Concept of pooling prices of coal against national interest: Patnaik

Strongly opposing introduction of pooling prices of imported coal with domestic coal, the Odisha Chief Minister said it will increase transportation costs and consequently the power tariff which is not in the national interest.

Leave coal prices to market, allow free trade: Plan panel

The coal pricing may see a complete revamp and the sector may enter into a free trade zone, if suggestions of the Planning Commission are implemented.

Coal India may hike coal prices by up to Rs 175 a tonne

State-owned Coal India may hike coal prices by up to Rs 175 a tonne to close the gap between domestic and international rates.

CIL has not hiked prices since 2007 and this has resulted in a huge difference in prices.

No plan to hike coal prices: Govt

The government on Friday said it`s not considering any increase in coal prices at the moment despite the demand for a hike by state-run Coal India Ltd earlier in the day. The company also said that a moderate price hike is likely.