore loss could have ...
Reliance Power got undue benefit: CAG
Flaying post-bid concessions to Reliance Power, the CAG today said the Anil Ambani-led firm got undue benefit of Rs 29,033 crore when the government allowed use of surplus coal from blocks alloted to Sasan power ...
CAG slams development fee, concessional land to Delhi airport
Slamming the levy of development fee on passengers using Delhi Airport, the CAG today said the Civil Aviation Ministry violated the bid conditions for the benefit of GMR-led DIAL to the tune of over Rs ...
PAC to soon decide on taking up CAG reports
Parliament's Public Accounts Committee will soon decide on taking up the three CAG reports on coal blocks, Delhi international airport and power projects tabled in Parliament today. ...
Coalgate: Government lost Rs 1.86 lakh crore
India's exchequer could have been richer by Rs.1.85 lakh crore ($37 billion) if competitive bidding, rather than arbitrary allotment, was adopted to give coal blocks away, says the official auditor, faulting the government's policies yet ...
BJP demands Manmohan's reply on CAG coal report
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday slammed Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for the alleged irregularities pointed out by the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) report in the allocation of coal blocks between 2006 and 2009. ...
Government braces for Opposition assault over 'Coalgate'
It seems there is no escape for the government as the Opposition is firmly prepared to corner the already beleaguered government by bringing an adjournment motion in Parliament over the coal blocks allocation 'scam'. ...
CAG to haul UPA II over coals
Already faced with flurry of protests from civil society on issues of corruption, bribery and black money, UPA II will come under further indictment once Comptroller and Auditor General of India places three reports in ...
Ashok Chavan charged in Adarsh scam
Former Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan was among 13 people charge sheeted by CBI on Wednesday in the multi-crore Adarsh Housing scam. ...
Shinde deposes before Adarsh commission
In connection with the Adarsh society scam, Union Power Minister and former Maharashtra Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde is deposed before the Adarsh Commission here on Monday. ...
Coal block allocation: JPC probe sought
The Left sought to spoil the celebratory mood of the UPA's third anniversary on Tuesday, with a CPI-M member demanding a JPC probe into an alleged coal scam which has reportedly caused a loss of ...
Antrix-Devas deal: Dept of Space castigated
The CAG has come down heavily on the Department of Space, particularly on its former Secretary G Madhavan Nair, in the controversial Antrix-Devas deal alleging numerous rules and policies were violated and facts concealed to ...
I am ready for an inquiry, says Madhavan Nair
Former ISRO chairman G. Madhavan Nair reiterated on Friday that he had done no wrong in the controversial Antrix deal and was ready to face an inquiry. ...
Kalmadi walks out of jail
Suresh Kalmadi, accused of corruption in the Commonwealth Games here, walked out of prison after nine months as the Delhi High Court finally accepted his bail plea on Thursday. ...
CWG scam: HC grants bail to Suresh Kalmadi
The Delhi High Court on Thursday granted bail to former Commonwealth Games Organising Committee chairperson Suresh Kalmadi, an accused in a graft case relating to the 2010 mega sporting event. ...
Suresh Kalmadi out of Ethics Committee
Suspended Congress MP Suresh Kalmadi, who is in judicial custody in Tihar in connection with Commonwealth Games scam, has been removed from the Ethics Committee of the Lok Sabha. ...
Kalmadi seeks permission to attend Parliament
Congress MP and sacked CWG Organising Committee chief Suresh Kalmadi on Thursday withdrew his plea from the trial court, seeking permission to attend the Monsoon Session of Parliament, saying he will approach the Delhi High ...
CWG scam: Kalmadi, 10 others to be prosecuted
A Delhi court on Monday gave the go ahead to prosecute sacked CWG OC chairman Suresh Kalmadi and ten others for corruption, cheating, forgery and criminal conspiracy for alleged irregularities in awarding of TSR system ...
CBI arrests Suresh Kalmadi in 2G scam
The CBI on Monday arrested Suresh Kalmadi,former Commonwealth Games Organising Committee chairman for criminal conspiracy and cheating in CWG scam. ...
None of us decided spectrum lease: ISRO
Indian Space Research Organisation has said none of its official or anyone from Antrix Corporation or Space department was involved in the decision to lease precious S-band spectrum to Devas Multimedia at a throw away ...
ISRO S-band spectrum deal scrapped
The controversial S-Band spectrum deal between ISRO's commercial arm Antrix and private firm Devas Multimedia was scrapped on Thursday. ...
Govt panel to review Antrix-Devas deal
Government has appointed a high-powered committee to review various aspects of the controversial deal ISRO's commercial arm Antrix had struck with a private company for lease of scarce S-band spectrum. ...
Union Cabinet to cancel S-band deal
With yet another scam suspected in a spectrum deal, the government is likely to cancel the contract between ISRO's commercial arm Antrix and Devas Multimedia allowing it the use of scarce S-band spectrum. ...