Commencing the process of industry-stakeholder consultations towards preparing a roadmap for commercial mining of coal, the government on Tuesday said it is looking at involving states in the activ

The Ministry of Coal has turned down the state government's demand for allocation of Chhendipada and Chhendipada II coal blocks in favour of its PSU - Odisha Thermal Power Corporation Ltd (OTPCL).

R-Power refused permission to use excess coal in 2 other mines to fire another plant

Delhi High Court on Monday directed the Centre to maintain status quo on a Chhattisgarh mine, the bid for which by Jindal Power Ltd (JPL) had been cancelled by the Government.

In the first major step towards opening the coal mining sector, the government will start allocating coal blocks to state governments for commercial mining.

Wants the size and lease period of another in Changlang district of Arunachal to be reduced. The Mahan coal block in the dense forests of Madhya Pradesh may never make to the auction table.

Ministry of Coal vide Office Memorandum No.

The union ministry of coal has directed the state government to cancel the lease granted to Topworth Group for mines in the Marki-Mangli area of Chandrapur district.

The coal ministry is thinking of dropping the proposed removal of mineral exploration by private companies

KOLKATA: Union environment ministry has asked the coal ministry not to auction coal blocks in inviolate areas, a senior officer said here today.