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Fertile Agricultural Land Is Not For Profit-Making Corporations – SKM

*Statement by SKM in Support of Struggling Farmers in West Bengal and Odisha.* SKM said that it will send a Fact Finding Team to West Bengal under the Chairmanship of Medha Patkar and other senior leaders who shall coordinate with the State Govt., interact and hold public hearings in the project area and recommend steps […]


Land grab and police repression in Dhinkia continues unabated: a PUCL report

Dhinkia-Charidesh, a cluster of villages, in the coastal District of Jagatsinghpur, Odisha with its dense casuarinas and cashew forests along the shoreline, lush-green betel vines on the sandy soil, tall sand dunes, meandering deltaic rivers, creeks and estuary is a feast to the eye. This patch of land, largely forest land, has been chosen by […]


Students of O.P. Jindal Global University stand in solidarity with the villagers of Dhinkia

Over 500 hundred concerned students from O.P. Jindal Global University in Sonipat wrote to Sajjan Jindal to engage in urgent dialogue over the human rights violations and environmental impacts arising out of JSW‘s proposed Integrated Steel Project in Jagatsinghpur district of Odisha.   The villagers of Dhinkia Chaaridesh are fighting a battle for survival, a […]



Human Rights Violated And Lives And Livelihoods in Danger In Dhinkia

The residents of Dhinkia in Jagatsinghpur district of Odisha have been opposing the proposed JSW Utkal Steel Project that is being established in the area. The site is the same site where POSCO, a South Korean steel company, faced stiff resistance for almost a decade and eventually exited the project in 2015. The Odisha government has transferred the acquired land to JSW […]


Brutal Police Repression Upon Villagers Protesting Against Jindal Steel In Odisha  

Prashant Paikray, spokesperson, anti-Jindal & anti-POSCO movement in Odisha, gives an update on the recent police repression and the peoples’ struggle against JSW.   Dear Friends, Greetings from Anti- Jindal & Anti- POSCO Movement, Odisha, India!   The state government run by Mr. Nabin Pattnaik is making brutal police action against our people in order […]


Brutal attacks by police on the villagers of Dhinkia in Odisha

Villagers are opposing the setting up of a 13.2 million tonne per annum(MPTA) capacity integrated steel project by JSW Utkal Steel Limited by Sajjan Jindal on land previously acquired for the South Korean steel major POSCO. A 900-MW captive power plant and a 10 MPTA cement unit are also proposed to be set up near […]




Odisha Government conspiring to grab land for JSW Utkal project

Odisha’s Government conspires to grab land from the people affected by COVID-19 lockdown and Super Cyclone Amphan for the proposed JSW Utkal project. Surya Shankar Dash reports from Odisha.   Despite the Covid-19 pandemic and super cyclone Amphan, the district administration of Jagatsingpur in Odisha, is busy hatching new conspiracies to usurp the land of […]