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Indian villagers defeat British billionaire over plans to mine sacred mountain #Vedanta defeated !

An Indian tribe which worships its remote jungle mountain as a living god has inflicted a humiliating defeat on one of Britain’s wealthiest billionaires over his plans to open a vast aluminium ore mine on their land. <script src=”http://player.ooyala.com/player.js?height=315&embedCode=Q4dHB0ZDpsPps02yUSPlqGUfsv6CLG9k&video_pcode=RvbGU6Z74XE_a3bj4QwRGByhq9h2&width=560&deepLinkEmbedCode=Q4dHB0ZDpsPps02yUSPlqGUfsv6CLG9k”></script> By Dean… Continue Reading →

Let us pause and listen to the wisdom of the people of Niyamgiri #mustshare

KALPANA SHARMA, The Hindu, The HinduContainers carrying alumina from Vedanta Aluminium Ltd. Photo: Arunangsu Roy Chowdhury PTIAt a gram sabha in Niyamgiri hills, Kalahandi district. The locals are protesting against the proposal. The Niyamgiri tribals’ rejection of the State Government’s… Continue Reading →

Four letters India needs to learn by heart: FPIC

  FPIC is now endorsed not only by human rights bodies it also has the vote of pro-business institution Photo: Indranil Bhoumik/Mint   This attitude to adivasis can be crudely summarized thus: they don’t know what’s good for them, and… Continue Reading →

London -Vedanta AGM disrupted by worldwide protests again! #Kudos

1st August 2013. Foil Vedanta’s report with pictures: An inflatable monster representing Vedanta with the subsidiaries as snake like heads Today protesters from Foil Vedanta and other organizations held a loud carnival demonstration at the AGM of controversial FTSE 100… Continue Reading →

ब्रितानी कंपनी पर भारी पड़ रहे हैं ‘पहाड़ के वंशज’

फ़ैसल मोहम्मद अली बीबीसी संवाददाता, रायगढ़ा के बिश्मकटक से    गुरुवार, 1 अगस्त, 2013 को 11:08 IST तक के समाचार   लंदन में जब ब्रितानी कंपनी वेदांता के शेयर धारकों की सालाना बैठक की तैयारी हो रही है ठीक उसी… Continue Reading →

Eighth Village rejects Vedanta- Odisha Tribals block Vedanta Mining project #goodnews

Jul 30, 2013 (Dow Jones Commodities News via Comtex) –By Biman Mukherji and BS London-listed Vedanta Resources PLC’s (VED.LN) plan to mine bauxite in eastern India’s Orissa state has hit a roadblock with a majority of village councils in the… Continue Reading →

Seven straight rejections – Vedanta not to return to Niyamgiri for Mining

Author(s): Sayantan Bera [1] Issue Date: 2013-7-30 Seven straight rejections means a majority of the 12 villages have said ‘no’ to proposed bauxite mining A Dongria Kondh tribal sitting outside the meeting venue reacts to the camera (photos: Sayanta Bera) Broken… Continue Reading →

WE WON! Niyamgiri is saved! Lets celebrate at the AGM in London #Vedanta

The seventh palli sabha – at Vedanta’s darling CSR village, Phuldumer – has now cast its deciding majority vote and once again given a thundering NO to Vedanta’s Niyamgiri mine! This means more than half of the villages and the… Continue Reading →

Fifth Village says NO to mining in Niyamgiri #Goodnews

Palberi adds another no to mining in Niyamgiri Author(s): Sayantan Bera [1] Issue Date: 2013-7-26   Attending Member of Parliament asks Odisha government to include 112 villages Lado Sikaka wants to know what the papers say of the village council… Continue Reading →

Third Village rejects Mining and says Vedanta can go back to London and Mine #Goodnews

Non-tribal Tadijhola rejects mining proposal at Niyamgiri Author(s): Sayantan Bera [1] Issue Date: 2013-7-23 Palli sabha takes a dig at Odisha government for lack of education and health facilities 87 year old Sugri Gouda returns home after attending the Palli Sabha… Continue Reading →

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