Tripartite meet on Posco project on August 25: Minister

The much-awaited tri-partite meeting on the country's biggest FDI project proposed by Posco is scheduled to be held in New Delhi on August 25, Odisha Steel and Mines Minister Prafulla Kumar Mallick said Saturday.

Centre examining ore lease proposal to Posco for Rs 52K cr project

"The Posco project work has not started. However, we are optimistic about implementation of the project," Odisha Steel and Mines Minister Prafulla Kumar Mallick told the state Assembly last week.

'Development on Rs 52K cr Posco proj likely only after polls'

The wait for South Korean giant Posco to start its Rs 52,000 crore Odisha steel project, involving the largest-ever FDI in India, may get longer as the state government is not expected to transfer the required land to it till after the Lok Sabha polls are over in Mid-May.

Odisha to transfer land to Posco after clearance from NGT

"The NGT has put a stay on the Posco project. We will be able to hand over land to Posco only after stay by NGT is vacated," Steel and Mines Minister Rajanikant Singh said in a reply in the state Assembly.

POSCO's global expansion plan hits India roadblock

POSCO, which reports its June quarter earnings on Thursday, is expected to show a nearly 40 percent drop in year-on-year profits.

Odisha completes land acquisition for Posco, asks for CSR plan

Land acquisition for the South Korean steel major Posco's proposed steel plant near Paradip was completed Thursday with the Odisha government demolishing 25 more betel vines at Gobindpur village, official sources said.

Land acquisition for Posco resumes, locals allege use of force

In its bid to complete land acquisition for the proposed Posco project near here by first week of July, the Odisha government Friday resumed land acquisition amidst stiff opposition from villagers who alleged use of force to demolish their betel vines.

MoU with Posco will be ready in a months time: Chief Secretary

With Posco project opponents, including the Left parties, preparing to observe Black Day tomorrow, Odisha government Friday said the draft of the fresh MoU to be signed with the South Korean steel major will be ready in a month's time.

Posco likely to soon become an independent regulator

The government is likely to soon finalise a new organisational structure to make Posco, that manages electricity grids, an independent regulator.

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.

LA halted due to agitation by both supporters and opponents

"We could demolish only two patches of betel vines and cut 54 trees today," Jagtsinghpur district collector S K Mallick told reporters as the officials wind up the day's work at the proposed plant site villages.

Posco land acquisition continues

Land acquisition for the proposed Rs 52,000 crore Posco steel plant in Odisha's Jagatsinghpur district continued for the second day on Tuesday even as anti-project activists assembled in the vicinity for a showdown with the administration.

Posco expects to commission 8 mtpa steel plant in early 2018

The much delayed Posco mega steel plant in Odisha's Jagasinghpur district might be commissioned in 2018, the company said Thursday.

Land acquisition for Posco project halted 'temporarily'

"Land acquisition for the proposed project near will remain suspended for the time being," District Collector S K Mallick said Monday.

Posco would have been beneficial to Odisha's growth 7 yrs ago

Economist and Planning Commission member Abhijit Sen on Saturday said Posco steel project would have been helpful for Odisha's growth had it been implemented seven years ago.

Posco land acquisition suspended for third day

The anti-project activists under the banner of CPI-backed Posco Pratirodh Sangram Samiti (PPSS) held a massive rally which proceeded till Magala Chhak of Gobindpur village, the venue of police camp. The protestors demanded immediate withdrawal of police from the area.

Odisha police has filed 230 cases: Report on Posco issue

Odisha Police has filed 230 cases against nearly 2000 villagers resisting the entry of POSCO in the state to set up a steel plant by "abusing" the criminal justice system, a report by two independent organisations claimed today.

Posco land acquisition tomorrow despite Raja's protest

Land acquisition for the proposed mega steel plant of Posco is likely to resume tomorrow despite a day-long opposition by local residents, officials said.

Land acquisition halted for the day, police withdrawn

The land acquisition for Posco's mega project in Jagatsinghpur district came to a halt on the fourth day on Wednesday and the police force was withdrawn following demands from school children and women who joined the protests.

Govt to review delays in Rs 52,000-cr POSCO project

Government will review afresh South Korean steel giant Posco's Rs 52,000-crore plant in Odisha, stalled since 2005, as it is committed to ensuring "smooth offtake" of the project, Commerce Minister Anand Sharma said Monday.