User: subbu Topic: Adivasi
Category: Specific Issues :: Mining
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UN airs concern over rights defenders 10.10.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
UN airs concern over rights defenders
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United Nations shows serious concern of the cancellation of FCRA of Manipur's NGOs 10.10.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
United Nations shows serious concern of the cancellation of FCRA of Manipur's NGOs
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TDP MLA, ex-legislator shot dead by Maoists in Andhra 23.9.2018 The Assam Tribune
TDP MLA, ex-legislator shot dead by Maoists in Andhra
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Andhra MLA, TDP leader shot dead by Naxals in Visakhapatnam, probe on 23.9.2018 Zee News : States
Araku MLA Kidari Sarveswara Rao and former Araku MLA Siveri Soma have been killed in Visakhapatnam's Dumbriguda Mandal.
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Illegal sand mining kills school girl at Paneri 9.9.2018 The Assam Tribune
Illegal sand mining kills school girl at Paneri
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Finance Commission for sympathetic treatment to Jharkhand due to its peculiarities, reasserts its independence with respect to Centre and States. 2.8.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The full Potential of Jharkhand’s economy is nowhere near realisation, said the Chairman Sh. N. K. Singh, Chairman of the visiting Fifteenth Finance Commission at a Press Conference in Ranchi. Expectations with which the State was created for it to achieve fast growth and rapidly catch up with India’s fast growing economy remains an unfulfilleddream, irrespective of the factors responsible for it.On the question of independent decision making, the Chairman reasserted the Constitutional Position of the Commission and the ensuing autonomy.
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PAC takes action against non implementation of Rs 200 crore 16.7.2018 Meghalaya Times

Staff Reporter
SHILONG, July 16: The Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) has been pulled up by the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of the State Assembly for its failure to implement funs to the tune of Rs 200 crore which was funded by a cement company for the socio-economic development of the areas falling within the 50 km radius of the mining site at Nongtrai-Shella in East Khasi Hills District.
The SPV Committee headed by the state’s chief secretary was constituted as per the ruling of the Supreme Court for implementing various developmental schemes in these areas.

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Anrak steps up efforts to commission refinery 22.6.2018 Hindu: News
In talks with consortium of lenders; to source bauxite ore from outside A.P.
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'How many people can they kill,' asks Niyamgiri tribe as Vedanta faces another Sterlite-like challenge in Odisha 13.6.2018 DNA: Top News
After deadly clashes in Tuticorin forced Tamil Nadu to shut a copper smelter run by Vedanta Resources, the company faces another challenge 1,000 miles away, where axe-toting tribesmen and environmentalists have joined forces to demand the closure of an alumina refinery. An alliance of activists and local people have for years blocked London-listed Vedanta's plans to mine bauxite in the green, jungle-clad Niyamgiri hills of eastern Odisha state, which the tribespeople consider sacred. The killing by police of 13 people protesting against the copper smelter in Tamil Nadu has given fresh impetus to their campaign to also close the Odisha refinery run by the company's Indian unit, Vedanta Ltd. The company is seeking to expand the plant. "We'll shed our blood for Niyamgiri, we will die for Niyamgiri," tribal leader Lado Sikaka, carrying an axe hooked onto his shoulder blade in the fashion of men from his community, told a crowd of several hundred at a rally near the refinery, in the remote town of Lanjigarh, ...
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Bauxite mining back in limelight 11.6.2018 Hindu: Visakhapatnam
NALCO plans to approach government for grant of mining blocks
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ST panel asks SCCL to put test on hold 7.6.2018 Hindu: Fitness
Notification issued for 665 Badli workers
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Pawan appalled by water quality in Agency 6.6.2018 Hindu: Medicine & Research
Collects sample for analysis in a laboratory in Hyderabad
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Living in fear 5.6.2018 FrontLine: Cover Story
The tribal people of Niyamgiri in Odisha, who won a landmark victory in 2013 when the Supreme Court ruled that village councils would decide whether mining should be allowed in the hills, still fear that the government is oblivious to their concerns. By PRAFULLA DAS
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Pressure in London 5.6.2018 FrontLine: Cover Story
While being listed on the London Stock Exchange provides Vedanta Resources with what has been described as a “cloak of respectability”, London has also created major vulnerabilities for the company. By VIDYA RAM
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CRAM stresses on negative impact of dev projects, urges Govt to revoke unsustainable dev models 5.6.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
CRAM stresses on negative impact of dev projects, urges Govt to revoke unsustainable dev models
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Bauxite mining only with consent of tribals: Pawan 4.6.2018 Hindu: Health
Chief Minister playing caste politics, he says
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NALCO revives bauxite mining proposal 4.6.2018 Hindu: Rx
It plans to set up aluminium complex in Vizag district
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The unbearable heaviness of clouds: Clouds by Chandrahas Choudhury 25.5.2018 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
Here’s a frolicking talent with a great comic touch, binding himself down to ‘big’ themes
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BJD-Congress may join hands to keep BJP out of power: Oram 22.5.2018 All News-IANS Stories
Union Tribal Affairs Minister Jual Oram on Tuesday said the Biju Janata Dal (BJD) and the Congress may enter into a "tactful understanding" to keep the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) out of power in Odisha in 2019 elections.
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Chhattisgarh: 7 securitymen killed in Dantewada day before Rajnath commissions anti-naxal 'Bastariya' battalion 20.5.2018 DNA: Money
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh will on Monday attend the commissioning of the much talked-about 'Bastariya' battalion of the CRPF, created for the first-time with more than 534 tribal youths from Chhattisgarh, here. Singh reached the Ambikapur-based camp of the Central Reserve Police Force in the state this evening after attending an event in Satna district in neighbouring Madhya Pradesh. The squad that will pass out tomorrow has 33 per cent representation of women combatants with 189 'mahila' constables. PTI first reported on May 17 about the squad set to getting operational. The new battalion has been numbered 241. Singh will award the best performers of the new unit after they present him with a guard of honour and a military parade. The hardcore, localised battalion of the young combatants will be immediately deployed for anti-naxal operations in some of the worst Left Wing Extremism-hit areas such as Sukma, Dantewada and Bijapur, a senior official said. The unique battalion - recruited from ...
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