May 26, 2018 3:23 pm
Activists claim it has led to respiratory and skin problems, fainting and other illness, especially among children. The plant releases its waste into the sensitive Gulf of Mannar Biosphere Reserve, an area of coral reefs and mangrove forests, the protesters claim.
May 24, 2018 10:45 am
Relatives of those killed Tuesday, meanwhile, refused to claim the bodies, saying they would do so only after the copper smelter was shut and murder charges registered against those involved in the firing.
May 24, 2018 12:05 am
Killing of 12 people protesting industrial pollution points to appalling state failures. There must be accountability.
May 23, 2018 7:09 am
Anti-Sterlite protest: Protesters at the site have cited pollution from the copper plant, including issues relating to disposal of copper waste and effluents from the operational unit, demanding its permanent closure.
May 23, 2018 3:29 am
Protests have been on since 1999 with residents demanding the closure of the Sterlite copper smelter. Word was awaited from the Madurai bench of the Madras High Court on a petition seeking closure of the plant.
May 01, 2016 12:15 pm
The loan, which was extended for two years at floating rate of 3 per cent plus LIBOR, was to be repaid by July 2016.
February 13, 2015 1:21 am
Delhi High court stayed the electronic auction of Gare Palma IV/1, Gare Palma IV/4 and Gare Palma IV/7 on Thursday.
October 07, 2014 6:02 am
Cairn has proposed it sell its crude at the international price.
July 25, 2014 10:02 am
Cairn India's cash and cash equivalents now stand at Rs 13,561 cr in rupee funds...
February 10, 2014 1:18 am
Rahul Gandhi Says state rich but people poor as money goes into hands of a few.