Sterlite protest

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

Sterlite violence: 492 people questioned over 20 phases by Aruna Jagadeesan commission

At least 13 people were killed and hundreds injured in the firing that took place on May 22 and May 23, 2018.

published on : 22nd May 2020

Vedanta says Thoothukudi copper smelter shutdown could cost USD 100 million: TV

Vedanta, which aims to delist its shares from the London Stock Exchange, has interest in hydrocarbons, metal and mining business in India.

published on : 20th July 2018

Tamil Nadu to ask NGT to dismiss Vedanta plea to reopen copper smelter

Vedanta has sought a permanent injunction against the Tamil Nadu government from interfering with the operations of its copper smelter, according to the petition filed with the NGT.

published on : 18th July 2018

Thoothukudi Sterlite plant closure: DMK calls it 'eyewash', Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan hail 'people's victory'

If this decision had been taken without the killing of 13 lives, the government's good intention could have been appreciated, Stalin told reporters.

published on : 28th May 2018

Thoothukudi Sterlite copper smelter plant permanently sealed on Tamil Nadu government order days after deadly protests

In a statement, Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami said that the plant was closed respecting sentiments of people.

published on : 28th May 2018

Security forces reduced in Thoothukudi as normalcy returns after Sterlite Protests

Meanwhile, Transport Additional Secretary Davidar has said that a solatium of ₹1.4 crore to 52 injured victims has been given so far.

published on : 26th May 2018

Sterlite Protest: After days of unrest, Thoothukudi limps back to normal life

Adequate facilities have been made to cater to regular flow of vegetables and other kitchen ingredients to the markets, while supply of milk and water has been constant.

published on : 26th May 2018

Anti-Sterlite protest: Delhi High Court leaves it to NHRC to decide lawyer's plea for probe

Violence broke out on May 22 during protests demanding the closure of the factory over pollution concerns with police opening fire, resulting in the death of 13 people.

published on : 25th May 2018

Anti-sterlite protests: Life limps back to normalcy after three days in Thootukudi

After three days, government buses have started to operate in the district and the those coming from Kovilpatti and Tiruchendur have started arriving at Thoothukudi.

published on : 25th May 2018

Tamil Nadu: A youth-driven protest in Thoothukudi

Snowlin, who was killed in police firing on May 22, was just a teenager but had already become one of the prominent leaders of the anti-Sterlite protests from Madha Kovil.

published on : 25th May 2018

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

Sterlite protests Day 3 UPDATES: Vedanta founder Anil Agarwal says he is 'in pain' over Thoothukudi deaths

On Wednesday late night, a youngster who was under treatment succumbed to injuries taking the toll to 13. 

published on : 24th May 2018

Sterlite protest: Tension continues for third day as death toll due to police firing rises to 13

The protests against the copper smelter renewed this year after the company announced expansion of its plant which raised fear of increase in pollution among the locals.

published on : 24th May 2018

Thoothukudi firing: Preserve bodies of shootout victims, Tamil Nadu government told

Court says postmortem can be done as per schedule; tells State to file status report into the violence during protest

published on : 24th May 2018
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