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Anti-Sterlite protests

Who gave order to issue weapons: CBI seeks documents to probe anti-Sterlite protests case

The statements of the family members of the thirteen victims who died have been recorded along with statements of those who were injured in the firing. 

Dec 25, 2018, 11:52 AM IST

Anti-Sterlite protests: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister set to visit injured, kin of deceased

Tamil Nadu Cheif Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami is set to visit Thoothukudi, two weeks after the anti-Sterlite protests. 

Jun 07, 2018, 18:12 PM IST

Anti-Sterlite protests: Rajinikanth announces Rs 2 lakh each for family of protesters killed in Tuticorin

Rajinikanth made the announcement after he visited general hospital in Tuticorin to meet those who got injured during the violent protests.

May 30, 2018, 14:02 PM IST

Tamil Nadu government orders closure of Sterlite plant in Tuticorin following death of 13 people

Large-scale violence on May 22 against the Sterlite copper plant in Tuticorin and police firing led to the death of 12 persons. Next day saw one more youth succumbing to injuries sustained in police firing.

May 28, 2018, 17:28 PM IST

Vedanta shares down over 2% on Anti-Sterlite protests

People in Toothukudi are demanding the closure of Sterlite copper smelting plant alleging that it was polluting the area, and leading to severe health problems among the residents of the locality, besides depleting the water table.

May 24, 2018, 10:34 AM IST

Vedanta shares tank over 5 percent on Anti-Sterlite protests

People in Toothukudi are demanding the closure of Sterlite copper smelting plant alleging that it was polluting the area.

May 23, 2018, 11:08 AM IST