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Vedanta protests: Families of both killed demand answers, probe on

Surati said it is “unfair that the protestor gets the same amount as the protector”, referring to Vedanta’s Rs 25 lakh compensation announced for both Batra and Minz.

At ground zero of Vedanta protest: A family mourns, police probe conflicting reports

Dani supported Sarbati and her two children because her husband, his brother, did not earn. His family says it is not hopeful of receiving Rs 25 lakh Vedanta has promised as compensation.


Violent turn to protests at Vedanta’s Odisha plant, two killed

The incident took place when residents of Rengopali and nearby villages were staging a demonstration near the refinery at Lanjigarh demanding jobs and other facilities, Kalahandi SP B Gangadhar said.

Tuticorin protests: Protesters killed by shots to head, chest; half from behind, reveal autopsies

The incident was the deadliest during an environmental protest in India in a decade. A working group of United Nations' human rights experts in May condemned the "apparent excessive and disproportionate use of lethal force by police".

Vedanta rises over 2% post NGT order on Tuticorin unit

On the BSE, the stocks after opening at Rs 214.25, higher 6.48 per cent from the previous close, finally settled at Rs 205.65, up 2.21 per cent.

NGT sets aside Tamil Nadu govt order to close Sterlite plant

In May this year, 13 people were killed in police firing on hundreds who marched to the Tuticorin collectorate demanding closure of the Sterlite Copper plant over pollution fears.


Essar Steel: ArcelorMittal writes against Vedanta, withdraws later

ArcelorMittal on September 15 wrote to Essar Steel’s RP a letter relating to Vedanta’s alleged environmental law violations in India and Zambia, illegal mining, disregard for safety standards and human rights violations.

Open Acreage Licensing: Vedanta secures 41 blocks, OIL bags 9

The 55 blocks have a total area of 59,282 sq km, compared with 102,000 sq km under exploration in the country at present.

Open acreage auction: ‘Of total 55 blocks, Vedanta Cairn to get 41, ONGC 2’

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has set a target to cut the country’s import dependence for oil from around 80 per cent now to 67 per cent by 2022 and 50 per cent by 2030.

Delisting from LSE: Anil Agarwal bids $1 billion for rest of Vedanta

In the filing, Vedanta said the cash for shareholders will be financed through a $1.1-billion loan from the Singapore branch of Credit Suisse and Standard Chartered.

Vedanta Videos

As witnesses and FIR contradict police version, a look at what really happened in Tuticorin's anti-Sterlite protests

How the protest in Tuticorin has been going on for twenty years but this year it took a turn for the worse.