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Dec 24, 2018
Tuticorin protests: Madras HC restrains NGT order allowing Sterlite plant to reopen, asks Tamil Nadu govt to decide on filing appealIn 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.
Nov 29, 2018
Anti-Sterlite protests in Tuticorin: CBI files FIR against Tamil Nadu Police, revenue officials over killing of 13 agitatorsThe 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.
Nov 02, 2018
After cancelling FCRA licences of over 18,000 NGOs in 6 years, Centre asks states to track funding, 'anti-national' activities of NGOsThe Central government has asked states and Union territories to "monitor" and take "urgent action" against NGOs that are "involved in anti-national activities"
May 25, 2018
Tragic irony of Sterlite protests: Demonstrations in Tuticorin turned violent on 100th day, while plant wasn't even operationalThe 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.