Subhomoy Bhattacharjee

Raipur: The sal seed harvested by tribals through large parts of Naxalism-affected districts of Orissa and Chhattisgarh is bought by global chocolate manufacturers. But those chocolates cannot come to India.

Under the Food and Adulteration Act, use of butter extracted from sal seed in place of cocoa is prohibited in the country.

Subhomoy Bhattacharjee

Dantewada: The highlands of Chhattisgarh are in flames. Those flames of Naxal violence threaten to spread from the Bastar tableland to singe India

R Krishna Das / Kolkata/ Raipur May 04, 2010, 0:18 IST

Vedanta-controlled Bharat Aluminium Company (Balco) will get legal possession of 600 acres of land that it had allegedly encroached upon in Korba district of Chhattisgarh.

Narsinghpur: NTPC is aggressively implementing the capacity addition program to add 4480 MW capacity in the western region during the XIIth plan. With this the NTPC's installed capacity in the western region will be touching over 12000 MW. During 2010-11, Western Region is going to add 1160 MW capacity by adding country's first 660 MW unit at Sipat and 500 MW unit at Korba in Chattisgarh.

The Korba District and Sessions court has rejected the bail applications of three Chinese engineers, who were arrested in connection with the chimney collapse in which 40 people lost their lives at the Bharat Aluminum Company (BALCO) power plant on September 23 last year.

Nearly four months after the chimney collapse which claimed 41 lives at the Vedanta Resources-controlled Bharat Aluminium Company Ltd

Nearly one-and-a-half month after the collapse of chimney at a power plant near here, the police on Monday arrested three senior officials of Vedanta Resources-controlled Bharat Aluminium Company Ltd (BALCO) in connection with the accident. The accident had claimed at least 41 lives at BALCO Nagar on September 23.

What is BALCO?

Joseph John

Rescue workers waited with masks, stretchers and sheets for bodies as heavy earth moving equipment tried to clear debris of a giant chimney that collapsed Wednesday at the Korba power plant site of the Bharat Aluminium Company (BALCO), killing at least 25 people and trapping many others.

A major tragedy struck a plant of the Vedanta group