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Mining in the Niyamgiri Hills and Tribal Rights

2008-4-12 · mining bauxite in the Niyamgiri hills. However, the decision offered the tribe only a temporary reprieve, as the court ordered the company''s Indian unit, Sterlite Industries,10 to come back with a new proposal for the project. The court has also provided an escape clause for the mining giants, by setting up a special purpose

Tribals in India''s Niyamgiri are resisting Vedanta''s ...

2019-3-28 · The state-owned Odisha Mining Corporation was supposed to provide the bauxite extract, obtained from the Niyamgiri hills, to the Vedanta refinery. But when the Supreme Court ruling, in April 2013, said that the village councils …

Niyamgiri still out of reach, Vedanta scouts for other ...

2013-8-19 · Niyamgiri still out of reach, Vedanta scouts for other bauxite sources. Biodiverse Gandhamardan where mining attempts were abandoned earlier after massive public protests also on the radar of metal giant. Vedanta Alumina …

Mining at Niyamgiri hills: Battle takes new turn

2016-3-3 · Tribal organisations and the Dongria Kondhs, who consider the Niyamgiri Hills sacred, have been locked in a battle since 2013 over the Anil Agarwal-owned Vedanta Resources'' plans to mine bauxite ...

Niyamgiri verdict a victory for tribal rights, says ...

2013-4-23 · The human rights group, Amnesty International has welcomed the Supreme Court judgement on bauxite mining at Niyamgiri Hills in Odisha''s Kalahandi district. Amnesty said, SC''s ruling that the indigenous (Adivasi) …

Niyamgiri-Vedanta Bauxite Mining, India | EJAtlas

While the refinery in Lanjigarh has been built, it depends on bauxite brought by train and truck from far away. Vedanta Ltd has been unable to get final permission for mining bauxite from the Niyamgiri Hills. The Supreme Court of India asked in April 2013 for public consultations in villages and hamlets in the Niyamgiri hills.

Mining in the Niyamgiri Hills and Tribal Rights | Request PDF

The Orissa government''s agreement with Vedanta Alumina to allow mining of bauxite deposits in the Niyamgiri hills, the home of the Dongaria Kondha tribe, …

Government rejects Vedanta''s bauxite mining plans in …

2014-1-11 · Government rejects Vedanta''s bauxite mining plans in Niyamgiri Premium The government''s rejection is the latest development in a nearly …

Claiming Niyamgiri: the Dongria Kondh''s Struggle against ...

2022-1-4 · The proposed mining plant is located at the top of the Niyamgiri Hills and the alumina refinery is situated at the foothills, near Lanjigarh. The construction of an approach road to the mining site and conveyor belts for transporting ore from the mine to the refinery requires the felling of numerous trees and massive deforestation drives.

Niyamgiri tribals reject Vedanta''s mining project ...

2013-8-29 · Tribals in Orissa''s Niyamgiri hills reject Vedanta''s bauxite mining project in a landmark referendum. On August 13, two days before India celebrated its 67th Independence Day, a tiny village deep ...

Niyamgiri: Vedanta''s battleground for bauxite

Niyamgiri: Vedanta''s battleground for bauxite. And, perhaps, its Waterloo. With the Union ministry of environment and forests refusing to allow the company to mine bauxite in Orissa''s Niyamgiri hill, the UK-based mining giant''s troubles have multiplied. The quest to resolve all disagreements regarding the company''s Lanjigarh alumina refinery ...

Mining Conflict in the Niyamgiri Hills, India | Climate ...

Plans to mine the Niyamgiri Hills fostered conflicts between indigenous peoples in the eastern Indian state of Odisha and a large multinational mining corporation based in the United Kingdom. The local indigenous groups have successfully protested and forced India''s Supreme Court to stop all plans to mine the Niyamgiri.

BankTrack – Bauxite mine Niyamgiri Hills

About Bauxite mine Niyamgiri Hills. On October 5th, 2004 an official agreement was signed between the Orissa Mining Corporation (OMC) and Sterlite Industries, a subsidiary of Vedanta Resources plc, for the purpose of mining of bauxite reserves at at the foot of the Niyamgiri mountain, near the town of Lanjigarh.

Tribal claims against the Vedanta Bauxite mine in …

2018-12-10 · 2 the mine was proposed as part vedanta''s aluminium production complex. a greenfield aluminium refinery at Lanjigarh, at the foothills of the niyamgiri hills, became opera-tional in 2008. the mine would supply bauxite to the refinery. 3 the proposed mine and aluminium complex are located within a region of great eco-

Mining in the Niyamgiri Hills ''s massive and Tribal Rights

2008-8-8 · mining bauxite in the Niyamgiri hills. However, the decision offered the tribe only a temporary reprieve, as the court ordered the company''s Indian unit, Sterlite Industries,10 to come back with a new proposal for the project. The court has also provided an escape clause for the mining giants, by setting up a special purpose

Green norms violated at Niyamgiri Hills: Environment Min ...

2010-3-13 · Green norms violated at Niyamgiri Hills: Environment Min team. In a fresh jolt to mining multinational Vedanta Resources, a Union Environment Ministry team has found violations of green norms at its bauxite project at Niyamgiri hills in Kalahandi district of Orissa.

Second Niyamgiri vote also a no to bauxite mining ...

On Thursday, the proposal to mine bauxite atop Niyamgiri hills had received a blow at the first people''s council meeting at Serkapadi, with 38 eligible voters of the village opposing the move. At the second palli sabha, of Kesarpadi''s 36 eligible voters, 33, including 23 women members, turned up for the meeting, which was delayed by 40 ...

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Odisha''s Niyamgiri Hills – and Its People – Are Still Under Threat

Odisha moves Supreme Court for relook on Niyamgiri

2016-2-26 · The Odisha government on Thursday moved the Supreme Court wanting reconvening of gram sabhas so as to take another look into whether bauxite mining in the Niyamgiri hills will be tantamount to an ...

Gathering at the campfires of Niyamgiri

2018-4-27 · There were dense forests with lots of streams, and it was full of wildlife." Sikoka is a Dongria Kondh, and a leader of the Niyamgiri Suraksha Samiti, an organisation formed in 2003 to protect the Adivasis and the hills from bauxite …

Twin SC rulings provide relief for natural resources sector

2013-4-19 · The country''s top court ruled that Vedanta can mine bauxite, the basic raw material for aluminium, in the Niyamgiri hills of Orissa if the local gram sabhas (village councils) favour it. A ban ...

Odisha''s Niyamgiri Hills – and Its People – Are Still ...

 · On April 18, 2013, the Supreme Court had held that village councils, or gram sabhas, will decide if the state-owned Odisha Mining Corporation could mine the Niyamgiri hills for bauxite.The mineral ...

Niyamgiri Hills – India – Sacred Land

2015-2-23 · The proposed mining area would cover 7 square kilometers on the top of Niyamgiri Hills. Vedanta planned open pit mining to a depth of 13.6 meters, crushing the bauxite, and transporting it to the refinery at the bottom of the hill …

''We Will Die For Niyamgiri'': Tribes of Niyamgiri Protest ...

2018-6-14 · The residents of Niyamgiri fear that the company, which depends on imported bauxite, would tap the high-quality bauxite deposit beneath the Niyamgiri hills. Accelerating the fear of the people, one of the executives of the Vedanta …

Niyamgiri Hills – India – Sacred Land

 · NSS is a collective of tribes that has been opposing bauxite mining by Vedanta in Niyamgiri hills since 2003. Niyamgiri hills are home to about 8,000 Dongaria Kondh tribes living in 160 villages.

How Vedanta''s mine hope rests on 12 tribal villages

2013-8-13 · In April, India''s Supreme Court maintained an ongoing ban on bauxite mining in the hill range and gave the local village councils in Rayagada and Kalahandi districts three months to decide whether ...

The Anatomy of a Fake Surrender: A Movement Against ...

2017-8-4 · For the Odisha Mining Corporation, the mining arm of the state government, the value of the hills lies in the region''s Lanjigarh-Niyamgiri deposit, which contains 88 million tonnes of bauxite. The OMC holds a claim over the deposit with a letter of intent towards a mining lease from the state government. For the Dongria Kondh and Kutia Kondh ...