October 16, 2013 3 Comments
Today’s papers are full of Kumar Mangalam Birla being named in a first information report (FIR) related to alleged irregularities in coal block allocations.His is hardly the first prominent name to make it to the news in such fashion.Following is a list of other such names:
Anil and Tina Ambani summoned as witnesses in the 2G scam case. In Feb 2011, Anil Ambani was subjected to sustained interrogation by the agency.
Bharti Airtel chairman Sunil Mittal and Essar Group promoter Ravi Ruia had to submit personal bonds in a CBI special court as guarantees for their appearance in a case related to alleged excess allocation of radio airwaves in 2002.
CBI had accused the industrialist MP Naveen Jindal of cheating and graft in one of its FIRs in the coalgate scam. CBI has also booked companies Jindal Steel and Power Limited and Gagan Sponge, which were allotted Amarkonda Murgadangal coal block in Birbhum, Jharkhand in 2008. Read more of this post