The unit was sealed by the state government in May 2018, days after 13 agitators were killed in police firing during a violent anti-Sterlite protest
Sterlite Copper on Wednesday expressed hope that it will resume operations in the next couple of months at its Tutocrin plant which was shut after 13 people died during protests a year ago
The state government ordered closure of Sterlite's copper unit in the backdrop of protests by the locals against it turning violent and resulting in the death of 13 people in police firing on 22 May, 2018.
Supreme Court sets aside NGT order permitting reopening of Vedanta's Sterlite plant in Tamil Nadu's Tuticorin
Mining company Vedanta's Sterlite Copper Plant saw major protests in Tamil Nadu against pollution to the water caused by the plant with the presence of heavy metals found in the underground water.
Sterlite row: Madras High Court asks Tamil Nadu pollution board to study impact of effluents from smelter on Uppar river
A petition alleged that effluents from the Sterlite copper smelter in Tuticorin, Tamil Nadu, polluted the rivers and water bodies in the region.
Sterlite row: Tamil Nadu govt moves Supreme Court challenging NGT order to reopen Thoothukudi copper smelter
The Tamil Nadu government had sought permanent closure of Vedanta's Sterlite copper plant in May 2018. The state pollution control board had said the smelter, which was shut pending renewal of its operating license, had been preparing to resume production without permission.
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.
NGT appoints ex-judge Justice SJ Vazifdar as chairman of panel to decide Vedanta's plea challenging closure of Sterlite copper plant
. The green panel said the committee headed by retired judge Vazifdar, which will also include representatives of the Central Pollution Control Board and the Ministry of Environment and Forests, may visit the site and consider technical data.
The NGT is scheduled to hear on Monday a plea by Vedanta, which has challenged the Tamil Nadu government's order to permanently shut down its Sterlite copper plant.
The Tamil Nadu government had in May ordered the permanent closure of Vedanta's Sterlite Copper unit in the state after 13 people among protesters, demanding its shutdown on environmental concerns, were killed in police firing.
Madras HC issues notice to authorities on PIL seeking quashing of environmental clearance to Sterlite copper unit in Tuticorin
The Madras High Court on Monday issued notice to the Environment and Forest ministry and Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board, among others, on a plea seeking quashing of the environmental clearance given to Vedanta Limited for its copper smelter unit in Tuticorin district.
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.
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
Tuticorin villagers accuse Left outfit Makkal Adhikaram of inciting violence during anti-Sterlite protests, claim they were 'brainwashed'
Blaming Makkal Adhikaram (People's Power) for the picketing of the district collectorate, Madathur villagers in Tuticorin district accused the outfit and its allied organisations of "changing their hearts".
Sadhguru, Baba Ramdev back reopening of Vedanta-owned Sterlite plant in Tuticorin; Tamil Nadu ignores duo's plea
Tamil Nadu fisheries minister Jayakumar on Thursday in response said that controversial Sterlite plant in Tuticorin is permanently closed, and they don't care about the views ofBaba Ramdev and Spiritual guru Sadhguru
Sterlite copper plant, filed a petition in the Madurai Bench of the Madras high court seeking access to authorised persons to its premises in Tuticorin.
The Madras High Court on Monday observed that the police firing during the recent anti-Sterlite protests in Tuticorin was a fit case for CBI investigation.
Tuticorin violence: Two deputy tahsildars transferred days after 13 people died in police firing during anti-Sterlite protests
More than two weeks after 13 people were killed in police firing during anti-Sterlite protests, two deputy tahsildars who allegedly gave the order to the force to open fire, have been transferred.
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.
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.