The 1,980 Megawatt project has been at the centre of a controversy and inter-ministerial tussle surrounding its location

In a major achievement for power generator NTPC Ltd, the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) has given environmental clearance for a reworked plan of the company’s Rs 15,000-crore North Karanpura Super Thermal Power Project to come up in Jharkhand.

Order of the Jharkhand High Court regarding open cast mining in Kusumtola of Tandwa Block at Chatra District, Jharkhand dated 25/07/2013 in the matter of Suresh Oraon Vs The Union Of India & Others dated 25/07/2013.

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If PM Manmohan Singh’s efforts to perk up India’s slowing growth are not quite paying off, the case of a 1,900 MW power plant cleared by the Cabinet Committee on Investment (CCI) on Wednesday —12 years after it received all approvals — may provide a part of the answer.

The foundation stone of NTPC’s proposed plant at Chatra in Jharkhand was laid by then PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee in 1999. But a relentless turf war all but put paid to Rs 250 crore invested by NTPC since 2000.

A central plan for piped water supply through dual solar powered pumps will cover six panchayats in Saranda, with Union minister Jairam Ramesh closely monitoring progress to effect a promised turna

In a significant softening of stance over the ‘go’ and ‘no-go’ mining policy, the environment ministry has agreed to discuss coal projects on a case-by-case basis.

Hazaribagh, Aug. 5: Hundreds of villagers of Keredari and Barkagaon today sowed paddy, not in their fields but on the huge potholes dotting the 14km road connecting the two blocks.

Ranchi, July 31: A reservoir project, which was proposed to provide water to National Thermal Power Corporation’s (NTPC) thermal power plant in Chatra district, has been lying abandoned for two yea

New Delhi: Coal minister Sriprakash Jaiswal appears to have mastered the art of getting his way with other ministries.
After taking to the Cabinet his fight against environment minister Jairam Ramesh

Hazaribagh, Aug. 20: Director of National Horticulture Board Bijay Kumar, who is heading the central team currently conducting a drought survey in Jharkhand, today admitted that the state

Hazaribagh/Ranchi, Aug.