Coal: News

06 May 2024


India's metallurgical coal imports from Russia surge nearly threefold

India has seen a significant rise in its metallurgical coal imports from Russia over the past three fiscal years (FY), reaching approximately 15.1 million tons in 2023-24.

07 Apr 2024


India records 13% surge in coal imports in February 2024

India's coal imports witnessed a significant surge of 13% in February 2024, reaching a total of 21.64 million tons (MT), according to data compiled by Mjunction.

Coal consumption peaks in 2023; decline likely next year onward

The International Energy Agency (IEA) predicts that global coal consumption will start to decrease in 2024 after reaching its peak this year.

10 Dec 2023


India's coal imports decreased by 4.2% during April-October 2023

India experienced a decline in coal imports, dropping to 148.13 million tons (MT) during the April-October period of the current financial year.

23 Sep 2023

Akshay Kumar

'Mission Raniganj' trailer releasing soon: Real-life events that inspired film

Akshay Kumar and Parineeti Chopra are set to grace the big screens together with Mission Raniganj: The Great Bharat Rescue.

15 Dec 2022


Indonesian company becomes world's biggest stock with 1,600% gain

This year has been a tough one for companies around the world. Supply chain issues, a war in Ukraine, rising interest rates, and recession fears have brought many share prices down.

29 May 2022


Coal India to import fuel as power shortage looms large

State-run Coal India will import coal for utilities run by the government and private companies as the shortage of fuel raises concern about renewed power outages across the country, a power ministry letter reviewed by Reuters showed.

05 May 2022


Delhi: Subsidized electricity to become optional from October 1

Delhi government on Thursday announced that subsidized electricity will be provided only to those who request it.

02 May 2022


Power crisis: Home Minister Amit Shah holds high-level meeting

Amid a power crisis in India, Union Home Minister Amit Shah reportedly convened a high-level meeting on Monday to review the situation.

30 Apr 2022


'Less than a day's coal left,' warns Delhi government

Delhi is staring at a power crisis in the sweltering heat as the Aam Aadmi Party-led (AAP) government warned of disruptions in power supply to several crucial services on Friday.

29 Apr 2022

Coal India

Power crisis: Passenger trains canceled to make way for coal

Realizing the intensity of the looming power crisis due to the coal shortage in various thermal plants, Indian Railways has reportedly canceled some passenger trains for quicker transportation of coal.

29 Apr 2022


Amid coal shortage, Delhi Metro, hospitals may face power disruptions

Several states are reeling under a power crisis due to a coal shortage.

25 Apr 2022


Power crisis: Sufficient coal in India, says Coal Minister

Amid a looming power crisis in the country, Coal Minister Pralhad Joshi recently said sufficient coal was available in India.

18 Jun 2020

Narendra Modi

Decades of lockdown ends: PM launches auction of coal mines

Today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched a two-stage electronic auction of coal blocks for commercial mining, saying this will make India self-reliant energy-wise, and help all sectors.

26 Feb 2018


Power plants face coal shortage, may affect energy supply

Power sector seems to be facing coal shortage again as 46 coal-fired power plants reported stocks that would last less than a week.