India  /  Published 29.05.22

Grim forecast of coal shortage

India is expected to face a wider coal shortage during the quarter ending September over expectations of higher power demand, an internal power ministry presentation seen by Reuters showed, worsening ...
By Reuters in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 28.05.22

Weekly billing for power distributors

India has asked power producers to bill electricity buyers every week to ensure adequate cash flow as costs surge due to higher imports of expensive coal, according to a federal power ministry letter ...
By Reuters

Business  /  Published 26.05.22

Coal India profit jumps

Better realisation from the sale of coal has pushed up the net profit of Coal India during the fourth quarter ended March 31. The public sector miner on Wednesday reported a jump of 46 per cent in it...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 21.05.22

Crackdown on coal smuggling

The state administration has launched a first-of-its-kind crackdown on illegal transportation of coal across the state after the chief minister instructed the authorities to ensure that Bengal was not...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Durgapur

Jharkhand  /  Published 16.05.22

BCCL teachers on hunger strike

More than 100 teachers out of a total 275 of 75 BCCL aided schools lying in different colliery areas of Dhanbad today launched an indefinite hunger strike outside the residence of BCCL Chairman-cum-Ma...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad


West Bengal  /  Published 13.05.22

BJP faces Deocha hit

Over 1,000 tribal people opposed to the Deocha-Pachami coal mine on Thursday came with black flags and traditional weapons to set up a barricade to deter a BJP rally led by leader of Opposition Suvend...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Calcutta

India  /  Published 07.05.22

Warrant out against Abhishek's wife

A Delhi court on Saturday issued a bailable warrant against TMC MP Abhishek Banerjee's wife Rujira Banerjee in connection with a complaint filed by the Enforcement Directorate for allegedly refusi...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 07.05.22

Proviso jolt for power plants

The Centre for the first time has invoked the emergency provision, Section 11 of the Electricity Act, mandating all imported coal-based projects to generate power at full capacity, in order to address...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 05.05.22

Captive coal saves Bengal in summer

The Bengal government’s ability to reduce dependence on Coal India for supply to its power plants and enhance extraction from its captive coal mines seems to have paid off this summer. So far, ...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 04.05.22

Coal investors' meet on Friday

The coal ministry will hold a high-level Investors' Meet on Friday in a bid to attract investments from the private sector. Coal Minister Pralhad Joshi will launch the event to be held in Mumbai. ...
By Our bureau and PTI in New Delhi


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