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Niyamgiri Hills

Vedanta gets Support from Odisha Government

Even though the company was cornered after it failed to get the nod of gram sabhas for the bauxite mining in Niyamgiri Hills, it received full support of the ruling BJD government in Odisha in the election year. As per the new agreements,…

Second Gram Sabha rejects Vedanta in Niyamgiri

Just four days after the first Gram Sabha at Serkapadi village rejected bauxite mining in Niyamgiri hills, the second Gram Sabha held at Kesarpadi in Rayagada district, has also opposed the mining by Vedanta. 10 more Gram Sabhas to be held…

First Gram Sabha says NO to Niyamgiri Mining

The tribals strongly objected to Vedanta's proposed bauxite mining project on the Niyamgiri Hills at the first gram sabha held at Serkapadi village under Muniguda block in Rayagada district on Thursday. The Dongaria Kondh tribal people…

Gram Sabha gets Power in Niyamgiri Hills

There is no respite for the Vedanta Group, as the Supreme Court rejected its claims over the Niyamgiri Hills, ruling that only Gram Sabha will hold the power to decide whether to allow mining in that area or not. The apex court asked the…
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