Vedanta Mining Project

  • SC order on Vedanta to impact all mining operations in India April 18, 2013

    Vedanta Aluminium's plan to mine the bauxite-rich Niyamgiri mountains in Kalahandi district in Orissa suffered a major jolt after the the Supreme Court on Thursday said that consent must be taken from the Gram Sabha first. ...
  • SC verdict on Vedanta's Odisha mining project today April 18, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court will on Thursday pronounce its verdict on whether Vedanta should be allowed to mine aluminium in the Niyamgiri Hills in Kalahandi district of Odisha or not. In 2008, the Supreme Court gave phase 2 clearance to Vedanta to mine at Niyamgiri but after Congress...
  • Vedanta mining project in Orissa rejected August 24, 2010

    New Delhi: The fate of the controversial Vedanta bauxite mining project in Orissa has been sealed with Environment Ministry rejecting the project, saying forest laws have been violated. While rejecting the project Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh on Tuesday said that Vedanta Resources had seriously violated some regulations and the decision was...
  • Mayawati buys peace by upping farmer pay-out August 17, 2010

    New Delhi: In the face of the criticism in Parliament and protest from farmers, the Mayawati government on Tuesday decided to hike the compensation to the farmers by 20 per cent at Rs 570 per square metre. A team of top state officials led by state cabinet secretary Sashankh Sekhar...