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India

Jatindra Dash

Coal India says lost 2.1% of annual output due to strikes at eastern Indian unit

09 Oct 2019

BHUBANESWAR Coal India Ltd has lost 13 million tonnes, or 2.1%, of its annual output this financial year, due to strikes at eastern Indian Talcher coalfields, one of India's biggest, a spokesman for the company's unit said on Wednesday.

Flooding at large Coal India mine to halt output for a month

02 Oct 2019

NEW DELHI/BHUBANESWAR Flooding at one of Coal India Ltd's largest open-pit mines will halt production there for at least a month, a senior company official told Reuters on Wednesday, in a setback for a country trying to reduce its dependence on coal imports.

RPT-A goat can cost you: Coal India stops work as locals spar over animal death

02 Oct 2019

BHUBANESWAR, Oct 1 Protests by locals in eastern India over a trespassing goat killed in an accident halted operations and cost Coal India unit Mahanadi Coalfield Ltd (MCL) 26.8 million rupees ($377,000), a spokesman said on Tuesday.

A goat can cost you: Coal India stops work as locals spar over animal death

01 Oct 2019

BHUBANESWAR Protests by locals in eastern India over a trespassing goat killed in an accident halted operations and cost Coal India unit Mahanadi Coalfield Ltd (MCL) 26.8 million rupees ($377,000), a spokesman said on Tuesday.

Coal India workers protest over easing foreign investment rules, output hit

24 Sep 2019

NEW DELHI/BHUBANESWAR Protests by workers at Coal India Ltd on Tuesday over implementation of reforms including allowing 100% foreign direct investment (FDI) in coal mining paralysed operations and hit production, company officials and union leaders said.

Man in Jharkhand killed by mob after being accused of cow slaughter

23 Sep 2019

BHUBANESWAR, India A mob in Jharkhand killed a man after accusing him of butchering a cow, police said on Monday, in the latest case of violence involving the animals considered sacred to the country's Hindu-majority population.

Indian states resist government's steep hike in traffic fines

12 Sep 2019

MUMBAI/BHUBANESWAR More than a dozen Indian states are planning to resist or reconsider steep hikes in traffic fines imposed by the central government, ministers and local media said on Thursday, amid rising anger from motorists across the country.

Protests over worker deaths paralyse production at some Coal India mines

29 Jul 2019

BHUBANESWAR Members of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) have mounted protests that have paralysed production at one of India's biggest coalfields following a deadly accident last week.

Four feared dead in mishap in Coal India mine in Odisha

24 Jul 2019

BHUBANESWAR, India Four workers are feared dead and nine have been injured in a landslide at a Coal India Ltd mine in Odisha, a company spokesman said on Wednesday.

Mob kills three in Bihar on suspicion of cattle theft, three arrested

19 Jul 2019

NEW DELHI A mob on Friday beat to death three men suspected of trying to steal cattle in Bihar, police said, the latest in a spate of attacks that have provoked alarm among religious minorities.

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