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Madras HC issues notice to authorities on PIL seeking quashing of environmental clearance to Sterlite copper unit in Tuticorin
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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.

Anatomy of a protest: Thoothukudi remains angry 18 days later
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Anatomy of a protest: Thoothukudi remains angry 18 days later

The answer to the question 'Why did the anti-Sterlite protest turn violent?' lies in the events that unfolded in Thoothukudi in the preceding two weeks

Tamil Nadu industries promotion body remains scot-free despite turning blind eye to Sterlite's polluting copper plant
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Tamil Nadu industries promotion body remains scot-free despite turning blind eye to Sterlite's polluting copper plant

SIPCOT has been aware of Vedanta's violations in Thoothukudi for years, but took no action against its Sterlite Copper Smelter.

Sterlite protests in Thoothukudi: Tamil Nadu CM Palaniswami to visit those injured in police firing, on Saturday
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Sterlite protests in Thoothukudi: Tamil Nadu CM Palaniswami to visit those injured in police firing, on Saturday

Tamil Nadu chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami will visit Thoothukudi on 9 June, to meet the victims of the violent Sterlite protest.

Anti-Sterlite protest of 22 May: A story of rage and death in Thoothukudi, told through ink
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Anti-Sterlite protest of 22 May: A story of rage and death in Thoothukudi, told through ink

An illustrated re-telling of the anti-Sterlite rally of May 22 in Thoothukudi, based on conversations with eyewitnesses

The anti-Sterlite protest of 22 May: A day of rage and death in Thoothukudi
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The anti-Sterlite protest of 22 May: A day of rage and death in Thoothukudi

An illustrated re-telling of the anti-Sterlite rally of May 22 in Thoothukudi, based on conversations with eyewitnesses

Rajinikanth should withdraw his comments on Sterlite stir says Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanasamy
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Rajinikanth should withdraw his comments on Sterlite stir says Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanasamy

Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanasamy today took exception to the remarks made by actor Rajinikanth that 'anti-social elements' had 'infiltrated' the anti-Sterlite protests in Tuticorin

Sterlite protest: Delhi High Court leaves it to NHRC to decide on lawyer's plea for independent probe
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Sterlite protest: Delhi High Court leaves it to NHRC to decide on lawyer's plea for independent probe

The Delhi High Court on Friday left it to the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) to decide a lawyer's representation for an independent probe into the killing of people in police firing during protests against Vedanta's Sterlite Copper unit in Tamil Nadu's Tuticorin district.

Sterlite protest updates: 13 people killed, 102 others wounded, confirms new Thoothukudi district collector
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Sterlite protest updates: 13 people killed, 102 others wounded, confirms new Thoothukudi district collector

The NHRC has filed a petition in the Delhi High Court to order an inquiry into the police killings in Thoothukudi. This plea will be heard on Friday by the court. Meanwhile, DMK's working president MK Stalin led a protest against the Palaniswami government outside the chief minister's office in Chennai.

Thoothukudi police firing: Let's shoot guns, tweets Stalin after forceful eviction from E Palaniswami's office
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Thoothukudi police firing: Let's shoot guns, tweets Stalin after forceful eviction from E Palaniswami's office

High drama unfolded outside the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister E Palaniswami's office on Thursday when DMK working president MK Stalin was forcibly evicted from the area after he led a protest by party leaders for not getting an appointment with Palaniswami over Sterlite protests in Thoothukudi. Stalin was detained for staging protest oustide Palaniswami's office.

Sterlite protest: Rajnath Singh appeals for peace in Tuticorin; MHA seeks report from Tamil Nadu govt on police firing
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Sterlite protest: Rajnath Singh appeals for peace in Tuticorin; MHA seeks report from Tamil Nadu govt on police firing

Home minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday appealed to the people of Tuticorin in Tamil Nadu to remain calm and maintain peace in the wake of the violence.

Sterlite copper plant came to Tamil Nadu's Tuticorin after facing rejection in Maharashtra, Goa, Gujarat
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Sterlite copper plant came to Tamil Nadu's Tuticorin after facing rejection in Maharashtra, Goa, Gujarat

Sterlite's Tuticorin project which is at the centre of controversy only set its base in Tamil Nadu after facing much opposition in Gujarat, Goa, and Maharashtra.

Sterlite protest in Thoothukudi: Former Madras High Court judge orders probe in violence that killed 11 people
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Sterlite protest in Thoothukudi: Former Madras High Court judge orders probe in violence that killed 11 people

The Tamil Nadu government on Wednesday ordered a probe by former Madras High Court judge Aruna Jagadeesan into the violence that killed 11 people in Thoothukudi during protests against the Sterlite Copper Smelting plant.

Sterlite protest in Thoothukudi: In 2015, villagers in Zambia took Vedanta to court over toxic leaks from copper plant
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Sterlite protest in Thoothukudi: In 2015, villagers in Zambia took Vedanta to court over toxic leaks from copper plant

Vedanta has run into trouble for its projects in several states across India. But even outside the country, Vedanta has reportedly fallen afoul of the law.

Sterlite protest in Tuticorin: Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan, Vishal, Dhanush condole deaths, condemn gunfire
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Sterlite protest in Tuticorin: Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan, Vishal, Dhanush condole deaths, condemn gunfire

Not only politically inclined actors like Kamal Haasan, Rajinikanth and Vishal, but also others like Vijay Sethupathi and Sathyaraj condemned the gunfire.