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Vedanta To Invest In Saudi Arabia's Mineral Sector

Jan 14, 2022 Press Trust of India

The company is already in discussions with stakeholders in Saudi Arabia, which is aiming to become a mineral hub in the Middle East.

NCLAT Disposes Of Telecom Department Petition Against Videocon Resolution Plan

Jan 12, 2022 Press Trust of India

A two-member bench observed that the appellate tribunal earlier this month had already set aside the June 8 order passed by the Mumbai bench of the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) approving Twin Star's bid and remanded the matter back to the Committee of Creditors (CoC) of Videocon.

Vedanta Clarifies It Has Nothing To Do With Cairn Energy PLC's Retrospective Tax Dispute Case

The tax dispute dates back to 2006-07 when Cairn UK transferred shares of Cairn India Holdings to its Indian arm, Cairn India. It eventually exited the Indian market in 2011.

Anti-Sterlite Agitation: Tamil Nadu Govt To Compensate 93 Arrested Protesters With Rs 1 Lakh

May 22, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The state government has also decided to withdraw cases against most protesters

‘People Dying Due To Lack Of Oxygen’, Why Can’t TN Govt Take Over Vedanta’s Unit To Produce It, Asks SC

The Supreme Court was hearing Vedanta’s plea seeking opening of its Sterlite copper unit at Tuticorin on the ground that it would produce thousand tonnes of oxygen and give it free of cost to treat patients.

09 March, 2019

Arrest Of Lingaraj Azad Part Of Odisha Govt’s Efforts To Provide Fresh Lease Of Life To Vedanta

Sandeep Sahu

Activists and civil society organisations from across the country are up in arms over the arrest of Lingaraj Azad, the leader of Niyamgiri Suraksha Samiti (NSS), which spearheaded the movement against bauxite mining by aluminium major Vedanta in the Niyamgiri hills, considered sacred by the local Dongria Kondhs.

18 February, 2019

Vedanta Sterlite Plant In Tamil Nadu To Remain Shut: Supreme Court

Outlook Web Bureau

It said NGT has no jurisdiction to order reopening of the plant.

09 August, 2018

NGT Allows Vedanta To Access Administrative Unit Of Sterlite Copper Plant In Tamil Nadu

Outlook Web Bureau

A bench headed by chairperson A K Goel, however, said the company would not have access to its production unit and directed the district magistrate to ensure this.

20 June, 2018

'Danger': Vedanta Warns Sulphuric Acid Leak At Tamil Nadu’s Thoothukudi Sterlite Copper Plant Severe

Outlook Web Bureau

This petition came days after the district administration said the leak was minor.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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