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Vedanta to await local consent for Indian bauxite mine

Last Updated: Friday, May 09, 2014, 15:47

Vedanta Resources Plc said on Friday it will not mine bauxite from the Niyamgiri hills in Odisha until it has the consent of local communities.

Green nod difficult if panchayats oppose: Moily

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 14, 2014, 14:06

Moily made this clear against the backdrop of rejection of clearance to London-based Vedanta's USD 1.7 billion bauxite mining project in Niyamgiri in Odisha.

Environ Min rejects Vedanta's mining proposal in Niyamgiri

Last Updated: Friday, January 10, 2014, 21:58

Environment Ministry today rejected Vedanta's controversial bauxite mining proposal in Odisha's Niyamgiri, official sources said.

Vedanta to discuss bauxite mining issue with Odisha govt

Last Updated: Monday, August 05, 2013, 23:23

"Our priority is to run the plant through domestic supplies of raw material. However, we will discuss the issue (of opposition to mining in the Niyamgiri hills) with the state administration soon," a company official told PTI.

Tribals in Niyamgiri demonstrate against Bauxite m

Last Updated: Thursday, May 23, 2013, 17:38

More than 3000 tribals assembled in Muniguda village of Rayagada district on Wednesday (May 22), to protest against mining in the Niyamgiri hills.

'SC ruling on Vedanta case a recognition of indigenous rights'

Last Updated: Friday, April 19, 2013, 17:30

The Supreme Court's ruling on rights of adivasi communities while deciding on Vedanta's demand for development of bauxite mine in Odisha is a recognition of indigenous rights in India, says Amnesty International.

Won`t allow bauxite mining in Vizag agency area: Ramesh

Last Updated: Monday, October 08, 2012, 08:38

Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh on Monday said bauxite mining would not be allowed at any cost in the Visakhapatnam agency area to protect the interests of tribals.

Maoists damage properties against mining plan

Last Updated: Sunday, February 19, 2012, 14:16

Maoists have been allegedly damaging properties in the district to protest against government proposal of allowing bauxite mining in the agency area.

Revoke ECs issued for bauxite mining: TDP

Last Updated: Saturday, December 24, 2011, 15:50

The TDP on Saturday appealed to Andhra Pradesh Governor ESL Narasimhan to recommend to the Union Environment and Forests Ministry to revoke the environmental clearances issued for bauxite mining in agency areas of Visakhapatnam.

No early hearing to Orissa on green nod withdrawal to Vedanta

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 23, 2011, 23:40

The Supreme Court Tuesday refused to accord an early hearing to Orissa government's plea challenging the Centre's decision to withdraw environmental clearance given to Vedanta group firm Sterlite for its bauxite mining project in Niyamgiri Hills.

Apex court's final hearing on Sterlite project next year

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 23, 2011, 21:34

As the Supreme Court was told Tuesday that the withdrawal of environment clearance for the joint venture bauxite mining project of the Orissa Mining Corporation and Sterlite Industries had created an uncertain situation, the court said it would hold a final hearing in the case in January next year.

Scientists allege MNCs throttling bauxite mining

Last Updated: Thursday, October 21, 2010, 22:35

With Orissa having bauxite reserves of over 1.8 billion tonne a group of geologists and geoscientists today alleged that multinational companies were throttling development of the ore in the state.