The officials were released by Balisahi residents with a warning that they should not return to acquire land

In a dramatic turn of events, senior administration and police officials of Orissa's Jagatsinghpur district had a bitter experience on Monday when they went to carry out land acquisition for the proposed mega steel project of Posco.

Women took the lead in expressing their anger when t

Steel plant Boundary wall construction and demarcation work for the Posco steel plant near Paradip resumed this afternoon on assurances from officials on compensation, after disruption in the morning by villagers and members of the pro-project United Action Committee (UAC), restive at non-fulfillment of their six-point charter of demands.

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The revised memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Posco India may not include the earlier controversial clause on iron ore swapping.

The Orissa government is finding it difficult to acquire land for Posco

The steel project at Gadag won

Even as the Orissa government suspended land acquisition for the proposed mega steel plant of Posco in this seaside block in Jagatsinghpur district for an indefinite period on Tuesday, senior leaders of the Communist Party of India and Communist Party of India (Marxist) expressed their solidarity with the villagers opposing the venture.

Veteran CPI MP Gurudas Dasgupta and senior CPI(M) MP Basud

With escalating protests at the site of Posco

Hyderabad Union environment minister Jairam Ramesh on Tuesday warned Uttrakhand of central intervention if the state government fails to take action against illegal sand mining in the state.

Ramesh slammed the Uttarakhand government for its inaction against the illegal sand mining in the state and said that sending show-cause or closure notices to the state would be Centre

A large group of BJP leaders expresses support to agitating villagers Even as the Orissa government was set to resume land acquisition for the controversial Posco steel project in Jagatsinghpur district, political support for the anti-Posco agitation further grew over the weekend with a large group of Bharatiya Janata Party leaders visiting Gobindpur and other villages in Jagatsinghpur to expre