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Anti-Sterlite protest: CM Palaniswami blames political rivals, NGOs, miscreants but not police

Anti-Sterlite protest: CM Palaniswami blames political rivals, NGOs, miscreants but not police

"If someone is attacked, the natural course would be to defend and safeguard themselves. This is what has been done by the police in response."

May 24, 2018, 14:16 PM IST
Anti-Sterlite protest: DMK demands CM's resignation, calls for TN bandh

Anti-Sterlite protest: DMK demands CM's resignation, calls for TN bandh

DMK workers have staged a protest outside TN secretariate while party president Stalin has flayed the CM for inaction.

May 24, 2018, 11:49 AM IST
Cut power supply to Sterlite Copper's smelter: TN Pollution Control Board

Cut power supply to Sterlite Copper's smelter: TN Pollution Control Board

Board has reportedly found activities still continuing at the plant despite a court order prohibiting it.

May 24, 2018, 10:29 AM IST
Anti-Sterlite protest: Tuticorin tense, internet services suspended for five days

Anti-Sterlite protest: Tuticorin tense, internet services suspended for five days

11 people have died in two days of violence in protest against a copper smelting plant of Sterlite Industries - owned by Vedanta. 67 people have been arrested so far for indulging in violence.

May 24, 2018, 08:19 AM IST
Anti-Sterlite protest: Vedanta urges Tamil Nadu government to ensure safety of its employees in Tuticorin

Anti-Sterlite protest: Vedanta urges Tamil Nadu government to ensure safety of its employees in Tuticorin

The Thootukudi copper smelter at Tuticorin is run by Vedanta Ltd's Sterlite Copper unit.

May 23, 2018, 19:53 PM IST
Anti-Sterlite protests: On second day of violence, police firing kills one

Anti-Sterlite protests: On second day of violence, police firing kills one

Despite the massive backlash against the use of force against protestors in Tamil Nadu's Tuticorin on Tuesday, forces once again resorted to firing live rounds - killing one and injuring two on

May 23, 2018, 14:58 PM IST
Tamil Nadu government appoints retired Judge Aruna Jagadeesan to probe police firing during anti-sterlite protest

Tamil Nadu government appoints retired Judge Aruna Jagadeesan to probe police firing during anti-sterlite protest

The Home Ministry has sought a report from Tamil Nadu government over the violence.

May 23, 2018, 13:15 PM IST
Court stays construction of new Sterlite Industries copper smelter in TN

Court stays construction of new Sterlite Industries copper smelter in TN

A day after 11 people died during clashes with police in Tamil Nadu's Tuticorin, a Madurai bench of Madras High Court issued a stay order on the construction of a new copper smelter by Sterlite

May 23, 2018, 11:46 AM IST
Tamil Nadu Police fired from assault rifles on anti-Sterlite protesters, heard saying at least one should die

Tamil Nadu Police fired from assault rifles on anti-Sterlite protesters, heard saying at least one should die

Some police officials can allegedly be heard saying that they should target the protesters and at least one person should die in the firing.

May 23, 2018, 10:52 AM IST
Section 144 imposed in Thoothukudi after protests against Sterlite Industries

Section 144 imposed in Thoothukudi after protests against Sterlite Industries

Section 144 prohibits assembly of more than four people in an area was imposed on Wednesday with most shops and commercial establishments remaining shut.

May 23, 2018, 08:57 AM IST
Anti-Sterlite protest: 9 killed in Tuticorin; CM Palaniswami announces compensation, Opposition slams Tamil Nadu government

Anti-Sterlite protest: 9 killed in Tuticorin; CM Palaniswami announces compensation, Opposition slams Tamil Nadu government

Tamil Nadu CM K Palaniswami on Tuesday announced a judicial inquiry into the violence in Tuticorin.

May 23, 2018, 00:26 AM IST
TN SSLC 10th Result 2018 date and time: TNDGE to release result on May 23 at tnresults.nic.in

TN SSLC 10th Result 2018 date and time: TNDGE to release result on May 23 at tnresults.nic.in

Candidates can also check their marks on other websites such as tnresults.nic.in, dge.tn.gov.in, dge1.tn.nic.in, tnresults.nic.in and dge1.tn.nic.in.

May 22, 2018, 22:33 PM IST
Tamil Nadu SSLC Result 2018: Check tnresults.nic.in for TN Class 10 results

Tamil Nadu SSLC Result 2018: Check tnresults.nic.in for TN Class 10 results

The TN Board SSLC Class 10 exams were held from April 16 to April 20, 2018.

May 22, 2018, 22:09 PM IST
Anti-Sterlite protest: Gunning down 9 people by police in Tamil Nadu is state-sponsored terrorism, says Rahul Gandhi

Anti-Sterlite protest: Gunning down 9 people by police in Tamil Nadu is state-sponsored terrorism, says Rahul Gandhi

Nine people were killed in police firing after protests for the closure of Vedanta group's Sterlite Copper plant over pollution concerns turned violent in Tuticorin on Tuesday. 

May 22, 2018, 20:24 PM IST
Anti-Sterlite protest: Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan blame Tamil Nadu government for loss of lives

Anti-Sterlite protest: Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan blame Tamil Nadu government for loss of lives

Nine people were killed in police firing after protests for the closure of Vedanta group's Sterlite Copper plant over pollution concerns turned violent in Tamil Nadu's Tuticorin.

May 22, 2018, 18:33 PM IST
 Anti-Sterlite protest in Tamil Nadu's Tuticorin turns violent, at least 9 killed

Anti-Sterlite protest in Tamil Nadu's Tuticorin turns violent, at least 9 killed

Section 144 of CrPc has been invoked in and around the Sterlite unit in Tuticorin to provide security to it as per the orders of the Madras High Court. 

May 22, 2018, 17:09 PM IST

Tamil Nadu: Van collides with lorry in Ramanathpauram, 4 dead

Four persons were killed on the spot and 13 injured when the van in which they were travelling collided with a lorry at Uppur in the district today, police said.

May 15, 2018, 12:14 PM IST
Cauvery dispute: Kamal Haasan invites Stalin, Rajnikanth for meeting

Cauvery dispute: Kamal Haasan invites Stalin, Rajnikanth for meeting

Haasan had last month recorded an open message for Prime Minister Narendra Modi, asking for justice to Tamil Nadu over the river water dispute.

May 15, 2018, 08:37 AM IST
Standard of education in Tamil Nadu improved after vacancies filled: CM Palaniswami

Standard of education in Tamil Nadu improved after vacancies filled: CM Palaniswami

The chief minister said upgradation of elementary schools to high schools and the latter to higher secondary schools has reduced the number of dropouts in the district.

May 14, 2018, 00:50 AM IST
Mob mistakes 65-year-old woman to be child trafficker in Tamil Nadu, lynches her

Mob mistakes 65-year-old woman to be child trafficker in Tamil Nadu, lynches her

An old woman was allegedly lynched in Athirmoor village near Polur, Thiruvannamalai as the mob thought that she was a child trafficker.

May 10, 2018, 22:20 PM IST

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