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'Need to fix anomalies in Ranga formula before revising rates'

Last Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014, 14:22

Days after the government put off natural gas prices hike by three months, Power & Coal Minister Piyush Goyal said there were anomalies in the proposed formula which needed to be fixed before revising rates.

NTPC, Lanco power plants facing coal supply problem: Goyal

Last Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014, 17:25

The development comes at a time when State-owned Coal India and NTPC are at loggerheads over quality of coal being supplied to the plants of the power producer.

Goyal meets top officials on coal pricing, quality

Last Updated: Monday, June 16, 2014, 15:47

The issue of coal quality last year had resulted in a standoff between NTPC and CIL.

Coal Minister Goyal seeks update on missing files

Last Updated: Monday, June 02, 2014, 19:42

Coal Minister Piyush Goyal has sought an update on missing coal block allocation files and ordered "micro-filming" of all documents to prevent such problems in the future.

Murli Manohar Joshi trounces Jaiswal in Kanpur

Last Updated: Saturday, May 17, 2014, 00:18

BJP veteran Murli Manohar Joshi today won Kanpur Parliamentary constituency, defeating Union coal minister Sriprakash Jaiswal by 2,22,946 votes.

Stop baseless allegations against me: Sriprakash Jaiswal

Last Updated: Sunday, April 20, 2014, 19:27

Union Coal Minister Sriprakash Jaiswal on Sunday asked BJP leaders to stop their baseless allegations against him in the coal scam, saying the case was in Supreme Court.

CoalMin identifies mines for tariff-based bidding

Last Updated: Thursday, January 02, 2014, 14:57

Coal Minister Sriprakash Jaiswal has informed the Bihar government that the ministry has identified some coals blocks to be allocated to the power producers through tariff-based competitive bidding.

Govt asks CIL to meet production target for FY'14

Last Updated: Sunday, December 01, 2013, 10:57

Coal Minister Sriprakash Jaiswal has asked state-owned CIL to ensure that it meets production target for the ongoing fiscal.

GMR asks Jaiswal to take up Chhattisgarh power proj with CCEA

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 06, 2013, 15:34

GMR Group has asked Coal Minister Sriprakash Jaiswal to take up with CCEA the issue of providing fuel for its 1370 MW supercritical power project in Chhattisgarh, involving a cost of Rs 8,290 crore, which is scheduled to start commercial operations next year.

Railway services improving despite budget crunch: Kharge

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 05, 2013, 18:32

Union Rail Minister Mallikarjun Kharge on Tuesday said Railways is continuously improving its services to passengers and augmenting safety features despite a budget crunch.

Coal scam: Ministers used to giving oral orders, tweaking file notings, says PC Parakh

Last Updated: Friday, October 25, 2013, 20:42

In a serious allegation, former Coal Secretary PC Parakh had made a claim that Ministers of Coal were used to issuing oral orders and wanted file notings which suited them and not the "public interest".

Jaiswal labels ex-coal secretary Parakh as `sheikh chilli`

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 22, 2013, 19:34

Coal Minister Sriprakash Jaiswal on Tuesday labelled former coal secretary PC Parakh as `Sheikh Chilli,` or daydreamer.