HC admits PIL over ban on coal handling at Goa port
Following a public interest litigation filed (PIL) by NGOs from Vasco for stopping the coal handling facilities at the port, the Panaji bench of the Bombay High Court has issued notices to Mormugao Port Trust, South West Port (SWPL), Adani Mormugao Port Terminal and Vedanta to name a few.
Animesh Damani, Managing Partner, Artha Energy Resources speaks about how renewable energy investors in the country are being squeezed because of non-payment of dues by discoms.
SC upholds NTPC's decision to reject Montecarlo coal mine bid
The Supreme Court has upheld a Delhi High Court verdict validating state-run NTPC Ltd's decision to reject techno-commercial bid of private firm Montecarlo for development and operation of Dulanga coal mining project. "Technical evaluation or comparison by the court would be impermissible.
Rajasthan HC reserves order on plea by Chhattisgarh company
Rajasthan High Court reserved the order on a petition by Chhattisgarh Power and Coal Limited which alleged that Rajasthan Vidut Utpatan Nigam Ltd (RVUNL) has tailor-made tender conditions to suit the present coal supplier, Hind Energy and Coal Limited, for Chabara power plant.
HC calls for shifting coal dumped at Haji Bunder Port
The Bombay High Court asked authorities to consider shifting stockpiles of coal at Haji Bunder Port in Mumbai to some other port in Maharashtra or Gujarat to prevent it from polluting the atmosphere and eliminate the risk it poses to local people's health.
EPC contractual issues
One of the major costs in an infrastructure project is the tax cost that a project has to bear on account of various indirect taxes, viz., the value added tax, works contract tax, service tax and many other similar taxes.
SC gives Adani Power breather on Rs.300-cr levy
In a major relief to Adani Power, the Supreme Court set aside a 2010 notification of the Union government which levied customs duty to the tune of Rs 300 crore on the company for electricity transfer from its thermal power plant in Mudra Special Economic Zone to domestic areas with retrospective effect.
Mandakini may surrender its coal block:Nomura
Mandakini Exploration and Mining, may be one of those regretting their exorbitant bids at the recently concluded coal auctions and is ontemplating surrendering the Mandakini coal block owing to its economic unviability. More companies could follow suit, analysts said.
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