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Centre open to hiring CIL chief from private sector: Goyal

Jul 11, 2014

Centre open to hiring CIL chief from private sector: Goyal

The post of CMD has been lying vacant after after Narsing Rao resigned last month. Meanwhile, additional secretary AK Dubey has been given the additional charge of CMD of the company on 26 June for a period of three months. #coal india #CompanyWatch #Narsing Rao #AK Dubey #Piyush Goyal
Budget 2014: Jaitley allocates Rs 1,000 cr to 'high priority' renewable energy sector

Jul 10, 2014

Budget 2014: Jaitley allocates Rs 1,000 cr to 'high priority' renewable energy sector

The government aims to construct Ultra Mega Solar Power Projects or high capacity plants in the radiation rich states of Rajasthan, Gujarat, Tamil Nadu, and Ladakh. #Energy #coal #Arun Jaitley #Union Budget #solar #Budget2014 #Green Power #photovoltaic #Ultra Mega Solar Power Projects
Solar rooftops: A bright answer to Delhi's power woes or just a passing eclipse?

Jul 09, 2014

Solar rooftops: A bright answer to Delhi's power woes or just a passing eclipse?

With the BJP giving due emphasis to promoting solar energy in its pre-poll manifesto, now that it has formed the new government, there is an increasing clamour from solar industry stakeholders to promote solar rooftop generation. #coal #power generation #ConnectTheDots #electricity #power cuts #NCR #Delhi power crisis
Australian PM Abbott introduces bill to repeal carbon tax

Jun 23, 2014

Australian PM Abbott introduces bill to repeal carbon tax

Prime Minister Tony Abbott reintroduced legislation to the Australian Parliament on Monday that would repeal a carbon tax that the nation's worst greenhouse gas polluters have to pay. #World #Environment #Australia #NewsTracker #Coal mining #Carbon tax #Tony Abbott
Don't blame Greenpeace for UPA's sins: What the IB report really says

Jun 18, 2014

Don't blame Greenpeace for UPA's sins: What the IB report really says

If one looks closely at the numbers presented by the Intelligence Bureau, they appear more like an indictment of the UPA government, rather than that of NGOs like Greenpeace. #India #ToTheContrary #GDP #UPA #BJP #Power #electricity #NGO #Greenpeace #Power Projects #Coal power

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The curious case of Moily, Essar, Hindalco and Mahan coal block

Feb 23, 2014

The curious case of Moily, Essar, Hindalco and Mahan coal block

Why the UPA is desperate to sidestep the Forest Rights Act, one of its flagship achievements, and why a private company moves court to safeguard a sitting union minister #Hindalco #Essar Energy #Coal Blocks #TheExplainer #Moily #Mahan
FDI noise vs NIB silence: How politics reflects our class bias

Nov 19, 2012

FDI noise vs NIB silence: How politics reflects our class bias

Most politicians belong and relate to the broad range of the middle-class FDI in retail will affect. The potential victims of the NIB are the faceless, voiceless poor of the hinterland. #OnOurMind #Environment #tribals #National Investment Board #Coal mines

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FDI noise vs NIB silence: How politics reflects our class bias

Jul 06, 2014

17 miners trapped underground after gas explosion at coal mine in western China

Rescuers on Sunday worked to free 17 miners trapped following a gas explosion at a coal mine in western China, the country's official news agency reported... #China #Beijing
FDI noise vs NIB silence: How politics reflects our class bias

Jul 09, 2014

Coal company Murray Energy sues Illinois rival, saying land purchases breached confidentiality

A leading U.S. coal company is suing a rival with which it shared confidential business plans during a deal that later fizzled, saying the competitor used the proprietary details to buy up land in southern Illinois to thwart the accuser's expansion p... #China #Beijing
FDI noise vs NIB silence: How politics reflects our class bias

Jul 04, 2014

Prominent Environmentalist Helped Fund Coal Projects

Though the environmentalist Tom Steyer has vowed to sell his investments in companies that generate fossil fuels, the projects his hedge fund bankrolled may emit carbon for decades to come... #Thomas Steyer #Australia