anti-Sterlite protest

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

Anti-Sterlite movement demands closure of plant

In a statement on Thursday, Advocate Vanchinathan alleged that the industry destroyed human lives and the environment.

published on : 21st May 2021

Tamil Nadu: A youth-driven protest in Thoothukudi

Snowlin, who was killed in police firing on May 22, was just a teenager but had already become one of the prominent leaders of the anti-Sterlite protests from Madha Kovil.

published on : 25th May 2018

2,093 people take part in Chennai protest against Thoothukudi firing

1,400 people, including 66 women took part in the road blockade at Anna Salai, Saidapet, Guindy, Thiruvotriyur and Ambattur. 

published on : 24th May 2018

Thoothukudi firing: Four of the protesters shot dead were prominent anti-Sterlite leaders

With all four said to have been shot at in the head or chest, there is suspicion whether they were specifically targeted.

published on : 24th May 2018

Thoothukudi shooting: Bloodiest police action since independence in Tamil Nadu’s history

The Tuesday’s police firing on the anti-Sterlite protesters in Thoothukudi is perhaps the bloodiest in Tamil Nadu’s history since Independence.

published on : 23rd May 2018

Kamal Haasan joins anti-Sterlite stir; seeks unit's closure in Thoothukudi

Actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan said injustice had been done to the people of Tuticorin by establishing the Sterlite unit.

published on : 1st April 2018

Cauvery row: Kamal Haasan terms Centre’s ‘confusion’ as delay tactic

Makkal Needhi Maiyam founder Kamal Haasan lashed out at the State government for not ensuring that the Cauvery Management Board was not constituted.

published on : 30th March 2018