Business  /  Published 12.10.21

Shah joins huddle as power crisis grows

Union home minister Amit Shah on Monday held a meeting with power minister R.K. Singh and coal minister Pralhad Joshi amid reports that the coal shortage in the country was worsening, officials said.&...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 07.10.21

Choked: Air pollution

Death is in the air. According to a recent study by the network, C40, among 61 global megacities, Calcutta recorded the highest number of premature deaths on account of air pollution caused by coal-fi...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 02.10.21

Chhattisgarh opts for green energy

After the successfully launching the project of purchasing cow dung at Rs 2 per kg, Chhattisgarh looks all set to produce electricity from ‘dung’ collected. State Chief Minister Bhupesh Ba...
By Our Bureau in Raipur

World  /  Published 30.09.21

China to rail firms: ensure coal supply

China on Wednesday demanded railway companies and local authorities raise their game in shipping vital coal supplies to utilities, as regions key to the world’s number two economy grapple with p...
By Reuters in Shenyang, China

World  /  Published 29.09.21

China under pressure to boost coal imports

China faces mounting pressure to ramp up coal imports and ensure supplies to keep lights on, factories open and water flowing as a severe power crunch roils the northeastern industrial heartland. &nb...
By Reuters in Beijing


West Bengal  /  Published 24.09.21

Power turned off in flood zones

Rain-related woes continued into Thursday in East Midnapore, where a 10-day spell of near continuous rain battered dykes and caused widespread inundation, displacement and fatalities related mostly to...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Tamluk(EastMidnapore)

Business  /  Published 03.09.21

Emergency coal supply measures

Coal India on Thursday said that it has started offering coal to thermal power plants on an ‘as is where is’ basis from sources where high stock is available. The move from the public sect...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 03.09.21

Tit-for-tat jolts in Centre-Ranchi row

The ongoing tussle over outstanding power dues between the BJP-led Union government and the UPA-led Jharkhand dispensation has sucked public sector units into the controversy. The Union power ministr...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Business  /  Published 20.08.21

Move to pare discom dues

The ministry of power has proposed to amend rules to help electricity producers sell power to a third party, which can reduce fixed costs and cut retail tariff for end consumers.  The ministry o...
By PTI in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 11.08.21

Power outages in Lake Gardens

Scores of homes in Lake Gardens suffered lengthy power outages since Monday night after an electricity pole was damaged by an uprooted tree. The power supply was stopped in two phases — on Mond...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


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