People had protested against construction of Sterlite copper plant, claiming that it was polluting groundwater, hazardous for environment.
07 Jul 2019 1:26 PM
On May 22, 13 people were killed and over 60 injured in alleged police firing during violent protest against Sterlite plant in Thoothukudi.
16 Oct 2018 12:45 PM
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
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
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
The decision was ordered by Tamil Nadu DGP TK Rajendran and announced on Tuesday.
29 May 2018 10:07 AM
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
The company had filed an application in February to obtain environmental clearance to expand its plant in Tuticorin.
23 May 2018 12:00 PM
Eleven people, including a 16-year-old girl, have died in Tuticorin during the anti-Sterlite protest on Tuesday.
23 May 2018 9:52 AM