Tamil Nadu: NHRC seeks more time to file counter in Sterlite firing case

Tiphagne, an advocate, had contended the NHRC, after initiating an investigation into the issue, had closed the case in October 2018.

published on : 9th August 2021

Sterlite Copper to wind up operations of unit in Tamil Nadu

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.

published on : 30th July 2021

ISRO team at Sterlite Copper plant to help fix snag affecting oxygen production

In a statement shared on the micro-blogging site on Sunday, Sterlite Copper said, "efforts to resume production at our oxygen plant are progressing".

published on : 16th May 2021

Caught between devil and deep sea, Indian crew on Panamanian vessel send SOS to officials

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

published on : 4th May 2021

Supreme Court allows Vedanta's oxygen plant at Tuticorin to operate in view of 'national need'

Supreme Court said there should be no political bickering over the generation of oxygen by Vedanta as the country is facing a national crisis.

published on : 27th April 2021

Why can't Tamil Nadu govt take over Vedanta's unit to produce oxygen, asks SC

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.

published on : 23rd April 2021

Anti-Sterlite activists flay bid to reopen Thoothukudi plant, warns of another protest

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.

published on : 31st July 2018

Thoothukudi Sterlite plant row: National Green Tribunal declines interim relief to Vedanta

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.

published on : 30th July 2018

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

‘Thoothukudi copper plant closure won’t affect Vedanta’s cash flows’

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.

published on : 1st June 2018

Anti-Sterlite protests: Deputy tahsildars ordered firing in Thoothukudi, reveals FIR

On Tuesday last, the public protest against Sterlite Copper took a violent turn, leaving 13 dead and over a 100 injured.

published on : 29th May 2018

Thoothukudi deaths: Deputy Tahsildars have powers of executive magistrates

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.

published on : 29th May 2018

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.

published on : 26th May 2018

Anti-Sterlite protests: Thoothukudi slowly gets back on its feet in Tamil Nadu

Friday saw around 40 per cent shops in the town resuming business with essential commodity-starved residents making a beeline.

published on : 26th May 2018

Death of Thoothukudi protestors brings focus back on Vedanta's environment violations

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.

published on : 25th May 2018
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