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Mar 20, 2019
Pollachi sexual assault case shows how social media makes survivors vulnerable, can be misused by predatorsThe circulation of the videos made by those accused in the Pollachi sexual assault case have made both the perpetrators and survivors identifiable.
Jan 23, 2019
Tamil Nadu govt gets go-ahead for Jayalalithaa memorial; Madras HC went by SC judgment that abated criminal charges against herReferring to petitioner ML Ravi's claim that Jayalalithaa was convicted in a disproportionate assets case, the Madras High Court submitted that the Supreme Court in its 2017 judgement had abated charges against her in view of her passing.
Jan 18, 2019
Spectator dies of heart attack on third day of Jallikattu celebrations in Tamil Nadu; at least 40 bull-tamers injuredA spectator died of a heart attack while more than 40 bull-tamers were injured in the bull taming sport of Jallikattu which was held across Tamil Nadu on Thursday as part of Pongal festivities which began on 15 January.
Jan 02, 2019
Sterlite row: Tamil Nadu govt moves Supreme Court challenging NGT order to reopen Thoothukudi copper smelterThe 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.
Dec 17, 2018
Post NGT order, Sterlite Copper mulls approaching Tamil Nadu govt for consent to operate Tuticorin plantIn May, Vedanta's Sterilte Copper had to close the smelter plant following the state government order. The company had challenged the order in the NGT.
Dec 16, 2018
Vedanta Sterlite plant: Tamil Nadu govt to challenge NGT order in SC, Opposition accuses state of 'negligent' attitudeThe Tamil Nadu government Saturday said it would challenge in the Supreme Court the NGT order setting aside the closure of the Vedanta Ltd's Sterlite Copper plant in Tuticorin on pollution grounds in the wake of protests by locals.
Dec 12, 2018
Coimbatore airport creates history by transporting 15 tonne machinery to Guwahati in IL-76 aircraftThe IL-76 aircraft was brought in from a Middle-East country specifically to transport the machinery from Coimbatore airport to Guwahati.
Nov 29, 2018
Sterlite copper smelter: NGT-appointed committee says Tamil Nadu govt’s order to close Vedanta plant is unjustifiedIn a setback for the Tamil Nadu Government, an NGT-appointed committee that looked into closure of Sterlite Copper plant in Tuticorin on Wednesday said that the order to close down the plant was unjustified and " against the principles of natural justice".
Oct 25, 2018
Vedanta copper smelter closure: Stakeholders seek PM's intervention in restarting Tuticorin plantA group of 14 representing vendors, associations, farmers and transporters on Thursday submitted a letter to the Prime Minister, urging him that the Sterlite Copper smelter be granted permission to resume operations.
Sep 11, 2018
Vedanta's plant in Tuticorin: SC refuses to interfere with NGT's expert committee to gauge environmental impact of copper smelterThe SC on Monday declined to interfere with a National Green Tribunal (NGT) order to set up an expert committee to study the impact of Vedanta's copper smelting plant.