Gram sabha at Taraimarh adjourned due to lack of quorum as villagers stay away

On a wet and windy Saturday evening nearly 350 km north of the State capital, Raipur, a non-descript village registered a historic victory against Bharat Alumunium Company Ltd (Balco), an affiliate of India focused global miner, Vedanta.

Youth arrived in SUVs to take part in the hearing for supporting the Jindal project

Young men – some locals and some from far-flung areas – arrived in hundreds of SUVs to demand setting up of Jindal’s coal mines in Tiklirampur on Wednesday. Some of them told The Hindu that they were asked by employees and contractors of Jindal Group to participate in the public hearing for environment clearance.

The crucial public hearing for getting environment clearances to the Gare coal block allotted to Jindal Steel and Power Limited (JSPL) in Raigarh district of Chhattisgarh would be held on Wednesday

It is an exercise by State government to hand over 350 hectare of land to JSPL

Standing on the edge of a monstrous, black gorge, 72-year-old Kaniram, a Birhor tribal, stretched his left hand to point at the mud thatched house that he had in the hill slope. However, one could only see waves of unending charcoal coloured hills in the backdrop.

Even as the Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday laid foundation stone of NTPC’s proposed 4,000 MW super thermal power project at Lara village in Chhattisgarh’s Raigarh district, thousands of

Order of the Supreme Court of India on the proposed expansion of M/s. Monnet Ispat and Energy Limited's existing plant at Naharpali, Kharsia, Raigarh dated 19/09/2013 in the matter of M/s. Monnet Ispat and Energy Limited Vs Jan Chetna and Others.

PANJIM: Goa has finally secured forest clearance (EC) from the Ministry of Environment and Forest (MoEF) for coal block allotted to it in Raigarh district of Chhattisgarh.

He will also dedicate Sipat power project to the Nation

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh would lay the foundation stone for the mega super critical power project of the National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) in Lara of Raigarh district in Chhattisgarh on Thursday.

State’s share of subsidised foodgrains will increase by 68 per cent; Centre will bear an additional subsidy of Rs.595 crore

All that is required in many a case is final letter from ministry which is not being given, govt sources say.