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Oct 12, 2018
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
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.
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.
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 03, 2013
Vedanta seeks Odisha govt intervention for shortage of aluminaFacing acute shortage of alumina for its smelter at Jharsuguda, Vedanta Aluminium has asked the Odisha government to impress upon National Aluminium Company (Nalco) to sell surplus alumina to it.
Aug 29, 2013
Rahul Gandh to visit tribals in Odisha's Niyamgiri next monthGandhi will attend public rallies in the two districts of Rayagada and Kalahandi which the Niyamgiri hills span, during his visit to the state between 20 and 30 September, OPCC President Jaydev Jena who met the AICC leader in New Delhi today, said.
Jul 29, 2013
After Niyamgiri setback, Vedanta may ask Odisha govt for alternative mining siteThe next twist in the story now will be if Agarwal is able to execute his Plan B - an alternate mining site in Odisha.
Jul 23, 2013
Odisha: Third village gram sabha rejects mining on Niyamgiri HillsAfter two villages in Raygada district rejected a proposal of allowing bauxite mining atop Niyamgiri Hills, another village in Kalahandi district did the same at the Gram Sabha held today.
Jul 05, 2013
Odisha ignores Centre's objections, announces gram sabha datesOn 18 April, the Supreme Court ordered Odisha to hold gram sabhas to decide the fate of Vedanta's plan to mine at Niyamgiri.
Jul 01, 2013
Niyamgiri: Is Odisha playing smart with tribals? Centre writes to GovernorBoth Union tribal ministry and tribal groups question Odisha government's move on gram sabhas.