Budget 2018: Jaitley should bring electricity under GST; exclusion has magnified power sector's blues
The govt should impose GST on electricity to allow power companies to claim input credit on coal, equipment, and other business expenses which would aid in lowering the cost of electricity
Inside India’s coal industry, part 1: Transport woes continue to throttle supply as metal, power plants face shortages of the dry fuel
Maintaining a regular supply of coal is becoming difficult for private steel, power, and aluminium producers, as they face shortage of coal due to throttled production in mines and poor transportation facilities
With metal and cement companies bidding aggressively for coal blocks, Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister M Venkaiah Naidu today said the success of auctions had proved that the coal scams were real and not an imagination of the CAG, vindicating BJP's position.
Power plants, whose mines are not developed in the absence of environmental clearances, get coal supply for three years as per the Tapering Coal Linkage Policy.