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Sterlite plant in Tamil Nadu will remain shut: Supreme Court

New Delhi, Feb 18 (IBNS): The Supreme Court on Monday said Tamil Nadu's sterlite copper plant, which was closed by the state government after protest over alleged pollution, will continue to remain shut, media reports said.

Stalin, DMK MLAs wear black clothes in TN assembly protesting Tuticorin massacre

Chennai, May 29 (IBNS): DMK lawmakers, including opposition leader MK Stalin, on Tuesday entered the Tamil Nadu assembly by wearing black clothes as a mark of  protest against the killing of 13 people in Tuticorin during agitation over the Sterlite copper plant pollution issue, media reports said.

TN government cancels land allotment to Vedanta Group for Sterlite plant expansion

Chennai, May 29 (IBNS): A day after ordering a complete closure of the Sterlite copper plant in Tuticorin, the Tamil Nadu government has cancelled the land allotment for the second phase of expansion of the plant by Vedanta Group in the region, media reports said.

Tamil Nadu orders permanent closure of Sterlite plant in Tuticorin

Tuticorin, May 28 (IBNS): Prioritising Tamil Nadu people's demands after over a dozen deaths of protesters in police firing, the state government has issued an order to close the Sterlite copper plant permanently in Tuticorin on Monday, media reports said.

Bhopal survivors demand immediate closure of Vedanta Sterlite factory

Bhopal, May 23 (IBNS): Demanding immediate closure of the Vedanta Sterlite factory in Toothukudi, survivors of the Union Carbide disaster in Bhopal on Wednesday condemned the "unholy nexus between the Vedanta Sterlite company and the Tamil Nadu government for the death of more than a dozen people yesterday."

Rahul Gandhi attacks BJP-RSS over Tuticorin killing

Tuticorin, May 23 (IBNS): Politicising the death of 12 people in Tuticorin over the anti-Sterlite protest, Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday lashed out at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangha (RSS), media reports said.

Anti-Sterlite protest in Tamil Nadu's Tuticorin leaves nine dead

Chennai, May 22 (IBNS): At least nine people died as protests against Sterlite's industrial copper plant turned violent in Tamil Nadu's port city of Tuticorin on Monday, media reports.

Tuticorin : Agitation over Sterlite factory turns violent, at least 20 injured

Tuticorin, Tamil Nadu, May 22 (IBNS) : At least 20 people, including eleven policemen, were injured in an orgy of violence over protests against Sterlite's industrial copper plant on Monday, media reports said.