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Jun 15, 2017
Video Volunteers: In Odisha's Niyamgiri a quiet revolution is underway to bring back traditional farmingThe Panga Kondhs are showing the way to a sustainable and food secure future. They are preserving the genetic diversity of crops, battling climate change and protecting forests from rapacious industrial profit motives.
Apr 17, 2016
The Supreme Court and religion in India: A blinkered perspective?The Supreme Court made the right sounds, announcing that temples could not be taken over by governments in perpetuity, but there have been missteps as well
Mar 09, 2016
Miner stir: Tribals oppose fresh bid for bauxite mining in Niyamgiri hillsPeeved over the Odisha government's fresh bid to go for bauxite mining in Niyamgiri hills despite rejection by the Gram Sabhas, the Niyamgiri Suraksha Sangram Samiti has threatened to launch a big stir.
Apr 20, 2015
Rahul Gandhi attacks Modi, BJP at farmers rally but doesn't mention plans to save CongRahul predicted that Modi’s Make in India campaign was going to be doomed, not because it was a bad idea but because, he charged, Modi was using this idea as a front to grab land for his industrialist creditors.
Apr 20, 2015
Rahul, Sonia tear apart Land Bill: Accuse Modi of being anti-farmer, pro-industryThe Congress vice president, who just returned from a two-month absence from public life, said the new land bill is not only against the interests of farmers but also the tribals.
May 09, 2014
No bauxite mining at Niyamgiri till nod from locals: VedantaThe announcement comes nearly four months after the Ministry of Environment and Forest turned down Vedanta's mining proposal, paying heed to the local villagers' verdict.
Jan 14, 2014
Without approval from panchayats don't expect green nod, Moily tells India Inc"When the panchayats reject, we cannot go ahead with it. We have made a rule that if the Panchayats (reject), we cannot (grant clearance)," Moily said.
Nov 29, 2013
I regret investing in Vedanta aluminium project in Niyamgiri: Anil AgarwalWith raw material issues casting a shadow on his Rs 50,000-crore aluminium project in Odisha, metal czar Anil Agarwal said he regretted choosing India over an acquisition in the US for the investment.
Oct 24, 2013
Niyamgiri setback: Odisha govt should give us alternate mine, says VedantaVedanta Resources today said it has sought an alternate bauxite mine from Odisha government to run its Lanjigarh alumina refinery, which is staring at uncertain future due to local tribals rejecting the proposal to carry out mining in the Niyamgiri hills.
Sep 25, 2013
Spare Niyamgiri Hills, Ramesh tells Odisha govt, VedantaAsking Odisha government and Vedanta Aluminium Limited (VAL) to spare Niyamgiri Hills for bauxite, Union Minister Jairam Ramesh on Wednesday said the new land acquisition bill has given legal rights to tribals and farmers to reject or accept any project.