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Thoothukudi plant not operating since March 27: Vedanta

    Updated On : May 24,2018   10:06 pm
Thoothukudi/Chennai, May 24 (IANS) London-listed Vedanta Resources on Thursday said that its Sterlite copper smelter plant at Thoothukkudi district, whose closure has been accompanied by two days of rioting, arson and police firing, has not been operating since March 27, 2018. View More..

TN CM blames parties, anti-socials for Thoothukudi violence

    Updated On : May 24,2018   7:48 pm
Thoothukudi/Chennai, May 24 (IANS) Thoothukudi remained tense for the third day as the death toll in police firing climbed to 13 while Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswamy on Thursday accused political parties and anti-social elements of "deliberately instigating and misleading" innocent people leading to violence and loss of lives. View More..

TN toll rises to 13, Thoothukudi tense

    Updated On : May 24,2018   4:36 pm
Thoothukudi (Tamil Nadu), May 24 (IANS) Tamil Nadu's Thoothukudi remained tense for the third day on Thursday as one more person injured in police firing in protests against the Sterlite factory died, taking the toll to 13. View More..

Tamil Nadu taking steps to close Sterlite factory: CM

    Updated On : May 24,2018   3:12 pm
Chennai, May 24 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami said on Thursday that his government was taking all steps to close the Sterlite factory at Thoothukudi after 13 people were killed in protests against it. View More..

Opposition calls for Tamil Nadu 'bandh' over police killings

    Updated On : May 24,2018   2:20 pm
Chennai, May 24 (IANS) Opposition parties on Thursday called for a 'Tamil Nadu bandh' on Friday and sought the resignation of the "BJP's puppet government" in the state over the death of 13 people in police firing in protests against the Sterlite company in Thoothukudi. View More..

TN CM blames parties, anti-social elements for Thoothukudi violence

    Updated On : May 24,2018   1:58 pm
Chennai, May 24 (IANS) Under attack over police firing that claimed 12 lives in Thoothukudi, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edapadi K. Palaniswamy on Thursday accused some political parties and anti-social elements of "deliberately instigating and misleading" sinnocent people leading to violence and loss of lives. View More..

One more killed in TN, death toll is 12

    Updated On : May 23,2018   8:00 pm
Thoothukudi (Tamil Nadu), May 23 (IANS) One more person was killed in fresh police firing here on Wednesday as the killing of 11 people protesting against the Sterlite Copper Smelting plant a day earlier sparked calls for the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister's resignation. View More..

Rajinikanth condemns TN government's 'careless attitude'

    Updated On : May 23,2018   5:14 pm
Chennai, May 23 (IANS) Actor-turned-politician Rajinikanth on Wednesday condemned the Tamil Nadu's government's "careless attitude" and "unlawful police firing" at the anti-Sterlite copper smelter plant protesters in Tuticorin. View More..

TN CM should resign over firing: Ramadoss

    Updated On : May 23,2018   4:56 pm
Chennai, May 23 (IANS) PMK founder S. Ramadoss on Wednesday demanded Chief Minister K. Palaniswami's resignation in the wake of the death of 11 persons in police firing in Thoothukudi during protests over a Sterlite Copper smelter plant. View More..

Madras HC stops construction at Sterilite's second plant

    Updated On : May 23,2018   4:48 pm
Chennai, May 23 (IANS) The Madras High Court on Wednesday stayed the construction work at Vedanta Ltd's second copper smelter plant at Thoothukudi, around 650 km from here. View More..

Kamal Haasan visits Thoothukudi firing victims

    Updated On : May 23,2018   3:38 pm
Thoothukudi (Tamil Nadu), May 23 (IANS) Actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan on Wednesday met people injured in police firing on protestors marching against the Sterlite Copper Smelting plant here and demanded to know who ordered the firing. View More..

One more killed in TN police firing

    Updated On : May 23,2018   3:16 pm
Thoothukudi (Tamil Nadu), May 23 (IANS) One person was killed and four others were injured on Wednesday when police fired at protesters opposed to the Sterlite Copper smelter plant here in Tamil Nadu, police said. View More..

Former High Court judge to probe TN violence

    Updated On : May 23,2018   2:24 pm
Chennai, May 23 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government on Wednesday ordered a probe by former Madras High Court judge Aruna Jagadeesan into the violence that killed 10 people in Thoothukudi during protests against the Sterlite Copper Smelting plant. View More..

Stalin again calls for TN Chief Minister's resignation

    Updated On : May 23,2018   2:20 pm
Chennai, May 23 (IANS) DMK leader M.K. Stalin on Wednesday again called for the resignation of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami after the killing of 10 persons in police firing on protesters marching against the Sterlite Copper Smelting plant in Thoothukudi. View More..

Uneasy calm in TN town, toll mounts to 10

    Updated On : May 23,2018   1:12 pm
Thoothukudi (Tamil Nadu), May 23 (IANS) With the death toll in police firing rising to 10, an uneasy calm on Wednesday gripped Tamil Nadu's port town Thoothukudi where widespread violence erupted a day earlier during protests against the Sterlite Copper Smelting plant. View More..

Film celebs condole 'murdered innocents' in TN

    Updated On : May 23,2018   12:20 pm
Chennai, May 23 (IANS) Film celebrities like R. Madhavan, Siddharth and Jayam Ravi have condoled the death of civilians killed in police firing during ongoing anti-Sterlite protests in Tamil Nadu's Toothukudi district. View More..

TN sets up judicial inquiry into Toothukudi firing

    Updated On : May 22,2018   9:58 pm
Chennai, May 22 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government has ordered a judicial inquiry into the police firing in the state's Toothukudi on Tuesday which left nine people, including a girl, dead. View More..

Nine dead in police firing in Toothukudi as Sterlite protests turn violent

    Updated On : May 22,2018   6:28 pm
Toothukudi (Tamil Nadu), May 22 (IANS) Nine people, including a girl, died on Tuesday in police firing after the ongoing anti-Sterlite protests turned violent with thousands of people from nearby areas allegedly attacking the District Collectorate demanding closure of the Vedanta Group-run company. View More..

Nine dead in police firing in Toothukudi after Sterlite protests turn violent

    Updated On : May 22,2018   5:30 pm
Toothukudi (Tamil Nadu), May 22 (IANS) Nine people, including a girl, died on Tuesday in police firing after the ongoing anti-Sterlite protests turned violent with hundreds of people from nearby areas allegedly attacking the District Collectorate demanding closure of the Vedanta Group-run company. View More..

Coimbatore's Bala wins Formula Junior Racing Series 2018 Championship

    Updated On : May 21,2018   6:50 pm
Coimbatore, May 21 (IANS) Local racer Bala Prasath set a scorching pace over the weekend to claim the Formula Junior Racing Series 2018 championship here. View More..




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