Posco Steel Plant

  • Odisha Govt shifts top official over Posco clashes 17-12-2011 03:38 AM

    Bhubaneswar: Odisha government on Friday shifted a top official over the clashes near the Posco site in which one person was killed. Priyabrat Patnaik was transferred from the post of chairman-cum-managing director of the Industrial Infrastructure Development Corporation (IDCO), state chief secretary BK Patnaik told reporters. He has been posted...
  • One killed, 25 injured in clash over Posco road 14-12-2011 09:12 PM

    Paradip: A man was killed and 25 others were injured on Wednesday in a clash between anti-Posco brigade and a private contractor over construction of a coastal road linking the steel plant site near Paradip. Jagatsinghpur SP S Devadutt Singh said crude bombs and other weapons were used by the...
  • Land acquisition for Posco resumes after 2 days 23-05-2011 02:50 PM

    Bhubaneswar: After a two day break, the Orissa government on Monday resumed the land acquisition process for the Rs 52,000 crore Posco mega steel plant in Jagatsinghpur district. "Land acquisition, which remained suspended on Saturday and yesterday, resumed peacefully today," Additional District Magistrate (Paradip) Sarojkant Choudhury said. Over a dozen...
  • Anti-Posco activists intensify protests 14-02-2011 12:16 AM

    Bhubaneswar: Anti-Posco activists on Sunday dug up a road leading to the proposed plant site near Paradip protesting the visit by two senior officials for a joint survey. "We will prevent government officials and company staff from entering the proposed plant site. The villagers will stall any attempt to repair...
  • POSCO steel plant gets environmental clearance 31-01-2011 01:50 PM

    New Delhi: Pohang Steel Compnay (POSCO) has got conditional clearance from the Ministry of Environment and Forest for its proposed steel plant at Paradip in Jagatsinghpur district of Orissa. The ministry gave clearance for the steel plan with 28 additional conditions and for the POSCO port with 32 additional conditions...