ADMK Indian Subcontinent Industries Protest

ADMK government allows Sterlite to re-open the plant for 4 months for oxygen production

Vedanta Sterlite has very limited capacity to produce liquid oxygen for medical purposes; its oxygen production is intended for use in copper production and not fit for medical use, Tamil Nadu Advocate General told the Madras High Court on Monday.   The Advocate General Vijay Narayan informed the High Court that the Sterlite plant at Read More…

Environment High Court Protest South India

Tuticorin burst crackers and TN parties rejoice HC refusal to open Sterlite factory

The Madras High Court on Tuesday refused to allow reopening of Vedanta Limited’s Sterlite Copper plant at Thoothukudi. The plant was shut down on May 28, 2018.   The verdict comes as a huge relief for residents in villages around the plant who have been protesting against it for over two decades.   Political leaders Read More…

High Court South India

Court taken Control of Sattankulam Station, Criminal Contempt against Police officials

The Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court that took suo moto cognizance of the father and son twin murder case due to police custody that shooks the conscious of Indians   Today High Court came down heavily on governance  of  admk government that is taking  lethargically to slow the investigation  process of father and Read More…

High Court Protest

Father and Son Twin murder inside Tamilnadu police custody Shocks Indians Conscious

The death of two men, Jayaraj and his son Bennicks, in sattankulam south Tamilnadu Nellai district has sparked massive outrage in Tamil Nadu.   The two were picked up for questioning by cops of the Sathankulam police station for allegedly violating lockdown rules.   As new details are made public, questions are being raised over Read More…

Environment Industries Legal Supreme Court

Setback for Sterlite : SC sets aside order for reopening plant

The Supreme Court on Monday allowed an appeal filed by the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board against the National Green Tribunal ‘s order of December 15, 2018, to re-open Sterlite copper plant at Thoothukudi.   A bench of Justices R F Nariman and Navin Sinha said the plea by Vedanta was not maintainable before the Read More…

Environment High Court

CBI registers case of dacoity and robbery against Tamil Nadu police, revenue officials : Sterlite Killings

The CBI has registered a fresh case of criminal conspiracy, robbery, dacoity and disobeying law to cause injury against police and revenue department officials of Tamil Nadu in connection with the firing on anti-Sterlite protestors on May 22 in Thoothukudi in which 13 people were killed, officials said Thursday.   This is the second case Read More…

Indian Subcontinent Legal Social

Tamilnadu Government failed get SC nod to keep away sterlite

The Supreme Court on Friday refused to entertain Tamil Nadu government’s plea against the National Green Tribunal’s order allowing mining major Vedanta access to the administrative unit inside its closed Sterlite Copper plant at Tuticorin and asked the NGT to “finally decide” the matter.    A bench comprising Justices R F Nariman and Indu Malhotra Read More…