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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 →

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 →

Eight tight slaps from Niyamgiri tribals to Vedanta Mining Project

Tuesday, Aug 6, 2013, 7:00 IST | Agency: DNA   Garga Chatterjee You lifted one fistful of salt And an empire was shamed. Lift One fistful of rubble Now And pour it on our shameless heads. (by Gopal Gandhi on… 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 →

Fourth Tribal Village, says no to mining by #Vedanta in Niyamgiri #Goodnews

  Debabrata Mohanty : Kunakadu, Thu Jul 25 2013,IE   Rainclouds hung over Niyamgiri hills, but the cloud of uncertainty over Vedanta Alumina’s 1 million tonne per annum alumina refinery plant at Lanjigarh, Kalahandi, deepened further after the fourth pallisabha on… 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 →

#India – Odisha Govt manipulating records to help #Vedanta ? #Tribalrights #indigenous

As the date for gram sabha meetings to decide the fate of mining in Niyamgiri hills nears, activists and Dongria Kondhs allege Odisha government conspiring to ensure no claim of religious rights is made over the proposed bauxite mining area… Continue Reading →

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