Land losers suspect govt is suppressing information
Fifty two-year-old Lalsab Walikar from Mevundi is anxious ever since he got a notice from the Karnataka Industrial Areas Development Board (KIADB) to acquire his 24 acres.

Elusive benefit: Farmer Lalsab Walikar of Mevundi village (second from right) and his neighbours stand at the edge of a trench dug in his field for the canal to supply wate

South Korean steel major Posco has roped in two local firms for its proposed . 32,366-crore, six million tonne per annum facility in Karnataka mainly to ensure speedy clearances and uninterrupted iron ore supply.

Land acquisition: They resist selling land as they fear men will squander the money
Mundaragi (Gadag dist), The farmers

Land for industries: Farmers, government at loggerheads
Acquiring land for industries has become a major challenge for the BJP government.

Bangalore The Karnataka government has decided to hear out farmers over their objections filed against the land acquisition proceedings for the proposed R32,000-crore integrated steel plant by South Korean steel major Posco.

Gajendragad (Karnataka): Wind on this hilltop town of Gajendragad, 700 m above sea level, is strong enough to keep the rotors of wind turbines set up there running at a fair speed and generate electricity.

Gajendragad (Karnataka)MMTC, the country

Bangalore South Korean steel major Posco may not get water allotment for its proposed R32,366 crore integrated steel project in Karnataka as per its preference as the state government is likely to allot water from a reservoir, situated far away from the site.

According to sources close to the development, Posco is interested in sourcing water from Tungabadra river, which is very close to the pr

JUST a day after the environment ministry granted conditional clearance to Posco for its $12-billion Orissa steel project, the South Korean steel major has reaffirmed its India plans with a second proposal.

Posco has selected Halligudi in Gadag district of Karnataka to build its proposed six million tonnes plant at an estimated investment of about .

Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa today said 20 squads are on the job to check illegal mining of iron ore and exports and rejected Opposition criticism that there is no let-up in the unlawful activity.

"13 joint squads have been activated. They are keeping a 24-hour vigil and discharging their duties," he told reporters here after a review meeting on the issue.

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