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Why the Vedanta verdict is just new wine in an old bottle

Sep 01, 2010 1 Comment by

NITYANAND JAYARAMAN Activists are a cynical bunch. When a good thing happens, they wonder why. On August 24, Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh issued a well-argued order denying forest clearance to a bauxite mining project by Sterlite Industries, a Vedanta subsidiary. If allowed, Vedanta would have lopped off 7 square kilometres of the top of Orissa’s […]

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Anti-Posco agitators demonstrate before CM

Oct 16, 2006 No Comments by

The Times of India, October, 15 2006 BHUBANESWAR: About 150 people, majority of them women, led by Narmada Bachao Andolan leader Medha Patkar, on Sunday staged a demonstration outside the residence of Orissa Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik here, opposing the establishment of the South Korean Posco steel project near Paradip. Shouting slogans against the Chief […]

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