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Vedanta University: Apex court orders status quo (Lead)


January 28th, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) The Vedanta University project, being promoted by the London-based Vedanta group in Puri in Orissa, received a fresh blow with the apex court Friday ordering status quo ... Read more...

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Vedanta University: Apex court orders status quo


January 28th, 2011 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) The Vedanta University project in the holy city of Puri in Orissa will continue to remain stalled as the Supreme Court Friday ordered status quo in respect ... Read more...

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Supreme Court bench again avoids Vedanta hearing


January 21st, 2011 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) In a repeat, another bench of the Supreme Court Friday refused to hear the Orissa government's petition on Vedanta University, noting that one of the judges had ... Read more...

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Orissa moves apex court on proposed Vedanta university


December 15th, 2010 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Dec 15 (IANS) Orissa Wednesday moved the Supreme Court challenging the state high court's order quashing land acquisition for the proposed Vedanta University in Puri. "Today (Wednesday) the state government has ... Read more...

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Orissa rally to celebrate dumping of university plan


November 30th, 2010 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Nov 30 (IANS) Thousands of people from a cross-section of society Tuesday took out a motorcycle rally in Orissa's Puri district as a mark of their victory in forcing the ... Read more...

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Patnaik defends Vedanta varsity decision


November 25th, 2010 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Nov 25 (IANS) Orissa Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Thursday defended in the state assembly his government's decision to set up Vedanta University, being promoted by the London-based Vedanta group, and affirmed ... Read more...

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Orissa assembly disrupted again over university issue


November 24th, 2010 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Nov 24 (IANS) Orissa's opposition parties disrupted assembly proceedings for the second consecutive day Wednesday demanding the resignation of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik over land acquisition for a proposed university.The ... Read more...

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Orissa assembly adjourned over Vedanta varsity issue


November 23rd, 2010 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Nov 23 (IANS) The Orissa assembly was adjourned several times Tuesday, on the first day of its winter session, and finally for the day as the opposition disrupted proceedings and demanded ... Read more...

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Protests in Orissa over varsity land issue


November 18th, 2010 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Nov 18 (IANS) Orissa's opposition Congress and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday organised separate demonstrations against the state government's irregularities in acquiring land for a proposed university.The Orissa High Court ... Read more...

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BJP activists burn effigies of Patnaik over Vedanta issue


November 17th, 2010 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Nov 17 (IANS) Hundreds of activists of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday took out a procession in Orissa and burnt effigies of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, seeking his resignation ... Read more...

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Land acquisition for Vedanta University quashed


November 16th, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Nov 16 (IANS) The Orissa High Court Tuesday quashed the process of land acquisition for Vedanta University in Puri and directed the government to return the acquired land to its owners, ... Read more...

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Environment ministry puts on hold Vedanta varsity in Orissa


May 11th, 2010 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) The environment ministry Tuesday put on hold construction of the Rs.150 billion Vedanta University in Orissa by the Anil Agarwal Foundation following complaints of irregularities. The ministry ... Read more...

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Vedanta University project gets environmental clearance


April 17th, 2010 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 17 (IANS) The Rs.150 billion Vedanta University project in Orissa by the Anil Agarwal foundation has got environmental and coastal regulation zone (CRZ) clearances from the central government, a project ... Read more...

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Controversial Vedanta University gets Orissa assembly nod


July 30th, 2009 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 30 (IANS) The Orissa assembly Thursday passed a controversial bill proposing a Rs.150-billion university in the state to be promoted by NRI billionaire and chairman of Britain's Vedanta Resources Anil ... Read more...

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Vedanta committed to completing Orissa projects: Agarwal


June 6th, 2009 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 6 (IANS) Britain-based Vedanta Resources, which has invested over Rs.25,000 crore (Rs.250 billion) in different projects in Orissa, was committed to completing all planned projects in the state, its chairman ... Read more...

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Vedanta vows to complete its projects in Orissa


January 3rd, 2009 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 3 (IANS) NRI industrialist and chairman of Britain’s Vedanta Resources Anil Agarwal Saturday said his group will complete all its projects in Orissa despite the credit crunch.“I assured Chief Minister ... Read more...

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Protests against setting up university on farmland in Orissa


December 5th, 2008 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Puri (Orissa), Dec 5 (IANS) More than 2,000 people, including women, Friday began a march from Orissa's temple city of Puri to state capital Bhubaneswar to protest the acquisition of farmland for ... Read more...

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Hundreds protest Vedanta University project in Orissa


November 4th, 2008 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Nov 4 (IANS) More than 500 people Tuesday blocked roads and clashed with police in Orissa's Puri district to protest the construction of the Vedanta University in the region, police said.Members ... Read more...

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Next hearing on Vedanta land acquisition Tuesday


June 23rd, 2008 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 23 (IANS) A division bench of the Orissa High Court Monday posted the next hearing of villagers' plea against land acquisition for the proposed Vedanta University in the state to ... Read more...

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Vedanta’s Orissa projects are on schedule: Agarwal


April 26th, 2008 - 11:11 pm ICT by admin
Bhubaneswar, April 26 (IANS) NRI industrialist and chairman of Britain's Vedanta Resources Anil Agarwal Saturday said all projects of the group in Orissa were on schedule. "All projects in Orissa are on ... Read more...

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Din in Orissa assembly over Vedanta University


March 20th, 2008 - 9:20 pm ICT by admin
Bhubaneswar, March 20 (IANS) Opposition Congress party created pandemonium in the Orissa assembly Thursday, forcing Speaker Maheswar Mohanty to adjourn the house a number of times over the proposed Vedanta University. The ... Read more...

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