Widow Posco project area threatens to commit suicide

With the Odisha government continuing its demolition drive of betel vines here to acquire land for the Posco steel project, a 35-year-old widow today threatened to commit suicide in protest.

Where hopes are buried

One normally misses the hustle-bustle in the hinterlands overseeing the Bay of Bengal in coastal Orissa.

Those affected by Posco should get justice: Rahul

Giving a patient
hearing to woes of tribals here, Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday asserted
that people affected by the Posco steel project must get
justice, proper compensation and rehabilitation.

`Posco project should ensure justice to displaced`

Rahul Gandhi said people facing displacement by the Posco steel project should get justice, proper compensation and rehabilitation.

Maoists express solidarity with Posco movement

The Maoists on Tuesday alleged that the Orissa government and the Centre had violated norms of the Union Environment ministry for the Posco project and expressed solidarity with those agitating against it.

Posco project: Civil disobedience agitation from tomorrow

Accusing the Orissa government of resorting to forcible land acquisition for Posco steel project in Jagatsinghpur district, five political
parties have decided to stage civil disobedience agitation here on Monday.

Orissa resumes land acquisition for Posco plant

Despite opposition from the locals, the Orissa government on Wednesday resumed the land acquisition process for South Korean steel major Posco`s USD 12 billion project in the state amid massive police deployment.

Govt to take final call on Posco project by Jan end

Environment Ministry on Monday
said it will take a final call on the Posco project in Orissa
by this month-end.

Orissa awaits environment panel report on Posco project

Orissa govt was keenly awaiting submission of report on Oct 18 by a committee set up by the Union Environment Min to look into forest & environment issues of Posco`s Rs 54,000 crore project in the state.

Panel on Posco project to submit report by Oct 11

A committee constituted by the
Environment Ministry to look into forest and environment
issues involving the Korean steel giant Posco`s Rs 54,000-
crore project in Orissa will submit its report on October 11.

Central team meet govt officials, political leaders

The central team, on a fact finding mission that is likely to decide the fate of the Rs 51,000 crore Posco project, met Orissa government officials and political leaders on Sunday.

Orissa to move apex court over POSCO project

Orissa will move the Supreme Court against a High Court order disapproving its grant of permission to South Korean steel major POSCO to prospect for iron ore in Sundergarh district.

Posco project: Orissa claims Forest Right Act not applicable

Defending its stand on Posco
project, the Orissa government has claimed before the Centre
that the Forest Right Act (FRA) 2006, does not apply to the
land earmarked for the proposed mega steel plant near Paradip.

Scrap Posco project, says fact-finding team

A six-member fact finding team, headed by Justice (retd) Hosbert Suresh of the Bombay High Court, Monday demanded the immediate withdrawal of the proposed Posco project in Orissa`s Jagatsinghpur district.