Articles about Tuticorin

Rajinikanth summoned by judicial commission probing 2018 anti-Sterlite protests

21 Dec 2020

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).

Kanimozhi sparks language debate, Congress supports her, BJP smells campaign

10 Aug 2020

Kanimozhi sparks language debate, Congress supports her, BJP smells campaign

With a tweet on Sunday, Lok Sabha MP from Tuticorin, Tamil Nadu, Kanimozhi sparked a heated conversation surrounding language and attempted to slam the BJP-led Centre for imposing Hindi across the nation.

Tamil Nadu custodial deaths: Cops allegedly harassed judicial team

30 Jun 2020

Tamil Nadu custodial deaths: Cops allegedly harassed judicial team

A magistrate appointed by the Madras High Court to probe the deaths of a father-son duo in police custody in Tamil Nadu's Tuticorin was allegedly harassed by cops, IE reported on Tuesday.

This IAS officer set up cafe run by disabled persons

25 Aug 2019

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).

After Ramdev, Jaggi Vasudev supports Sterlite plant

28 Jun 2018

After Ramdev, Jaggi Vasudev supports Sterlite plant

In a rather strange development, spiritual leader Jaggi Vasudev has voiced his support for Vedanta-owned Sterlite copper plant in Tuticorin, Tamil Nadu. He said 'lynching large businesses is economic suicide'.

6 held for violence in Tuticorin anti-Sterlite-protests detained under NSA

12 Jun 2018

6 held for violence in Tuticorin anti-Sterlite-protests detained under NSA

The six people arrested on May 22 for their alleged involvement in the violence during anti-Sterlite protests in Tuticorin (TN) last month were yesterday detained under the National Security Act (NSA), police said.

After 13 police-firing deaths, TN orders Sterlite plant shut down

28 May 2018

After 13 police-firing deaths, TN orders Sterlite plant shut down

The Tamil Nadu (TN) government has permanent closure of the Sterlite plant in Tuticorin, after violent protests over environmental damage resulted in 13 deaths.

Sterlite violence: 'Police shot agitators to safeguard themselves,' says CM

24 May 2018

Sterlite violence: 'Police shot agitators to safeguard themselves,' says CM

A fresh controversy erupted today when TN CM E Palaniswami defended police-firing on protesters, saying they were "defend(ing) and safeguard(ing) themselves."

Sterlite protest: Madras HC stays construction of new copper plant

23 May 2018

Sterlite protest: Madras HC stays construction of new copper plant

On Tuesday, at least 9 people were killed in a protest in Tuticorin, Tamil Nadu, after police opened fire on the protesters who were demanding the closure of the Sterlite copper plant run by UK-based Vendanta Resources.

TN: Several killed in police-firing as Sterlite protests turn violent

22 May 2018

TN: Several killed in police-firing as Sterlite protests turn violent

Eight people were killed as police allegedly opened fire on activists protesting the Sterlite copper-plant in Tuticorin, TN.