May 29, 2021 08:17 PM IST
Speculations have been rife for sometime now that efforts were on within the ruling BJP to exert pressure for unseating Yediyurappa, the 78-year-old Lingayat strong man.
- Apr 20, 2021 09:45 PM IST
Pralhad Joshi said this swapping will enable KPCL source 26.46 lakh metric tonnes of coal per annum from WCL, which is in close proximity.
- Mar 25, 2021 01:10 PM IST
Out of these, 37 are fully explored, meaning it could be brought to production immediately, and 30 partially. During the first round of auctions held last year, 19 mines received successful bids, out of the 38 on offer.
- Mar 22, 2021 08:55 PM IST
Earlier while moving the bill for consideration, Joshi said its major objective is to generate employment in the sector and enhance the contribution of the mining sector in the total GDP of the country.
- Mar 19, 2021 04:29 PM IST
"The reform in the mining sector would generate 55 lakh direct and indirect employment. To enhance mining activity, we will allow private sector with enhanced technology in mineral exploration," Union minister Pralhad Joshi said.
- Mar 10, 2021 01:20 PM IST
Addressing the BJP's parliamentary party meeting, which was held almost after a year, PM Modi informed that the grand festival to commemorate the 75th year of Independence will be held at 75 locations across the country for 75 weeks, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi said.
- Feb 08, 2021 07:04 PM IST
Domestic supply of coal during the April-December period of the ongoing financial year stood at 489.89MT, Coal Minister Pralhad Joshi said in a reply in the Rajya Sabha.
- Jan 11, 2021 09:31 PM IST
Launching a single window clearance system for the coal sector, Union Home Minister Amit Shah said commercial coal mining auctions will now facilitate small and medium industries to receive coal supplies easily.
- Jan 07, 2021 06:18 PM IST
Of the proposed investment, Rs 22,000 crore will be spent on smelter and captive power plant (CPP) expansions, which also include expansion of the company’s smelter plant at Angul district in Odisha with construction of a 1400 MW feeder CPP.
- Nov 12, 2020 06:48 PM IST
The statement assumes significance as of the total 35 coal mines successfully auctioned in the last 10 tranches of auction, only 14 blocks could begin operations.
- Oct 07, 2020 09:25 PM IST
Joshi, an MP from Dharwad Lok Sabha constituency, played a crucial role in the conduct of the recent Parliament session amid the pandemic in his capacity as the Parliamentary Affairs Minister.
- Sep 01, 2020 05:10 PM IST
Out of the proposed spend of over 1.22 lakh crore, Coal India Ltd (CIL) has planned to invest Rs 32,696 crore on coal evacuation, Rs 25,117 crore on mine infrastructure and Rs 29,461 crore on project development by 2023-24, the minister said while addressing a stakeholders' meet organised by the PSU through video conferencing.
- Jul 01, 2020 07:30 PM IST
During the meeting, the minister told union leaders that commercial coal mining was necessary as Coal India alone would not be able to meet the country's coal demand, Pandey said.
- Jun 17, 2020 03:17 PM IST
The virtual auction event will be centred on the theme "Unleashing coal: New hopes for Aatmanirbhar Bharat", the coal ministry said.
- Jun 06, 2020 06:30 PM IST
He was speaking at the virtual inauguration of Western Coal Field's (WCL) one underground mine in Adasa-Nagpur in Maharashtra and two underground mines in Sharda and Dhankasa in Madhya Pradesh with a total capital expenditure of Rs 849 crore.
- May 18, 2020 07:24 PM IST
"The Government of India does not intend to privatise Coal India Ltd. Instead, the government is strengthening CIL and will continue to do so," the Coal Minister said.
- Mar 16, 2020 02:25 PM IST
Replying to a query in the Upper House during Question Hour, Coal Minister Pralhad Joshi said India houses the fourth largest resources in the world yet thermal coals were being imported and should be stopped.
- Mar 13, 2020 03:25 PM IST
The Budget Session started on January 31 and then it went on recess on February 11. It resumed on March 2 and will conclude on April 3.
- Jan 30, 2020 02:25 PM IST
At the briefing after the meeting, Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad said the opposition has demanded that former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Farooq Abdullah be released immediately so that he can attend the Parliament session.
- Jan 30, 2020 12:01 PM IST
Speaking at 'Invest Karnataka Road Show' here on Wednesday night, he said it was time to seek investment for tier-II and III cities in the state.
- Jan 08, 2020 03:52 PM IST
"This will have an impact on the growth of ease of doing business and the democratisation of the sector by opening it up to any entity that was willing to invest," said Coal Minister Pralhad Joshi.
- Nov 01, 2019 07:38 PM IST
The state-owned company had earlier said it would meet the target by the fiscal 2025-26.
- Jul 15, 2019 07:40 PM IST
State-owned Coal India Ltd (CIL) has planned to increase coking coal output from 34.12 million tonnes (MT) to 52.95 MT by 2019-20.
- Jul 10, 2019 07:40 PM IST
The coal minister also said that major policy changes would also be notified very shortly and expressed hope that the auction would be successful.