A recent disaster that claimed 55 lives revealed the abysmal safety standards of India's mines.
Centre stops mining near Tadoba
Leases to Adani group near tiger reserve to be cancelled
Tata Steel lease creates a furore
Allegations by Bihar minister Sonadhari Singh of illegal mining in Chotanagpur has stirred up a hornets' nest.
On shaky ground
450,000 people in and around Jharia town of Jharkhand are threatened by the fire raging underground, but there is no political will to implement …
Life in Jharia, Jharkhand where a 90-year-old underground coal fire threatens a whole town
Mechanisation of mining operations still an idea in India
Safety the major casualty in mining
Death by inaction
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Who’s afraid of auctioning coal?
Centre continues to allocate coal blocks despite calls for competitive bidding
Moving from monopoly to competition, Centre opens up coal mining to private sector
The decision will increase competitiveness and allow the use of best possible technology into the sector
Slow and unsteady
Mine collapse kills six in Jharkhand, 12 feared trapped
The caved in mine saw illegal extraction of coal
If you thought global emissions had peaked you were wrong
Study warns that current emission trajectory will lead to warming well beyond 1.5 °C mark
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10 killed in mine collapse in Jharkhand
Just two days after the state observed the 40th year of India's worst mining tragedy in Chasnala, a coal mine in Lalmatia collapsed trapping more …
Coal India signs MoU for environmental audit of mines
The MoU with Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education will facilitate eco-restoration of 430 mines
Coal blocks on offer
Under new policy, Centre offers 17 blocks with total reserve of 8.5 billion tonnes to state-run firms
Compensatory afforestation: Eye on used-up Coal India mines
Once these lands are accepted for compensatory afforestation, they will be notified and brought under control of state forest department
Government allows 100% FDI in coal mining
The Union cabinet decides to further liberalise FDI rules in four sectors to boost economic growth
Mining rights subject to closure plan
Cabinet dilutes new mining bill
Alters provision on sharing of profits with affected people
Jharkhand tribals up against mining companies
Is Rs 5-crore penalty on fly ash polluters really enough?
The NGT penalty, when compare with the profit coal power plants make, doesn’t look very effective
The bogey of green clearances