Sterlite protest

Tamil Nadu family welcomes baby girl after losing 22-year-old son

Reluctant to believe that his life had ended, Baskar and Muthulakshmi decided to give birth to another child in memory of Ranjith. Sai Ranjini is now eight months old.

published on : 23rd May 2022

Victims, kin unhappy with CBI probe into Sterlite case 

They urged the court to order a re-investigation into the case in order to find the culprits.

published on : 22nd May 2022

Thoothukudi firing case: Victims’ families call CBI report a sham

Around 13 people were killed in the police firing during the anti-Sterlite protest in Thoothukudi on May 22, 2018.

published on : 20th May 2022

Workers being let into closed Sterlite plant, say protesters

The protesters led by advocate Hari Ragavan sat in front of the collectorate after police restricted their entry into the collectorate.

published on : 12th April 2022

Anti-Sterlite protests: Panel completes probe, to give report in May

The One Man Commission, deputed to probe the police firing against anti-Sterlite agitators in May 2018, completed its investigation on Friday.

published on : 19th February 2022

Ex-Chief Secretary appears before Sterlite firing probe panel

Vaidyanathan, who could not attend the previous phase for personal reasons, turned up to the commission for the 36th phase. Sources

published on : 15th February 2022

Anti-Sterlite protest: Madras HC quashes cases against activist A Fatima

The Madurai Bench of Madras High Court on Tuesday quashed two FIRs registered against activist A Fatima of Thoothukudi and several others.

published on : 2nd February 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

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

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

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
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