Saturday April 18, 2015
The Coal Ministry is expected to sign a pact on Monday with the Railways and the Odisha government to implement projects for evacuation of fuel, a top official said on Saturday.
Sunday April 5, 2015
The auctions and allotments of 67 coal blocks so far has unlocked a total value of nearly Rs 4,00,000 crore, a senior Coal Ministry official has said.
Press Trust of India | Tuesday March 24, 2015
The court also issued notice to Coal Ministry and sought its response by April 8 on the pleas of JSPL, NIPL and Prism.
India News | Reported by Rahul Shrivastava, Edited by Shailaja Neelakantan | Tuesday March 24, 2015
Stung by leaks of classified documents, the government has made it mandatory for bureaucrats to take permission before carrying files home. Ministries have also been ordered to reduce the use of intercoms and maintain a record of all photocopies made...
Thomson Reuters | Saturday March 21, 2015
The ministry had examined nine blocks whose surprise low bids prompted the designation "outliers". But bids for five of those mines were accepted, Coal Secretary Anil Swarup said in a tweet message early on Saturday.
Thomson Reuters | Tuesday March 17, 2015
The Coal Ministry said it will decide this week the fate of nine winning mine bids it is re-examining to rule out any price discrepancies, despite criticism that its move to reopen some of the tenders will hurt business sentiment.
Press Trust of India | Sunday March 1, 2015
The Coal Ministry on Sunday received 107 applications from public sector undertakings (PSUs) like NTPC, SAIL, DVC and NLC for allocation of 43 coal blocks to be given to state-run firms.
Monday February 23, 2015
The government was successful in selling all the 19 mines in the first lot of auction which began on February 14.
India News | Written by Sidharth Pandey | Sunday February 22, 2015
A year after the World Health Organisation declared Delhi had the worst air quality in the world, a new study by the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) has today sounded alarm bells over air pollution, particularly from coal based power plants....
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Mala Das | Saturday February 21, 2015
Five senior energy company employees were arrested by the Delhi Police's Crime Branch on Friday in connection with the case of corporate espionage involving top-secret government documents. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today tweeted that the ...
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Saturday February 21, 2015
The Crime Branch of Delhi Police arrested five senior energy company employees on Friday in connection with the case of corporate espionage involving government documents. The stolen documents included top-secret government information not just from ...
Press Trust of Inda | Thursday February 12, 2015
"Out of the 176 applications we received, 134 are found to be technically valid," Coal Secretary Anil Swarup told reporters here.
Sunday January 18, 2015
Mahan coal block in Singrauli coalfields in Madhya Pradesh was earlier allocated in 2006 to Essar Power and Hindalco Industries for their end-use plants.
Tuesday January 13, 2015
There is a proposal to sell 10 per cent stake in Coal India which is likely to get the government Rs 24,000 crore at current prices.
Friday December 26, 2014
The inter-ministerial group (IMG) on coal blocks will meet next week to examine the issue of bank guarantee of blocks which was reviewed by it earlier.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday December 20, 2014
Former Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) Vinod Rai has been requested by the Indian Railways to evolve a transparency mechanism for the functioning of the ministry and its operations.
Saturday December 13, 2014
The government on Friday said it has finalised rules for the auction of 204 coal mines that were deallocated by the Supreme Court.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday December 12, 2014
Former Jharkhand Chief Minister Madhu Koda, ex-Jharkhand chief secretary Ashok Kumar Basu and six others have been chargesheeted by the CBI in a coal block allocation scam case.
Wednesday December 10, 2014
The government has lined up a host of PSUs, including ONGC, Coal India and NHPC, for disinvestment in the current fiscal. The Centre hopes to garner Rs 43,425 crore through the stake sale.
Wednesday December 10, 2014
The coal ministry in November unveiled draft rules for auction of 204 coal blocks cancelled by top court earlier.
Thursday December 4, 2014
Out of the 92 coal blocks to be alloted and auctioned in the first lot, 57 mines would be given to the power sector, while the remaining mines would be for the sectors like steel and cement, the Secretary said.
Sunday November 30, 2014
Coal India executives have sought Prime Minister Narendra Modi's intervention for implementation of performance related pay (PRP) for nearly 19,000 officers of the world's largest miner.
India News | Reported by Sunetra Choudhury, Tanima Biswas; Edited by Mala Das | Tuesday November 25, 2014
A court in Delhi today asked the country's premier investigating agency why it had not questioned former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh about the controversial and allegedly illegal allocation in 2005 of a coal block to a firm owned by billionaire Kum...
Friday November 21, 2014
The Coal Ministry is working out the valuation of the auction-bound blocks. Also, the Government is finalising on the number of blocks to be auctioned to private companies and those allocated to be public sector undertakings.