An RTI activist, Manas Ranjan Kar also accused the State government of creating panic among the people by using police force and destroying their betel vine plantations.
Jagatsinghpur district administration and the Police resumed eviction work at several betel vines in the area on Monday after a brief halt of two days that followed the brutal Police lathi charge on protesting villagers at Dhinkia last week.
This is Dhinkia Panchayat of Jagatsinghpur which turned into a battleground. A violent clash broke out between police and villagers during the ongoing protest against a proposed steel plant by Jindal Steel Works Limited.
The face-off between the police and the villagers turned violent after the villagers allegedly hurled stones at the police protesting alleged police excess.
Villagers of Dhinkia, Nuagaon & Gadakujanga panchayats in Jagatsinghpur district congregate in protest against the proposed project.
Bhubaneswar: Odisha government’s High Level Clearance Authority (HLCA) on Friday approved 10 mega project proposals promising to generate an investment of Rs 1.10 lakh crore in the state. HLCA chaired by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik approved the 10 projects including the proposals made by JSW to set up a 10 MTPA steel plant at Paradip. The officials […]
Bengaluru: In a major achievement in its endeavour to attract investments, Odisha was able to garner investment commitments worth Rs 90,490 crores at the two-day investors’ meet organised in Bengaluru. “I personally met heads of 24 companies today. We have received total investment announcement of Rs 90,490 crore during the two days with employment potential […]
Bhubaneswar: The Sajan Jindal-led JSW today said it might set up a 10mtpa capacity greenfield steel mill in Odisha, preferably in the location earlier chosen for Posco plant. JSW chief Sajan Jindal said this after meeting Odisha Chief Secretary A P Padhi here this evening. “We are interested to set up a 10 mtpa steel […]
Jagatsinghpur: A public hearing for environmental clearance sought by JSW Utkal Steel Limited for a plant in Jagatsinghpur district was opposed today by locals. As per reports, residents of Dhinkia, Gobindpur, Nuagaon, Polanga, Bhuyanpal and Jatadhari areas along with social workers alleged that the proposed plant will be harmful and affect the livelihood of local […]
Paradip: More than 200 engineering job aspirants created ruckus & indulged in ransacking inside JSW Paradip Terminal premises alleging non-fulfilment of job assurances. As per reports, members of the Students Organisation of Biju Patnaik University (SOBU) barged into the office of JSW this morning demanding the authorities to fulfil the assurances made by the company […]