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TN has not understood essence of groundwater report from Sterlite Copper plant: Centre tells HC

Central Groundwater Board has not ruled out pollution by the Sterlite Copper Smelting Plant nor does it, at any point contradict the findings of the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board probes.

published on : 16th November 2018

Tamil Nadu government stands firm on Sterlite closure

A detailed submission was placed before the NGT-appointed three-member independent committee that is looking into the Sterlite case.

published on : 28th October 2018

Sterlite sends support letters to PMO, seeks nod to reopen plant

The loss of 13 lives could have been averted if activists had an open dialogue with the company and many are now struggling financially, the statement added.

published on : 26th October 2018

CBI takes over probe into police firing during anti-Sterlite protest in Tamil Nadu

The investigation is entrusted to R Ravi, Deputy Superintendent of CBI, Special Crime Branch, Chennai.

published on : 8th October 2018

Anti-Sterlite protest: Tamil Nadu government building a watertight case

The State government is building a watertight case against Vedanta’s Sterlite to be presented before the National Green Tribunal-appointed expert panel.

published on : 7th October 2018

NGT panel gets four lakh letters supporting Sterlite’s permanent closure 

The Anti-Sterlite People’s Movement has submitted 1.7 lakh petitions against Sterlite, the Amma Makkal Munnetra Kazhagam 1 lak petitions and the Naam Thamizhar Katchi 1.3 lakh petitions.

published on : 6th October 2018

Madras High Court stays SIPCOT’s order cancelling land allotment

Madras HC ordered an interim stay on the cancellation order passed by SIPCOT against land allotment to Vedanta Group’s copper smelter unit, Sterlite, in Thoothukudi.

published on : 4th October 2018

Thoothukudi firing victims' kin get job appointment letters from Tamil Nadu CM Palaniswami

The benefit was also extended to kin of four persons who had suffered severe injuries in the incident, it said.

published on : 27th September 2018

NGT panel visits Sterlite’s copper slag dumping site in Thoothukudi

A contingent of over 300 policemen, riot control vehicle, water canon, fire and rescue engines were roped in for the security.

published on : 23rd September 2018

Sterlite plant closed once for all: Tamil Nadu Fisheries Minister Jayakumar

Answering another question, he wondered at the silence maintained by DMK president MK Stalin on the casteist remarks made by actor Karunas.

published on : 23rd September 2018

Sale of imported sand begins at Thoothukudi Port

The sale of imported sand to the general public began at Thoothukudi port on Friday evening with registration through the website www.tnsand.in. 

published on : 22nd September 2018

Sterlite case: National Green Tribunal panel to reach Thoothukudi today, public meet likely

The CPCB has requested all parties and interveners to attend the committee’s sitting on Monday in Chennai and furnish relevant documents, if any, to the committee.

published on : 22nd September 2018

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
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