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Niyamgiri's 'saviour' Rahul holds first road show in Odisha

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Sunday hit back at Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik for calling the national party "corrupt", saying the ruling Biju Janata Dal is responsible for a......

In the line of fire: '5 architects of Congress' poll debacle'

Disappointed and angry Congress members are likely to train their guns on Rahul Gandhi’s team of advisors for inept handling of the 2014 Lok Sabha poll campaign, says Rediff.com contributor......

Sonia to Odisha voters: Don't get misled by tall promises

Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Saturday cautioned people against political parties making 'tall pre-election promises' and asked voters not to get misled and carried away. "The country is......

Mine mafia running Odisha government: Rahul

Accusing the Biju Janata Dal government in Odisha of hijacking the credit for the work done through the welfare programmes of UPA government, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Monday claimed......

'The AAP is the new game in town'

'For now, the AAP is the conversation,' Lord Meghnad Desai tells Rediff.com's Sanchari Bhattacharya. 'Everyone is talking about the 'Delhi model'. They have made so much difference. They have......

Vedanta awaits nod to resume bauxite mining in Odisha

Billionaire NRI Anil Agarwal-led Vedanta Resources has made it clear that it will not look at mining bauxite from the Niyamgiri hills to feed its Rs 5,000 crore (Rs 50 billion) Lanjigarh alumina......

Why cancellation of Vedanta's Niyamgiri project is worrying

The precedent set by the Niyamgiri cancellation is problematic. Several principles of justice have been violated.  The government of Odisha is likely to appeal to the Supreme Court against the......

Niyamraja's subjects won't bow to Vedanta

The battle is won but celebrations are awaited -- that sums up the mood of tribals who unanimously rejected the plan to mine bauxite on Odisha’s Niyamgiri hills during the course of 12 gram......

Jolt for Vedanta as mining in Niyamgiri Hills voted out

In what could be a jolt for Vedanta Aluminium Ltd, the fate of the beleaguered proposal to mine bauxite in Odisha’s Niyamgiri Hills was sealed on Monday, with the seventh of the 12 gram......

Third gram sabha rejects Niyamgiri mining plan

The villagers of Tadijhola in Kalahandi district of Odisha rejected the proposal for bauxite mining in Niyamgiri hills on Tuesday, becoming the third gram sabha to do so. Of 22 eligible voters in......

Katie Holmes to join Glee cast

Katie Holmes could be next in line to join the cast of television musical Glee. The former Dawson's Creek star is apparently in talks with the Fox network bosses to feature in a five-part guest......

Well done, Boman Irani

Who says middle-aged men can't look forward to a career in Bollywood? Theatre actor Boman Irani was 44-years-old when he took to films and wowed us with his performance in Munnabhai MBBS. His......

The man who cuts Rahman's hair

At 35, he's one of Bollywood's best known hairstylists. Among other things, Ryan D'Rozario was responsible for A R Rahman's straight hair at the Grammy Awards. Which is why it comes as a shock......

Images: Celebrities' Day Out

Nope, we're not talking about the ego kind. Priyanka Chopra whose latest movie, Kaminey is being lapped up by critics, was spotted along with industrialist Anil Ambani's wife Tina......

The making of Saif Ali Khan

No journey has a point if it doesn't get you anywhere. And that's what makes Saif Ali Khan a steady rider. Despite the ups and downs, he kept going -- steadily, sincerely. That is also what makes......

First innings deficit was too much to handle: Dhoni

Skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni conceded that the first innings deficit was too much to handle and defeat was inevitable after India conceded a massive 484-run lead to South Africa in the first Test......

Even Tendulkar probably not at his absolute best: Ponting

Australian captain Ricky Ponting says he can no longer be at his "absolute best" with the bat but that should hardly be a surprise or concern as even an icon like Sachin Tendulkar is not at his......

Federer joins an elite club

Roger Federer's come-from-behind win over Colombian Alejandro Falla in the first round at Wimbledon put him in elite company, writes Bikash Mohapatra. Another Grand Slam, another record. Roger......

Images: India-South Africa, 2nd Test, Day 5

The morning session of the final day's play in the second Test at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata went according to plan for the South Africans, as they kept the Indian bowlers at bay for......

Ancelotti combines shy persona with wry smile

New Chelsea manager Carlo Ancelotti is well-trained in dealing with the whims of multi-millionaire footballers and club owners despite often coming across as shy and reserved. The 49-year-old......
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Villagers oppose Vedanta survey work in Koraput

KORAPUT: Another tribal revolt against mining is in the offing as villagers are gearing up to protest against government decision of providing... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/bhubaneswar/Villagers-oppose-Vedanta-survey-work-in-Koraput/articleshow/42788545.cms
To help Vedanta, Orissa nudges Centre for Karlapat bauxite mines

Anil Agarwal-owned Vedanta Resources has prospecting licence for 3 laterite mines in Koraput, expecting to get some amount of bauxite from it.... ...

http://www.financialexpress.com/news/to-help-vedanta-orissa-nudges-centre-for-karlapat-bauxite-mines/1290234/
The Temptations of Peace

Just as the experiences of living through the 2008 Kandhamal riots vary considerably from person to person, so do their expectations for justice.... ...

http://www.tehelka.com/odisha-6-years-after-anti-christian-kandhamal-riots/
Green short cuts

Ever since coming into office, the Narendra Modi government has applied considerable energy to the problem of India's environmental regulation.... ...

http://www.smartinvestor.in/market/Features-264988-Featuresdet-Green_short_cuts.htm
Green short cuts

Now, government tries to end local consent for deforestation Business Standard Editorial Comment | New Delhi September 10, 2014 Last Updated at... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/opinion/green-short-cuts-114091001389_1.html

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