Tag: Posco

Dhinkia Clashes: CM Naveen Is Avenging POSCO Failure, Alleges Congress
Dhinkia Clash: CM Naveen Is Avenging POSCO Failure, Alleges Congress

'Odisha government seems to have forgotten that the Constitution of India envisages the country to be a welfare state'

  • Friday, 21 January 2022
Court adjourns hearing in Papu Pom Pom casting couch case

Bhubaneswar: A special Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) court could not conduct the hearing in casting couch case against Ollywood actor Papu Pom Pom as none of the witnesses has appeared before court today. “The court had issued summon to four witnesses. As none of the witnesses has turned up, hearing of the […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
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BJP blames Odisha govt for Posco’s exit

Bhubaneswar: Blaming Odisha government of anti-development attitude, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) today held the Naveen government responsible for the exit of South Korean Steel major Posco from the State. Briefing newsmen at a press conference in the State on Friday, Union Minister for Steel Birender Singh said the company left Odisha as the government […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
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IDCO starts construction of boundary wall at Posco site

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Industrial Infrastructure Development Corporation (IDCO) on Monday started construction of a boundary wall at the abandoned Posco steel project site in Jagatsinghpur district. On the first day of construction work at Nuagaon gram panchayat, no local resistance was reported. The Abhayachandpur police and Assistant Tahsildar of Erasama closely monitored the progress of […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
BJD Govt failed to create jobs, push industrialisation, target opposition

Bhubaneswar: Opposition parties including the BJP and the Congress on Sunday targeted BJD over its failure in employment generation through industrial policies in Odisha. Speaking on OTV’s discussion on Fourth Test, 3rd innings of Naveen Patnaik led BJD government, senior BJP leader Prithviraj Harichandan alleged that major industrial units have started to backtrack in the […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Posco chapter closes as Odisha scraps land allotment

Bhubaneswar: The Posco Chapter finally came to a close after the Odisha government formally cancelled the allotment of land to the South Korean steel major today. A letter intimating the same has been sent by Odisha Industrial Infrastructure Development Corporation (Idco) to Posco authorities. With work yet to start after 3 years of land acquisition […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Take a cue from Mamata, return the Posco land to people: PPSS

Jagatsinghpur: The outfit that almost singlehandedly spearheaded people’s resistance movement against Posco steel project in Odisha’s Jagatsinghpur district today asked the Odisha government to tread the path of Mamata Banerjee-led government in West Bengal in returning the Posco land to landowners. The anti-project outfit-Posco Pratirodh Sangram Samiti (PPSS)- today voiced its concern over the government […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
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Betel vineyards come up again on ‘Posco’ land

Jagatsinghpur: With South Korean steelmaker Posco virtually winding up its 8 million ton per annum capacity steel project in Odisha’s Jagatsinghpur district, the land acquired for the mega venture has come under reoccupation of local betel vine growers. The sand-filled landscapes of Gobindpur, Nuagaon, Noilasahi, Polang, Gadakujang near Paradip were wearing barren look not long […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
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Posco gone, villages exposed to vagaries of nature

Jagatsinghpur: Once it was lush-green with luxuriant tree cover depicting an idyllic ambience. The thick forest with standing mangrove and casuarina cover was virtually a paradise for those evincing interest in eco-tourism. But that has become a thing of the past. The breathtaking greenery has disappeared from wetland spots in the periphery of Noliasahi, Gadakujang […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Posco’s exit sparks speculation over fate of acquired lands

Bhubaneswar: After Posco-India’s exit from Odisha, the lands in Jagatsinghpur districts acquired by the State for the single largest FDI have become centre of attraction for many. Question arises that who will take this lands and for what purpose? After the steel major pulled out, speculation started doing rounds on the fate of these lands […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
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Abandoned Posco building a grim reminder of derailed FDI

Paradip: A sprawling three-storey building with elegant designing backed up by plenty of open space dots the outskirts of Paradip Seaport Township. There is every reason for a casual visitor to mistake it to be an engineering college imparting B. Tech courses. The closure of this college for summer vacation may strike one’s minds at […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
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Trouble still persists for Anti-Posco activists as arrest fear haunts them

Bhubaneswar: Odisha’s most protracted resistance movement against any industrial venture may have come to an end for all practical purpose with South Korean steelmakers calling it quits. But for those who had plunged into the anti-posco movement, trouble is far from over. Fear of ‘arrest’ and ‘languishing in jail’ hovers around them like Damocles sword. […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
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Life has turned a full circle for Posco project villagers

Bhubaneswar: With the scrapping of big-ticket Posco steel project, life has come full circle for people in the proposed project areas as they stoically recall the brief spell of opulence that had once come on their way from the land compensation sum. Shored up by land compensation doles, villagers who had given away their land […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Posco confirms scrapping Odisha proj in letter to Industries deptt

Bhubaneswar: Posco authorities have asked the Odisha government to take back the 2,700 acre land acquired for setting up of a 12-million tonne (mt) steel mill in Paradip citing its failure to start work for the project, said Industries Minister Debi Prasad Mishra today. Informing newsmen on the letter sent by Posco, Mishra stated, “As […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
2017 a year of challenges for Odisha govt

Bhubaneswar:  After managing to come out of the cobweb of confrontations and controversies in 2016, the Odisha government will set its feet on its fourth year of its fourth term in 2017. But some of the challenges it had encountered last year will chase like a shadow in 2017. Out of the major challenges the […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021