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 on Monday, political support for the anti-Posco agitation further grew on Sunday with a large group of Bharatiya Janata Party leaders visiting Gobindpur and other villages in Jagatsinghpur to expr

Bhubaneswar The anti-Posco movement is gaining steam with Opposition political parties rallying behind the villagers fighting against their forceful eviction.

The Congress and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) have decided to support the people's movement against the South Korean steel major's 12 million tonne steel project at Paradip in Jagatsinghpur district.

Slum dwellers should develop their own land where builder will not have any crucial role to play, says social activist Medha Patkar on Tuesday.

The Orissa government on Monday paused land acquisition at the proposed steel plant of Posco in Dhinkia grampanchayat for next five days even as thousands of protesters dug their heels opposing the land acquisition.

Since Friday, thousands of anti-Posco protesters under the banner of Posco Pratirodh Sangram Samiti have formed human chain at Gobindpur village under Dhinkia grampanchayat preventi

The self-esteem of Narmada Bachao Andolan (NBA), the activist group formed by Medha Patkar 22 years ago, may suffer a severe dent with the Supreme Court on Wednesday

COIMBATORE: The Tamilaga Vivasayigal Sangam has convened a meeting of farmers, to be held on May 17, to decide on the future course of action regarding the move to acquire agricultural lands for highway projects.

Farmers arrest

The president of the association, M.R.

Social activist Medha Patkar on Monday expressed her support for the farmers' agitation against land acquisition in Uttar Pradesh, saying that the serving of

Senior activist and Narmada Bachao Andolan spokesperson, Medha Patkar, on Monday threatened to launch a massive agitation in Satara and Pune districts if the problems of the project affected people (PAP) are not resolved soon.

Patkar was in Pune for a meeting with the state minister for rehabilitation and forests, Patangrao Kadam, on the issue of rehabilitation of PAP in Pune.

Citing an exam

Javed Iqbal

IN Chhattisgarh, the only criminal appears to be the law.

Amruta Byatnal

Pune: In its reply to the show cause notice issued by the Environment Ministry, Lavasa Corporation Limited has accused Union Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh of acting with mala fide intent.