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Thoothukudi

Jun 03, 2018 08:13
The families demand that murder cases are registered against the police. With a case pending before Madras high court, the other bodies are preserved in the mortuary awaiting further court orders, read more
Jun 01, 2018 22:29
The Madras high court on Friday asked the Tamil Nadu government to explain why the police opened fire at anti-Sterlite protesters in Thoothukudi on May 22. read more
May 29, 2018 20:54
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. read more
May 29, 2018 15:39
Leader of the Opposition, MK Stalin, attired in black, targeted the state government for issuing a government order for the closure of the copper unit in Tuticorin rather than convening the cabinet and taking a policy decision in this regard. read more
May 28, 2018 23:05
The Tamil Nadu government on Monday directed the state’s environment regulatory body to seal the Vedanta group’s copper plant and close it down “permanently”. read more
May 28, 2018 20:15
In the FIR he filed with the police, deputy tehsildar Sekar said he had first warned the protesters that force would be used. read more
May 28, 2018 12:03
The state government has also asked the Pollution Control Board to seal the copper plant. read more
May 27, 2018 18:51
Jairam Ramesh said that Tuticorin reflects the dark side of the so called ‘ease of doing business’ of the Union government. read more
May 26, 2018 16:45
Thousands of people marched towards a local government office on Tuesday to mark the 100th day of the protest against Vedanta-owned Sterlite copper plant in Thoothukudi. Ten people died in police firing that day; three more died in subsequent days. read more
May 25, 2018 10:29
DMK-backed bandh in Tamil Nadu has been largely peaceful so far, Police officials say situation in Thoothukudi is under control. read more
May 24, 2018 20:10
The new district collector of Thoothukudi said that the Tamil Nadu government doesn’t want the Sterlite Copper plant to run. read more
May 24, 2018 16:16
The Tamil Nadu State Pollution Control Board (TNPCB) said the operating licence of the Sterlite smelter in Thoothukudi won’t be renewed for now. read more
May 24, 2018 15:13
The chief minister’s comments follows the accusations levied by the DMK which demanded Palaniswami’s resignation over the violence in Thoothukudi. read more
May 24, 2018 11:34
Court-imposed fines, costly plant and mine shutdowns, and public protests against his businesses for allegedly polluting the environment have impeded scrap dealer-turned-metals magnate Anil Agarwal’s plans for his company Vedanta Resources. read more
May 24, 2018 09:04
Eleven people have died in clashes with police over the past two days during protests against the Vedanta-owed Sterlite copper plant in Tamil Nadu’s Thoothukudi. read more