ब्रिटिश कंपनी वेदांता की नियमगिरी के जंगलों में खनन करने की परियोजना को तगड़ा झटका लगा है। स्था नीय डोंगरिया कोंध आदिवासियों की 12वीं और अंतिम ग्राम सभा ने नियमगिरी के जंगलों में खनन की इजाजत देने

Quick step by govt to provide alternate source only hope for Lanjigarh refinery

The 12-0 drubbing in gram sabhas held to seek a referendum on bauxite mining in Niyamgiri hills has pushed into uncertainty the fate of Rs 5,000 crore one million tonne refinery of Vedanta Aluminium (VAL) at Lanjigarh, which is struggling to stay in operation by sourcing bauxite from different places outside Odisha.

Decision of palli sabha crucial for running one million tonne of alumina refinery plant of VAL at Niyamgiri foot hills

Tribals of Lakhapadar village in Rayagada district voted against the plan to mine bauxite on Niyamgiri hills, making it the 10th gram sabha to reject the proposal.

All the five villages of Kalahandi have voted against mining in Niyamgiri hills.

“The government should remember they have no right over Niyamgiri. Every gram sabha has said a loud no to mining.”

Vedanta is unlikely to get clearance to mine Niyamgiri hills to feed its alumina refinery at Lanjigarh in Odisha.

The tribals of Niyamgiri hills on Monday unanimously rejected the proposal of bauxite mining in the seventh gram sabha held at Phuldumer village in Kalahandi district.

Vedanta Resources Plc's plans to mine bauxite to feed its alumina refinery in the eastern Indian state of Odisha have suffered a blow after a majority of local residents voted against mining around

Vedanta Aluminium Limited belonging to London-listed Vedanta Resources Plc appears to have received a setback on Monday with the rejection of the proposal by tribal people at all gram sabhas held i

Sourcing bauxite from other states to add Rs 600 cr to cost.