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Mining giant Vedanta Resources has been humiliated ahead of its AGM after tribal villages in India voted against its plans to build a bauxite mine on their sacred mountain.
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India’s Dongria Kondh tribe has sent a strong message to Anil Agarwal, chairman of Vedanta Resources, ahead of the company's AGM in London