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

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

West Bengal  /  Published 16.12.19

B-schools in UK, Calcutta tie up

The Cambridge Marketing College, UK, and iLEAD Institute, a Calcutta-based private B-school, have together launched a slew of short-term marketing courses focusing on emerging technologies.The courses...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

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

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


North East  /  Published 25.12.18

Mining goes down the rabbit hole in Shillong

There seems to be no hope at the end of the tunnel for the 15 labourers trapped in a coal mine in Meghalaya’s East Jaintia Hills a fortnight ago, as search operations have been suspended by the Megh...
By PTI in Shillong

Jharkhand  /  Published 10.01.20

Tweet to Hemant ensures axe

A home-guard jawan who was allegedly caught on camera accepting a bribe from a coal smuggler one-and-half years ago was dismissed from service on Friday after a Twitter user uploaded the video and tag...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

Business  /  Published 08.01.20

Centre opens up coal mining to all

The Union cabinet on Wednesday approved the promulgation of an ordinance to open up coal mining in the country to non-coal companies while removing restrictions on the end-use of the fuel in a bid to ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 04.02.19

Coal transport continues despite SC ban

Illegal mining and transportation of coal from Meghalaya are continuing through Kamrup district of lower Assam despite a ban on such activities by the Supreme Court till February 19.After 15 miners we...
By Kulendu Kalita in Boko

Jharkhand  /  Published 24.01.19

Black diamond casts bleak shadow in Dhanbad

A nameless man’s death inside a PSU mine where he was not authorised to be is par for the course here where some of India’s richest coal deposits and poorest citizens coexist. On Thursday, a day a...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad


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