The ministry officials attribute the failure of the JV on Posco’s insistence on running the operations and having over 50 per cent stake in the JV company.
Subhash Parmar, a resident of Ishanpur, was found guilty of raping a minor girl in the Panchmahals on Feb 4, 2013.
Public Prosecutor Irfan Ahmad did not respond to requests for comment.
Defence counsel had moved the application on May 1 and cited the victims’ pre-school certificate as a ground.
Victim’s mother took no time in approaching the police.
The girl alleged that during Holi celebrations, the official held her hand and allegedly used force to take her to a secluded spot.
This refers to ‘Curtains on Saifai event as stars praise CM, Mulayam’ (IE, January 10).
The new Environment Minister, Veerappa Moily, plays down change from his predecessors though adding that he has never believed in putting off things.
Posco signed the deal with the Odisha government in 2005 and the project had been strongly backed by both Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.
Wants clearance in time for President Park to take part in ground-breaking function during her visit.
If filed,the petition will be over and above a review petition in the Supreme Court.
The project,however,remains mired in land and environmental issues.
A letter Rahul Gandhi didn’t write to Manmohan Singh but could have.
POSCO claims no one displaced,govt clearing only ‘encroached land’,giving due compensation.
It asked the ministry how the concept is in conformity with the Forest Conservation Act,noting the Act does not contemplate two stages of clearance.