Govt to invite proposals from PSUs for allotting 16 coal mines

New Delhi: Taking ahead its decision to open up the coal sector for commercial mining, government will this month invite proposals from public sector undertakings for allotment of 16 mines. “This month we would be inviting companies (PSUs) for allotment of 16...

SC sticks to Niyamgiri stance

New Delhi, April 1: The Supreme Court today said it was not possible on its part to order mining activities in the state’s bauxite-rich Niyamgiri hills unless the gram sabhas and others likely to be affected by it were also heard in the matter. The apex court...