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September 2 Coal India strike: Govt open to discussions, says Piyush Goyal

September 2 Coal India strike: Govt open to discussions, says Piyush Goyal

Ahead of the CIL workers' proposed nation-wide stir on Friday, Power Minister Piyush Goyal said healthy conversations are the way forward and the government is always open to discussions.

Coal imports surge 19% to to 210.55 MT in 2014

India's coal imports surged 19 percent last year to 210.55 million tonnes (MT) on demand from power sector, but the ongoing coal industry strike is unlikely to cause a further spurt, according to online marketplace mjunction.

CIL tweaks provision on compensation, incentive under FSA

CIL has signed 157 FSAs so far for a capacity of 71,145 MW.

CIL yet to sign 15 fuel supply pacts with power plants

State-owned Coal India Ltd (CIL) is yet to enter into fuel supply pacts with 15 power units as certain issues related to them, such as change in ownership and extension of supplies, are being considered separately.

Govt kicks off coal mines auction process, puts 3 on block

The first ever auction of coal mines began Wednesday with the government putting three mines in Jharkhand and West Bengal on block for captive use.

GoM on coal regulator may meet this week

The inter-ministerial panel, which is to decide on the setting up of regulatory authority for the coal sector, is likely to meet again this week.

CIL should settle FSA issues with NTPC: PowerMin to CoalMin

The Power Ministry has asked the Coal Ministry to ensure that Coal India settles the issues raised by NTPC on fuel supply pact so that it can be signed by the state-run power producer at the earliest.

Coal to NTPC Dadri units more than committed quantity: CIL

State-owned CIL today said the supply of coal to NTPC's Dadri power units during January 1-13 period was more than the committed quantity.

PM rules out immediate cancellation of coal blocks

Singh conveyed his determination about not going for immediate cancellation of the coal block allocations informally to some senior ministers here, sources said.

Panel unhappy over coal blocks to pvt cos instead of CIL

A parliamentary committee has expressed unhappiness over allocation of coal blocks to private firms - most of which have failed to develop them - instead of Coal India Ltd (CIL), prompting the government to state that 116 mines will be allotted to the state-owned firm.