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Feb 17, 2019
Rajinikanth won’t contest 2019 Lok Sabha elections, says his RMM doesn’t support ‘any parties’Actor-turned-politician Rajinikanth confirmed that his party will not contest the upcoming Lok Sabha elections
Feb 06, 2019
Makkal Needhi Maiam to contest Lok Sabha polls independently, says Kamal Haasan; party not keen to 'carry burden of alliance'Tamil cinema star Kamal Haasan announced that his party Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) will contest the upcoming Lok Sabha polls independently
Dec 15, 2018
Sterlite protests: NGT sets aside order shutting down Vedanta's plant in Tuticorin; Tamil Nadu govt to appeal in SCThe NGT's decision came months after the Sterlite copper smelter was ordered shut by Tamil Nadu over alleged pollution that led to violent protests in May, which culminated in police opening fire on demonstrators and killing 13.
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.
Jul 17, 2018
Sterlite asks staff to join back to clean up plant site, launches outreach programme to 'clear myths about project'Tamil Nadu govt in late May ordered closure of Sterlite Copper's plant after 13 people protesting to demand its shutdown on environmental concerns were killed
Jun 23, 2018
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.
Jun 22, 2018
BJP MP's claim of 'Maoist' presence in Tamil Nadu points to disturbing pattern of branding dissenters as NaxalsA closer look at the kind of people who have been arrested in the last one week would give a fair idea about why the 'urban Naxals' theory has been floated.
Jun 09, 2018
Tuticorin violence: Two deputy tahsildars transferred days after 13 people died in police firing during anti-Sterlite protestsMore 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.
May 24, 2018
As protests rage for 102nd day, Tamil Nadu govt suspends mobile internet in Tuticorin, Tirunelveli, Kanyakumari districtsWith protests in Tamil Nadu's Tuticorin town entering their 102nd day on Thursday, mobile internet services have been suspended in Thoothukodi, Thirunelveli and Kanyakumari districts.