Coal allocation controversy

On 14 July, Jharkhand chief minister Madhu Koda, former coal secretary H.C. Gupta and a Jharkhand chief secretary had charges framed against them in relation to an irregular allocation of a Jharkhand coal block. Photo: Bloomberg <br />

Coal scam case enters next stage

1 min read . 15 Jul 2015
The cancellation of coal blocks will take effect after six months. Photo: Bloomberg<br />

Stage set for reforms in coal sector

6 min read . 25 Sep 2014
In 2012, the Comptroller and Auditor General submitted a report in Parliament alleging a notional loss of `1.86 trillion to the exchequer due to the irregular allotments of coal. Photo: Bloomberg<br />

The coal scam just got deeper

3 min read . 01 May 2014
Illustration: Jayachandran/Mint<br />

Power shortage is the real coal story

3 min read . 21 Oct 2013
Coal demand is expected to grow from 649 mtpa to 730 mtpa in 2016-17, with the projected local availability at 550 mtpa in that year. Photo: Sam Panthaky/AFP<br /> (Sam Panthaky/AFP)