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Odisha to give bauxite to Vedanta

Last Updated: Saturday, January 11, 2014, 19:46

An Odisha minister on Saturday said that rejection of the mining proposal on Niyamgiri hills was 'unfortunate' and steps would be taken to alternatively source bauxite for Vedanta's refinery.

Third village says no to mining atop Niyamgiri Hills

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 23, 2013, 19:50

After 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 on Tuesday.

First Gram Sabha held in Niyamgiri, mining opposed

Last Updated: Thursday, July 18, 2013, 22:12

The tribal residents at the first Gram Sabha in Odisha's Rayagada district Thursday opposed the bauxite mining at Niyamgiri Hills for Vedanta's refinery at Lanjigarh in Kalahandi district.

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.

Religious rights of tribals should be protected: SC

Last Updated: Friday, April 19, 2013, 19:35

Religious and customary rights of tribals should be protected in addition to their individual and community rights by the government, Supreme Court has said.

Odisha mining: Congress welcomes SC verdict

Last Updated: Thursday, April 18, 2013, 15:12

Congress on Thursday welcomed the Supreme Court`s judgment of stalling Vedanta`s proposed bauxite mining in Niyamgiri Hills.

SC to expedite hearing of Orissa's plea on Sterlite

Last Updated: Monday, April 09, 2012, 19:55

The Supreme Court Monday agreed to expedite its hearing of Orissa Government's appeal against the Centre's decision to withdraw its environmental clearance to Vedanta group firm Sterlite for its bauxite mining project in Niyamgiri Hills.

Rahul reaffirms support to tribals on Niyamgiri

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 13, 2011, 20:45

Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday made it clear that there would no change in Centre`s stand on the proposed bauxite mining project at Niyamgiri hills even as there had been a reshuffle in the union Cabinet.

Land acquisition for Vedanta University quashed

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 16, 2010, 14:32

The Orissa High Court Tuesday quashed the process of land acquisition for Vedanta University in Puri and directed the government to return the acquired land to its owners, a lawyer said.

Green norms violated at Niyamgiri Hills: Environment Min team

Last Updated: Friday, March 12, 2010, 23:52

In a fresh jolt to mining multinational Vedanta Resources, a Union Environment Ministry team has found violations of green norms at its bauxite project at Niyamgiri hills in Kalahandi district of Orissa.