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Meanwhile, a miscellaneous application moved by Thoothukudi resident and Anti-Sterlite People's Movement convenor Fatima was dismissed by NGT.
Starting a new canteen on Thoothukudi medical college hospital (ThMCH) premises, in addition to the two existing ones, has drawn widespread criticism.
Other parameters like sulphate, fluoride, calcium and magnesium iron level are exceeding the drinking water standards of IS 10500-2012, the state added.
On the charge that only because of the pressure given by Tamilisai, Sofia was arrested, Tamilisai denied that, saying “Had I thought of exerting pressure, I could have done that through some other mea
Unconditional bail granted for jailed scholar S Lois Sofia who raised 'anti-BJP' slogan at Tamilisai
The incident went viral in the social media on different hashtags in favour of Sofia. Sooner memes figuring release of Sofia and accusing BJP too spread fast the social platforms.
Sterlite issue: NGT appoints ex-judge Justice Tarun Agrawal as chairman of panel to decide Vedanta's plea
The matter has been put upon receipt of a communication from Justice S J Vazifdar, former Judge of Bombay High Court dated August 28 expressing inability to accept the appointment.
The Thamirabharani river was in spate recently causing flooding in the southern districts before emptying into the Gulf of Mannar even as a good number of irrigation
Tonnes of materials still at Thoothukudi Sterlite plant, could pose risk: Central Pollution Control Board
It was found 806 MT of diesel oils and furnace oil are at the premises, while a large quantity of copper concentrate and electrolyte solution were in the cell house without safety precautions.
The Madurai Bench of Madras High Court directed Thoothukudi collector to consider the plea on removing industrial waste dumped by Sterlite in Uppar stream in Kumaragiri village.
The NGT has appointed former Punjab and Haryana HC Chief Justice SJ Vazifdar as Chairman of the three-member committee to decide Vedanta Limited’s plea challenging closure of its Sterlite plant.
Two caveats have been filed in the SC by city advocates who anticipated that the Tamil Nadu government will challenge the order of the Madurai Bench ordering a CBI inquiry into all cases.
Sterlite issue: NGT forms independent panel, Vedanta against appointment of retired Tamil Nadu judges
Senior advocate CA Sundaram, appearing for the Vedanta Group, said to the NGT that any retired HC judge from outside could be appointed to head the panel.
The green tribunal had on August 9 allowed Vedanta to enter its administrative unit inside its Sterlite copper plant in Tamil Nadu's Thoothukudi.
On Tuesday, cases were registered against them under sections of the IPC including forgery and falsification of accounts.
Hearing a public interest litigation seeking to cancel environmental clearance (EC) granted to Sterlite in 2007 for its copper manufacturing unit in Thoothukudi, the Madurai Bench of Madras Hig