Former Congress MP says Rahul Gandhi was committed to Kondh tribes

Apparently corroborating former union minister Jayanthi Natarajan's statement on Rahul Gandhi's intervention relating to rejection of green clearance to Vedanta's mining project, former party MP Pradeep Majhi on Friday said this speaks of the Congress vice-president's commitment towards the 'Dangaria Kondh' tribes in Niyamgiri hills.

Third village says no to mining atop Niyamgiri Hills

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.

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.

Religious rights of tribals should be protected: SC

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

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

Rahul reaffirms support to tribals on Niyamgiri

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

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

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.