Thoothukudi copper plant

Sterlite protests: Tamil Nadu Government says Tuticorin police were forced to open fire on protestors

About 20,000 people took out a procession towards the district collectorate and the copper plant with the intention of picketing them, demanding for its permanent closure, and resorted to violence.

published on : 22nd May 2018

Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board refuses to renew consent for Thoothukudi Sterlite plant, smelting operations shut down indefinitely

The scheduled maintenance activities were supposed to be for a period of approximately 15 days, it is now likely to be extended.

published on : 10th April 2018