MECL will conduct the study in Godavari valley.

Apart from determining whether cartelisation had taken place in the e-auction of coal fields, another objective of the CAG audit of coal block allocations was to determine the robustness and effici

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,

Batting for the coal bearing states, Odisha government today asked the Centre to revise the coal royalty without further delay besides share in the Clean Environment Cess.

The coal ministry wants mining to be allowed till river boundaries, leaving just 15 metres of protected area

Documents accessed by Greenpeace India under RTI law shows that mining is on in four inviolate forest areas and 117 zones encroaching river beds

An environment ministry panel has deferred a proposal of Ib-Valley washery of Coal India Ltd's ( CIL) arm Mahanadi Coalfields Ltd.

Two years into the ban on rat hole mining, other than dealing with the transportation of extracted coal after payment of royalty periodically, hurdles are aplenty before NGT lifts the ban once and

Legal cases, delayed clearance haunt states and private miners

Delhi District Court on March 28, 2016 convicted Jharkhand Ispat Pvt Ltd (JIPL) and its two directors R S Rungta and R C Rungta in a case pertaining to irregularities in allotment of a coal block in the state to the firm. The Rungta brothers and the company have been convicted for offences of cheating and criminal conspiracy, saying they had illegally acquired the North Dhadu coal block.