The Tamil Nadu government had sought permanent closure of Vedanta's Sterlite copper plant in May 2018. The state pollution control board had said the smelter, which was shut pending renewal of its.. Firstpost - Published
An activist group in London staged a "loud" demonstration outside the final annual general meeting of Indian mining tycoon Anil Agarwal's Vedanta Resources on Monday (October 1) to demand justice for..
Sterlite's announcement comes days after the National Green Tribunal set aside the Tamil Nadu government's order for closure of Vedanta's Sterlite Copper plant in Tuticorin, which was at the centre of.. Firstpost - Published
. Dec 15 (IANS) The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Saturday set the stage for the reopening of the Vedanta's Thoothukudi-based copper smelting plant by setting aside the Tamil Nadu governments order.. Sify - Published
Justine was in the coma for past five months. On 22 May, 13 people were killed and more than 60 injured in the alleged police firing during the violent protest against Sterlite plant in Thoothukudi. Firstpost - Published
The Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court has stayed the State Industrial Promotion Corporation of Tamil Nadu Ltd (SIPCOT) decision to cancel the land allotted Vedanta Ltd's Sterlite Copper plant's.. DNA - Published
Tamil student, Lois Sophia, who was arrested on Monday for raising 'anti-BJP slogans' at the Tuticorin airport and remanded 15-day judicial custody, has been granted bail on Tuesday Firstpost - Published
A 25-year-old woman, who was held for shouting 'fascist BJP government down down' in front of the party's Tamil Nadu chief Tamilisai Soundararajan, has been granted bail by Thoothukudi court on.. Zee News - Published
On 30 July, the court had refused to grant any interim relief to Vedanta, which had challenged the Tamil Nadu government's order to permanently shut down its Sterlite copper plant in Thoothukudi, even.. Firstpost - Published
The green panel also directed the Tamil Nadu State Pollution Control Board to submit data on pollution around the Sterlite plant within 10 days and posted the matter for hearing on 20 August. Firstpost - Published
As many as 21 fishermen from Tamil Nadu, who were stranded in Iran, have been released and will be repatriated in batches starting August 3, External Affairs Minister (EAM) Sushma Swaraj said.
"I am.. DNA - Published
DMK working president MK Stalin on Tuesday sought a CBI probe into the illegal mining of 1 crore tonnes of beach sand worth of Rs 1.8 lakh crore on the Southern coast of Tamil Nadu.
In a statement,.. DNA - Published
Thoothukudi resident Prince Cardoza has filed a writ petition in Madras High Court's Madurai bench seeking to quash the Environmental Clearance (EC) granted to Sterlite Copper in 2007 for the existing.. DNA - Published
Ground water in Vedanta Resources' Thoothukudi copper smelter contains heavy metals exceeding limits for drinking water, India's junior minister for water resources, Arjun Ram Meghwal, told lawmakers.. Reuters India - Published
The 'Coordinating Committee for People's Inquest into Thoothukudi Police Firing' — a coalition of civil society groups and individuals — on Sunday, called for criminal investigation into the May 22.. DNA - Published
The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Thursday issued notice to Tamil Nadu government, the state’s pollution control board and its electricity board seeking their response on a plea filed by corporate.. DNA - Published
Sterlite Copper has filed an appeal before the National Green Tribunal, challenging the orders passed by the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board directing closure of its Copper Smelter unit at.. DNA - Published
The Tamil Nadu government permanently shut the copper plant on May 28 after the protest against the plant on May 22 turned violent, resulting in the death of 13 people in police firing. DNA - Published
Tamil Nadu chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Thursday sought the intervention of PM Modi for the release of 21 fishermen stranded in Iran.
In a letter, the chief minister urged the prime.. DNA - Published
Vedanta Ltd said on Wednesday a sulphuric acid leak from a tank at its copper smelter in Tamil Nadu was severe and inaction could lead to serious environmental consequences.
The district.. DNA - Published
The Madras High Court on Monday observed that it would be right for the Central Bureau of Investigation to probe the May 22 police firing on anti-Sterlite protestors in Thoothukudi in which 13 people.. DNA - Published
A "minor" leakage of sulphuric acid was detected in the Sterlite Copper Smelter Plant's storage units in Thoothukudi and work on arresting the leakage would begin on Monday morning said Thoothukudi.. DNA - Published
After deadly clashes in Tuticorin forced Tamil Nadu to shut a copper smelter run by Vedanta Resources, the company faces another challenge 1,000 miles away, where axe-toting tribesmen and.. DNA - Published
A fortnight after the Tamil Nadu government ordered the permanent closure of Sterlite Copper plant in Thoothukudi, Tamil Nadu Pollution Board has revoked the 'consent to establishment (COE)' granted to.. DNA - Published
The D-Day is here! Rajinikanth-starrer Kaala will hit the screens today. Despite all controversies in neighbouring Karnataka and some tension due to Sterlite remarks in Tamil Nadu, the legions of.. DNA - Published
[India], June 6 (ANI): Kollywood actor Vijay, in the wee hours of Wednesday, visited the families of those who died during the anti-Sterlite protests in Tamil Nadu's Thoothukudi district. Sify - Published
A Rajinikanth movie release in Tamil Nadu is a festive event, often equated to Deepavali. And the question on almost every Tamilian's lips will be Rajini 'padam pathacha' (Have you seen Rajini movie)?.. DNA - Published
The reel-life rivalry between Kamal Haasan and Rajinikanth seems to be spilling out of the silver screen to the political arena with the two camps hitting out at each other.
While Haasan slammed.. DNA - Published