According to an official source, the previous AIADMK government found several discrepancies with coal stock in 2020.
"There is evidence that these officers benefited from the scam. All of them were posted in areas where the smuggling happened," the ED official said.
On the physical progress, Joshi said construction of the 14 km by IRCON is nearing completion and the scheduled commissioning was July 31.
Special CBI Judge Arun Bhardwaj also imposed a fine of Rs 1 Lakh on Gupta, and Rs 50,000 on Kropha for conspiring to cheat the government for the allocation of Grace Industries Ltd, Nagpur.
Siddarth, who finished BSc in microbiology from Vidya Niketan in 2019, developed his interest in photography in his college days.
“It was about 52% of the normative stock required to be maintained by the TPPs,” said the minister.
UNESCO, the UN cultural organisation, is considering downgrading the Great Barrier Reef's World Heritage status mainly because rising ocean temperatures are killing coral.
"After reviewing, the position of state Gencos now varies significantly. Many states have stocks more than 50 per cent of normative levels whereas many others still have stocks near critical levels."
The trade deficit in the same month last year (2021) stood at $10.63 billion. In the April-July 2022 period, the trade deficit crossed $100 billion, almost 2.5 times the trade deficit in the same peri
The incident happened at Mahanadi Coalfields Ltd Nehru Satabdi Central Hospital in Talcher.
Former coal secretary HC Gupta and former joint secretary in the coal ministry KS Kropha were convicted on Friday for criminal conspiracy, cheating and corruption in a coal scam case.
The Sub-Collector informed that the villagers demanded development of R&R Colony and wanted initiation of CSR activities for periphery development that had stopped since the past decade.
Coal Secretary H C Gupta was earlier convicted in three other coal scam cases and his appeal against those convictions is pending before Delhi High Court.
Contrary to the ministry’s claim, many states like Telangana, Maharashtra, Bihar and Uttar Pradesh reported long power cuts.
Following the statement of the minister in parliament on July 25, 2022, the experts said the power ministry should revoke and withdraw the order for import of 10% their coal requirement.
On Monday the Supreme Court refused to form a full bench to hear a case related to the re-election of Hamza Shehbaz as the Chief Minister of Punjab province saying it will have to hear more arguments.
Medical experts have observed that men living in the districts that have coal mines are facing more fertility problems than those living in other parts of the State.
It's the embodiment of the transition to clean energy that Biden is seeking but has struggled to realise in the first 18 months of his presidency.
China is the world's biggest emitter of greenhouse gases driving global warming, and President Xi Jinping last year vowed to phase down coal use from 2026.
Among others who find mention in the charge sheet are private companies and unknown officials of the CISF and Railways, a CBI statement said.