Wednesday, 29 June, 2022
TopicCoal India Ltd

Topic: Coal India Ltd

Anatomy of Gujarat’s ‘Rs 6,000-cr coal scam’: UPA-era MSME subsidy that beneficiaries ‘never got’

A scheme guaranteeing subsidised coal for MSMEs was formulated in 2007-08 under the Manmohan Singh govt. Its implementation in Gujarat has spawned allegations of corruption.

Indian coal prices surging due to global rise in fuel prices

Coal buyers are paying 340% premiums to secure the fuel as even with high premiums, locally produced coal remains far cheaper than importing it from Australia or Indonesia.

Coal India to make key ingredient for explosives to beat costs surge

Coal India Ltd., the world’s largest supplier of the fuel, will add production of a key ingredient used in explosives for mining as it...

Coal India has become the whipping boy in coal crisis but Modi govt can’t escape blame

The coal crisis is reminiscent of the shortage in 2014, which was managed through a meticulous plan and execution. There is a roadmap to deal with it.

Coal India unions seek 50% rise in workers’ salaries, demand could push up fuel cost

A 50% hike would be a dramatic increase for Coal India. But any hefty wage increase would resonate across India's energy sector and its broader economy.

Modi govt must consider auctioning loss-making Coal India mines too: Naveen Jindal

India must become ‘Atma Nirbhar’ in coal production. If govt auctions CIL’s loss-making mines, pvt sector can ensure the national exchequer adequately gains.

Commercial coal mining is key to Modi’s Aatmanirbhar Bharat, but states need to do their bit

Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren has chosen to oppose commercial coal mining, which damages our national interests as it makes it difficult to deal with local issues.

All about commercial mining and how it changes the coal production game in India

The Modi govt is hoping commercial coal production will make India self-sufficient and bring down its import bill.

Pramod Agrawal is Coal India new chairman and managing director

Pramod Agrawal, a 1991 batch IAS officer, was the principal secretary for urban development and housing department in Madhya Pradesh.

Coal India’s production falls by 24% as heavy monsoon floods mines

Coal inventories at the India's power plants have declined to a nine-month low, spurring higher imports.

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Will US craft a new oil compact with Saudi Arabia? Joe Biden may have to eat his own words

Like many, India will be anxiously watching the US-Saudi Arabia summit in Jeddah—knowing its fate is tied to the decisions King Salman and Joe Biden make.
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Mukesh Ambani’s daughter Isha Ambani to be named chair of Reliance retail

Isha Ambani, the current director of Reliance Retail Ventures Ltd., is expected to be announced as the chair as early as Wednesday.


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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.