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COAL MINING NEWS

Illegal black trap stone mining racket unearthed in Surendranagar: Police

January 07, 2022 9:26 pm

The police also arrested 16 drivers of the excavator machines and dumper vehicles present at the spot, engaged in the illegal mining.

39 mining projects of Coal India face delays

September 06, 2021 11:21 am

This assumes significance in the wake of the country’s power plants grappling with depleting stocks at their end.

Bengal illegal coal mining case: ED provisionally attaches assets worth Rs 165.86 crore of accused

April 06, 2021 12:59 am

The CBI had earlier questioned Rujuira Banerjee, wife of Mamata Banerjee's nephew Abhishek Banerjee, in this case.

Despite red flags, green nod for coal mining, new blocks put on auction

November 12, 2020 2:02 am

Move despite NCST order to defer public hearings, and ICMR study pointing to adverse impact of coal mining on health.

Commercial coal mining auctions — Strong competition on Day 1: Vedanta bid for Odisha mine highest

November 03, 2020 12:58 pm

The auctions will include 14 more coal blocks and are set to continue till November 9, with the successful bidders to be announced by November 11.

Commercial coal mining: ‘Govt considering land acquisition under CBA Act, then leasing it to pvt miners’

August 26, 2020 9:56 am

The Centre had, in June, liberalised the bidding norms for coal blocks, announcing an auction of 41 blocks allowing for commercial mining for the first time.

FDI in commercial mining: Govt nod needed for cos from nations sharing border with India

August 03, 2020 8:53 pm

According to the Press Note 3 of 2020, 'an entity of a country, which shares land border with India or where the beneficial owner of an investment into India is situated in or is a citizen of any such country, can invest only under the Government route', it added.

After activists raise ecological concerns, Bander coal block struck off auction list

June 30, 2020 1:34 am

The listing of the coal block was followed by protests from several wildlife activists as the 1,644-hectare block is believed to be in the eco-sensitive zone of TATR and any mining activity is likely to be detrimental to tiger conservation.

Reconsider decision allowing 100 pc FDI in coal mining: Mamata to PM

June 26, 2020 6:23 pm

In a letter to the Prime Minister, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee wrote that the "policy can neither bring foreign direct investments nor can it bring technologies or knowhow which we are unable to access today."

Chhattisgarh asks Centre to exclude four blocks from commercial coal mining over environment concerns

June 22, 2020 5:06 am

Separately, Jharkhand has moved the Supreme Court to block the auction of its coal blocks which are a part of this auction.

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