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How the government steals tribal land

'Which one of us would give up our flats for development?''We insist that others, who are unwilling but weak, make all the sacrifices on our behalf and then we are puzzled when there is violence......

'You can't bribe nature'

'You have to respect nature. You won't respect nature unless you see nature's fury.' IMAGE: National Disaster Relief Force personnel rescue marooned Chennai residents. Environmentalist Nityanand......

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......

'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......

11 things about Rahul Gandhi/UPA we learnt from Jayanthi Natarajan

Here are 11 things we learnt about Rahul Gandhi’s style of functioning from former Union minister Jayanthi Natarajan’s November 2014 letter to Congress President Sonia Gandhi. On......

Mining at Niyamgiri hills: Battle takes new turn

'As of now there are no mining activities,' but 'who knows the future?' IMAGE: Demonstrators, dressed as characters from the film Avatar, protest against British mining company Vedanta Resources.......

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......

Vedanta not to pull out of Orissa

Vedanta Group, which was denied mining rights in Orissa's Niyamgiri hills, on Thursdaysaid it will not pull out of the state."There is no possibility of pulling out of Orissa," chief operating......

Vedanta's project in Orissa illegal: Rahul

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Thursday termed as "illegal" Vedanta's bauxite mining project in Orissa's Niyamgiri hills which was denied environmental clearance by the Centre. "What was going on......
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Dongria Kondhs move cops for basic facilities

Koraput: Leaders of Dongria Kondhs, the tribals opposing mining of Niyamgiri hills, have demanded basic facilities in their villages in Rayagada... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/bhubaneswar/Dongria-Kondhs-move-cops-for-basic-facilities/articleshow/52982476.cms
Tribal killed in fake encounter

Bhubaneswar: City-based Visthapan Virodhi Jan Vikas Andolan, an outfit fighting for tribal rights, came down heavily on the state government over... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/bhubaneswar/Outfit-Tribal-killed-in-fake-encounter/articleshow/52825990.cms
Fact-finding team visits Dangamati

Odisha Sun Times Bureau Kalyansinghpur, Jun 19: A fact-finding team led by former Chief Justice of Bombay High Court Justice B G Kolse Patil... ...

http://odishasuntimes.com/2016/06/19/niyamgiri-fake-encounter-case-fact-finding-team-visits-dangamati/
Vedanta eyes bauxite auctions for feeding Lanjigarh refinery

London-listed Vedanta Resources is looking up to auctions of bauxite blocks to clinch long-term raw material security for its alumina refinery at... ...

http://wap.business-standard.com/article/companies/vedanta-eyes-bauxite-auctions-for-feeding-lanjigarh-refinery-116061800615_1.html
Groves to be conserved to protect tribal culture

An integral part of tribal culture, 700 sacred groves in Odisha -- out of 2,100 identified by the state government -- will be conserved this year... ...

http://www.thestatesman.com/news/odisha/groves-to-be-conserved-to-protect-tribal-culture/148884.html

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