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Vedanta critic arrested in India

Belonging to the Niyamgiri Suraksha Samiti (NSS), whose legal struggle for 12 long years led to the ouster of UK MNC Vedanta from Odisha’s Niyamgiri Hills, Sikaka was arrested early on May 2 by security forces.
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Vedanta excluded again by Norwegian pension fund

In its latest report, released on 9th March 2017, the Norwegian Council of Ethics has again excluded Vedanta from the Government Pension Fund’s investment universe. The report is an indictment of Vedanta’s pattern of operation at four subsidiaries in Odisha, Chhatisgarh, Tamil Nadu and Zambia, finding “numerous reports of Vedanta’s failure to comply with government requirements” and concluding that “there continues to be an unacceptable risk that your company will cause or contribute to severe environmental damage and serious or systematic human rights violations.”
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Vedanta’s fit for a Panama hat?

Journalists all over the place are zealously digging up evidence of tax avoidance by individuals and companies, based on what's emerging from the so-called Panama Papers. Many culprits haven't yet been named and it's possible some of the worst may never be. What a pity if - in the lulls that customarily follow such media storms - they were ignored? Among these must surely be the Indian mining capitalist Anil Agarwal, chairman and majority owner of London-listed Vedanta Resources plc.
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