Vedanta

Vedanta loses bauxite mining bid for Niyamgiri Hills

Vedanta loses bauxite mining bid for Niyamgiri HillsMinistry officials said, Environment Minister Veerappa Moily has decided not to allow the Vedanta Group to mine the Niyamgiri Hills for bauxite, the raw material that is required for its Rs 4,500-crore alumina plant at Lanjigarh. They added that the decision will be conveyed to the Supreme Court this month.

ONGC-OIL-GAIL may bid to counter Vedanta's offer for Cairn

Cairn-IndiaThe $8.48 billion bid of Vedanta a major chunk of stake in Cairn India is now expected to be contended by a combined bid by government owned ONGC, GAIL and OIL who have reportedly assembled an amount of $10 billion from various international financial institutions for this purpose.

Vedanta will not scrap mining project despite objections

Vedanta will not scrap mining project despite objectionsVedanta Resources will not scrap its mining project in the Niyamgiri Hills of Orissa state in Eastern India despite objections from the Union environment ministry to the plan, according to company official.

Rights groups rejected Vedanta claims

Rights groups rejected Vedanta claimsAction Aid and Amnesty International have rejected the efforts made by the British mining firm Vedanta to sport down its so called pollution and human rights mistreatment in India previous to its AGM in London.