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NGT-appointed Sterlite committee to commence work from September 22

Meanwhile, a miscellaneous application moved by Thoothukudi resident and Anti-Sterlite People's Movement convenor Fatima was dismissed by NGT.

published on : 18th September 2018

Canteen near postmortem ward at Government Hospital draws flak

Starting a new canteen on Thoothukudi medical college hospital (ThMCH) premises, in addition to the two existing ones, has drawn widespread criticism.

published on : 15th September 2018

Sterlite: Centre’s report on water quality opposed

Other parameters like sulphate, fluoride, calcium and magnesium iron level are exceeding the drinking water standards of IS 10500-2012, the state added.

published on : 12th September 2018

TN BJP president Tamilisai Soundararajan suspects some movement role behind sloganeering in flight

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

published on : 5th September 2018

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. 

published on : 4th September 2018

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.

published on : 31st August 2018

Thoothukudi battles drought even as Tamirabharani surplus drains into sea

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

published on : 26th August 2018

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.

published on : 24th August 2018

Consider clean-up, Thoothukudi collector told

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.

published on : 24th August 2018

Former High Court Chief Justice to head Sterlite panel 

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.

published on : 24th August 2018

Anti-Sterlite lawyers’ caveats in Supreme Court to counter government challenge

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.

published on : 22nd August 2018

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.

published on : 21st August 2018

Thoothukudi Vedanta Sterlite plant closure: NGT will decide the matter, says Supreme Court

The green tribunal had on August 9 allowed Vedanta to enter its administrative unit inside its Sterlite copper plant in Tamil Nadu's Thoothukudi.

published on : 17th August 2018

Nadar Sangam officials booked for swindling funds

On Tuesday, cases were registered against them under sections of the IPC including forgery and falsification of accounts.

published on : 15th August 2018

Give report on Sterlite’s imports: High Court

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

published on : 15th August 2018
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