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Three-year-old boy goes missing in Bhopal

*Bhopal:* A three-year-old boy went missing near his house in the Gehun Kheda area under Kolar police station limits in Bhopal on Sunday evening. Devendra Meena, Uncle said, "Varun, the missing boy,..
Mid-Day - Published

Sterlite Copper tells Madras HC that Tamil Nadu govt's closure order of Tuticorin unit is 'naked' discrimination

Vedanta group's Sterlite Copper on Wednesday told the Madras High Court that the Tamil Nadu government's closure order against its Tuticorin unit was nothing but discrimination. The state government..
Firstpost - Published

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Lost $200 million in profits in 1year of Tuticorin plant shutdown: Anil Agarwal

"We have lost about $200 million in bottomline (profits)," he told PTI in an interview. "Forget about bottomline. How can you stop production and start importing? After all, what we did at Tuticorin..
IndiaTimes - Published

After years of hard work, M K Stalin secures a sweeping victory

*Chennai:* Assiduously working for a grand victory through the years, DMK President M K Stalin single-handedly steered his party through the long night, sweeping the Lok Sabha elections in Tamil Nadu..
Mid-Day - Published

Sterlite Copper expects to reopen Tuticorin plant in next few months

Sterlite Copper on Wednesday expressed hope that it will resume operations in the next couple of months at its Tutocrin plant which was shut after 13 people died during protests a year ago
Firstpost - Published

After major legal win, Tamil Nadu man and transwoman get marriage registered

After a well fought legal battle, Arun Kumar and Sreeja of Tuticorin on Monday became the first man-transwoman couple in Tamil Nadu to have their marriage registered.
IndiaTimes - Published

Tamil Nadu: EC flying squad searches DMK's campaign vehicles in Tuticorin

The searches were conducted at Tuticorin's Sathya Resorts after intelligence inputs reported the movement of several vehicles from the retreat.   
Zee News - Published

Sterlite seeks new panel for inspection of copper smelter unit in Tuticorin; TN govt opposes

The state government ordered closure of Sterlite's copper unit in the backdrop of protests by the locals against it turning violent and resulting in the death of 13 people in police firing on 22 May,..
Firstpost - Published

Copper exports crash 70% on Sterlite plant shutdown

The Tuticorin smelter, with an annual production capacity of 4 lakh tonnes, accounted for 40% of the country’s copper smelting capacity. The domestic copper demand was estimated to touch 4.8-5 lakh..
IndiaTimes - Published

Chidambaram slams income tax for 'partial' action in Tamil Naidu

A day after income tax sleuths along with poll flying squad carried out raids at the residence of DMK leader Kanimozhi at Tuticorin, Chidambarm in a series of tweets said, "the news," is that nothing..
IndiaTimes - Published

LS Polls: I-T & EC search Kanimozhi house

Kanimozhi, the DMK candidate for the Tuticorin Lok Sabha constituency, was at home when a team of 10 officials arrived at the Kuringi Nagar residence, a few hours after electioneering came to an end in..
IndiaTimes - Published

I-T dept raids Kanimozhi’s residence in Tuticorin

Income tax officials and static and flying squads began searches in the residence of DMK leader Kanimozhi -- who is party’s candidate in Tuticorin Lok Sabha constituency -- on Tuesday evening, based..
IndiaTimes - Published

DMK releases first list of 20 candidates for Lok Sabha polls; A Raja to contest from Nilgiris, Kanimozhi fielded from Tuticorin

Maran will contest from Central Chennai, while Raja has been fielded from Nilgiris. Raja and Maran had unsuccessfully contested these seats in 2014. Rajya Sabha MP and the daughter of late DMK chief M..
Firstpost - Published

Supreme Court sets aside NGT order permitting reopening of Vedanta's Sterlite plant in Tamil Nadu's Tuticorin

Mining company Vedanta's Sterlite Copper Plant saw major protests in Tamil Nadu against pollution to the water caused by the plant with the presence of heavy metals found in the underground water.
Firstpost - Published

Sterlite row: Madras High Court asks Tamil Nadu pollution board to study impact of effluents from smelter on Uppar river

A petition alleged that effluents from the Sterlite copper smelter in Tuticorin, Tamil Nadu, polluted the rivers and water bodies in the region.
Firstpost - Published

Vedanta's Sterlite copper plant: SC to resume hearing plea on January 29

On January 24, the Supreme Court said that it will resume the hearing on Vedanta's plea regarding Sterlite copper plant at Tuticorin in Tamil Nadu on January 29
DNA - Published

Railways CONCOR begins coastal operations

Ministry of Railways' public sector unit, Container Corporation of India Ltd (CONCOR) undertook its maiden coastal journey on Thursday from Kandla Port to Tuticorin Port.
Sify - Published

SC refuses to stay NGT order on Vedanta's Sterilite copper plant at Tuticorin

The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to stay the green tribunal's order of setting aside the Tamil Nadu government's decision to close Vedanta's Sterlite copper plant at Tuticorin.
DNA - Published

DMK urges Tamil Nadu govt to enact law to ensure closure of Sterlite plant at Tuticorin

DMK on Friday urged the Tamil Nadu government to enact a law to ensure the continued closure of Vedanta's copper plant Sterlite at Tuticorin.
Firstpost - Published

What deported US journalist was up to near Sterlite

American journalist Mark Scialla was deported after he was found covering the Sterlite agitation in Tuticorin while on a tourist visa. - Published

SC to hear on Jan 8 TN's appeal against NGT order on Vedanta's Sterlite plant

The Supreme Court on Thursday agreed to hear on January 8 Tamil Nadu's appeal against the NGT order to reopen Vedanta Ltd's Sterlite copper plant at Tuticorin.
DNA - Published

Tamil Nadu pollution board refuses to let Sterlite operate

Last month, the NGT ordered the reopening of Vedanta's copper smelter plant called Sterlite Copper in Tuticorin.
DNA - Published

TN pollution regulator refuses to reopen Vedanta's Sterlite copper plant

The Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (TNPCB) on Wednesday rejected Vedanta's request for renewal of consent to operate its copper smelter plant in Tuticorin.
Sify - Published

US scribe asked to leave India for violating visa norms

Two days after he was quizzed by Tuticorin district police for violating visa norms, freelance journalist from USA, Mark Scialla, was issued notice to leave India on Tuesday. “The notice was issued..
IndiaTimes - Published

Vedanta chief Anil Agarwal bullish on mining, oil and gas

While the recent clearance by National Green Tribunal to reopen Tuticorin copper plant has been stayed by Madras HC, forcing Vedanta to now move Supreme Court
DNA - Published

Tuticorin protests: Madras HC restrains NGT order allowing Sterlite plant to reopen, asks Tamil Nadu govt to decide on filing appeal

In a setback to Sterlite, the Madras High Court on Friday ordered status quo as existed before the National Green Tribunal set aside a Tamil Nadu government order for the closure of the company's..
Firstpost - Published

Sterlite Copper plans to spend Rs 100 cr for setting up hospital, smart school in Thoothukudi

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

Vedanta rises over 2% post NGT order on Tuticorin unit

The stock advanced 1.88 percent to close at Rs 205.40 on the NSE. Intra-day it was trading at Rs 213.30, an increase of 5.80 percent.
Zee News - Published Also reported by •DNA

Vedanta shares surge 6% post NGT set aside Tamil Nadu govt order for closure of company's Tuticorin unit

In May, Vedanta's Sterlite Copper had to close the smelter plant following the state government order. The company had challenged the order in the National Green Tribunal (NGT).
Firstpost - Published

Post NGT order, Sterlite Copper mulls approaching Tamil Nadu govt for consent to operate Tuticorin plant

In May, Vedanta's Sterilte Copper had to close the smelter plant following the state government order. The company had challenged the order in the NGT.
Firstpost - Published

Tamil Nadu govt mulls challenging NGT order on Sterlite plant in SC

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami reiterated that the state government will knock the doors of the Supreme Court against the order of National Green Tribunal (NGT) to reopen the Vedanta..
DNA - Published

Armed with NGT order, Vedanta to approach govt to restart Tuticorin's Copper smelter unit

The Sterlite Copper plant in Tuticorin which was shut down post intense violence that left as many as 13 dead and over 60 injured in May 2018 could get back to life soon.
Sify - Published

Vedanta Sterlite plant: Tamil Nadu govt to challenge NGT order in SC, Opposition accuses state of 'negligent' attitude

The Tamil Nadu government Saturday said it would challenge in the Supreme Court the NGT order setting aside the closure of the Vedanta Ltd's Sterlite Copper plant in Tuticorin on pollution grounds in..
Firstpost - Published

TN to appeal against NGT order to reopen Sterlite Copper

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Saturday said the state government will go for an appeal against the National Green Tribunal (NGT)'s order to reopen Vedanta Ltd's copper smelter plant,..
Sify - Published

Vedanta's Sterlite Copper hails NGT order allowing resuming Tuticorin unit operations

Sterlite Copper, a subsidiary of Vedanta Ltd, Saturday welcomed the National Green Tribunal (NGT) order allowing the company to resume operations at its unit at Tuticorin, Tamil Nadu.
DNA - Published

Sterlite protests: NGT sets aside order shutting down Vedanta's plant in Tuticorin; Tamil Nadu govt to appeal in SC

The NGT's decision came months after the Sterlite copper smelter was ordered shut by Tamil Nadu over alleged pollution that led to violent protests in May, which culminated in police opening fire on..
Firstpost - Published

NGT sets aside Tamil Nadu govt's order on closure of Vedanta's Sterlite plant in Tuticorin

At least 13 people were killed and several injured on May 22 in Tuticorin when police had opened fire on a crowd staging protest against Sterlite copper plant.
DNA - Published

NGT orders reopening of Sterlite plant in Tamil Nadu, asks Vedanta to spend Rs 100 crore for welfare activities

The National Green Tribunal on Saturday set aside Tamil Nadu government’s order for closure of Sterlite plant in Tuticorin.
Zee News - Published

Sterlite's Tuticorin plant closure spiked sulphuric acid prices 4-fold in 6 months, says CEO

The Vedanta-owned company's unit in Tamil Nadu was closed in May this year following a government order.
DNA - Published Also reported by •Firstpost

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