November 02, 2021 3:27 am
The Centre had previously directed ONGC to bid out small and marginal fields to boost domestic production, and has consistently been nudging ONGC to seek out foreign players as partners to boost production from domestic oil and gas fields.
April 22, 2015 2:55 am
69 fields were left idle by ONGC and Oil India after finding it difficult to put these acreages under production.
April 21, 2015 1:36 am
Former journalist Santanu Saikia, in his disclosure statement, stated that he used to charge as high as Rs 3 lakh for access to information.
April 20, 2015 12:24 pm
According to sources, provisions of the stringent Official Secrets Act have not been invoked against the accused.
April 16, 2015 1:35 am
RIL has been resisting paying the penalty and has invoked an arbitration case against it.
April 11, 2015 3:23 am
The directive came after the Crime Branch informed the court that they have sent reminders to the Petroleum Ministry.
February 25, 2015 12:21 pm
Naresh Agarwal of the Samajwadi Party raised the issue in Rajya Sabha.
February 24, 2015 10:35 am
More arrests are likely soon as search and raids are continuing in Delhi and NCR in this connection.
February 23, 2015 9:23 pm
Total 13 people have been arrested for their involvement in the case.
February 21, 2015 4:36 pm
Prayas Jain and Santanu Saikia were taken into custody by Delhi Police Crime Branch today.
February 20, 2015 7:48 pm
The rooms accessed to steal official documents included rooms of Special Secretary, Joint Secretary (Refineries and Exploration) and Director (Exploration-1) were among others.