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As India Looks To Cut Coal, Is Jharkhand’s Transition Tax A Good Idea?

Energy sector experts are divided on whether such a tax should be levied to create a fund for the rehabilitation of mine workers

01 September 2022

India's Coal Production Rises 34% In May

Coal output in the corresponding month of the previous fiscal was 53.25 MT, as per provisional data of the Ministry of Coal.


India Likely To Face Another Power Crisis In July-August This Year: CREA Report

Centre for Research on Energy and Clean Air's (CREA) has predicted that lower coal stock at thermal power plants could trigger another electricity crisis in July-August this year.


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Super Vasuki: India Runs Longest 3.5-km Train On Independence Day; Top 5 Features

The Railways conducted a test run of the 3.5-km-long freight train with 295 loaded wagons carrying over 27,000 tonnes of coal between Korba in Chhattisgarh and Rajnandgao in Nagpur on August 15, as part of the 'Azadi Ka...

17 August 2022

Railways Cancelled Over 1,900 Trains Due To Coal Shortage: RTI

Officials said due to a severe shortage of power, the Railways have been forced to prioritise the movement of coal rakes over passenger services.


Coal Demand To Exceed Domestic Supply In This Fiscal

The development assumes significance in the wake of certain parts of the country grappling with power outages in the wake of a shortage of coal.

29 May 2022

There Would Be No Power Cuts Due To Coal Shortage: Joshi

The statement comes weeks after low stock at power plants crippling country's power generation

17 June 2022

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ED Makes Third Arrest In Bengal Coal Mining Money Laundering Case

Gurupada Maji was taken into custody by the Enforcement Directorate on Thursday in Delhi and later produced before a special Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) court.

27 May 2022

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31 May 2022
How Power Cuts Are Sucking Life Out Of Indian Economy

How Power Cuts Are Sucking Life Out Of Indian Economy

An economy running at full throttle needs fuel to keep up the momentum and the power deficit has questioned India’s capability to maintain a sustained growth...


10 May 2022
India's Coal Output Surge 29% In April Amid Power Shortage

India's Coal Output Surge 29% In April Amid Power Shortage

This comes at a time when the country is witnessing a power crisis on account of various factors, including shortages of dry fuel.


09 May 2022
NEWSFLASH | Electricity Breakdown In Suburban Mumbai, Bandra Areas

NEWSFLASH | Electricity Breakdown In Suburban Mumbai, Bandra Areas

The several areas of metropolitan Mumbai including Bandra, Khar and Dharavi are facing electricity breakdown, which has increased the hardships of the people ...


06 May 2022
India Needs To Ramp Up Coal Production, Become 'Aatmanirbhar': Union Minister

India Needs To Ramp Up Coal Production, Become 'Aatmanirbhar': Union Minister

The continuation of mining activities will help in increasing coal supply while creating employment opportunities for the locals, he said.


04 May 2022
AIPEF Raises Questions On Advice To Import Coal Amid Rail Rake Shortage

AIPEF Raises Questions On Advice To Import Coal Amid Rail Rake Shortage

The federation questioned that if importing coal is the solution to the problem, then why the big power plants of private houses that run on imported coal are...


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04 May 2022
With Return Of Coal Shortage, What Happens To Modi’s 24x7 Power Promise?

With Return Of Coal Shortage, What Happens To Modi’s 24x7 Power Promise?

From restricted import, shift in climate narratives to failing DISCOMs, there are many a loophole in Modi’s power promise to India


30 April 2022
Goods Train Carrying Coal To Delhi Derails In UP Amid Reports of Coal Shortage

Goods Train Carrying Coal To Delhi Derails In UP Amid Reports of Coal Shortage

The derailment has come at a time when parts of the country are reporting power outages and states have flagged shortage of coal.


29 April 2022
Lack Of Coordination Among Ministries Responsible For Coal Shortage, Says AIPEF

Lack Of Coordination Among Ministries Responsible For Coal Shortage, Says AIPEF

"The power outages across the country due to coal shortage are due to the lack of coordination amongst the Coal Ministry, Railway Ministry and Power Ministry....


29 April 2022
Why India Is Witnessing Worst Power Outage In Decades, All You Need To Know

Why India Is Witnessing Worst Power Outage In Decades, All You Need To Know

India is facing worst electricity crisis in six years, since coal reserves in several states are fast running out, amid surging demand for electricity.


29 April 2022
Coal Shortage Could Lead To Power Outage For Metro, Hospitals: Delhi Govt Issues Warning

Coal Shortage Could Lead To Power Outage For Metro, Hospitals: Delhi Govt Issues Warning

Thermal plants across India are grappling with coal shortage, indicating a looming power crisis in the country. Delhi Power Minister Satyendar Jain held an...


24 April 2022
Current Power Crisis Due To Sharp Fall In Generation: Coal Secretary

Current Power Crisis Due To Sharp Fall In Generation: Coal Secretary

The above statement assumes significance in the wake of reports of many states, including Maharashtra, facing power outages due to shortage of coal.


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24 April 2022
Coal Stocks At Non-Pithead Thermal Plants Low At 26% Of Normative Level

Coal Stocks At Non-Pithead Thermal Plants Low At 26% Of Normative Level

Non-pithead thermal power plants are situated at a distance from coal mines and stocks at these plants assume significance.


01 April 2022
Coal India Achieves Record Production Of 622 MT In FY22

Coal India Achieves Record Production Of 622 MT In FY22

Coal supplies to power generation companies during FY22 also touched a record of 540.4 MT, up 21.4 per cent as compared to 445 MT in FY21


26 March 2022
Chattisgarh Gives Nod To Rajasthan State Utility For Coal Mining In Parsa-Kanta Block

Chattisgarh Gives Nod To Rajasthan State Utility For Coal Mining In Parsa-Kanta Block

The approval has come after Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot met Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel in Raipur on Friday and requested for early issuance of...


08 March 2022
Telangana Coal Mine Mishap: Rescue Efforts Continue

Telangana Coal Mine Mishap: Rescue Efforts Continue

Efforts are underway to rescue the remaining four people, including two officials. The rescue team is manually removing the debris, police said.


07 March 2022
Govt Asks Coal Sector To Enhance Production To Cut Dependence On Imports

Govt Asks Coal Sector To Enhance Production To Cut Dependence On Imports

Minister of State for Coal, Mines and Railways Raosaheb Patil Danve also noted that sustainable mining needs to be ensured to protect the environment and...


07 March 2022
CIL Concentrating Efforts To Increase Coal Supplies To Touch 670 MT Offtake Mark

CIL Concentrating Efforts To Increase Coal Supplies To Touch 670 MT Offtake Mark

Almost all subsidiaries of Coal India Ltd (CIL) are ahead in their respective coal offtake numbers compared with the corresponding period last year.


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