Mining

IFTU Mining Trade Union

2nd International Conference of Mining Workers Held at Godavari Khani, India

From the 2nd to the 5th of February, the coal town of Godavari Khani, part of the Singareni coal belt in Northern Telengana, resounded with slogans and working class songs. It was the venue of the 2nd International Mining Workers’ Conference and delegates from 16 countries spanning 4 continents gathered […]

AIKMS Land Struggles Mining Peasants

Convention against Polavaram Held Successfully

A national level convention against Polavaram was held on 24th Nov 2016 at the Conference Hall of the Tribal Museum in Odisha’s  Koraput town. Over 170 delegates from different states affected by this mega project along with leaders of different anti-displacement movements of Odisha attended the convention. The convention unanimously […]

CPI-ML New Democracy Land Struggles Mining

Call for Protests Against Ordinance Amending LARR 2013 – Oppose & Defeat Offensive of Modi Govt.

Central Committee of CPI(ML)-New Democracy strongly condemns the Ordinance promulgated by Central Govt. amending law governing the land acquisition – The Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Act, 2013 (LARR). Promulgation of this Ordinance is not only against political morality and parliamentary propriety but […]

Mining

Tribal leader Haribandhu Kadraka arrested on false charges for opposing Vedanta’s mining project

(New Democracy News) A strong opponent of Vedanta’s mining of Niyamgiri hills, tribal leader of Rayagada district and Muniguda block president of Lok Sangram Manch (LSM) Com. Haribandhu Kadraka was arrested on 19th October on trumped up charges. This arrest is part of a sinister design to remove and intimidate […]

CPI-ML New Democracy Mining

Thundering ‘No’ to Vedanta’s proposed bauxite mining in all the Gramasabhas of Niyamagiri

The tribal people of Niyamagiri has once again won a crucial battle against the multinational mining giant Vedanta by unanimously rejecting its proposed mining plan in Niyamagiri. From Serakapadi to Jarapa all the twelve Gramasabhas (Pallisabha in Odisha) have not only vehemently opposed mining but also unanimously made their claim […]