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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,…

7th Gram Sabha too rejects Niyamgiri Mining

Out of 12 Gram Sabhas, seven have been held so far to decide the fate of Vedanta in Niyamgiri Hills. All of them have rejected the bauxite mining, saying that would impact their livelihood and threaten their existence. The seventh Gram…

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…

Jairam Ramesh announces Package for Kalahandi

TNI Bureau: The political battle between the state and Centre took an interesting turn amid the controversy over the Niyamgiri Hills in Kalahandi with the package announced by Union development minister Jairam Ramesh, who had cancelled…

Vedanta shuts down Lanjigarh Refinery Plant

TNI Bureau: Vedanta Aluminium Ltd (VAL) announced a temporary shutdown of its alumina refinery plant at Lanjigarh in Odisha due to lack of bauxite. The company had decided to close the refinery plant on December 5, but the scarcity of raw…
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