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Coal mining

Aug 01, 2020 11:17
On Friday, Joshi met Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel and said that the latter has agreed to replace the five contentious coal blocks with three new ones, which would be added to the list for auction as per the state government’s suggestion. read more
Jul 21, 2020 21:50
An environment activist has alleged that the North Eastern Coalfields (NEC) has been carrying out illegal coal mining inside Dehing Patkai elephant reserve in Assam’s Tinsukia district. read more
Jul 02, 2020 15:27
Coal India trade unions’ strike comes at a time when the government has set an ambitious one billion tonnes of coal output for Coal India (CIL) which accounts for over 80 per cent of domestic coal output. read more
Jun 26, 2020 17:38
“I express my serious reservation on this policy announcement on cogent grounds. This policy can neither bring foreign direct investments nor can it bring technologies or knowhow which we are unable to access today,” Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee wrote in her letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday night. read more
Jun 11, 2020 18:55
The commercial coal mining auction is completely different from the earlier regime of restricted sectors, use and price. Now there are no such restrictions at all. read more
Jun 05, 2020 03:04
Piyush Goyal said we gave a lot of thrust to agriculture. PM Kisan was expanded to cover all farmers. Another Rs 1 lakh crore for farm gate infrastructure was announced. read more
May 24, 2020 15:48
The National Board of Wild Life allowed Coal India Limited (CIL) to conduct opencast coal mining in 98.59 hectares of the reserve forest. CIL had been carrying out mining in 57 hectares of the reserve forest and the fresh recommendation allowed it to do mining in another 41 hectares, which was unbroken. read more
May 19, 2020 14:15
The campaign has been launched after NBWL authorities in April recommended that a portion of 98.59 hectares of the reserve forest could be used for opencast coal mining. read more
Jan 12, 2020 05:13
The ordinance provides for doing away with the requirement of previous approval in cases where the allocation of blocks was made by the central government. The decision was taken at the Cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. read more
Jan 09, 2020 02:02
Despite having the world’s fourth largest coal reserves, India imported 235 million tonnes (mt) of coal last year, of which 135 mt valued at \u20B9171,000 crore could have been met from domestic reserves, coal and mines minister Pralhad Joshi told report... read more
Oct 31, 2019 18:06
The index was dragged down by coal mining which came in at minus 20.5 per cent. The figures for the same month last year stood at 4.3 per cent. read more
Sep 12, 2019 13:50
The Wednesday’s session turned stormy as Leader of Opposition Dr. Mukul Sangma said the Meghalaya Democratic Alliance government was not serious to start legal mining of coal as he alleged it want “illegalities” to happen because it suits their inte... read more
Aug 28, 2019 19:08
Union Cabinet decided to allow 100 foreign investments under the automatic route for coal mining and contract manufacturing. read more
Aug 20, 2019 17:28
After the success of the pilot project in Mukhaialong village in East Jaintia Hills district, construction work has started at two places already earlier this year, says Justice BP Katakey, a retired judge who heads the three-member NGT appointed co... read more
Jun 24, 2019 23:58
The 13 members of the Expert Appraisal Committee (EAC) have expertise in areas like mining, forestry and pollution. At least seven to 10 EAC members usually meet for appraisals of mining projects . read more