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India's coal sector

Modi govt moves to reform problem-plagued coal industry

The ordinance -- or executive order -- takes initial steps towards ending a four-decade monopoly on mining and selling coal after the industry was nationalised in 1972 creating Coal India, one of the world`s biggest miners.

Oct 21, 2014, 13:59 PM IST

SC verdict on coal mines could trigger reforms in sector: S&P

The recent cancellation of coal block allocations by the Supreme Court provides an opportunity for the government to reform the process of awarding coal mines in the country, S&P said on Wednesday.

Oct 01, 2014, 18:27 PM IST

Cabinet may take up coal regulator proposal tomorrow

The Cabinet is expected to consider Thursday the proposal for setting up a regulator for the coal sector through an executive order.

Feb 19, 2014, 19:57 PM IST

Coal Regulator Bill may be introduced in winter session

A bill to set up a coal regulatory authority may be placed in Parliament during the winter session, a top government official said Tuesday.

Nov 26, 2013, 14:06 PM IST

Coal regulator will help overhaul coal sector: India Ratings

The recent decision of the government to constitute an independent coal regulator is a vital step for the much-needed overhaul of the coal sector, India Ratings said in a survey.

Jul 09, 2013, 14:58 PM IST

GoM approves Coal Regulatory Authority Bill

The Coal Regulatory Authority Bill will be moved to the Cabinet within ten days for its approval.

May 29, 2013, 19:22 PM IST

GoM on draft coal regulator Bill may meet today

The inter-ministerial panel under the Chairmanship of Finance Minister P Chidambaram is likely to meet on Wednesday to discuss the draft coal regulator Bill, which seeks setting up of a regulatory authority for the coal sector.

Apr 10, 2013, 09:05 AM IST

GoM on coal regulator may meet next week

A group of ministers headed by Finance Minister P Chidambaram may meet on January 21 to discuss the draft coal regulator bill, which seeks setting up of a regulatory authority for the coal sector.

Jan 16, 2013, 15:25 PM IST