SC refuses early hearing on plea related to Vedanta's Sterlite copper unit in Tamil Nadu

The top court, on December 2, last year had rejected the interim plea of Vedanta Ltd that it be permitted to inspect its Sterlite copper plant and to operate it for a month.

published on : 22nd January 2021

Thoothukudi police firing: Will Rajinikanth appear for inquiry?

It is to be noted that actor Rajinikanth was summoned to appear for the inquiry on January 19.

published on : 19th January 2021

Anti-Sterlite violence: Rajinikanth may be summoned again, says Commission

According to the Commission's advocate, there is a "likelihood" of the actor being summoned in January, even as the star avoided a personal appearance in February this year.

published on : 17th December 2020

Blow to Vedanta as SC turns down plea to reopen Thoothukudi Sterlite plant

The plant was closed in 2018 after the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (TNPCB) found violations of environmental norms.

published on : 2nd December 2020

Sterlite Technologies to fast track capacity augmentation, mulls expansion in two phases

In the second phase, the company plans to move from 24 million Fkm to 33 million Fkm by March or April next year.

published on : 25th October 2020

Copper slag dumped in Thoothukudi being removed without authorisation, allege activists

The copper slag amounting to 3.5 lakh tonnes was generated by the now defunct Sterlite Copper and had been dumped on a private patta land on the banks of the Uppar stream in 2011

published on : 19th September 2020

Sterlite Technologies shares close nearly 4 pc higher

The scrip rose by 3.78 per cent to close at Rs 163.25 on the BSE. During the day, it jumped 6 per cent to Rs 166.80 apiece.

published on : 16th September 2020

Sterlite closure: Vedanta accuses Madras HC of 'favouritism' in SC petition, later calls it oversight

Vedanta also said there was no intent, deliberate or otherwise, to state anything that was even remotely disrespectful of the divisional bench

published on : 8th September 2020

Vedanta moves SC against Madras HC order on Sterlite copper plant

The Madras High Court, on August 18, had declined the plea of the mining company, which urged the court to allow it to reopen the copper plant.

published on : 26th August 2020

‘Mercury waste were not handled properly for years at Sterlite’

The Madras High Court that rejected Vedanta's plea to reopen Sterlite Copper, had said that the unaccounted discharge of mercury from the smelter unit was a serious cause of concern.

published on : 24th August 2020

Will AIADMK score a political victory over the Sterlite plant verdict?

The outcome of the 2018 shootout cost the ruling AIADMK dearly in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, where the party managed to win just one seat in Tamil Nadu.

published on : 19th August 2020

Anti-Sterlite movement wants govt to file caveat in SC

The members of Anti-Sterlite People's Movement demanded the State government to file a caveat in the top court to ensure permanent closure of the plant.

published on : 19th August 2020

Sad for India, says Sterlite CEO Pankaj Kumar

At no point in our operations were any concerns of pollution raised by the appropriate authorities.

published on : 19th August 2020

Along with Sterlite, Tamil Nadu pollution control body invokes HC ire for incompetence

The court questioned as to why Sterlite was permitted to handle and dispose of hazardous and other waste after the expiry of the authorization on July 9, 2013 without being monitored.

published on : 18th August 2020

Leaders across TN political spectrum welcome Madras High Court verdict on Sterlite plant

Fisheries Minister D Jayakumar welcomed the verdict and said the High Court has endorsed the view of the TN government that the Sterlite plant should not be allowed to reopen

published on : 18th August 2020
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