India must make best use of the coal deposits: VR Sharma

India and the other developing countries just have a 20-year window to use its coal deposits. Read more »
coal mine in India

Auctions should happen only after all clearances are obtained

The Centre should set up a committee to go around the world, study policies in other mineral rich countries, and decide what is good for India, says BRV Sushil Kumar. Read more »
Coal India is a state monopoly in India

No FDI likely in coal; govt must ensure rock bottom prices

Use of coal may end in another 20 years, so India must ensure optimum use of this window, says VR Sharma of JSPL. Read more »

All clearances should be given along with mining lease

BRV Sushil Kumar, director of mines & geology, government of Telangana and president, Mining Engineers Association of India Hyderabad chapter, speaks about the problems faced by the mining industry. He suggests... Read more »

Interview: Cutting logistics cost key to steel industry’s future

Laxmi Narayan Mallik, executive director (logistics and infrastructure), Steel Authority of India Ltd, talks about the challenges faced by the industry. Read more »
Economic Survey 2019-20 and Budget 2020

Budget 2020: A critical reading of Economic Survey

The Economic Survey 2019-20 identifies what is wrong with the Indian economy without explanations and answers. Read more »
India PSU disinvestment

Modi government clears share sale in BHEL, MMTC, NMDC

The divestment proceeds key to the government’s efforts to meet an expected revenue shortfall of Rs 2 lakh crore this fiscal year. Read more »
India GST collection

GST collection tops Rs 1 lakh cr for second straight month

The December mop-up at Rs 1.03 lakh crore is below the target of Rs 1.1 lakh crore for the last four months of FY20. Read more »
India national infrastructure pipeline

Govt unveils Rs 102 lakh crore mega infrastructure plan to push growth

The national infrastructure pipeline will entail projects in 23 sectors across 18 states and Union territories funded by the Centre, states and private sector. Read more »
Indian railways restructuring

Cabinet clears major railways revamp, unification of services

The railway board will be reorganised on functional lines under the chairman and four members responsible for infrastructure, operations, rolling stock and finance. Read more »