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Miner stir: Tribals oppose fresh bid for bauxite mining in Niyamgiri hills

Mar 09, 2016

Miner stir: Tribals oppose fresh bid for bauxite mining in Niyamgiri hills

Peeved 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. #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #MINING #Niyamgiri #Odisha #tribals #Bauxite mining #Prafulla Kumar Mallick
Rahul Gandhi attacks Modi, BJP at farmers rally but doesn't mention plans to save Cong

Apr 20, 2015

Rahul Gandhi attacks Modi, BJP at farmers rally but doesn't mention plans to save Cong

Rahul 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. #Politics #Sonia Gandhi #Manmohan Singh #Congress #BJP #Digvijaya Singh #Narendra Modi #PoliticsDecoder #Rahul Gandhi #Lok Sabha #Niyamgiri #Bhatta-Parasaul
No bauxite mining at Niyamgiri till nod from locals: Vedanta

May 09, 2014

No bauxite mining at Niyamgiri till nod from locals: Vedanta

The 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. #UPA #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #Vedanta #MINING #Niyamgiri #Odisha #Anil Agarwal #Sesa Sterlite #Bauxite
I regret investing in Vedanta aluminium project in Niyamgiri: Anil Agarwal

Nov 29, 2013

I regret investing in Vedanta aluminium project in Niyamgiri: Anil Agarwal

With 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. #Vedanta Resources plc #NewsTracker #Niyamgiri #Vedanta Aluminium
Spare Niyamgiri Hills, Ramesh tells Odisha govt, Vedanta

Sep 25, 2013

Spare Niyamgiri Hills, Ramesh tells Odisha govt, Vedanta

Asking 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. #India #Environment #Jairam Ramesh #NewsTracker #Vedanta #Niyamgiri #Odisha
I was dubbed CIA agent for supporting globalisation, FDI: Jairam Ramesh

Sep 18, 2013

I was dubbed CIA agent for supporting globalisation, FDI: Jairam Ramesh

The time frame of the Social Impact Assessment may increase industry cost marginally, but it will lead to a considerable decrease in social cost and conflict, Rural Development Minister told CNBC-TV18. #Vedanta Resources plc #POSCO #Jairam Ramesh #TheySaidIt #Bhatta-Parsaul #Maruti #Land Acquisition Act of 1894 #Niyamgiri #Land Bill #Odisha #Social Impact Assessment
Odisha: All 12 villages reject Vedanta's mining plans in Niyamgiri hills

Aug 20, 2013

Odisha: All 12 villages reject Vedanta's mining plans in Niyamgiri hills

The 12th and final gram sabha or village level meeting held at Jarapa village in Muniguda block unanimously rejected the proposal, official sources said. #NewsTracker #Niyamgiri #Odisha #Bauxite mining #Jarapa Gram Sabha #Integrated Tribal Development Agency
London: Activists protest outside Vedanta AGM over Niyamgiri

Aug 02, 2013

London: Activists protest outside Vedanta AGM over Niyamgiri

Activists from a campaigning organisation protested at the venue of the annual general meeting of British mining giant Vedanta against its plans to drill bauxite in Odisha's Niyamgiri hills. #World #India #NewsTracker #Vedanta #Niyamgiri #Odisha #Foil Vedanta
Odisha: Cong leaders praise tribals for opposing mining

Aug 01, 2013

Odisha: Cong leaders praise tribals for opposing mining

Congress leaders on Thursday congratulated the Dangaria Kandha tribes of Kalahandi and Rayagada districts of Odisha for their united stand against the proposed bauxite mining plan atop Niyamgiri Hills for Vedanta. #Congress #Jairam Ramesh #Rahul Gandhi #Niyamgiri #Bauxite mining #Vendanta #Dangaria Kandhas #Bhawanipatna
Why Posco, ArcelorMittal may not return until 2014 elections

Jul 19, 2013

Why Posco, ArcelorMittal may not return until 2014 elections

A year back, ArcelorMittal, had officially announced that India is no more a priority for the company to make major investments. And its decision to pull out from one of the FDI proposals in Odisha is a proof of the gloom in India. #POSCO #steel plant #ConnectTheDots #ArcelorMittal #FDI #Niyamgiri