Thoothukudi sterlite protest

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

Sterlite protest: Tamil Nadu government in damage control mode; retired HC judge to probe into Thoothukudi police firing that claimed 11 lives

Palaniswami swings into action, orders Rs 10 lakh ex-gratia for the kin of deceased; defends police action, saying protesters turned violent; security upped to prevent matters from snowballing. 

published on : 23rd May 2018