Next FIR by month-end likely to throw up new names

After the first salvo, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is gearing up to register cases against at least another half a dozen companies in the coal block allocation case. In what looks like a replay of the 2G telecom FIRs and subsequent charge sheets, the CBI is widening the probe into the coal matter, pinning down many more corporate and government entities in the process.