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Odisha- Gram sabha ball set to roll for Vedanta bid to mine at Niyamgiri Hills

Gram sabha ball set to roll Satyanarayan Pattnaik & Sandeep Mishra, TNN | Jun 1, 2013, 01.20 AM IST BHUBANESWAR/ KORAPUT: Adhering to the Supreme Court‘s order to conduct gram sabhas to decide the fate of Vedanta bid to mine bauxite at Niyamgiri hills,… Continue Reading →

Activist alleges Odisha govt trying to manipulate SC order on bauxite mining

  Hindustan Times  Bhubaneswar, May 29, 2013   First Published: 18:42 IST(29/5/2013) | Last Updated: 18:45 IST(29/5/2013)     Lok Shakti Abhiyan president Prafulla Samantara on Wednesday alleged the Odisha government was attempting to subvert the recent order of the Supreme… Continue Reading →

Anti-Vedanta campaign gathers steam

TNN May 28, 2013, 12.17AM IST   KORAPUT: With the Supreme Court leaving it to villagers to decide the fate of Vedanta‘s mining plan at Niyamgiri hills at gram sabhas, the anti-mining campaign at villages situated in and around Niyamgiri hills… Continue Reading →

Odisha – Niyamgiri tribe’s question on Gram Sabha issue #Video

KBKNews, May 27 Under a scorching sun, after walking miles and miles in the hilly terrain, these bare feet have come here to tell the most astounding tale, if we care to hear them out: stories of human grit, resolution,… Continue Reading →

Odisha pays scant heed to tribal ministry’s directions on mining for Vedanta

Author(s): Kumar Sambhav S… Issue Date: 2013-5-27 State invites forest rights claims from only a dozen villages on Niyamgiri hill slope Vedanta‘s bauxite mining proposal in Niyamgiri hills in Kalahandi has been stiffly opposed by affected tribals and forest dwellers… Continue Reading →

Vedanta mining: Government seeks Judicial Officer from HC

By Express News Service – BHUBANESWAR 27th May 2013 12:28 PM Photos The State Government has requested Chief Justice of the Orissa High Court to nominate a judicial officer of the rank of district judge as observer for the proposed gram… Continue Reading →

Anti-Vedanta cry gets shriller- Tribals made aware of ill- effects of Mining

Satyanarayan Patnaik & Riyan Ramanath V, TNN May 19, 2013, 0 Koraput/BHUBANESWAR: The Niyamgiri Surakshya Samiti (NSS), an organization fighting against bauxite mining at Lanjigarh by Vedanta Aluminium Limited (VAL), is out to woo tribals to rally for its cause. During… Continue Reading →

Odisha to seek six more weeks to conduct Niyamgiri Gram Sabhas

BS Reporter  |  Bhubaneswar  May 17, 2013 In its April 18 order, SC had directed the Odisha govt to conduct Gram Sabhas at Niyamgiri within three months to seek the mandate of the locals             The… Continue Reading →

Anti-Vedanta body to march near Niyamgiri

The march next week will inform villagers about the gram sabha to be conducted as directed by court Ruchira Singh , livemint First Published: Wed, May 08 2013. The gram sabha (village council) will play a crucial role in deciding whether Vedanta… Continue Reading →

Tribal affairs ministry gets cracking on apex court’s order on Vedanta #goodnews

Author(s): Kumar Sambhav S… Issue Date: 2013-5-2 Odisha government gets a slew of orders to ensure the order is properly implemented The ministry of tribal affairs seems to have pulled up its socks to ensure the Supreme Court’s order in… Continue Reading →

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