ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Mining 'Development' and MNCs

The 19th World Mining Congress and Expo held last November to promote mining invited protests from groups which have been adversely affected by mining activities in the country. Some of the corporations which have evinced an interest in India are notorious for forcibly evicting communities on mineral-rich land in Colombo and for other human rights violations. The 'mining campaigns' of international NGOs are, in fact, playing a facilitating role in enhancing the corporatisation of natural resources.

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