The CAG has picked holes in the e-auction of coal mines by the NDA government last year saying multiple bids by corporate groups through joint ventures or subsidiaries did not give an assurance that potential level of competition was achieved in the first two tranches.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Closed Power Plants, 21/07/2016. The details of power plants which have not generated electricity during the last one year or more along with reasons of outages is Annexed.

The Indian arm of the Amnesty International, a global NGO on human rights, on Wednesday released a comprehensive report on flip side of coal mining operations in Chhattisgarh, Odisha and Jharkhand,

Coal is an important part of India’s economic growth story. However coal mining in India also has a different cost, borne by the communities affected by these mines, who are rarely meaningfully informed or consulted when their land is acquired, their forests decimated, and their livelihoods jeopardised.

Coal India rose 0.71% at Rs 313.65 at 09:21 IST on BSE after the company announced signing two agreements with Solar Energy Corporation of India for implementation of solar power project in Madhya

Investments to the tune of more than Rs 10 lakh crore would be required in coal mining and allied sectors like power, steel and cement to achieve the target of 1.5 billion tonnes of coal production by 2019-20, according to a report.

To benefit power plants both in the state sector and those operated by private companies

UP wants 100% coal linkage for thermal power plants

The environment ministry panel noted that the proposed washery with its technology firmed up, was yet to get the approval of board of the project proponent.

Sindri: Industries taking water from the Damodar River also have the responsibility of keeping it clean and pollution-free.

In a move to encourage greater environment-friendly initiatives by mine owners, the government proposes to introduce a star-rating system for lease-holders under which a maximum up to five stars co