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Posco land acquisition continues amidst protests

"We require another 50 acre to meet the target. It will be acquired from Gobindpur village. The district administration plans to hand over the land to the authorities by the first week of July," Jagatsinghpur District Collector S K Mallick said.

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.

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 land acquisition resumes, company CMD meets official

Land acquisition for the Rs 52,000 crore Posco steel project resumed in Odisha's Jagatsinghpur district Monday after being suspended for about two-and-a-half months.

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.

Anti-Posco protestors take out rally, land acquisition on

Land acquisition for the Posco steel plant continued for the third day Tuesday in Odisha's Jagatsinghpur district as anti-Posco as protestors took out a rally defying prohibitory orders carrying bodies of three activists.

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.

Odisha to hand over 1554 acres of land to Posco

The Odisha government is all set to hand over 1554 acres of land to Posco-India for setting up its proposed mega steel project in Jagatsinghpur district, official sources said Sunday.

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.

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.

Posco land acquisition continuing peacefully

Land acquisition for the Rs 52,000 crore Posco steel project, which resumed amidst tight security at Gobindpur village in Odisha's Jagatsinghpur district, is continuing peacefully Monday amidst tight security.

Land acquisition for Posco plant begins in Odisha

"We have begun acquisition of land at Gobindpur village this morning. Betel-vines and land of those who had already given their consent are being acquired," Additional District Magistrate Surjit Das said.

Land acquisition for Posco fails to take off

Land acquisition drive for Posco steel unit project in Odisha's Jagatsinghpur district which was scheduled to commence from Monday failed to take off.

Odisha Govt begins parley with villagers for land acquisition

The Odisha government Thursday began consultation with villagers to acquire an additional 700 acre required for the Posco project, with a group opposed to it saying it was illegal.

CPI slams Orissa govt, Ramesh over Posco project

CPI general secretary AB Bardhan on Monday criticised the Orissa government as well as Union Environment and Forest Minister Jairam Ramesh over the Posco project.

Orissa halts Posco land acquisition

Orissa government today halted
the land acquisition process overnight for Posco`s Rs 51,000
crore mega steel project near here after facing stiff
opposition from villagers.