AAP welcomes HC order on donations to BJP, Congress from Vedanta

AAP hailed the order of the Delhi High Court directing the authorities to take action against Congress and BJP for receiving donations from United Kingdom-based Vedanta Resources` subsidiaries on the ground that it violates laws.

PIL alleging foreign fundings to Cong, BJP: Delhi HC reserves order

The Delhi High Court on Friday reserved its order on a PIL seeking a court-monitored probe against Congress and BJP for allegedly receiving fundings from Indian subsidiaries of UK-based Vedanta Resources in violation of various laws.

Activist hails scrapping of Vedanta`s Odisha mining plan

An anti-displacement activist Saturday hailed the central government`s decision to reject Vedanta`s plan to mine Odisha`s Niyamgiri hills for bauxite.

Vedanta`s 50,000 crore project in Odisha rejected by all 12 villages

In a blow to the Odisha government`s plan for bauxite mining for Vedanta on the Niyamgiri hills, the 12th and last gram sabha held today in Rayagada district also rejected it.

Vedanta may reopen Lanjigarh refinery by June-end

Vedanta Aluminium Ltd (VAL) on Friday said it is hopeful of reopening its 1-mtpa refinery plant at Lanjigarh, Orissa by June end.

CAG report is not the final word on any issue: SC

CAG report commands respect and cannot be brushed aside but it cannot be the final word on an issue, the Supreme Court said on Thursday.

Refer Land Acquisition Bill to Select Committee: Brinda Karat

Addressing a press conference, Karat said some provisions of the Bill run contrary to Supreme Court`s ruling with regard to Vedanta`s bauxite mining project in Odisha.

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.

Cong demands tabling of Lokpal report on Vedanta

Opposition Congress demanded immediate tabling of the Lokpal`s special report on
the controversial Vedanta University project.

Vedanta scam: Guv nod sought for CM`s prosecution

A trade union leader has
sought Orissa Governor M C Bhandare`s sanction for prosecution
of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik in wake of the Lokpal report
on the controversial Vedanta University project in Puri.

Vedanta buys $1.5 bn stake in Cairn India: Source

Mining group Vedanta Resources Plc, which is struggling to get government nod to take over Cairn India, Tuesday bought 10.5 percent stake in the company from Malaysia`s Petronas.

Orissa moves SC against denial of green nod to Vedanta

The Orissa government approached the Supreme Court challenging the Centre`s decision
to reject environmental clearance to Vedanta bauxite mining
project in Niyamgiri Hills.

Vedanta buyout of Cairn, another 2G in the making: CPI-M MP

A CPI-M member asked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to reject approval to "a
fly-by-night operator" with no experience in oil sector.

Vedanta exploring other bauxite sources

Hopeful of Central nod for six-fold expansion for its alumina refinery here soon, Vedanta said it was also exploring various bauxite sources to feed its unit, hit by denial of mining operations in Niyamgiri hills.

Orissa HC to hear Vedanta plea on Feb 2

Orissa HC fixed February 2 for adjudicating the petition filed by Vedanta Alumina Limited (VAL) challenging the decision of Center in rejecting its Stage-II bauxite mining in Niyamgiri Hills.

Cong MLA climbs on Orissa Speaker`s podium

A Cong MLA climbed onto Speaker`s podium during an agitation to reiterate demand for CM`s resignation.

Rally celebrates dumping of Vedanta varsity plan

Thousands of people from a cross-section of society took out a motorcycle rally in Puri district as a mark of their victory.

Vedanta to appear before MoEF on Sept 30

The company`s proposed mining project at Niyamgiri hills was rejected by the ministry last month after the Saxena Committee accused Vedanta of violating the environment
protection law and the forest conservation act.

After Vedanta & Polavaram, BJD rally to focus on Posco project

The ruling BJD in Orissa is organising another convention at Jagatsinghpur on Saturday to create public opinion against stalling of the proposed Posco steel plant.

Govt says Vedanta refinery breaches green laws

Environment Ministry now issuing a show-cause notice to it to reply within a fortnight on allegedly expanding the capacity of its refinery and captive power plant in Orissa without taking green clearance.