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Tamil Nadu government, parties hail SC order on Sterlite plant

R Sarathkumar, founder-president of AISMK, Vijayakanth, founder-president of DMDK, Vaiko, general secretary of MDMK and GK Vasan, TMC (Moopanar) also welcomed the order.

published on : 19th February 2019

Activists welcome verdict, vow to fight for permanent closure of Sterlite Copper plant

Anti-Sterlite activists said that they did not expect an order favouring the people. 

published on : 19th February 2019

Anti-Sterlite violence: Green activist who accused cops of conniving with Sterlite Copper, goes missing 

On February 15, T Mugilan in a press meet said that two top police officials were present at the Thoothukudi Collector office much before the anti-Sterlite protesters could reach the complex.

published on : 18th February 2019

Kanimozhi to contest from Thoothukudi parliamentary constituency

That the MP might be considering contesting from the Thoothukudi seat has been speculated for some time now, with Kanimozhi herself dropping hints to that effect.

published on : 8th February 2019

Sterlite plant closure: Supreme Court reserves judgment on pleas

The apex court’s decision to reserve its order follows its refusal to stay the National Green Tribunal (NGT) judgement on December 15, which allowed reopening of the Sterlite plant.

published on : 8th February 2019

Hearing on environmental clearance to Sterlite adjourned to February 20

The Madurai Bench adjourned a public interest litigation filed challenging the environmental clearance (EC) given to the Sterlite Copper smelter in Thoothukudi in 2007.

published on : 5th February 2019

Urgent hearing of Sterlite Copper plea in SC on Jan 24

Express had reported recently on pollution control board planning to seek compliance report first under Air and Water Acts before processing Sterlite’s request for renewal of CTO. 

published on : 23rd January 2019

Vedanta Sterlite plant: TNPCB seeks compliance before consent

A formal communication to this effect will be sent to Sterlite in the next few days. This means the company will have to shelve its plans to reopen the plant for a little longer. 

published on : 20th January 2019

Thoothukudi student who asked Rajinikanth 'Who are you?' arrested for anti-Sterlite protests

Thoothukudi student leader, K Santhosh Raj, the student who asked "Who are you?" to actor Rajinikanth when he visited him in the hospital was arrested by the police on Thursday. 

published on : 18th January 2019

Will Kanimozhi’s Thoothukudi tour transform to poll battle?

As the DMK leader is said to be interested in contesting from Thoothukudi constituency, she along with the State secretary of party’s women’s wing will attend the village meetings in the district.

published on : 17th January 2019

Sterlite seeks fresh permission; victims seethe

Family members of six out of the 13 people gunned down by the police during the Thoothukudi protest spoke out for the first time and held Sterlite directly accountable for the killings.

published on : 11th January 2019

Eight repatriated fishermen reach Thoothukudi

The eight fishermen from here, who were released from Sri Lankan prison and repatriated to India, have reached Thoothukudi on Wednesday.

published on : 10th January 2019

Tamil Nadu government won't allow Sterlite plant to be reopened: CM Palaniswami 

The issue first came up during zero hour, when DMK members raised the SC order and demanded a clarification from the government.

published on : 8th January 2019

Supreme Court clears reopening of Thoothukudi Sterlite plant

The NGT order to permanently close Vedanta Ltd's Sterlite Copper plant is non-sustainable and unjustified, the government had said.

published on : 8th January 2019

SC to hear on Jan 8 Tamil Nadu appeal against NGT order to reopen Vedanta's Sterlite plant

Tamil Nadu had moved the apex court on Wednesday against the NGT verdict that set aside the state government order to close the plant at Tuticorin.

published on : 3rd January 2019
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