Villagers stall bid of opposition party leaders to enter Dhinkia village

Say entry is restricted to maintain peace, block Dhinkia-Patana road by staging a sit-in.

published on : 5th May 2022

exasperated with police action, Dhinkia villagers vent out before HC team 

Wroth over police action during demolition of betel vines for the plant, the villagers also alleged being implicated falsely for resisting the plant.   

published on : 6th March 2022

Public hearing in Dhinkia today; Court to assess the violence-hit village in Odisha

The committee had visited Dhinkia on February 24 but was unable to hold the public hearing due to clash between JSW supporters and those opposing the project.

published on : 5th March 2022

Odisha Panchayat elections: Steel project protest reaps poll dividends for Congress in Erasma block

Outgoing sarpanch of Nuagaon Bidyadhar Mallick said BJD candidates lost the election due to the discontentment among villagers over the proposed steel project.

published on : 2nd March 2022

HC orders lawyers’ panel to visit Dhinkia again

It appears that because of the commotion, the advocates were unable to properly interact with people of the area and the reports by and large reflected the situation.”  

published on : 24th February 2022

Villagers clash in Odisha's Dhinkia during High Court committee visit

Two separate petitions were filed in the HC after the lathi charge episode on January 14, seeking an independent and impartial probe into the matter.

published on : 20th February 2022

Dhinkia issue: Orissa HC forms lawyers’ committee

The bench expected the committee to submit a joint report, but left it open for the members to file their respective reports on disagreement over the situation in Dhinkia.

published on : 17th February 2022

NHRC directs Odisha Chief Secretary to probe human rights violation in Dhinkia

The apex body passed the order acting on the petition filed by former member of National Commission for Protection of Child Rights Yogesh Dube on Februray 9 this year.

published on : 16th February 2022

Dhinkia protests: HC to hear PILs on February 16

The bench expected the petitioners to file by then their rejoinders to the counter affidavit filed by Jagatsinghpur Collector. 

published on : 1st February 2022

Congress fact-finding team visits Odisha's Dhinkia

Coming down heavily on the ruling BJD and party supremo Naveen Patnaik, Chellakumar condemned the treatment meted out to the villagers.

published on : 23rd January 2022

No panchayat elections in Odisha's Dhinkia

Election to Dhinkia gram panchayat in Jagatsinghpur district will not be held now as the terms of the sarpanch and 23 ward members are yet to be over.

published on : 23rd January 2022

Orissa HC seeks report on violence over proposed JSW mega steel project at Dhinkia

The court directed the Jagatsinghpur Collector to submit a status report after one of the lawyer petitioners Kshirod Kumar Rout filed a fresh affidavit that was based on his visit to Dhinkia.

published on : 21st January 2022

Betel vine demolition: Odisha's Dhinkia Villagers clash with cops, face baton-charge

Four leaders of Jindal Pratirodh Sangram Samiti arrested for illegal assembly

published on : 15th January 2022

JSW plant construction work begins in Mahala  

Meanwhile, Paradip district administration has deployed five teams in Patana, Mahala, Gobindpur and Dhinkia to oversee betel vine measurement and demolition work in the areas.

published on : 13th January 2022

JSW Standoff: Crowds spark Covid concern

Many villagers in Dhinkia have complained that they are even reluctant to go to nearby hospitals for testing due to fear of arrest by police.

published on : 11th January 2022
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