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Speaking for the voiceless

July 22, 2017 8:39 am

Criminal justice process would benefit from more elements of inquisitorial system.

Child rights body opens POCSO cell to monitor cases of sexual abuse

June 11, 2017 5:30 am

In 2016, 40 per cent of the accused, booked for sexually abusing a child, were acquitted. There was a sudden rise in the number of such cases from 62 in 2014 to 81 in 2015. Police had registered 80 cases of sexual abuse last year as well.

Bengaluru: Five-year-old girl sexually assaulted, dumped on roadside

June 03, 2017 4:50 pm

The girl had bleeding head injuries and was immediately rushed to the state-run Bowring hospital.

Posco to NGT: Not starting work on Odisha steel project

April 09, 2016 1:40 am

Posco told a NGT bench headed by Justice Swatantra Kumar that they are not in a position to carry on any work due to issues of the environmental clearance.

PMO likely to discuss Posco steel plant project with Odisha government tomorrow

August 24, 2015 3:10 pm

The proposed Posco project has been stalled for about a decade due to various regulatory hurdles, including delays in land acquisition and mining leases.

Posco project: PMO to hold meet with Odisha officials, mines ministry

August 24, 2015 12:58 am

The project has been hanging fire ever since the firm signed a MoU with the Naveen Patnaik government in June 2005. It has been dogged by land acquisition and other problems.

POSCO signs MoA with Shree Uttam for steel plant in Maharashtra

August 11, 2015 4:01 pm

Earlier, General Motors moved from Gujarat to Maharashtra for its $1 billion investment and Foxconn announced a $5 billion investment in the state.

South Korean steel giant Posco suspends $12 bn project in Odisha

July 17, 2015 1:39 pm

The steel maker's proposed USD 12 billion project at Jagatsinghpur district in Odisha for producing 12 million tonne per annum (MTPA) steel is viewed as the largest FDI in India

Foreign players should pursue Indian projects, will provide assistance: Narendra Singh Tomar

May 28, 2015 6:04 am

Between taking charge of mines ministry and announcing the government’s decision to auction iron ore mines, the Odisha government could have processed Posco’s mining concession proposal, but it did not happen.