Coal Scam

A team of Central Bureau of Investigation had earlier reached the residence of Abhishek Banerjee, nephew of West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee.

A Delhi court Monday awarded 3-year jail term to former Union minister Dilip Ray in a coal scam case pertaining to irregularities in the allocation of a Jharkhand block in 1999, saying white collar crimes are "more dangerous" than ordinary ones because of the "damages inflicted on public morale".

New Delhi: A court here on Wednesday convicted former Jharkhand Chief Minister Madhu Koda, among others on corruption charges in a coal block allocation case. Special Judge Bharat Parashar held Koda, former Coal Secretary H.C. Gupta, Jharkhand’s then Chief Secretary A.K. Basu, among others, guilty of criminal conspiracy and cheating under various provisions of Prevention of …

They have been convicted under provisions of Prevention of Corruption Act with various charges involving criminal conspiracy. The court will deliver order on quantum of sentence on May 22