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Police register FIR against 32 people for ‘encroaching’ on POSCO land #WTFnews

Author(s): Ashis Senapati Date:Jun 18, 2014 POSCO says people have already been compensated for land acquired; residents say their land was taken at gun point and have no means of livelihood Some betel vine gardens uprooted during land acquisition have been… Continue Reading →

NGT notice to Centre, Odisha over Posco green nod

Gives three weeks for response regarding extension of environmental clearance for Posco’s steel plant BS Reporter  |  <news:geo_locations>Bhubaneshwar  May 20, 2014 Last Updated at 20:20 IST RELATED NEWS Green tribunal seeks reply from Centre, Odisha over Posco clearance Steel ministry pursuing Posco’s… Continue Reading →

Water to POSCO from Mahanadi and Hansua confirms Odisha government is anti-farmer, anti-environment

Tuesday, May 06, 2014 1 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Sambalpur: Water rights body Water Initiatives Odisha today criticized the state government for permiting POSCO to draw water from Mahanadi and Hansua rivers. “This is unfortunate.  There has been stiff and… Continue Reading →

92 per cent voter turnout in panchayat protesting POSCO

Author(s): Ashis Senapati Date:Apr 21, 2014 CPI candidate claims residents angry over forcible acquisition of their land for the steel project voted for him; BJD candidate refutes claim and says majority people support industrialisation Voters queue to vote at Dhinkia primary… Continue Reading →

Posco: The War for Steel is Not Over

By BASUDEV MAHAPATRA Wed Feb 19, 2014 NEW DELHI:In spite of the green nod from the Union Ministry of Environment and Forests, Posco has not been able to go ahead with the construction of its integrated steel plant near Paradip… Continue Reading →

#India – Villagers Stall Largest FDI POSCO for 8 Years

Posted: 01/28/2014 Citing “serious human rights concerns, ” last fall a panel of eight United Nations experts called for an immediate halt to a $12 billion iron-and-steel complex being built in Odisha, India by the South Korean metals giant POSCO. In January,… Continue Reading →

PRESS RELEASE- ESCR NET calls for Suspension of POSCO-India Steel Project

For immediate release New York, . Human rights violations connected to the POSCO–India project must be addressed as a matter of priority by India and South Korea during South Korean President Park Geun-Hye’s state visit to India, said ESCR-Net today…. Continue Reading →

POSCO – Shove Comes To Push – Bend It Like Moily

REUTERS (FROM OUTLOOK 27 JANUARY 2014) Steel vs steely resolve A Dongriya Kondh girl expresses solidarity with the anti-Posco cause POSCO Shove Comes To Push The real story of a ‘decisive’ UPA blowing away the eight-year cloud around Posco’s project LOLA… Continue Reading →

#India – Agitation during South Korean President Park’s visit #Posco

Last Updated: Saturday, January 11, 2014, 17:40 Bhubaneswar: Rejecting environmental clearance for Posco‘s s 52,000 crore steel plant project in Odisha, anti-displacement activists today decided to challenge it in the National Green Tribunal besides demonstrating during South Korean President Park… Continue Reading →

#India – Lawyer Ritwick Dutta kicking Vedanta ,Posco, Jindal and many

By Megha Mandavia, ET Bureau | 23 Dec, 2013, MUMBAI: For India Inc, 39-year-old environment lawyer Ritwick Dutta is a perennial nuisance, someone who has been obstructing, slowing and litigating against the industrialisation of the country. But for tree huggers, he’s… Continue Reading →

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