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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......

Where are the jobs Modi promised; he's busy doing yoga: Rahul

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday directed his fire on Prime Minister Narendra Modi accusing him of hopping from scheme to scheme and the focus on the yoga event later this month and......

Rahul@'kisan rally': PM paying back industrialists who helped him

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi addresses the large gathering during the farmers rally at Ramlila Maidan in New Delhi. Photograph: PTI Congress top brass on Sunday launched an all-out attack......

10 quotes from Rahul Gandhi's kisan rally

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi, who just returned from a two-month absence from public life, said the new land bill is not only against the interests of farmers but also the tribals at the......

'Why are politicians handing over our forests to corporate houses?'

'How can protecting our forests be described as anti-national and promoting the economic interests of a company like Essar Energy with its head office registered in London be called as having......

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......

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......
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Vedanta to halve output at alumina refinery, cut jobs

NEW DELHI Vedanta Ltd( VDAN.NS ) will halve output at its 1 million tonne-a-year alumina refinery in Odisha state in about two months and cut jobs,... ...

http://in.reuters.com/article/2015/08/27/vedanta-output-idINKCN0QW0U320150827
Vedanta to close down Lanjigarh refinery due to falling metal prices

The Niyamgiri hilltop, which Vedanta wanted to mine, contained an estimated 72 million tonnes of bauxite. (Reuters) Anil Agarwal-owned Vedanta... ...

http://www.financialexpress.com/article/industry/companies/vedanta-to-close-down-lanjigarh-refinery-due-to-falling-metal-prices/126225/
Land Bill and the Indian economy

The Narendra Modi government has taken a giant leap backwards by failing to push ahead with the much-needed amendments to the land law. Its... ...

http://www.millenniumpost.in/NewsContent.aspx?NID=144893
Jitin Prasada

Jitin Prasada is a Congress leader and former Union minister. Speaking with Pratigyan Das, Prasada discussed Rahul Gandhi's feisty new appearance,... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/opinion/interviews/rahul-consistent-on-helping-underprivileged-vyapam-on-top-of-congress-list-jitin-prasada/articleshow/48325378.cms
Righting Forest Rights

The tribal affairs ministry, the nodal ministry for the implementation of the Forest Rights Act (FRA) 2006, has told the National Green Tribunal... ...

http://www.financialexpress.com/article/fe-columnist/righting-forest-rights/111217/

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