Villagers protest coal mines re-allotment in Chhattisgarh

With the beginning of fresh allotment of coal blocks by the Centre, villagers of North Chhattisgarh, the area which is rich in coal reserves, have intensified their protest against the move.

Winter Session of Parliament begins today

Winter Session of Parliament beginning Monday is all set to be a contentious affair with several Opposition parties deciding to oppose the Insurance Bill and corner the government on black money issue.

Govt to ensure quick decision after SC order in coal blocks

 Government will respect the Supreme Court's decision on coal blocks and will ensure quick action, including providing adequate coal to every power plant, Coal and Power Minister Piyush Goyal said on Sunday.

Three Odisha coal mines resume production

Production has resumed at the three open cast coal mines of the state run-Mahanadi Coalfields Ltd. (MCL) in Odisha which were shut since July 11 after protests by locals, a company official said Monday.

Three Odisha coal mines shut over protests

Mahanadi Coalfields Ltd. (MCL), a unit of the state-run Coal India, Friday shut operations and transportation at three coal mines in Odisha over protests by locals, an official said.

‘Coal mines to states will have to be regularly monitored`

The government Monday said states being allotted coal blocks for mining will have to introduce a mechanism for regular monitoring of mines and submit to it quarterly reports on the status of their development.

Jaiswal seeks CBI probe into mines allocation since 1993

Amid political storm over coal blocks allocation, Coal Minister Sriprakash Jaiswal has sought a CBI probe into mines allocation since 1993.

CBI probe on `coalgate` independent: CVC

: The Central Vigilance Commission today said CBI was probing the alleged irregularities in coal blocks allocation in an independent manner and there was no pressure on the investigating agency.

PMO asks CoalMin to help CBI in mines allocation probe

The Prime Minister`s Office has given "instruction" to the Coal Ministry to help CBI in its probe into alleged irregularities in allotment of coal mines without auction between 2006 and 2009.

Poisonous gas leaks in Dhanbad coal mines, workers rescued

Over 190 miners were rescued safely after a poisonous gas leaked in the underground coal mines of Dhandbad district, officials said Wednesday.

Chinese region plans to extinguish 1960s fire at coal mines

Smouldering started in 1960s after exposure of coal-bearing strata in air.

Six employees of SECL coal mines still missing

Two days after a blast at coal
mine of South Eastern Coalfield at Chiimiri, six employees
were still missing, officials said Saturday.

NTPC working on coal mines allotted by govt

Power firm NTPC on Sunday said it is
developing coal mines allotted to it for captive use and added
that it takes 6-7 years to harness a mine even by international standards.

NTPC appoints Macquarie as consultant to acquire coal mines

State-run power producer NTPC
on Thursday said it has appointed Macquarie as consultant for
acquiring coal mines in Indonesia.