THE SCAM BLOCKBUSTER
CBI began to probe irregularities in the allotment of 79 coal blocks to 149 private companies in June 2012. A CAG report of 2012 estimates the flawed allotments caused the exchequer a loss of Rs 1.86 lakh crore. CBI registered 11 FIRS against directors of
to obtain allotment; concealed previous allotments.
had been cancelled.