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India's long-standing tryst with coal

Book review of India's Coal Story

Navroz K Dubash 

India’s Coal Story From Damodar to Zambezi Subhomoy Bhattacharjee Sage 246 pages; Rs 450 Writing about India’s coal sector, circa 2017, can be both potentially rewarding and fraught. The sector has been through a turbulent few years in India, providing more than enough material for an engaging and rewarding narrative about the past. But the sector is also likely poised at the edge of a global decline, albeit a slow one, after a century and a half of dominance over the industrial landscape, which makes speculating about the future a risky ...

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