Sterlite copper plant

Activists urge state to implead itself in Sterlite's petition for plant maintenance

Krishnamurthy said the former district collector had already confirmed that all the chemical stocks have been evacuated.

published on : 5th March 2023

Tamil Nadu: Demand to return land acquired for Sterlite to previous owners

"The people in the villages surrounding the Sterlite Copper have lost their livelihood after giving up their land," he said.

published on : 28th September 2022

Closure of Vedanta's copper unit results in Rs 14,749 crore loss to economy: Report

Vedanta has put on sale its copper unit which was shut four years ago after 13 people were killed in a police firing on protestors agitating against alleged pollution by the unit.

published on : 26th July 2022

Tamil Nadu government's high-power committee inspects Sterlite Copper plant

On behalf of Sterlite Copper, Vedanta group had moved the Supreme Court seeking permission to carry out maintenance of its copper smelter, which was shut down in public interest on May 28, 2018.

published on : 19th July 2022

Protesters in 14 villages demand Sterlite Copper plant reopening

"We will reach out to the Chief Secretary of the State government and hold a rally in Chennai and Delhi," activist A Dhamotharan said.

published on : 24th June 2022

Sterlite protest in Thoothukudi: 34 still named as history-sheeters

As per the RTI reply obtained by advocate Hari Ragavan in February, the police stations in the district had opened history sheets against 55 people following the 2018 anti-Sterlite protests.

published on : 30th April 2022

SC starts hearing Vedanta’s plea against HC order to open Thoothukudi Sterlite copper plant

The plant has remained closed since 2018, as per a Tamil Nadu government order. The firm is carrying out legal battles to get the plant restarted again.

published on : 15th March 2022

Tamil Nadu: Madras High Court stays construction of new copper smelter by Sterlite industries in Thoothukudi

The stay comes a day after 11 people were killed and 20 others grievously injured after police reportedly opened fire multiple times against anti-Sterlite protesters in Thoothukudi on Tuesday.

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

British Tamils protest outside Vedanta chief Anil Agarwal's London home against Tuticorin Sterlite Copper Plant

Carrying traditional Tamil parai drums, dozens of protesters gathered outside the Mayfair home of the Vedanta chief to coincide with major demonstrations in Thoothukudi in Tamil Nadu yesterday.

published on : 25th March 2018