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.

Around 8,000 tribals, who would be directly affected by the proposed mining of bauxite in the 1212 hectares in Jerrila and Chintapalli Reserve Forests for which the government issued orders for div

Mukuna Sikaka, 32, is a visitor to the health camp held by the local administration at Sakata village in the Rayagada district, around 30 km from here, the site of Vedanta's alumina refinery.

The Government of Andhra Pradesh has issued a GO on Thursday authorising the Andhra Pradesh Mineral Development Corporation Limited (APMDC) to take up bauxite mining in 1212 hectares of forest land

Centre directs states to move away from arbitrary, first-come-firstserve basis; implementation by states will be reviewed this month

Organisations like Niyamgiri Surakshya Samity (NSS), Lok Sangram Manch (LSM) and All India Kisan Mazdoor Sabha (AIKMS) have decided to restart organising people’s movement against alleged attempt o

The Odisha government is contemplating to revive its proposed mining project at Niyamgiri Hills and hold Gram Sabha in the area again, state government officials said.

The central-sector National Aluminium Company (Nalco) had a sigh of relief as the Odisha government finally allocated the Potangi bauxite mines in its favour.

‘Abducted TDP men will be put on trial if plan is not dropped’