In a major setback to India

Jamshedpur The coal ministry will soon cancel licences of those who were allotted coal blocks but haven't taken steps to begin production.

Speaking to newspersons here on Wednesday after accepting the Michael John Gold Medal jointly from Tata Steel managing director H M Nerurkar and Tata Workers

The government is likely to give final forest clearance to 50 coal blocks soon, bringing relief to companies such as Jindal Steel & Power, Reliance Power, Monnet Ispat, SAIL, NTPC and Hindalco Industries.
The coal blocks, owned by thirtyodd companies, hold reserves of at least 6,700 million tonnes.

Last week, Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh told an inter-ministerial panel that he would cons

Chief Minister Arjun Munda flew off to Germany on Saturday hunting for fresh investments in Jharkhand

Industrialist and Congress MP Naveen Jindal, whose integrated steel plant in Orissa has hit a hurdle with the ministry of environment and forest (MoEF) has cocked a snook at environment minister Jairam Ramesh by insisting his company has not violated any forest laws and the Orissa state government is free to “take action against it” if it is found to be violative of any environment

An agitation in Chhattisgarh against the construction of a dam on the Kurkut river by Jindal Steel is representative of many such popular struggles going on across the country.

This video shows proceedings of the crucial public hearing for Environment clearance of Gare IV/6 Coal mine project of Jindal Steel and Power Ltd. at village Gare, Lamdarha, Saraitola, Khamharia, Karwahi & Tehlirampur, Raigarh (Chhattisgarh) on September 25, 2013.