Supreme Court judge lauds Swachh Bharat Abhiyan

Supreme Court judge Ranjan Gogoi today lauded the 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan' launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi this month saying it was a step in the direction of protecting and preserving the environment for which the apex court had taken the lead.

Tribals in Niyamgiri demonstrate against Bauxite m

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

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

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.

Revoke ECs issued for bauxite mining: TDP

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.

Vedanta`s bauxite project clearance after MoEF finding

The government on Wednesday said Vedanta`s bauxite mining project in Orissa would be given a final clearance only if it doesn`t violate the Forest Conservation Act.