Articles about Thoothukudi

Rajinikanth summoned by judicial commission probing 2018 anti-Sterlite protests

21 Dec 2020

India
Rajinikanth summoned by judicial commission probing 2018 anti-Sterlite protests

Superstar Rajinikanth has been summoned before a judicial commission probing the case of police firing during the 2018 anti-Sterlite protest in Thoothukudi (Tuticorin).

Cyclone Burevi to cross Pamban soon; alert in TN, Kerala

03 Dec 2020

India
Cyclone Burevi to cross Pamban soon; alert in TN, Kerala

The cyclonic storm named Burevi in the Bay of Bengal is expected to reach Pamban island off the Tamil Nadu coast soon, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD).

TN: Cop, accused in custodial deaths case, dies of COVID-19

11 Aug 2020

India
TN: Cop, accused in custodial deaths case, dies of COVID-19

In an unfortunate development, a police officer, who faced action over the custodial deaths of a father and son in police custody in June in Tamil Nadu's Thoothukudi, died of coronavirus.

Chandrayaan-3 approved; 4 astronauts identified for Gaganyaan: ISRO chief

01 Jan 2020

India
Chandrayaan-3 approved; 4 astronauts identified for Gaganyaan: ISRO chief

Indian Space Research Organization chief K Sivan on Wednesday announced that the space agency's third lunar mission, Chandrayaan-3, has been approved by the Centre.

This IAS officer set up cafe run by disabled persons

25 Aug 2019

India
This IAS officer set up cafe run by disabled persons

Over 2.21% (2.68cr people) of the Indian population is disabled, as per the 2011 Census (2016 updated).

Honor killing: Father confesses to hacking inter-caste couple to death

07 Jul 2019

India
Honor killing: Father confesses to hacking inter-caste couple to death

In the wee hours on Thursday, a pregnant woman and her husband were hacked to death in their home in Thoothukudi, Tamil Nadu. The police had earlier suspected 'honor killing' to be the motive since the couple had an inter-caste marriage and arrested the woman's father.

Sterlite employees to fast unto death if plant isn't re-opened

26 Jan 2019

India
Sterlite employees to fast unto death if plant isn't re-opened

Permanent employees of the Sterlite copper smelter in Thoothukudi, Tamil Nadu, have announced that they will all fast unto death from Monday if the government does not issue an order to re-open the plant.

Vedanta welcomes NGT order; says workers will get back livelihood

16 Dec 2018

India
Vedanta welcomes NGT order; says workers will get back livelihood

Mining company Vedanta Ltd yesterday welcomed the National Green Tribunal (NGT) order to resume operations at the company's facility in Thoothukudi in Tamil Nadu and said those affected by the plant's closure will get back their source of livelihood.