Hindustan Times, Chennai | By Divya Chandrababu
UPDATED ON DEC 21, 2020 09:22 PM IST
In May 2018, Rajinikanth had said that anti-social elements had infiltrated the protest, turning it violent, which is why police had opened fire
Hindustan Times | By MC Ranjan
UPDATED ON NOV 28, 2018 11:35 PM IST
Sterlite vice president D Dhanavel saw NGT’s decision as a moral victory for the company and said the company’s copper unit wasn’t responsible for the pollution in and around it.
Reuters, Lanjigarh | By Krishna N Das and Jatindra Dash
UPDATED ON JUN 13, 2018 08:46 PM IST
Vedanta, whose copper smelter plant was shut by Tamil Nadu following deadly protests, faces another roadblock in Odisha where activists and locals have for years blocked the company’s plans to mine bauxite in the Niyamgiri hills, which the tribespeople consider sacred.
Indo Asian News Service, New Delhi | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON MAY 29, 2018 09:14 PM IST
State Industries Promotion Corporation of Tamil Nadu Ltd on Tuesday cancelled the land allotted in Thoothukudi for the expansion of Sterlite Copper’s smelting plant.
Agencies, Thoothukudi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 25, 2018 04:49 PM IST
DMK-backed bandh in Tamil Nadu has been largely peaceful so far, Police officials say situation in Thoothukudi is under control.
Press Trust of India, Chennai | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 10, 2018 06:59 PM IST
The Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board has rejected Sterlite’s application seeking renewal of consent to operate its existing plant. The consent to operate accorded previously by the Board ended on March 31, 2018.