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.

Shillong: Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma on Tuesday expressed optimism to resolve the crisis following the NGT ban on mining and transportation of coal in the state, by submitting a mining p

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of All Dimasa Students Union Dima Hasao Dist. Committee Vs. State of Meghalaya & Ors. dated 23/12/2015 regarding illegal, unscientific, unregulated mining activity being carried on in the state of Meghalaya as well as on transportation of the coal.

Blaming the Centre for “non- cooperation” even for development projects, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday announced setting up of a new venture to develop the country’s largest coal mine

SHILLONG: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) will hold the hearing on rat hole mining in New Delhi on Monday even as the State government has ruled out any open cast mining as per the draft mining p

Gazette Notification dated 20th Oct 2015 regarding Mines and Minerals (Contribution to District Mineral Foundation) Rules, 2015.

Working with Coal Ministry towards this end, says Environment Minister