Former sarpanch of Dhinkia gram panchayat Shishir Mohapatra says he is vaguely aware of the amendments but confident villagers will not allow land to be acquired. The roads leading to Dhinkia village in Jagatsinghpur are no longer barricaded. An ... Indian Express, 3 weeks ago
Countercurrents.org Children of Dhinkia, Gadkujang, Govindpur and Nuagaon villages in Jagatsinghpur District in Odisha lay down on the hot earth under in the blazing summer heat to resist the entry of government officials to take over forest land ...Counter Currents, 2 months ago
The new mining law, which provides for allotment of mines solely through auctions, may have sounded the death knell for its proposed steel plant Has Parliament passing the Mines and Minerals Development and Regulation (Amendment) Bill, 2015, known in short as the MMDR Act, shut the doors on Posco’s mega steel project in Odisha? The amended portions of the MMDR Act provide for allotment of mines solely through auctions rather than the prevailing system of preferential allotment. The South ...Rediff.com, 1 day ago
Any views expressed in this article are those of the author and not of Thomson Reuters Foundation. For the past 20 years, local communities across the East Indian state of Odisha have engaged in numerous movements to protect their customary lands ...AlertNet, 1 week ago
Industrial Council holds annual fest at Paradip Tuesday, 03 March 2015 | PNS | PARADIP | in Bhubaneswar The Eastern Odisha Industrial Development Council held its second annual function at its office premises here on Sunday with Council ...New Delhi Pioneer, 4 weeks ago
BHUBANESWAR/KENDRAPADA: The Odisha government on Friday said it would again move the Centre to allot Khandadhar iron ore reserve to South Korean steel behemoth Posco for its proposed steel plant in Jagatsinghpur. The state government's decision ...4 Traders, 1 month ago Exempt Posco from bidding: State Times of India, 1 month ago
Countercurrents.org We strongly condemn the Narendra Modi government's decision for bringing a Presidential ordinance three days after the Indian Parliament ended its formal session with a clear and clandestine intention of turning the progressive ...Counter Currents, 2 months ago
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