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India’s Dongria Kondh tribe has overwhelmingly rejected plans by British mining giant Vedanta Resources for an open-pit bauxite mine in their sacred Niyamgiri Hills.
Mining giant Vedanta Resources has been humiliated ahead of its AGM after tribal villages in India voted against its plans to build a bauxite mine on their sacred mountain.
Amnesty has welcomed a ruling by India’s Supreme Court over a long-running battle between mining company Vedanta Resources and indigenous communities in Orissa.
A rally of defiance has taken place at the foothills of India’s Niyamgiri Hills by thousands of tribal people opposing to Vedanta’s controversial mine.
The controversial British mining company Vedanta Resources says it will close its bauxite refinery in the state of Orissa this December.
India’s Dongria Kondh tribe has sent a strong message to Anil Agarwal, chairman of Vedanta Resources, ahead of the company's AGM in London
One of the world’s most controversial mines is back in the spotlight after hundreds protested against renewed efforts to mine India’s Niyamgiri Hills.
Vedanta Resources will face vocal protests at its AGM today, as NGOs urge the company to give up on their notorious Niyamgiri mine in Orissa, India.
India’s Supreme Court is to consider a new attempt to give a green-light to FTSE 100 Vedanta Resources’ bauxite mine in Orissa state, east India.
The FTSE 100 mining giant Vedanta is challenging a ban on mining the sacred mountain of India’s Dongria Kondh tribe.