Articles about Tuticorin
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).
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.
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.
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).
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'.
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.
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.
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."
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.
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.