April 23, 2020 11:50 am
Fresh guidelines were issued by the government last week for enforcing the second phase of the lockdown. The nation-wide lockdown has been imposed till May 3.
February 04, 2020 7:41 pm
The committee, headed by retired high court judge Aruna Jagadeesan, had asked the Tamil actor to appear before the inquiry commission for a deposition on February 25.
June 16, 2019 11:30 am
The Tamil Nadu government had in May last year ordered permanent shutdown of the copper smelter after bloody protests at the plant in Thoothukudi culminated in police opening fire on demonstrators.
February 18, 2019 12:47 pm
The apex court also said that Vedanta has the liberty to approach HC with its plea for reopening of the plant.
December 22, 2018 9:26 pm
The incident was the deadliest during an environmental protest in India in a decade. A working group of United Nations' human rights experts in May condemned the "apparent excessive and disproportionate use of lethal force by police".
December 16, 2018 4:07 am
In May this year, 13 people were killed in police firing on hundreds who marched to the Tuticorin collectorate demanding closure of the Sterlite Copper plant over pollution fears.
December 06, 2018 1:07 pm
Sterlite Copper CEO P Ramnath said the sharp rise in prices will surely affect the prices of fertilisers which will further affect the farmers as they are the primary consumers of fertilisers.
September 27, 2018 4:44 pm
As many as 13 people were killed and several injured on May 22 when the police opened fire on a huge crowd of people protesting against environmental pollution being allegedly caused by Sterlite Industries in Tuticorin.
September 05, 2018 1:01 pm
Tamil Nadu student arrest: Under fire from rival parties for complaining against a student and having her arrested, Soundararajan defended her decision, saying Sofia should not have done that on board an aircraft.
September 05, 2018 7:44 am
Sofia was charged under IPC Sections 505 (statements conducing to public mischief), 290 (public nuisance) and Section 75 of the Tamil Nadu City Police Act and the case was being handled by the All Women Police Station at Tuticorin.
June 22, 2020 6:17 pm
Lois Sofia, on her way home from Canada, was with her parents who joined her at Chennai for the IndiGo flight to Tuticorin. The incident took place after the flight landed at the Tuticorin airport.
June 22, 2020 6:25 pm
How the protest in Tuticorin has been going on for twenty years but this year it took a turn for the worse.
January 12, 2016 9:38 am
Tuticorin, Jan 12 (ANI): Around fifty whales have been washed ashore in Tuticorin, Tamil Nadu, since last night. According to officials, the fishermen dragged many of the beached whales back into the sea but they kept returning to the shores near Manapadu and Kallamozhi villages.