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Missing environmental activist T. Mugilan detained by Andhra police

People had protested against construction of Sterlite copper plant, claiming that it was polluting groundwater, hazardous for environment.

07 Jul 2019 1:26 PM

Anti-Sterlite violence: Protester dies of injuries; toll rises to 14

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

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

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

Madras HC stays expansion of Sterlite copper plant, day after protest

The company had filed an application in February to obtain environmental clearance to expand its plant in Tuticorin.

23 May 2018 12:00 PM

Anti-Sterlite protest video shows cop saying 'at least 1 should die'

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