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Anti-Sterlite protests: MK Stalin protests police action while CM blames Opposition for Thoothukudi violence

Tuticorin witnessed large-scale violence and arson on Tuesday which led to the killing of 10 people in police firing.

published on : 24th May 2018

Thoothukudi Sterlite protest: At least 11 dead after police opened fire against protesters 

Unofficial estimates put the figure at 50,000 against 2,500 police personnel who had been deployed at various junctions in the city to thwart the protesters' plan to besiege the district collectorate.

published on : 23rd May 2018

'Ban Sterlite': Thousands of protesters hit the streets demanding closure of copper plant in Thoothukudi

Local residents argue that the existing smelter has been polluting their water and air since it was established in 1996.

published on : 29th March 2018