'Closure down plant not solution, should be given a proper hearing': Sterlite COO

Sterlite Copper, which had a production capacity of four lakh tonnes, was shut down in May 2018 by the Tamil Nadu government after TNPCB’s recommendation following violent protests.

published on : 7th January 2022

Madras HC quashes FIRs against pro-Sterlite protesters

Justice GR Swaminathan passed the order on a batch of petitions filed by the protestors, including Sterlite Chief Operating Officer A Sumathi and some employees of the unit.

published on : 18th December 2021

Sterlite firing: Cops summoned

The commission has summoned nearly 41 people, including police, tahsildars, and personal assistants to the then Collector. This probe phase will be held between November 16 and 25. 

published on : 17th November 2021

Madurai bench quashes cases against two anti-Sterlite protesters

A speech can be held to be an offence, when it is capable of inciting imminent lawless act, the top court had observed. 

published on : 23rd September 2021

Call for Act to shut Sterlite receives mixed response

Legal experts, however, say this is not the right time to seek a special legislation as the case regarding the same is pending before the Supreme Court.

published on : 21st September 2021

Police firing at anti-Sterlite protestors scar on democracy: Madras HC

The court directed the NHRC to report the steps taken to find a logical conclusion to the issue based on the report of its investigation division.

published on : 14th September 2021

Sterlite firing: Cops to be questioned from Sept 13

The one-man commission headed by retired justice Aruna Jegadeesan completed its 29th phase of investigation here on Friday.

published on : 28th August 2021

Sterlite Power files draft papers with SEBI to raise Rs 1,250-crore via IPO

If such placement is completed, the issue size will be reduced. Sterlite Power is promoted by Agarwal and Twin Star Overseas.

published on : 17th August 2021

Oxygen at Sterlite: Proceedings stayed against protesters

The Madurai Bench of Madras High Court on Monday stayed further proceedings on FIRs registered against people, who staged a protest at the Thoothukudi collectorate last month.

published on : 17th August 2021

Tamil Nadu: NHRC seeks more time to file counter in Sterlite firing case

Tiphagne, an advocate, had contended the NHRC, after initiating an investigation into the issue, had closed the case in October 2018.

published on : 9th August 2021

Sterlite ends oxygen production, seeks electricity to keep plant on standby

At a time when the country was reeling under Oxygen shortage, the Supreme Court on April 27 granted permission to Sterlite Copper to produce Oxygen.

published on : 1st August 2021

Sterlite Copper to wind up operations of unit in Tamil Nadu

Sterlite Copper said itsappeal for operation of the facility for a period of six months would be heard by the apex court on August 6.

published on : 30th July 2021

Protesters throng Collectorate, seek for Sterlite to be shut after July 31

The agitation gathered steam again after authorities of the copper smelter plant moved the Supreme Court to extend its permission, which ends on July 31, for six months. 

published on : 20th July 2021

COVID-19: Sterlite seeks extension to operate oxygen plant, TN govt weighing options

The apex court had allowed Sterlite to initiate oxygen production on a stand-alone basis until July 31, 2021, at which point, a decision will be taken based on the state of the pandemic at that time

published on : 7th July 2021
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