Coal India Coal India Limited (CIL) is an organized state owned coal mining corporate, which came into being in November 1975, with the government taking over private coal mines. With a modest production of 79 Million Tonnes (MTs) at the year of its inception, CIL is the single largest coal producer in the world today. […]

Indian Coal Shortage leads to Idle Power There are massive power brownouts across India as electricity supply is shut down due to lack of fuel. Note the majority of India’s power capacity is built using thermal power plants run on coal. However India’s coal mining policy is a huge mess with Coal India the monopoly […]

Indian Government unleashed a number of half baked reforms which were pending for a long time but that has not helped the industry all that much. Though the stock markets have gone up, the companies in the reform sectors have not benefited much as the reforms have failed to address the core structural issues. India’s […]

State owned Indian companies have trodden over minority shareholder rights for a long time now. Ever since these companies were listed, minority shareholders have been getting the short end of the stick as these firms are run more by Government diktat and priorities, rather than being run with a profit motive. The big oil and […]

Mergers & Acquisitions in India Indian companies have been expanding aggressively by taking over companies and assets abroad. A number of big bang acquisitions have been made such as taking over of Jaguar by the Tatas and Novelis by the Birla Group. A large number of coal companies and mines had been bought by a […]