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Settle Posco's ore lease issue without delay: Centre to Odisha

Last Updated: Sunday, April 06, 2014, 14:15

The development comes in the wake of a high-level panel's meeting last month. The committee was formed to address issues impeding mega projects in the steel sector.

'Posco green nod will enthuse Korean cos to invest in India'

Last Updated: Friday, January 17, 2014, 16:41

India's environment clearance to the Rs 52,000 crore Posco steel project will inspire other big companies to invest in the country, Korea said today.

Posco steel plant in Odisha to be operational in few weeks: PM

Last Updated: Thursday, January 16, 2014, 16:34

The much-delayed USD 12 billion Posco steel project in Odisha is set to be operational in the next few weeks and granting of mining concession to the South Korean firm was in an advanced stage of processing, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said on Thursday.

Odisha govt to sign fresh agreement with Posco

Last Updated: Saturday, January 11, 2014, 22:45

Optimistic about progress of Posco's Rs 52,000 crore steel project, Odisha government today said it would sign a fresh tripartite agreement with the South Korean steel major as the validity of the original MoU lapsed three years ago.

UN panel asks POSCO to halt $12-bn Odisha project

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 01, 2013, 21:28

In another jolt to South Korean steel giant POSCO, a UN Human Rights panel on Tuesday asked it to immediately halt the USD 12-billion mega port-to-steel plant project in Odisha alleging possible displacement of thousands of people and disruption in their livelihoods.

Ramesh slams Naveen for Posco steel project delay

Last Updated: Saturday, August 17, 2013, 19:47

Mounting a scathing attack on Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik for inept governance, senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh held BJD government responsible for inordinate delay in implementation of Posco steel project.

Odisha close to finish land acquisition for Posco

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 19:11

"We require only 70 acre of land to reach the target of 2,700 acre of land for the purpose of Posco's mega steel plant in Dhinkia area," said Surjit Das, additional district magistrate (ADM) posted at Paradip.

Land clearing on in Posco site amidst protests

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 14, 2013, 22:03

Paradip additional district magistrate Surjeet Das said a total of 15 betel vines were dismantled and 385 horticultural plants cut down during the day. "We also cleared a large chunk of kewda plantations by using excavators."

SC vacates stay on Posco, ask Centre to take call

Last Updated: Friday, May 10, 2013, 11:38

The Supreme Court Friday set aside the Orissa High Court order which had quashed state government's petition to allot iron ore licence to South Korean steel major Posco in Khandadhar hills in Sundergarh district for a multi-crore steel plant.

Anti-posco women supporters go on dharna

Last Updated: Friday, March 22, 2013, 20:29

They claimed that they feared a police crackdown after the end of the budget session in the assembly and that the presence of policemen was a cause of tension for women and girls at Gobindpur village.

Anti-Posco stir: Women protesters threaten to strip

Last Updated: Friday, March 08, 2013, 09:46

A large number of women from all age group yesterday clashed with police and some stripped partially protesting the acquisition of land for the controversial Posco steel project.

Govt plans to make Posco independent regulator

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 19, 2013, 15:32

The government is working on plans to make Posco, which manages electricity grids in the country, an independent regulator to ensure stringent grid discipline.