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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.

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.

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.