NEW DELHI: Global Witness, an international organization whose aim is to expose links between the demand for natural resources, corruption, armed conflict and environmental destruction, released on

Goldman Environment (Green Nobel) prize winner Prafulla Samatara remembered Rabi Ray, the founder member of Lokshakti Abhijan, and gave him the credit for the award.

BHUBANESWAR: Tribals of Niyamgiri on Tuesday sought the intervention of Governor SC Jamir to stop the State Government from trying to convene gram sabha meetings again for bauxite mining in the hil

Mining industry Supreme Court had ruled in April 2013 that the Vedanta Group’s bauxite mining project in the Niyamgiri hills will have to get clearance from the gram sabhas

BHAWANIPATNA: Green activists have raised their voice against the move by the State Government, which has recently filed an interlocutory application in the Supreme Court, seeking fresh ‘palli sabh

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

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.

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

With pulses too expensive and unavailable on PDS, the urban and rural poor are relying heavily on starch for sustenance

Dongria Kondh tribals in Kalahandi and Ryagada districts on Wednesday demanded a complete withdrawal of the Vedanta Aluminium Ltd (VAL) from the area since the Palli Sabhas held under the directive

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