The bauxite mining project had suffered a jolt two years ago, after all 12 gram sabhas held in and around the Niyamgiri hill range voted unanimously against it

Mines’ e-auction: States told to find out reasons for poor responseThe much-hyped e-auction of non-coal minerals has not yielded the desired response.

The natural resources and environment ministry plans to amend the Environment Quality Act 1974 to give it more bite to act against environment polluters.

VIJAYAWADA: The officials of Mines and Geology Department are awaiting guidelines on bauxite mining in the agency area of Visakhapatnam district in the wake of Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu an

No government can take a decision against people’s wishes when it comes to bauxite mining, YSRC president Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy has declared.

Vizianagaram: Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu said the TD government would take up bauxite mining in the Vizag Agency only when the locals wanted it.

5 states kick off auction process of 28 mines for captive use

Biodiversity will adversely affect, it says

Visakhapatnam: With protest against bauxite resonating in Visakha Agency, MLC MVS Sarma has urged President Pranab Mukherjee and AP governor ESL Narasimham to intervene in the issue to stop mining

The report, Mining, the Aluminium Industry and Indigenous Peoples: Enhancing Corporate Respect for Indigenous Peoples’ Rights, provides a global overview of the challenges facing indigenous peoples, and presents five case studies from Australia, Cambodia, Guinea, India and Suriname.