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Government names companies selected by it for coal blocks

SC judges suspected a lack of objective criteria in the selection

In the ongoing hearing on Thursday before the Supreme Court in the coal block allocation controversy, the government presented information sought by the judges on Wednesday about companies selected and rejected by the screening committee. The judges wanted the list as they suspected a lack of objective criteria in the selection. According to the charts made available, eight companies were recommended by the ministry of power but weren't selected by the committee - Rashmi Cement, TRN Energy, Maithon Power, Mahabir Global, Rosa Power, Bhushan Energy, Lanco Amarkantak and M/s ...