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Coal Stocks Improve At Power Plants In November: Power Minister

Dec 02, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Coal stocks at over 136 power plants in the country improved to 18.95 million tonne (MT) in November this year as compared to the previous two months, Parliament was informed on Thursday.

Countries Adopt New Climate Deal With Coal Compromise

Nov 14, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Before India succeeded in getting the change made, nation after nation talked about the final provisions not going far or fast enough but a compromise was better than nothing.

Coal India Production Increases 6.4% Y-o-Y To 49.8 MT In October

The development assumes significance in the wake of the country's power plants facing fuel shortages.

Coal Supply To Thermal Plants Has Increased: Coal Ministry

Oct 28, 2021 Outlook Business Team

The Coal Ministry informed that there has been a daily increase in coal stock for the last nine days and sufficient stock for five days is available with thermal power plants.

Central Electric Authority States 59 Thermal Power Plants Have Less Than Four Days Of Coal Stock

As per the data, power plants with zero days of coal available is down to 15 as of Wednesday. Their cumulative installed generation capacity stood at 16,280 megawatts compared to 17 projects with 17,050 megawatts generation capacity, a week back.

21 October, 2021

How Coal Shortage In India Threatens To Blackout The Lives Of India’s Poorest

Neeraj Thakur

In October, a total of 14 thermal power plants had to be shut in UP. These power plants accounted for 4,520 MW of power generation.

20 October, 2021

Coal Crisis: Number Of Power Projects With Less Than 4-Day Coal Stock Dips To 58

Outlook Business Team

According to the latest coal stock data of the Central Electricity Authority (CEA), the number of non-pit head projects having less than four days of coal was 58 on October 18 and 69 on October 11.

13 October, 2021

Union Minister Pralhad Joshi Downplays Coal Crisis

Outlook Web Desk

Union Minister For Coal Pralhad Joshi said there will be no problem in meeting the supply for power generation in the country.

11 October, 2021

Coal Crisis: Home Minister Amit Shah Holds Meet With Power, Coal Ministers

Outlook Web Desk

The meeting came in the wake of several states warning of a possible power crisis due to the shortage of coal supply to power plants

09 October, 2021

Delhi Coal Crisis: Load Shedding Likely In Coming Days; CM Kejriwal Seeks PM Modi’s Intervention

Outlook Web Desk

The Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to seek an end to the electricity crisis in the national capital.

07 October, 2021

Return Of Coal Shortage: How Govt Policies Led To This Crisis

Neeraj Thakur

NTPC, in its quest to secure its future in the green economy, has allocated capital expenditure of Rs1 trillion between 2019 and 2024 with an aim to become a 130 GW power producer by 203.


01 September, 2021

Mamata Hints At Expediting Mining Project On India's Largest Coal Reserve

Snigdhendu Bhattacharya

A senior bureaucrat said that to avoid any confrontation with the local people right at the beginning, the government has identified some land plots owned by the government and some other plots owned by individuals who are agreed to part with their land for satisfactory compensation.

23 February, 2021

CBI Set To grill Abhishek Banerjee's Wife Rujira; Mamata Reaches Nephew's Home

Outlook Web Bureau

Earlier on Sunday, a CBI team had visited house of Abhishek Banerjee to deliver the summons but Rujira was not present.

22 February, 2021

CBI Examines Abhishek Banerjee’s Sister-in-law In Coal Theft Case

Outlook Web Bureau

Gambhir was examined by two women officers of the CBI for nearly three hours at her residence

22 February, 2021

Abhishek Banerjee's Wife Responds To CBI Summons; Asks Agency To Visit Home On Feb 23

Outlook Web Bureau

A team of CBI also visited the residence of Abhishek Banerjee's sister-in-law Menaka Gambhir in Kolkata on Monday to examine her in connection with the coal pilferage case

07 February, 2021

India's Coal Import Rises By 15 Per Cent In December


The country's coal import dropped by 13.5 per cent to 160.79 MT in the April-December period of the ongoing fiscal

08 January, 2021

Naveen Jindal Offers To Buy Coal Shipment To Bring Back Stranded Indian Sailors From China

Outlook Web Bureau

Jindal offers to help after he shared the news of one sailor among the 39 stranded attempting suicide.


01 December, 2020

Coal Scam: CBI Launches Fresh Searches Allegedly Involving ECL Officials


The CBI on November 28, launched a massive search operation at 45 locations in four states after registering the case. 

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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