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#India – Systematic diversion of community resources to the private sector #mustread

Pits of sleaze  Frontline Show Caption 1 / 5 Systematic diversion of community resources to the private sector in the name of growing energy demands has been the trend since the advent of neoliberal policies, but the allocation of coal… Continue Reading →

SC questions Centre’s power to allocate coal blocks

PTI | Jan 24, 2013, The Supreme Court has said that the Mines and Minerals Act gives no power to the Centre to allocate coal blocks to companies. NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Thursday questioned Centre’s power to allocate coal blocks to companies,… Continue Reading →

In Jharkhand, it’s the shame old coal story

DNA investigation: In Jharkhand, it’s the shame old coal story Published: Monday, Dec 3, 2012, 10:00 IST By Sandeep Pai | Place: Bokaro | Agency: DNA Close on the heels of allegations that coal block allottees in Jharkhand used coal in plants outside… Continue Reading →

SC-‘Claim for mining lease not fundamental right’ #goodnews

Dhananjay Mahapatra, TNN | Jul 28, 2012, NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court has ruled that no private company can claim a right for mining leases and upheld the 2005 decision of the Jharkhand government and the Centre cancelling nine such… Continue Reading →

Loot of Indias coal deposits by domestic and foreign companies

Dear friendsBetween 1993 and June 2011, Govt. of India has allotted 195 coal blocks to 289 private companies in lieu of nominal royalty on 30 years lease. Through this allotment, countrys coal deposit of nearly 43346.357 million ton which today… Continue Reading →

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