"India's Dirty War": Forbes report on violence, intimidation of local communities by govt. & corporations (Jindal, Posco, Tata, Vedanta - includes comments by them)

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23 April 2010

India's Dirty War

Author: Megha Bahree, Forbes [USA]

This is India's dirty war: a brutal struggle over valuable real estate that pits the Naxalites against some of the nation's most powerful commercial interests...On one side of the struggle are the rebels- perhaps 10,000 of them armed...On the other side are the wealthy families behind Tata Steel, Jindal Steel & Power and Vedanta Resources...who want to develop the untapped resources...Caught in the middle...are thousands of villagers...[also refers to Posco. Article includes comments by representatives of the 4 companies]

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22 April 2010

[video] A Violent Struggle In India

Author: Forbes [USA]

Maoist insurgents and businesses in the country fight over resource-rich land.

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