Coal Mining

Illegal mining: HC seeks Meghalaya coal inventory within seven days

The state government said it has no idea about the exact quantity of coal mined before 2016 which has to be disposed of.

published on : 27th August 2022

Angul-Talcher belt in dire need of energy transition

The study conducted by International Forum for Environment, Sustainability and Technology has stressed key interventions necessary to put Angul on the path of green energy and economic future.

published on : 25th August 2022

Villagers air grievances, Vedanta assures redressal

The Sub-Collector informed that the villagers demanded development of R&R Colony and wanted initiation of CSR activities for periphery development that had stopped since the past decade. 

published on : 30th July 2022

Seized more than Rs 36-crore illegal mining cash in Jharkhand over last two months: ED

The latest seizure pertains to an investigation against Pankaj Mishra, the political representative of Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren, and others.

published on : 15th July 2022

Odisha: Villagers oppose land transfer for coal mining

The land for Jamkani coal mining project spread over four villages in Jharpalam GP was originally acquired for Bhusan Steel and Power Ltd (BSPL) around 12 years back.

published on : 9th June 2022

Government plans to monetise assets worth Rs 75,220 crore in coal mining sector in FY 2022-23

Against the NITI Aayog's target of Rs 3,394 crore for 2021-22, the total monetisation of the coal ministry was Rs 40,090 crore.

published on : 7th June 2022

Rajasthan government seeks Chhattisgarh support to start coal mining for power projects

A delay in commencement of mining operations shall adversely impact the production of coal, its supply and the power generation in the state.

published on : 20th May 2022

Chhattisgarh HC rejects five petitions challenging land acquisition for coal mining

Lawyers for the Chhattisgarh govt and the Centre argued in support of the land acquisition asserting that the “due process” has been followed and any stay might further aggravate the power crisis

published on : 12th May 2022

Felling of trees for Parsa coal mining project in Chhattisgarh starts; villagers protest 

Activists termed the forest department's move as "very sad" and claimed that to extend benefit to corporates, constitutional rights of tribals are being crushed.

published on : 27th April 2022

10 miners missing after tremor at second coal mine in Poland

Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said on Twitter that this was "devastating news again" from the mining region.

published on : 23rd April 2022

Meghalaya HC raps chief secretary for inaction against officials involved in illegal coal mining

Meghalaya HC suggested that a committee be set up to ensure better compliance with the directions and detect the failures of the administration.

published on : 4th April 2022