Posco Pratirodh Sangram Samiti

  • Odisha land takeover for Posco plant passes peacefully February 5, 2013

    Bhubaneswar: Land acquisition for Posco's $12 billion steel plant in Odisha's Jagatsinghpur district passed off peacefully on Monday under heavy police deployment, an official said. "The land acquisition was carried out in Gobindpur village peacefully. There was no trouble," District Collector Satya Kumar Mallick said. "At least 10 betel vines were demolished...
  • Land acquisition for Posco on, police excess alleged February 4, 2013

    Paradip: The land acquisition for the Rs 52,000crore Posco steel project, which resumed amidst tight security at Gobindpur village in Odisha's Jagatsinghpur district, continued peacefully on Monday, the state government said. Chief Secretary BK Patnaik claimed people were offering their land and betel vines on their own. "There is no...
  • One killed, 25 injured in clash over Posco road December 14, 2011

    Paradip: A man was killed and 25 others were injured on Wednesday in a clash between antiPosco 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 clashing...
  • AntiPOSCO leader Abhaya Sahu arrested November 26, 2011

    Paradip: AntiPosco leader Abhaya Sahu was arrested in Tirtol area near Paradip in Jagatsinghpur district of Odisha, the police said. "Sahu, President of Posco Pratirodh Sangram Samiti (PPSS), was held by a police team at Nuapokhari last night when he was returning from Bhubaneswar to his village," IIC of Tritol...
  • Will POSCO put off its steel project? June 20, 2007

    Bhubaneshwer: The POSCO hostage crisis may be over but the incident has put a big question mark on the immediate construction work at the plant site. The POSCO executives were on a routine visit to Govindpur, the disputed site for the proposed steel plant, when agitating farmers took them hostage....
  • Orissa: 3 POSCO officials held hostage June 20, 2007

    New Delhi: Three executives of South Korean steel major POSCO have been taken captive by antiPOSCO agitators at the proposed Rs 52,000 crore steel project site near Paradeep in Orissa. The Korean company is acquiring land in the area to set up a plant and farmers have been agitating against this. The...