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Odisha to nudge Centre on Posco issue

The decision in this regard was taken at a high level meeting chaired by Chief Minister Naveen Patnik and attended by Steel and Mines Mminister Prafulla Kumar Mallick.

Govt delays decision on iron ore licence for POSCO's $12 bn plant

The company has yet to start work on the planned 12-million-tonnes-a-year plant due to stiff opposition to land acquisition and delays in securing permission to mine iron ore, a raw material for steel.

Left, PPSS demand scrapping of Posco plant

Demanding scrapping of Posco`s proposed Rs 52,000 crore steel project in Odisha, Posco Pratirodh Sangram Samiti (PPSS) along with left parties on Saturday observed Black Day as a mark of protest.

Posco: Land acquisition after 3-day break stopped after protest

Land acquisition involving demolition of betel vines and felling of trees, which had been suspended since April 26, resumed at Gobindpur village near Paradip, a senior district administration official said.

Congress demands impartial probe into blast in Posco area

Expressing shock at death of 3 people in bomb explosion at proposed Posco plant site, Congress asked Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik to take effective steps to prevent `bloodbath` in area.

Clash stalls land acquisition for Posco project for sometime

The agitators, including women and children, gathered outside Gobindpur village where land acquisition was in progress and clashed with police personnel demanding withdrawal of force and stalling the operation for sometime.

Posco verdict not a setback to govt's green policies

The National Green Tribunal order suspending environmental clearance to Posco is not a setback to government's green policies, Environment Minister Jayanthi Natarajan said on Friday, asserting that "very strict and transparent" procedure was followed while giving the nod.

No infirmity in clearance to Posco: MoEF tells Green Tribunal

The Environment Ministry has told the National Green Tribunal that there was no infirmity in its decision to grant environmental clearance to Posco's mega steel project in Orissa.

CPI demands shifting of POSCO plant

Vehemently opposing the proposed
Posco steel plant in Orissa`s Jagatsinghpur district, CPI
demanded immediate shifting of the project elsewhere.

Parties oppose Orissa move to invite Posco to start work

Opposition parties including Congress and BJP on Monday opposed Orissa government's move to invite Posco-India to begin work on the acquired land near Paradip even before a fresh MoU was signed.

2,000 acres sufficient to start work for Posco plant: Govt

After a lull for several days, Orissa government on Thursday said Posco-India could easily start its work over 2,000 acres so far acquired to set up its proposed mega steel plant near Paradip.

Odisha government should shift Posco plant: CPI

CPI national secretary D Raja demanded that the
Odisha government should shift Posco steel plant from its
current location.

Orissa CM calls for Centre’s support for POSCO plant

Orissa Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik asked the Centre to see that South Korean steel-maker POSCO is able to set up their plant in the state.

PPSS to observe black day on June 22

The Posco Pratirodh Sangram Samiti will observe June 22 as `Black day` as it has been doing since 2005.

Entry point to proposed Posco plant cleared of agitators

The police on Saturday cleared the entry point to the proposed Posco mega steel plant at Balitutha, of protesters resisting land acquisition since January 26, using rubber bullets, teargas and batons, leaving at least 30 injured.