Business  /  Published 21.06.19

Bengal to boost mines

Bengal is keen to step up coal supply from its allocated mines in a bid to secure fuel supply for the thermal power units of West Bengal Power Development Corporation.WBPDCL was allocated six coal blo...
By Staff Reporter in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 13.03.20

Coal stock adequate for summer

Coal at thermal power plants have crossed the 22-day stock mandated by the Central Electricity Authority (CEA). As on March 12, 2020, 135 plants monitored by the CEA had a stock of 39.48 million tonne...
By A staff reporter in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 12.03.20

Meet to review air quality

Bharat Coking Coal Limited (BCCL) has floated tenders to purchase 40 PM10 analysers to be installed at its active mines in Dhanbad as part of concerted efforts to improve the air quality in coal town ...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

India  /  Published 12.03.20

Law to open coal sector for commercial mining passed

Parliament on Thursday passed a bill that will remove end-use restrictions for participating in coal mine auctions and open up the coal sector fully for commercial mining for all domestic and global c...
By PTI in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 06.03.20

CIL pact to speed up rail despatch

Coal India has brought in Indian Port Rail Corporation Limited (IPRCL) to upgrade the coal evacuation infrastructure at its major mines across subsidiaries.The public sector miner has signed a memoran...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta


India  /  Published 14.01.19

How deep is Meghalaya's illegal coal tunnel?

[{"id":1,"type":"text","value":"Macmillan Byrsat, 44, is the NPP MLA of Nongstoin in the West Khasi HillsWhat does his 2018 affidavit show: He owns five trucks Q: What do you think about the ban on co...
By Furquan Ameen and infographic by Rahul Awasthi in New Delhi

India  /  Published 04.01.19

No blueprint of Meghalaya illegal mine, Centre tells SC, to explain rescue delay

The Centre on Friday told the Supreme Court that it was facing difficulties in the operation to rescue 15 miners trapped in an illegal coal mine in Meghalaya since December 13 as there was no blueprin...
By PTI in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 02.01.19

SC to take up plea on mine tragedy

The Supreme Court will on Thursday take up a PIL filed against the Centre for failing to rescue 15 miners trapped in a coal mine in Meghalaya since December 13 though the government had, in June last ...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 01.01.19

Coal hurdle to cave-in rehab

A Centre-funded housing scheme to rehabilitate 45,000 families in subsidence-prone areas of the Asansol-Raniganj coal belt has suffered a setback following objections from Eastern Coalfields (ECL) to ...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Asansol

Opinion  /  Published 31.12.18

The secret support for illegal mining must be addressed

Laws fail only when people in power want them to. The tragedy of the miners trapped since December 13 in a suddenly flooded coal mine in the East Jaintia Hills district of Meghalaya is the terrible ou...
By The Editorial Board


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