News Brief | November 2016
Delhi high court rejects 4 petitions against coal auctions
Handing a definite victory to the Coal Ministry, the Delhi High Court dismissed pleas by Monnet Ispat & Energy, Jayaswal Neco Industries, Bhushan Power & Steel, and Utkal Coal regarding the coal auction, which were reserved for over a year now. Monnet Ispat had contested classification of Gare Palma IV/5 mine to reserve it for unregulated sector against its previous allotment for iron and steel sector. While, pleas made by of Utkal Coal, Jayaswal Neco and Bhushan Power, challenging different aspects of coal block auctions. However, all four pleas were rejected by the Delhi HC.
Contact: Delhi High Court