Coal India: News

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.

12 Sep 2022


Sensex climbs to 60,115 points, Nifty settles at 17,936

The benchmark Sensex and Nifty indices on Monday saw gains, marking a three-day winning streak. While the Sensex rose 0.54% to 60,115.13 points, the Nifty jumped 0.57% to 17,936.35 points.

22 Aug 2022


Sensex plunges to 58,773 points, Nifty falls to 17,490

On Monday, the stock market was in the hands of the bear as Sensex slipped 872.28 points, or 1.48%, to 58,773.87 points, while the Nifty dropped 267.75 points, or 1.53%, to 17,490.7 points.

10 Aug 2022


#NewsBytesExplainer: Electricity (Amendment) Bill, 2022, its issues and benefits

The Centre introduced the Electricity (Amendment) Bill, 2022, in the Lok Sabha on Monday, and it was quickly forwarded to the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Energy for further discussion.

10 Aug 2022


Sensex closes at 58,817 points, Nifty settles at 17,534

The stock market on Wednesday ended on a sluggish note as the benchmark Sensex index settled at 58,817.29 points and the Nifty stood at 17,534.75 points.

04 Aug 2022


Sensex closes just below 58,300 points, Nifty ends at 17,382

On Thursday, major indices of the stock market ended marginally in red with the Sensex settling at 58,298.8 points and the Nifty closing at 17,382 points.

12 Jul 2022


Sensex falls 508 points, Nifty barely holds 16,000 mark

On Tuesday, the benchmark Sensex and Nifty indices witnessed a slump. While the Sensex slipped 508.62 points or 0.94% to 53,886.61 points, the Nifty shed 157.7 points or 0.98% to 16,058.3 points.

27 Jun 2022

Eicher Motors

Sensex climbs to 53,161 points, Nifty settles above 15,800

On Monday, the Indian equity benchmarks extended their winning run for the third straight session. While the Sensex rose 0.82% to 53,161 points, the Nifty jumped 0.84% to 15,832.05 points.

17 Jun 2022


Sensex falls 135 points, Nifty settles below 15,300 points

The stock market on Friday ended on a sluggish note as the Sensex settled at 51,360.42 points and the Nifty stood at 15,293.5 points.

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.

29 Apr 2022


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.

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.

13 Oct 2021


Sitharaman rubbishes reports of coal shortage as 'baseless'

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday denied reports of coal shortage in the country and said these are "absolutely baseless."

13 Oct 2021


Power companies allowed to import 10% of their coal requirement

In a bid to mitigate the supply issues faced by India's coal-fired power plants, the Power Ministry on Tuesday reportedly allowed the power producers using domestic coal to import up to 10% of their coal requirement.

12 Oct 2021

Prime Minister

PMO to review coal shortage situation amid impending power crisis

Amid concerns about a critical coal shortage in the country, the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) will conduct a review meeting on Tuesday to take stock of the situation.

12 Oct 2021


Centre warns against selling power at hiked rates on exchange

Several states across India witnessed blackouts over the weekend amid concerns over a coal shortage. Notably, coal is used to produce roughly 70% of India's power.

10 Oct 2021


Increase in demand, revival of economy causing coal shortage: Centre

Amid warnings of a power crisis due to coal shortage, the Centre said on Saturday that an increase in demand for electricity due to the revival of the economy is leading to the depletion of coal stocks at power plants.

17 Sep 2019


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17 Jul 2019


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31 Dec 2018


Meghalaya: Navy divers want water level reduced; miners remain trapped

On Monday, Indian Navy divers again entered the flooded rat hole coal mine in Meghalaya, where 15 miners are trapped, and have said that a search would only be feasible if the water level in the mine can be brought down to 30m.

30 Dec 2018


Meghalaya: Navy divers enter mine to find trapped miners

A couple of days after the Indian Air Force transported heavy-duty pumps to the rat hole coal mine in Meghalaya where 15 miners are trapped, rescue operations have resumed, and authorities are making the final push.

22 Sep 2018


PM lays foundation stone for Rs. 13,000cr Talcher fertilizer project

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said the Rs. 13,000 crore project to revive the Talcher fertilizer plant in Odisha will, for the first time, see coal being converted into gas for use as a feedstock and for producing neem-coated urea.

28 Jun 2018

Piyush Goyal

Delhi coal-stocks can supply power for 1.5 days only: Jain

The capital is staring at a debilitating crisis, Delhi Power Minister Satyendar Jain has warned.

18 Jun 2018


After Air India fiasco, Modi-govt now plans Coal India sale

After its unsuccessful bid to sell a 76% stake in cash-strapped flag carrier Air India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government is now reportedly planning to offload a stake in state-run mining giant Coal India, the world's largest miner of fuel.

06 Jun 2018

Bharti Airtel

BSE rebounds 69 points; market opens higher ahead of RBI-policy

BSE Sensex rebounded over 69 points in opening trade, breaking its three-day losing run, ahead of RBI's bi-monthly policy meet.

29 May 2018

Piyush Goyal

Delhi's coal-stocks depleting alarmingly. Dark days ahead for the capital?

Delhi is staring at a severe power crisis, as stocks are getting depleted from all three coal-based thermal power plants in the city.

27 May 2018


NCR stations facing coal shortage, CIL, Railways rush to rescue

As some power stations in the NCR are facing coal shortage, Coal India and Railways are rushing coal supplies to Dadri and Badarpur power plants of the National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC).

10 May 2018

Bharti Airtel

Sensex rises over 128 points on firm global cues

The BSE Sensex rallied over 128 points to 35,447.43 in early session today, maintaining its positive form for the fourth straight day on positive cues from global markets.

02 Apr 2018


Sensex begins FY19 on firm note, rises over 100 points

Domestic equities opened on a firm note on the first trading day of the new financial year 2018-19 today, with Sensex reclaiming the 33,000-mark by rising over 100 points amid positive global cues.

13 Mar 2018

Bharti Airtel

Sensex cautious on weak global cues; TCS cracks 5%

Despite positive macroeconomic data and the appreciating rupee, the BSE Sensex turned choppy on tepid cues from overseas market.

SBI Life Insurance's stock market debut; gains 5% on issue-price

SBI Life Insurance made a strong market debut as it got listed on stock exchanges.

30 Aug 2017


NTPC share-sale is expected to fetch govt Rs. 13,800 crore

Following Rs. 22,500 crore OFS in Coal India in 2014-15 and Rs. 15,200 crore IPO in 2010, the government will now conduct its third-biggest disinvestment deal.

05 Aug 2017


Bharat 22 ETF gets created for government's disinvestment program

Calling it the most significant announcement made this year on the stake divestment program of the NDA government, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said that the center has now created a new ETF named Bharat 22.

04 Sep 2016

Raghuram Rajan

Urjit Patel taking charge as RBI Governor on 6 September

With Raghuram Rajan's tenure as RBI Governor seeing an end after he announced his decision to step down from taking up a second term, Urjit Patel will take over the reins as his successor on Tuesday.