NGT directs Meghalaya to submit coal mining plan in 6 weeks

The National Green Tribunal has come down heavily on Meghalaya government for not framing the coal mining plan for safety of workers and directed it submit the guidelines within six weeks.

Five killed, one missing in coal mine accident in China

Five miners were killed while one worker was missing due to a flood in a shale mine in central China's Hunan Province, official media reported on Saturday.

Govt rejects bids of recently-auctioned coal blocks

The government has rejected the bids of Jindal Steel and Power Ltd (JSPL) and Balco, amid speculation of cartelisation during the auction of coal blocks held recently.

More petha units shut down in Agra

With the sealing of seven more units, the number of centres manufacturing Agra's famous petha sweet that have been shut down for using coal has risen to 30.

Coal auction: IMG to take final decision on 3 coal blocks, say sources

The Inter Ministerial Group (IMG) will take final decision on three coal blocks, sources told Zee Media.

Congress workers stop trains across UP to protest summons to ex-PM

The Congress workers took out rallies and stopped trains at several stations across Uttar Pradesh on Thursday to express their ire against summons issued to former prime minister Dr Manmohan Singh in connection with the coal blocks allocation scam.

Four killed in Bosnian mine waste slide

Four people illegally extracting coal from an opencast mine in Bosnia have been killed in a slag heap slide, authorities said Sunday.

Gare Palma coal auction smacks of cartelisation?

Gare Palma coal auction smacks of cartelisation?

Govt to push for passage of bills to replace ordinances

The government will try to push for the passage of six bills to replace ordinances in the first half of the Budget Session of Parliament beginning February 23.

Former PM Manmohan Singh examined by CBI in coal scam: Reports

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is said to have been examined by CBI in the coal block allocation case relating to Hindalco but neither he nor the agency was willing to confirm it.

Coal strike largest since 1977 but govt 'wishing it away': Congress

 Claiming that the Centre is trying to privatise most of the coal sector "by stealth", Congress on Wednesday said five lakh workers are on the largest strike the industry has seen in four decades but the government is simply "wishing it away".

Suresh Prabhu submits Advisory Group reports to Piyush Goyal

Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Monday submitted the reports of the Advisory Group for Integrated Development of Power, Coal, and Renewable Energy to Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Power, Coal, and Renewable Energy Piyush Goyal. The report covers the contemporary issues and challenges in respect of the the latter's ministries.

Global CO2 emissions soar to all time high but with decreased growth rate
Global CO2 emissions soar to all time high but with decreased growth rate

A new study has revealed that although global CO2 emissions from fossil fuel use and cement production has reached an all new high, the growth has been notably slower at 2 percent than on average in the last ten years.

Coal scam: Court tells CBI to record Manmohan Singh's statement

The CBI was on Tuesday directed by a special court to record statements of former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, who was holding charge as Coal Minister in 2005, and others in a coal blocks allocation scam case allegedly involving top industrialist Kumar Mangalam Birla.

PM Narendra Modi seeks strong, stable BJP government in Jharkhand

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday appealed to the people to vote for a "strong and stable" BJP government in Jharkhand, and promised an action-oriented and pro-poor governance in return.

Govt to allocate coal mine to UP for power plant: Goyal

 The Centre will allocate a coal mine with 400 million tonne capacity for a plant in Uttar Pradesh by February and sanction Rs 500 crore to the state within a month to upgrade the distribution network, Coal and Power Minister Piyush Goyal said on Wednesday.

Lok Sabha polls ended dynastic politics: PM Modi at Jamshedpur rally

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed a rally in Jamshedpur, Jharkhand on Saturday, raising the poll pitch for the upcoming Assembly polls in the state.