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Madras HC concludes hearing on Vedanta plea challenging closure of Sterlite plant

January 09, 2020 2:07 pm

Vedanta had approached the high court on in February last year seeking to reopen the Sterlite plant which was closed following a May 23, 2018 order issued by the Tamil Nadu pollution control board.

Government has no business to be in business: Vedanta chief Anil Agarwal

December 16, 2019 4:51 pm

Currently, there are 14-15 banks and around 40-45 companies in the country where government has a significant stake.

Vedanta SEZ in Odisha seeks permission to locally procure petroleum coke

November 13, 2019 4:38 pm

Vedanta has to seek this approval as procuring any material from outside SEZs is treated as imports. SEZs are treated as foreign entities in terms of customs rules.

Worker dies at Vedanta plant, investigation on

August 01, 2019 3:35 am

“Mumtaz Khan, a resident of Jharsuguda and worker with Cemfis India Pvt Ltd, was working in the railway siding area where this incident happened yesterday at 7 pm. The exact cause of the incident is being investigated,” a spokesperson for Vedanta Aluminium Ltd said.

Worrying can never solve problems: Vedanta scholar Dr Janki Santoke

July 03, 2019 6:07 am

Its important to stop worrying once an action has been initiated.

Vedanta lost $200 million in profits in one year of Tuticorin plant shutdown: Chairman

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.

Vedanta protests: Families of both killed demand answers, probe on

March 23, 2019 4:12 am

Surati said it is “unfair that the protestor gets the same amount as the protector”, referring to Vedanta’s Rs 25 lakh compensation announced for both Batra and Minz.

At ground zero of Vedanta protest: A family mourns, police probe conflicting reports

March 22, 2019 8:51 am

Dani supported Sarbati and her two children because her husband, his brother, did not earn. His family says it is not hopeful of receiving Rs 25 lakh Vedanta has promised as compensation.

Violent turn to protests at Vedanta’s Odisha plant, two killed

March 19, 2019 7:06 am

The incident took place when residents of Rengopali and nearby villages were staging a demonstration near the refinery at Lanjigarh demanding jobs and other facilities, Kalahandi SP B Gangadhar said.

Tuticorin protests: Protesters killed by shots to head, chest; half from behind, reveal autopsies

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".


As witnesses and FIR contradict police version, a look at what really happened in Tuticorin's anti-Sterlite protests

June 09, 2018 10:05 am

How the protest in Tuticorin has been going on for twenty years but this year it took a turn for the worse.