JSW Steel Plant

Locals deny Dhinkia entry to activist Medha Patkar

Villagers accuse the social activist and her team of trying to foment unrest; block road

published on : 7th June 2022

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

New Delhi-based firm funded anti-JSW protests in Dhinkia!\

Abhayachandpur police has started investigation into the funding routes of anti-JSW protestors who were involved in creating unrest in Dhinkia panchayat.

published on : 4th May 2022

Two buried alive at JSW dumping yard in Ballari, police launch investigation

The police said that the deceased duo entered the JSW dumping yard unit to get waste material such as iron bars.

published on : 13th April 2022

Odisha: Scattered belongings on sand dunes stark reminder of clash over proposed JSW steel plant

The proposed plant site near Dhinkia had turned into a battlefield on Friday as villagers clashed with the police over the demolition of betel vines.

published on : 16th 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

‘Betel vines in Dhinkia forcefully demolished’: Odisha's steel plant protestors

As per the allegations, for last one week daily wagers are unable to go to their place of work and others too are fearing to step out due to the fear of police.

published on : 5th January 2022

Govindpur villagers change mind, to support JSW Steel

Nearly 30 residents of Govindpur led by village chief Prafulla Mohanty attended a meeting at Paradip circuit house on request of  SP Singh, and highlighted various issues. 

published on : 25th December 2021

Odisha's Dhinkia turns war zone amid baton charge, stone pelting

JPSS leader Debendra Swain’s father and sister arrested on charge of assaulting police

published on : 21st December 2021

Activists extend support to protesting villagers in Odisha's Dhinkia

The activists criticised the police attempt to arrest panchayat samiti leader Debendra Swain on false charges and unnecessary harassment of locals to dilute the anti-displacement movement.

published on : 8th December 2021

Villagers of Odisha's Dhinkia against JSW project, meet paralysed for two hours

After chaos and disruptions, the meeting got underway where the administration sought cooperation of the villagers for the project.

published on : 22nd November 2021

Odisha: Residents air grievances ahead of steel plant meet

The district administration has invited leaders from the ruling party while ignoring experienced village chiefs who are well-versed with peoples’ problems, the villagers alleged. 

published on : 9th November 2021