The coal ministry plans to cancel the allocation of one coal block to Anil Ambani-led Reliance Power Ltd and ensure that surplus production from two other blocks attached to the 4,000 MW Sasan ultr

Centre will not press its request for sparing 46 coal blocks from cancellation at the next hearing, even as it has started identifying mines that may be available for auction

Assessment does not consider forests important to preserve water resources

NEW DELHI: In keeping with industry's expectations, the environment ministry has eased the clearance process for coal mines planning to increase production from existing mine lease area.

Study Group to consider revision of rates of royalty on coal.

Minutes of the fifth meeting of the "Inter-Ministerial Committee" held on 11th June, 2014 to make recommendation on the issues related to supply of coal to certain end-use-plants (EUPs) linked to coal blocks.

Nearly two years after introduction of the concept of "inviolate" areas, the new government says it will by month-end define areas to be declared as pristine forests so that coal mining can begin i

The Centre is overhauling coal blocks bidding policy, formulated by the previous UPA government, to attract investments as the pilot set of auctioned mines could not find any takers.

The Centre has assured Arunachal Pradesh of resuming coal mining at Namchik-Namphuk coalfield in the troubled Changlang district where the activity was suspended on May 10, 2012.

The Centre has assured Arunachal Pradesh to resume coal mining at Namchik–Namphuk coalfield in troubled Changlang district which was suspended since May 10, 2012.