Posco

  • India reclaims 31 coal blocks from private firms over delay 19-02-2014 06:34 PM

    The coal ministry is taking back 31 coal blocks allocated to private firms including the Tata group and Jindal Steel and Power over delays in developing them, jeopardising billion-dollar projects and inviting legal action. The recalls, coupled with delays in approvals for several large projects such as steel plants by...
  • Posco not to cut trees till Odisha gives forest clearance 24-01-2014 04:06 PM

    The National Green Tribunal on Friday directed that South Korean major Posco will not cut any trees in a village in Odisha for developing its Rs 51,000 crore steel project till the state government gives the final forest clearance. "It is now between them (Posco) and the state," a bench...
  • Posco project will inspire South Korean firms to invest in India, says President Park Guen-hye 17-01-2014 05:48 PM

    The success of Posco's $12 billion steel project in Odisha will inspire and determine investments by other major Korean firms in India, South Korean President Park Geun-hye said on Friday. Addressing a business meeting in Seoul, Park, who is on a four-day state visit here, hoped that the Posco plant...
  • Government to expedite clearances to $12 billion Posco project: Anand Sharma 15-01-2014 05:17 PM

    Government is working to expedite clearances to $ 12 billion project of steel major Posco in Odisha that was awarded environment clearance last week, Commerce and Indutry Minister Anand Sharma said on Wednesday. So far, 1,700 acres of land - out of 2,718 acres - has been transferred to Posco...
  • Odisha: Posco steel plant, India's biggest FDI, gets environmental approval 10-01-2014 02:33 PM

    South Korean steel maker Posco has received environment clearance for its Rs 52,000 crore steel plant in Odisha, ending an eight-year wait for the project to get off the ground. "Yeah, I have cleared it," new Environment Minister M Veerappa Moily said in New Delhi. "It (the approval) was given...
  • Don't limit PM option to only Modi or Rahul, says Arundhati 17-11-2013 10:41 PM

    Author and activist Arundhati Roy, on Sunday, said that in an age of coalition, options are wide open before people and they should not fall into trap of Narendra Modi or Rahul Gandhi. "I don't think we should fall into trap of Modi or Rahul. Indulging in poll predictions will...
  • Korea rejects UN report, hopes start of Posco in next year 07-10-2013 11:44 PM

    Bhubaneswar: Rejecting a UN panel recommendation for halting Posco's port-to-steel plant project, both the Republic of Korea and the Odisha government on Monday exuded optimism to go for the ground-breaking ceremony of the proposed facility near Paradip early next year. "We are happy that the state government has acquired the...
  • Odisha govt responsible for delay in Posco project, says Jairam Ramesh 25-09-2013 07:20 PM

    Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh on Wednesday held the Odisha government responsible for delay in the implementation of the Rs 52,000 crore mega steel project by South Korean steel major Posco. "The Centre has accorded all statutory clearances for the project since three years. Despite that, the state government...
  • Ramesh slams Naveen for Posco delay 17-08-2013 07:46 PM

    Mounting a scathing attack on Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik for inept governance, senior Congress leader and Union Minister Jairam Ramesh on Saturday held BJD government responsible for inordinate delay in implementation of Posco steel project. "As the proposed Posco steel plant near Paradip is billed as India's largest foreign...
  • POSCO may drop $5.3 billion steel mill project in K'taka: sources 16-07-2013 11:04 AM

    Bangalore: South Korea's POSCO said on Tuesday it has decided to pull out of a $5.3 billion steel mill project in Karnataka due to political instability, delays in securing land and opposition from residents. The POSCO site is in Gadag district of North Karnataka region. A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)...
  • Cj Show: Video Volunteers report on POSCO 14-07-2013 03:08 PM

    Our Partner Video volunteers shot this video of agitating villagers, who are protesting against mining in their farm lands. It also highlights the abysmal living conditions of people displaced by industrialization in Odisha. ...
  • The Citizen Journalist Show 14-07-2013 01:40 PM

    This week's show features- Indo-pak couple's citizenship woes, plight of tea plantation workers in Assam, special citizen reports on Egypt's political turmoil, your videos and pictures and much more. ...
  • The Citizen Journalist Show 12-07-2013 03:32 PM

    This week, a husband turns CJ to press for wife's citizenship, report on plight of tea workers in Assam. Also, special report from Egypt's revolution, videos and pictures and much more. ...
  • Odisha: Left, PPSS demand scrapping of Posco plant 23-06-2013 07:30 AM

    Bhubaneswar: Demanding scrapping of Posco's proposed Rs 52,000 crore steel project in Odisha, Posco Pratirodh Sangram Samiti (PPSS) along with left parties on Saturday observed Black Day as a mark of protest. While locals in Jagatsinghpur district held rallies and meetings at the proposed plant site near Paradip, left parties...
  • Anti-POSCO leader Abhaya Sahoo arrested for instigating violence 11-05-2013 10:50 AM

    Bhubaneswar: Anti-POSCO leader Abhaya Sahoo has been arrested from the Bhubaneswar airport on charges of instigating violence at the POSCO site. Abhaya was about to board a flight in Bhubaneswar when he was arrested by the Jagatsinghpur police. Abhaya is the chairman of 'POSCO Pratirodh Sangram Samiti' which has been...
  • SC gives green signal to POSCO for iron ore mining in Odisha 10-05-2013 11:17 AM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday gave a green signal to POSCO to continue with iron ore mining in Odisha. The court quashed Odisha High Court's order, which had set aside the state government's petition to allot iron ore licence to POSCO in the Kandahar hills. The state government...
  • Odisha: Land acquisition for Posco steel project resumes 23-04-2013 12:24 AM

    Paradip/Bhubaneswar: Land acquisition for the Rs 52,000 crore Posco steel project resumed in Odisha's Jagatsinghpur district on Monday after being suspended for about two-and-a-half months. The restarting of the demolition of betel vines at Gobindpur village at the proposed plant site near Paradip coincided with Posco-India CMD YW Yoon meeting...
  • Posco-India has no knowledge about its MoU renewal 15-04-2013 10:29 PM

    Bhubaneswar: Though optimistic of setting up a mega steel plant in Odisha's Jagatsinghpur district and commissioning it in five years, South Korean steel major Posco says it does not know about the fate of its proposed MoU renewal with the state government. "We do not know when the MoU with...
  • Anti-Posco protesters demand withdrawal of force 12-04-2013 07:50 PM

    Bhubaneswar: With Odisha government all set to resume land acquisition for Posco's mega steel project in Jagatsinghpur district, anti-displacement bodies and Left parties on Friday staged demonstrations demanding withdrawal of force from the proposed plant site area. Demonstrations were held in various district headquarters in response to a call by...