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Deocha Pachami Coal Mine Project
West Bengal  /  Published 18.07.22

4 layers of coal after drilling 515ft

The primary observation is significant as the government was earlier in a fix as to whether mining would be feasible if coal reserves were found deep underground...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 16.07.22

Coal found after drilling

The development is significant as it was estimated earlier that coal was deposited much deep under the ground, about 800 meters to 3,000 meters under earth's surface ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 15.07.22

Deocha drilling begins with 'consent'

The development, multiple sources said, is vital to initiate the next phase of work to operationalise the coal mine amid protests by a large number of local people...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 19.04.22

Deocha land losers’ event on hold

The resumption of protest has given rise to questions about the feasibility of the project that the Bengal government wants to showcase at the business summit...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 18.04.22

Deocha coal mine protest back after 2-day gap

The Birbhum Jamee, Jeebon, Jeebika O Prakriti Bachao Mahasabha had been leading the protest against the proposed mine...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Calcutta

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West Bengal  /  Published 20.03.22

National outfit backs coal mine protesters

The visit of NAPM leaders comes at a time when the state government has made clear its keenness on going ahead with the project...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 02.03.22

9 given bail in Deocha protest case

They were arrested by Birbhum police on harsh charges including attempt to murder, abduction of a TMC leader as well as attacks on the police...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 27.02.22

Deocha panel tests waters

A few protesters who had been invited for the talks said they would sit for discussions only after criminal cases lodged against 'their people' were withdrawn...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 23.02.22

Job letters for Deocha land losers

The Mamata govt sweetened the rehabilitation package with more money and better facilities to ensure that more people come forward for the project...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 20.02.22

Deocha coal project protesters ‘beaten up’

The forum members said a group of armed youths led by Trinamul leader Babu Das came to the hotel where the activists were staying and asked them to leave the place...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)


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