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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

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SC refuses to allow reopening of Vedantas Sterlite plant in Tamil Nadus Tuticorin

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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.
Rediff.com - 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

Anti-Sterlite protests in Tuticorin: CBI files FIR against Tamil Nadu Police, revenue officials over killing of 13 agitators

The protests against Vedanta's Sterlite Copper Smelter in Tuticorin had been going on for years, but after they gained momentum in February, 13 people were killed in police firing and hundred were..
Firstpost - Published

Sterlite copper smelter: NGT-appointed committee says Tamil Nadu govt's order to close Vedanta plant is unjustified

In a setback for the Tamil Nadu Government, an NGT-appointed committee that looked into closure of Sterlite Copper plant in Tuticorin on Wednesday said that the order to close down the plant was..
Firstpost - Published

Tuticorin firing: CBI books TN police, officials for dacoity, robbery

The case has been registered against unidentified officials of police and revenue department on the basis of a complaint from K Arjunan, district secretary, Communist Party of India-Marxist.
Rediff.com - Published

NGT-appointed panel against shutting Sterlite copper plant in Tamil Nadu, says closure unjustified

In a setback for the Tamil Nadu Government, an NGT-appointed committee that looked into closure of Sterlite Copper plant in Tuticorin on Wednesday said that the order to close down the plant was..
Sify - Published

'Sterlite Copper smelter closure not justified'

The closure of Sterlite Copper smelter in Tuticorin by the Tamil Nadu government is not justified, a three- member committee appointed by the National Green Tribunal (NGT) has said in its report..
IndiaTimes - Published

‘Sarkar’ riles sarkar: Min threatens ‘intervention’

'State information and publicity minister Kadambur C Raju asked the actor to remove some scenes, which, he alleged, attacked the welfare schemes of the previous AIADMK government headed by..
IndiaTimes - Published

I-T raids 100 locations across Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh in mining, export firms tax evasion case

The Income Tax Department on Thursday launched multiple raids at over 100 locations in Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh as part of a tax evasion probe against mining and mineral export companies,..
DNA - Published

Anti-Sterlite protest in Tuticorin: Protester succumbs to injuries after five months, toll rises to 14

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

TN CM meets Modi, submits 20-point memorandum of demands

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami on Monday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi here and submitted a memorandum listing various demands including the state's opposition to Karnataka's proposal to..
DNA - Published

PFC, REC accuse Ind-Barath of Rs 1,000 cr loan fraud

State-owned Power Finance Corporation, Rural Electrification Corporation and India Infrastructure Finance Co Ltd have accused Hyderabad-based Ind-Barath Power (Madras) Ltd, Ind-Barath Power Infra Ltd..
DNA - Published

TN Pollution Control Board's refusal to renew consent for operating Sterlite copper plant 'bad in law', Vedanta tells NGT panel

Mining major Vedanta on Monday told a panel in Chennai, constituted by the National Green Tribunal, that the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board's refusal to renew consent to operate its Sterlite copper..
Firstpost - Published

Sterlite plant will not reopen in Tuticorin, asserts Tamil Nadu government

The Tamil Nadu government Saturday asserted that the Sterlite Industries' plant in Tuticorin would not be re-opened as its policy decision to seal the Vedanta Ltd unit was in line with people's..
DNA - Published

Tamil Nadu stares at power crisis as thermal plants fall short of coal

Tamil Nadu is staring at a major power crisis with Tangedco, the state-owned power utility, facing a severe coal shortage at a time when the wind power generation is coming to an end. When the wind..
DNA - Published

Vedanta's plant in Tuticorin: SC refuses to interfere with NGT's expert committee to gauge environmental impact of copper smelter

The SC on Monday declined to interfere with a National Green Tribunal (NGT) order to set up an expert committee to study the impact of Vedanta's copper smelting plant.
Firstpost - Published

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