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#India -Tribals oppose alternate mine to Vedanta #indigenous

       BS Reporter  |  Kolkata/ Bhubaneswar  February 19, 2013 Niyamgiri Suraksha Samiti (NSS), an outfit of tribals agitating against the alumina refinery of Vedanta Aluminium (VAL) at Lanjigarh in Kalahandi district, on Tuesday sought Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi’s… Continue Reading →

“We don’t want more money… we don’t want Jaitapur”

Mumbai, February 15, 2013 Staff Reporter, The Hindi The Maharashtra government’s decision to give increased compensation to the Project-Affected People (PAP) of the proposed 9900-MW Jaitapur Nuclear Power Plant (JNPP), in the backdrop of French President Francois Hollande’s visit to India,… Continue Reading →

Showcause notice to Vedanta unit for violating EPA #goodenws

BS Reporter  |  Kolkata/ Bhubaneswar  February 12, 2013 The Jharsuguda district administration has issued show cause notice to the alumina smelting and power generation unit of Vedanta Aluminium Ltd (VAL) for construction work in the area violating the provisions mentioned in… Continue Reading →

#Vedanta vs the government: Just a lovers’ tiff? #tribalrights

by Sandip Roy Dec 19, 2012   Earlier this month Vedanta Aluminium Limited (VAL) announced it was closing its Lanjigarh refinery in Odisha. VAL’s chief executive officer told the Hindustan Times, “Despite out concerted efforts over the past three months to ensure sustainable supplies of… Continue Reading →

#India- Companies like #Vedanta are brazenly taking over #Governance

How Big Business Gets Its Way BY Mihir Srivastava EMAIL AUTHOR(S), Opne Magazine Tagged Under | governance | Vedanta | capital cronyism Nexus Dongria Kond tribals protesting atop the Niyamgiri hill (Photos: MIHIR SRIVASTAVA) » Ratan Tata, weeks before relinquishing control… Continue Reading →

Tribal Districts Show Heavy Forest Degradation

India’s forest cover decreased by 367 square kilometers between 2007 and 2009, and it was primarily tribal and hilly regions that were to blame, according to the biennial forest survey released last week by the Ministry of Environment and Forest. The report… Continue Reading →

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