Video in topic: Coal Mining

Coal Curse: a film on the political economy of coal in India

This documentary from Paranjoy Guha Thakurta explores the political economy of coal in contemporary India with the situation in Singrauli as a case study. It highlights the scandal, popularly called Coalgate, and the consequences of coal mining in the Singrauli region in central India. It raises questions as to whether extraction of coal is the best answer to secure India's energy needs.