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Manmohan Singh to be examined in Coal Blocks allocation case

16 Dec,New Delhi: CBI was today directed by a trial court to examine former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in the case of Talabira II coal block allocation to Hindalco when he was also Coal Minister in 2005.

Sending the matter back to CBI for further investigation after it had filed a closure report in the case, Special Judge Bharat Parashar said it would be "appropriate" that the then Coal Minister be "first examined" regarding various aspects of the matter.