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May 25, 2018
Sterlite protests in Tuticorin: Vedanta's businesses violate human rights, bypass environmental norms globally, says Nityanand JayaramanNityanand Jayaraman speaks about how Vedanta's Sterlite has been evading accountability in spite of repeated statutory and human rights violations.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Sep 18, 2013
I was dubbed CIA agent for supporting globalisation, FDI: Jairam RameshThe 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.
Aug 20, 2013
Odisha: All 12 villages reject Vedanta's mining plans in Niyamgiri hillsThe 12th and final gram sabha or village level meeting held at Jarapa village in Muniguda block unanimously rejected the proposal, official sources said.
Aug 02, 2013
London: Activists protest outside Vedanta AGM over NiyamgiriActivists 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.