POSCO STEEL

  • Don't limit PM option to only Modi or Rahul, says Arundhati November 17, 2013

    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 be...
  • Odisha: Land acquisition for Posco steel project resumes April 23, 2013

    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 twoandahalf months. The restarting of the demolition of betel vines at Gobindpur village at the proposed plant site near Paradip coincided with PoscoIndia CMD YW Yoon meeting...
  • Odisha: Outrage after govt officer beats up Posco protestor February 5, 2013

    Bhubaneswar: Footage of a man protesting the Posco steel plant being beaten by a government land officer in Odisha has triggered outrage with activists and politicians on February 5 demanding strong action against the culprit. Sangram Mohapatra, a land officer with the staterun Orissa Industrial Infrastructure Development Corporation (IDCO), was...
  • Posco setback: Natarajan promises to look into the matter March 30, 2012

    The National Green Tribunal on Friday suspended the environment clearance given to Posco Steel. ...
  • Odisha: Green clearance to Posco suspended March 30, 2012

    New Delhi: There has been a setback for India's single largest FDI investment, the showcase Posco Steel plant to be set up in Odisha. The National Green Tribunal has suspended the environment clearance given to Posco Steel. The clearance was given a year ago by the then environment minister Jairam...
  • PM invites Korean investment in nuclear sector March 26, 2012

    Seoul: India on Monday stepped up defence, trade and security ties with South Korea. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, who is in Seoul for the Nuclear Security Summit, held talks with his South Korean counterpart. Reportedly, South Korea has offered to sell nuclear reactors to India. The PM sought South Korea's support...
  • Korean investment in India a priority: PM March 26, 2012

    Seoul: Investment from South Korea is a "priority" for India, visiting Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said on Monday, adding that the government was taking "proactive" steps improve the business climate and move forward with the Posco mega steel plant project in Orissa. "Investment from Korea is a priority for India. We...
  • Odisha Govt shifts top official over Posco clashes December 17, 2011

    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 chairmancummanaging director of the Industrial Infrastructure Development Corporation (IDCO), state chief secretary BK Patnaik told reporters. He has been posted as additional...
  • 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...
  • Land acquisition for Posco resumes after 2 days May 23, 2011

    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 betel vine...
  • Jairam grants final approval to Posco project May 2, 2011

    New Delhi: Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh on Monday granted final approval to Orissa for diversion of 1,253 hectares of forest land for Posco's steel project but said the South Korean steel major should not export raw material from the proposed project. "...In view of the state government's latest communication of...
  • AntiPosco activists intensify protests February 14, 2011

    Bhubaneswar: AntiPosco 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 the...
  • No respite for POSCO despite green nod February 3, 2011

    Jagatsinghpur (Orissa): Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh may have given the green signal to POSCO, but the steel plant project may not come up anytime soon. Orissa Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik may have felt very relieved after Ramesh cleared the project, but in Jagatsinghpur, Orissa clearance of the Rs 51,000 crore project...
  • POSCO steel plant gets environmental clearance January 31, 2011

    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 as...