35 held for violence as CISF men taken off duty in mine II

A day after violence rocked the lignite town of Neyveli following killing of a man in firing by a CISF constable, the central force was temporarily taken off duty in Mine II of NLC complex even as the one-day strike by over 20,000 employees hit mining activities Tuesday.

NLC strike enters 3rd day; power generation hit

An indefinite strike by Neyveli Lignite workers against a government plan to sell a stake in the state-owned company entered its third day Friday, leading to a drop in lignite production and electricity generation.

Contract workers taken into custody

Police said contract workers along with their family members took out a procession and when they tried to picket it they were taken into custody.

Jaya to lead dharna at Neyveli on `unannounced` power cuts

Leader of the Opposition and AIADMK
General Secretary Jayalalithaa today said she would lead a
dharna at Neyveli on April 18 over the `unannounced power
cuts` in the state.

Neyveli to venture into power generation, mining industry

Neyveli Lignite Corporation (NLC) on Wednesday said that it proposed to venture into power generation and mining industries business.