Tuticorin protests: Madras HC restrains NGT order allowing Sterlite plant to reopen, asks Tamil Nadu govt to decide on filing appeal
In a setback to Sterlite, the Madras High Court on Friday ordered status quo as existed before the National Green Tribunal set aside a Tamil Nadu government order for the closure of the company's copper plant in Tuticorin.
Anti-Sterlite protests: 12 of 13 demonstrators were shot in head or chest, says autopsy report; at least six were shot from behind
Twelve of the 13 protesters killed when police opened fire on a demonstration against the Sterlite copper smelter in Tamil Nadu in May were hit by bullets in the head or chest, and half of those were shot from behind, autopsy reports show.
Anti-Sterlite protests in Tuticorin: CBI files FIR against Tamil Nadu Police, revenue officials over killing of 13 agitators
The protests against Vedanta's Sterlite Copper Smelter in Tuticorin had been going on for years, but after they gained momentum in February, 13 people were killed in police firing and hundred were injured on 22 May.
Anti-Sterlite protests: Madras HC directs Tamil Nadu govt to submit videos, intelligence report related to Tuticorin police firing
The Madras High Court on Wednesday directed the Tamil Nadu government to submit all videos related to the police firing and violence during the anti-Sterlite protests in Tuticorin along with the intelligence report on the prolonged agitation.
Sterlite protests: In 2,445-page report on Thoothukudi police firing, civil society groups accuse officers of arson, stone-pelting
Police firing had killed 13 people at the Sterlite protests in Thoothukudi in May, and the arson and stone-pelting had added to the chaos and violence.
Anti-Sterlite protests: Madras HC seeks video recordings, documents related to Tuticorin firing incident that killed 13
The Madras High Court has asked the Tamil Nadu government to submit video recordings, documents and reports pertaining to protests against the Sterlite Copper smelter plant in Tuticorin
Filmmaker Divya Bharathi's movie on Cyclone Ockhi blames wilful political ignorance for deaths: Cops raid director's home without warrant
Police wanted the source of the footage and the DVDs of 'Orutharum Varela', a documentary on Cyclone Ockhi directed by Divya Bharathi — a film on the politics behind why timely help was not provided to the fisherfolk in southern Tamil Nadu and Kerala in December 2017 when Cyclone Ockhi struck.
Tuticorin protests: Tamil Nadu CB-CID officials conduct assessment of areas where agitators 'resorted to violence'
The Tamil Nadu government had ordered a CB-CID probe into the violence during the anti-Sterlite protest in Tuticorin and police firing that left 13 dead.
Tamil Nadu cops arrest TV actress for donning police uniform in Facebook video to criticise govt action on Tuticorin protesters
A television actress was arrested in Nilgiris, Tamil Nadu for releasing a video against the government and the police after the firing in anti-Sterlite protests in Thoothukudi
The politics of Rajinikanth's Kaala: Pa Ranjith film aptly shows the divide between rich and poor, real and reel
Kaala uses Dharavi as its canvas to provide commentary on modern-day India. It is a social treatise wrapped in a commercial format on the rich-poor divide.
MK Stalin stages walkout in Tamil Nadu Assembly over anti-Sterlite protests; govt asks DMK to approach inquiry commission
The Opposition DMK on Thursday staged a walkout from the Tamil Nadu Assembly after being denied permission to raise some issue on the anti-Sterlite protests in Tuticorin
Mersal star Vijay visits kin of Sterlite plant protest victims in Thoothukudi amidst protest against Rajinikanth's Kaala
Tamil superstar Vijay reportedly visited the victims' families in Thoothukudi late at night on Tuesday.
Anti-Sterlite protests: NHRC team to probe deaths of 13 people in police firing, submit report in two weeks
The National Human Rights Commission decided to send its fact-finding team to probe the deaths of 13 people in police firing during the protests against Vedanta's Sterlite Copper unit in Tamil Nadu's Tuticorin district
Sterlite plant closure could spawn copper shortages nation-wide; imports to cost around $3 billion in forex annually
Closure of Sterlite Copper plant in Thoothukudi will cut India’s production by about half, spurring imports
Rajinikanth's Kaala trailer: Dharavi-set story seems as much about Tamil Nadu in wake of Sterlite protests
With Kaala, Rajinikanth uses the big screen as his political campaign vehicle and convinces the Tamil Nadu people he can be their Thalaivar.
Sterlite protests: Vedanta chairman Anil Agarwal says his Tamil Nadu firm is open to scrutiny by any independent committee
Vendanta Resources boss Anil Agarwal says there's absolutely no liquid discharge from Sterlite Copper's Thoothukudi smelter.
Tragic irony of Sterlite protests: Demonstrations in Tuticorin turned violent on 100th day, while plant wasn't even operational
The police firing on protestors campaigning against the Sterlite Industries' copper smelter plant in the southern port town of Thoothukudi in which 13 persons, including a woman and a teenage girl, died, is an outrage Tamil Nadu has not seen in its history.
Sterlite protests: Today's DMK bandh against Thoothukudi firing likely to affect transport services in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry
Transport services are likely to be affected in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry with Opposition parties supporting a day-long bandh today in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry to condemn the 'killing' of 13 people during anti-Sterlite protests in Tamil Nadu
DMK working president MK Stalin staged a protest outside the Tamil Nadu chief minister's office along with other party leaders.