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Orissa to resume work at Posco site


July 1st, 2011 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 1 (IANS) The Orissa government said Friday it is likely to resume work at the site of the $12 billion Posco project as a group of protesting villagers ... Read more...

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Orissa villagers observe ‘Black Day’ to protest Posco pact


June 22nd, 2011 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 22 (IANS) Thousands of villagers, including women and children, Wednesday observed 'Black Day' in Orissa to protest South Korean steel major Posco's proposed $12 billion project in the ... Read more...

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Anti-Posco group slams Ramesh


June 12th, 2011 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) Reacting to Environment and Forests Minister Jairam Ramesh's concern over use of force against villagers opposing land acquisition in Orissa for the Posco steel ... Read more...

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Land acquisition for Posco to resume despite protest


May 8th, 2011 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 7 (IANS) The Orissa government Saturday said it will resume the land acquisition process for South Korean steel major Posco's $12 billion project in the state on May ... Read more...

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Anti-Posco group to launch protest campaign


May 6th, 2011 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 6 (IANS) An anti-displacement group Friday alleged that the Orissa government and the union environment ministry had "deliberately chosen to overlook" the issues raised by it regarding the ... Read more...

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Orissa submitted fake documents for Posco nod: Activists


May 4th, 2011 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) The final clearance given to South Korean steel major Posco's $12 billion project in Orissa, the largest foreign investment in India, was based on "fake ... Read more...

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Anti-POSCO protesters burn effigy of officials


April 15th, 2011 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 15 (IANS) Anti-POSCO villagers in Orissa Friday burnt an effigy of district officials and a copy of the letter the state government sent to the central government saying ... Read more...

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Jairam asks Orissa to resubmit POSCO report (Lead)


April 14th, 2011 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh Thursday asked the Orissa government to review its submission that that there are no tribal inhabitants or forest dwellers in the ... Read more...

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Group rejects Orissa’s claim about POSCO site


April 14th, 2011 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 14 (IANS) An anti-displacement group Thursday here rejected the claim of the Orissa government that there were no tribal inhabitants or other traditional forest dwellers in the proposed ... Read more...

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POSCO project: Supporters, protesters hold rival meets


March 13th, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 13 (IANS) Supporters and protesters Sunday organised rival meetings in Orissa's Jagatsinghpur district over South Korean steel major POSCO's $12 billion project planned in the region, police said.Carrying ... Read more...

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Political parties to support anti-POSCO movement


March 1st, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 1 (IANS) The movement against South Korean steel major POSCO's $12 billion project in Orissa's Jagatsinghpur district got a boost with leaders of various political parties Tuesday announcing their support ... Read more...

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barricades are up again at Posco site


February 3rd, 2011 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 2 (IANS) The activists of an anti-displacement group Wednesday re-erected wooden gates and barricades in Orissa to prevent officials from entering into the proposed site of South Korean steel-maker Posco, ... Read more...

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Thousands of Orissa villagers rally against Posco nod


February 1st, 2011 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 1 (IANS) Over 3,000 villagers Tuesday held large rallies in Orissa's Jagatsinghpur district to protest against the environment ministry conditional nod to South Korean steel major Posco's $12 billion steel ... Read more...

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Anti-displacement group protests nod to POSCO


January 31st, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 31 (IANS) An anti-displacement group here said it will launch a nationwide agitation against the conditional approval granted by the environment ministry Monday to South Korean steel major POSCO's $12 ... Read more...

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Orissa begins land acquisition for POSCO amid opposition (Lead)


July 28th, 2010 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 27 (IANS) The Orissa government Tuesday began acquiring land for the $12 billion steel project South Korean steel major POSCO has planned in the state's Jagatsinghpur district despite opposition, officials ... Read more...

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Orissa begins land acquisition for POSCO amids opposition


July 27th, 2010 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 27 (IANS) The Orissa government Tuesday began acquiring land for the $12 billion steel project South Korean steel major POSCO has planned in the state's Jagatsinghpur district despite opposition, ... Read more...

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Nine injured as anti-Posco protesters, cops clash (Second Lead)


May 15th, 2010 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 15 (IANS) At least nine people, including six policemen, were injured Saturday after police used force to disperse villagers protesting a project by South Korean steel major Posco in ... Read more...

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Eight injured as anti-Posco protesters clash with cops (Lead)


May 15th, 2010 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 15 (IANS) At least eight people, including five policemen, were injured after villagers protesting a project by South Korean steel major Posco in Orissa's Jagatsinghpur district clashed with police, an ... Read more...

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CPI MP held in Orissa over Posco protest


May 15th, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 15 (IANS) A Communist Party of India (CPI) MP was arrested in Orissa Saturday as he was headed to meet hundreds of villagers opposing a project by South Korean steel ... Read more...

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Anti-Posco leader released on bail


August 22nd, 2009 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 21 (IANS) Anti-Posco leader Abhaya Sahu, who was arrested in October last year for his alleged involvement in several crimes, was released from jail Friday, a day after the Orissa ... Read more...

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Orissa court grants bail to anti-Posco leader


August 20th, 2009 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 20 (IANS) Anti-Posco leader Abhaya Sahu, who was arrested in October last year for his alleged involvement in several crimes, was granted bail by the Orissa High Court Thursday, a ... Read more...

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Court rejects bail plea of anti-Posco activist


November 4th, 2008 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Jagatsinghpur (Orissa), Nov 4 (IANS) An Orissa court Tuesday rejected the bail plea of an anti-Posco activist arrested last month for his alleged involvement in over 20 criminal cases, a police official ... Read more...

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Villagers stage protest against Posco plant in Orissa


September 2nd, 2008 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Jagatsinghpur (Orissa), Sept 2 (IANS) Thousands of villagers Tuesday assembled here to protest against the $12 billion steel plant of South Korean steel major Posco, proposed to come up near Paradeep port ... Read more...

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Tension grips POSCO site after villagers clash


May 15th, 2008 - 5:19 pm ICT by admin
Jagatsinghpur (Orissa), May 15 (IANS) Tension gripped the project-site of the South Korean steel major Posco in Orissa after supporters and opponents of the mega-project clashed, an official said Thursday. The trouble ... Read more...

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Orissa villagers take oath to fight against Posco


May 11th, 2008 - 6:08 pm ICT by admin
Bhubaneswar, May 11 (IANS) At least 100 people Sunday took oath in a village temple in Orissa to fight against the proposed $12 billion steel plant in their region to be set ... Read more...

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Villagers vow to fight Posco in Orissa


April 9th, 2008 - 5:24 pm ICT by admin
Bhubaneswar, April 9 (IANS) Hundreds of villagers, including children, Wednesday took oath in Orissa's Jagatsinghpur district to protest against the setting up of a $12 billion steel plant there by South Korean ... Read more...

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Over 300 anti-Posco activists detained in Orissa


April 1st, 2008 - 7:25 pm ICT by admin
(Lead)Bhubaneswar, April 1(IANS) Over 300 people were detained Tuesday after they reached the proposed plant site of South Korea steel major Posco in Orissa's Jagatsinghpur district to join a rally against the ... Read more...

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Armed protestors rally against POSCO steel plant in Orissa


December 2nd, 2007 - 10:51 pm ICT by admin
Bhubaneswar, Dec 2 (ANI): Hundreds of villagers armed with weapons took out a rally at the proposed 12-billion-dollar steel plant site of South Korean steel major POSCO in Orissa on Sunday. The area ... Read more...

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Four ‘abducted’ Posco officials released(lead:Posco officials)


November 14th, 2007 - 2:11 am ICT by admin
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3 South Koreans among 4 Posco officials taken hostage in Orissa


November 14th, 2007 - 2:11 am ICT by admin
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