Issue Date: May 10, 2013
In a major setback to POSCO’s plan to locate its mines close to its proposed steel plant near Paradip in Odisha, the Supreme Court on Friday directed the Central government to take a call on the grant of iron ore mining leases in the state. A private mining and marketing firm, Geomin, along with several other mining companies had alleged that the Odisha state government favoured Korean steel giant POSCO while granting prospecting and mining licence.
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