Alleging fraudulent means adopted by the State Government, particularly the Jagatsingpur district administration by suppressing facts on implementation of the Forest Land Right Act in the proposed Posco project area, the Communist Party of India (CPI) Odisha State secretary Dibakar Nayak on Thursday sought cancellation of the forest and environment clearance to the Posco project near Paradip.

NEW DELHI: Communist Party of India leader D. Raja has accused the Union Ministry of Environment and Forests, Orissa Government officials and the Korean steel giant Posco of

PARADIP: Members of Posco Pratirodha Sangram Samiti today selected five persons who would discuss with the Revenue Divisional Commissioner (RDC) central range, regarding their demands related to Posco steel plant. However, Abhaya Sahoo has not been included in this team as he is not a resident of any of the panchayats that would be affected by the Posco project.

PARADIP: The much-awaited Posco survey, stalled for two years, got underway at Nuagaon and Gadkujang panchayats after obtaining clearance from the United Action Committee, a pro-Posco outfit.

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Despite people from six villages opposing the land survey work by government officials for the 12 million tonne Posco steel plant at Jagatsinghpur district, on Tuesday the local administration started the survey work in a village in the area.

PARADIP: The last-phase survey for crisis-ridden Posco project will get underway from Tuesday. This was decided at a meeting among district administration, United Action Committee (UAC), a purportedly pro-Posco outfit, and villagers likely to be affected by the project yesterday. It was also decided to finalise the compensation package after the survey taking into confidence Posco authorities.

BHUBANESWAR: CPI MP from Jagatsinghpur Bibhu Prasad Tarai has demanded that the final phase of survey for the Posco steel plant project should be deferred till as negotiation process with the local affected is slated to start.

BHUBANESWAR: The Integrated Coastal Zone Management (ICZM) Project which has received the sanction of the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) is expected to benefit about 25 lakh coastal population of Orissa.

In a major development pertaining to the Rs 51,000-crore greenfield project proposed by Posco in Jagatsinghpur district, the Orissa government today asked the South Korean company not to insist on 300 acres of private land in Dhinkia village.