- CBI grills Ex Union MoS for Coal Dasari Narayana Rao on allotment of Talabira-II coal block in Odhisa.
- Chairman Aditya Birla Group Kumar Mangalam Birla, ex-Coal Secretary P C Parakh blamed for alleged irregularities in allotment
- Block given to Hindalco, though screening committee allotted the same to PSU Neyveli Lignite Limited.
- Rao, ex-Coal Minister Shibu Soren held responsible for coal scam by Parakh in his book, Parakh may be interrogated by CBI now.
- Talabira-II coal block
- Neyveli Lignite Limited