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Third tranche of coal auction from Tuesday, 22 bids qualify

"Out of the total applications we received, 22 were found to be technically valid," an official said.

Post-coal bids, power cos may face Rs 1,350cr deficit: Crisil

"Private power producers with a capacity of 10,000 MW, who bid the highest at the recently concluded coal block auctions, are staring at 65 paise per unit under-recovery in variable cost because of aggressive bidding," the agency's research arm said in a statement here on Thursday.

Govt to allocate 36 coal blocks to PSUs

The government on Wednesday kick-started the process of allocating cancelled coal mines to state-owned firms, saying that it will initially allot 36 blocks.

Coal strike enters 2nd day as talks fail; Goyal to meet union today

The strike call has been given by all five leading trade unions of the country, including the BJP-backed Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh (BMS).

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Coal strike: Piyush Goel to meet coal trade union tomorrow

Coal India, which is the world’s largest dry-fuel miner accounts for 80 per cent of the domestic production.

Five-day coal strike begins; may hit supplies to power plants

Trade unions on Tuesday began a five-day coal industry strike, terming it as the biggest industrial action for any sector since 1977.

Private sector needs to contribute 600 MT coal by 2020: Govt

The demand by 2020 would be around 1.6 billion tonnes

SC refuses to restrain coal companies from extraction and sale of coal

These companies were given 6 months' time and we cannot direct them not to excavate coal during the period, the apex court said.

Govt mulling mining bill in Winter session to allow pvt players

The Bill was introduced in Rajya Sabha in April 2000.

Rio Tinto sells Mozambique coal assets

A consortium of Indian state-run companies -- International Coal Ventures -- will take over the mines, and the deal will be finalised in the third quarter of this year.

Coal Min seeks status of PPAs from 20 cos by today

The government has sought by Wednesday the status of the power purchase agreements from 20 companies, including NTPC, NMDC, NHPC and Neyveli Lignite, that have applied for coal mines to be alloted to PSUs.

Govt to prepare list of power cos for coal on priority basis

Ministries of power and coal would prepare a list of electricity producers to whom coal will be allocated on priority basis, according to an official document.

Coal mining caused 6 times more loss than 2G: CAG

CAG has accused the government of having given undue benefits to a number of companies leading to a loss of Rs 10.67 lakh crore to the national exchequer.

New Mines Bill approved by Cabinet: Patel

Apart from compensating project-affected people through profit-sharing and royalty, the new Bill also obligates mining firms to pay a 10 per cent cess to state governments and 2.5 per cent to the Centre on the total royalty paid.