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Coal Mine
West Bengal  /  Published 18.07.22

4 layers of coal after drilling 515ft

Officials of the Central Mine and Planning Design Institute (CMPDI), a subsidiary of Coal India, assigned for exploratory drilling in the proposed Deocha-Pachami coal mine project, said they had detec...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 17.07.22

Deocha vigil after coal joy

The detection of a coal layer just 160ft below the ground in the first round of exploratory drilling at the proposed Deocha Pachami coal mine site has prompted the Bengal government to take multiple i...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 16.07.22

Coal found after drilling

The Bengal government has found coal just about 160ft under the ground during the first drilling exercise carried out in the area of the proposed Deocha-Pachami coal mine project. The development is ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 15.07.22

Deocha drilling begins with 'consent'

Sources said the residents of Kendragaria village had supported the administration and police to initiate the drilling and promised that no one from among the protesters would be allowed to stop the w...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 09.07.22

Birbhum: Job letters for land-losers

The Birbhum district administration on Friday handed over appointment letters for the post of junior constable to 260 persons from families affected by the proposed Deocha-Pachami coal mine project. ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Calcutta

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West Bengal  /  Published 18.06.22

2,100 agree to sell land for coal mine

A total of 2,141 out of around 4,500 persons, whose land is required for the proposed Deocha-Pachami coal mine project in Birbhum district, have so far agreed to part with their plots formally, said a...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 05.06.22

Coal demand set to jump

Thermal coal requirement would go up to around 1,500 million tonnes in the next 18 years to address the country’s energy demand which is set to double by 2040, coal minister Pralhad Joshi said o...
By PTI

West Bengal  /  Published 21.04.22

Deocha keeps protest apolitical

Tribal people protesting against the state government’s proposed Deocha-Pachami coal mine in Birbhum on Wednesday guarded several roads leading to the agitation site in a bid to keep their movem...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 20.04.22

BJP, Cong to stir Deocha pot

A team of BJP functionaries headed by Opposition leader Suvendu Adhikari and a separate group led by state Congress president Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury will meet tribal people protesting against the prop...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 19.04.22

Deocha land losers’ event on hold

A government programme to distribute cheques and job letters among people set to lose their land to the proposed Deocha-Pachami coal mine project in Birbhum was called off on Monday following protest ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Calcutta


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