As many as 20,000 direct and indirect jobs have been lost due to the shutting of the smelter.
17 Jun 2019 11:02 AM
Vedanta Chairman Agarwal said the company could face a loss of USD 100 million if the plant remained shut for a year.
01 Mar 2019 10:49 AM
Vedanta will now file an application with the Tamil Nadu pollution regulator seeking consent to operate the smelter.
08 Jan 2019 2:53 PM
The smelter has an annual production capacity of more than 400,000 tonnes.
20 Aug 2018 3:20 PM
The Tamil Nadu government ordered the permanent closure of the Thoothukudi plant and disconnected its power supply.
09 Aug 2018 2:40 PM
The Tamil Nadu government ordered the permanent closure of the plant and disconnected its power supply in May.
18 Jul 2018 2:15 PM
Police opened fire on a crowd of protesters on May 22 calling for the shutdown on the grounds of pollution.
18 Jun 2018 11:13 AM