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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.

Activists protest at Vedanta's AGM over alleged illegalities

Vedanta Resources is reportedly embroiled in scandals and accused of wrongdoings related to its plans of bauxite drilling in Odisha's Niyamgiri hills.

Vedanta to await local consent for Indian bauxite mine

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.

Odisha to give bauxite to Vedanta

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.

First Gram Sabha held in Niyamgiri, mining opposed

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.

SC to expedite hearing of Orissa's plea on Sterlite

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.