coal mining
90 coal miners have died in work-related accidents in Pakistan in 2022

As of July, 90 workers have died in at least 60 mine-related accidents. Recent flash floods and increased work pressure has worsened the plight of miners

Crucial social spending bill in the US blocked by Democratic Party Senator Joe Manchin

Senator Joe Manchin went on Fox News last Sunday to announce that he “cannot vote” for the widely popular Build Back Better Act.

Mexico’s Supreme Court ratifies order to halt cultivation of GMO corn and other stories

Today we look at a ruling by Mexico’s Supreme Court upholding a ban on GMO corn, ongoing violence against protestors in Swaziland, and more

Kellogg’s cereal plant workers go on strike for fair pay and benefits and other stories

Today we look at the strike for pay and benefits by workers across Kellogg’s cereal plants in the US; a protest march against mining expansion by tribal communities in Chhattisgarh, India; and more

Balochistan miners death Coal miners abducted and killed in Balochistan’s Marwar

Unidentified gunmen barged inside the Marwar coalfield area on Monday and abducted the workers, subsequently killing them. Their bodies were found on Tuesday

Coal workers strike in India Half a million coal workers in India ready for total strike on Sept 24

They are opposing Indian government’s decision to allow foreign companies’ entry into the sector

Adani-Australia-Project Despite protests, Adani gets permit for Carmichael mining project in Australia

Senior journalist Paranjoy Guha Thakurta discusses this development that has come in the wake of the decade-long lobbying by the Indian business conglomerate.