Tiphagne, an advocate, had contended the NHRC, after initiating an investigation into the issue, had closed the case in October 2018.
Sterlite Copper said itsappeal for operation of the facility for a period of six months would be heard by the apex court on August 6.
In a statement shared on the micro-blogging site on Sunday, Sterlite Copper said, "efforts to resume production at our oxygen plant are progressing".
Tamilvannan, a sailor from Namakkal, told The New Indian Express that Indian sailors in MV VSG Pride are fearing for their lives after a chief cook stabbed one of them and assaulted others
Supreme Court said there should be no political bickering over the generation of oxygen by Vedanta as the country is facing a national crisis.
Apex court was hearing Vedanta's plea seeking opening of its Sterlite copper unit at Tuticorin on the ground that it would produce thousand tonnes of oxygen and give it free of cost to treat patients.
Over 200 Sterlite employees have been allowed inside the premises to assist in the acid evacuation process even though the court had denied them permission.
A bench headed by NGT chairperson A K Goel allowed the state government to file its reply on Vedanta's plea by August 9, when it will next hear the matter.
Vedanta, which aims to delist its shares from the London Stock Exchange, has interest in hydrocarbons, metal and mining business in India.
Even as Tamil Nadu stands firm on taking resolute measures for the permanent closure of Vedanta group’s Sterlite copper plant, rating agencies say the closure is only marginally negative for it.
On Tuesday last, the public protest against Sterlite Copper took a violent turn, leaving 13 dead and over a 100 injured.
Former judge of the Madras High Court K Chandru told Express that power can be delegated from the Collector to Revenue Divisional Officer to tahsildar to zonal deputy tahsildar.
After 13 deaths in Sterlite protest, UK Opposition wants Vedanta delisted from London Stock Exchange
Violent protests had erupted in Tuticorin on Tuesday as locals took to the streets demanding closure of a copper factory of the Vedanta group over pollution concerns.
Friday saw around 40 per cent shops in the town resuming business with essential commodity-starved residents making a beeline.
The company's environmental violations very quickly proved impossible to ignore and drew sharp censure not just from local activists but also international investors and institutions.