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Tamil Nadu rejects Centre’s Tuticorin groundwater report

The main opposition DMK also lashed out at the report, saying it 'angered' the people of the state.

09 Sep 2018 4:51 PM

Madras HC orders CBI probe into police firing on anti-Sterlite protesters

Madras High Court directed the Central Bureau of Investigation to complete its probe within four months.

14 Aug 2018 12:21 PM

Sterlite permanently shut: TN minister denies Ramdev, Sadhguru's views

D Jayakumar was responding to Baba Ramdev and Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev coming out in support of reopening copper smelter in Tuticorin.

28 Jun 2018 4:41 PM

People protesting during Cong rule were not shot: P Chidambaram

He also demanded that the State government fix the onus on who had ordered police to open fire at the protesters in Thoothukudi on May 22.

11 Jun 2018 8:53 AM

Madras HC allows autopsy of remaining 6 bodies of anti-Sterlite protest victims

The court said that along with the doctors from Tamil Nadu, a doctor from AIIMS, JIPMER and KIMS hospital will also be included.

05 Jun 2018 8:21 PM


SC refuses urgent hearing to families of those killed in anti-Sterlite protests

The PIL seeks direction to allow a doctor of their choice in board to be formed to conduct post-mortem of remaining 6 deceased.

04 Jun 2018 1:04 PM

Don't disturb missing accused families in name of inquiry: HC to TN police

Madras High Court has asked Tamil Nadu govt to explain by June 6 the circumstances that led to firing in Thoothukudi.

01 Jun 2018 3:19 PM

'Angry' Rajnikanth blames anti-social elements for Tuticorin violence

Rajinikanth said the state needs Jayalalithaa-style iron fist to crush anti-social elements.

30 May 2018 7:35 PM

No warning: Witnesses tell how police shot, killed anti-Sterlite protestors

The police, in some cases, ignored rules on the use of force and instead fired at the heads of protesters rather than their legs.

30 May 2018 6:47 PM

Sterlite: SC will take call

The land allotted for doubling the plant’s capacity, which would have made Sterlite India’s top copper producer, was also cancelled.

30 May 2018 1:19 AM


TN govt cancels land allotment for second copper plant in Tuticorin

A day after the first plant was permanently shut, the land allotted for the second copper smelting plant was cancelled on Tuesday.

29 May 2018 11:30 AM

Anti-Sterlite protest: Tamil Nadu DGP transfers police firing case to CB-CID

The decision was ordered by Tamil Nadu DGP TK Rajendran and announced on Tuesday.

29 May 2018 10:07 AM

Anti-Sterlite protests: FIR reveals who ordered firing on Tuticorin protestors

An FIR filed in the case has now revealed the officer's name who gave a green signal to carry out the firing which killed 13.

29 May 2018 9:18 AM

Minister faces anger of Sterlite protester's mother, video goes viral

Pointing to the wound on her son's head, the woman asks him what he would have done if his son had sustained such an injury.

28 May 2018 10:56 AM

CM Edappadi K Palaniswami claims police fired in defence

Anti-social elements had attacked the police under the guise of agitation, he said referring to police firing on May 22 and 23.

25 May 2018 2:32 AM


Sterlite goes down, Tuticorin limping towards normalcy

Efforts are being taken to get all the business establishments reopened, Amma canteens will run round-the-clock.

25 May 2018 2:31 AM

Policeman told anti-Sterlite protestor to 'stop acting' as he lay dying

At least 12 people have died during the anti-Sterlite protest in Tamil Nadu's Tuticorin.

24 May 2018 12:28 PM

Internet services suspended after fresh violence in Tuticorin, top cop shifted

Internet services in Tuticorin, adjoining Tirunelveli and Kanyakumari has been suspended for 5 days to prevent spread of rumours.

24 May 2018 9:21 AM

Fresh firing kills 1 as anti-Sterlite stir spreads in Tamil Nadu

Inquiry panel is set up, to be headed by a retired HC judge.

24 May 2018 2:07 AM

Firing deaths in TN show failure by govt

The firing was the surest sign that this was a failure of the administration and police intelligence.

24 May 2018 2:05 AM