Order of the Supreme Court of India regarding allocation of coal blocks, 24/09/2014
The Supreme Court on 24 September 2014 cancelled 214 of the 218 coal blocks allotted by different central governments since 1993 terming these allocations illegal. But four coal blocks allocated to public sector units -- SAIL, NTPC and two for Ultra Mega Power Projects – were spared from de-allocation. Read text of this 27-page apex court order
Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Manohar Lal Sharma Vs Principle Secretary & Others regarding allotment of coal blocks made by the Screening Committee of the Government of India, as also the allotments made through the Government dated 24/09/2014.