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Arunachal Pradesh: Protesters burn Deputy CM's house; Army deployed
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Arunachal Pradesh: Protesters burn Deputy CM's house; Army deployed

A couple of days after it was reported that one person had been killed in a police firing in Arunachal Pradesh, protesters, on Sunday, burnt down the house of the state's Deputy Chief Minister, Chowna Mein.
Arunachal Pradesh: One killed, dozens injured in Itanagar police firing
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Arunachal Pradesh: One killed, dozens injured in Itanagar police firing

One person was allegedly killed during police firing in Itanagar after protests against the state government turned violent on Friday.
SC sets aside NGT order; Sterlite plant to remain closed
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SC sets aside NGT order; Sterlite plant to remain closed

In a big win for the Tamil Nadu government, the Supreme Court, on Monday, refused to allow the re-opening of Vedanta's Sterlite copper smelter in Thoothukudi.
#SterliteViolence: Fleeing protesters were killed by shots to head, chest
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#SterliteViolence: Fleeing protesters were killed by shots to head, chest

In an exclusive report, Reuters has shed more light on the death of 13 people who were part of the anti-Sterlite protests that rocked Thoothukudi in Tamil Nadu in May.
NGT clears way for reopening of Sterlite plant in Thoothukudi
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NGT clears way for reopening of Sterlite plant in Thoothukudi

The Vedanta-owned Sterlite copper plant in Tamil Nadu's Thoothukudi has come a step closer to reopening.
Tuticorin: UN experts condemn police firing on anti-Sterlite protesters
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Tuticorin: UN experts condemn police firing on anti-Sterlite protesters

A team of United Nations experts has condemned police firing on agitators during the anti-Sterlite protest in Tamil Nadu's Tuticorin on May 22.
Tuticorin: Once again, our saviors, the police, failed us
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Tuticorin: Once again, our saviors, the police, failed us

Last week, Tuticorin, Tamil Nadu, saw one of India's deadliest protests. At least 14 died in police firing as they took out demonstrations against Vedanta's city-based Sterlite copper plant.
Sterlite-violence: FIR defends police-firing, but protestors have disturbing tales
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Sterlite-violence: FIR defends police-firing, but protestors have disturbing tales

The Sterlite protests have apparently revealed shocking abuse of power. After days of intense pressure from the opposition, the FIR has named two "deputy tahsildars" who ordered police firing on protestors.
After 13 police-firing deaths, TN orders Sterlite plant shut down
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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.

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