Sterlite Protest(Search results - 15)
India11, Jul 2019, 11:40 AM
Henry Tiphagne from People’s Watch questions Mugilan’s whereabouts
Just days ago, activist Mugilan, who was vocal in expressing that senior police officers had orchestrated the violence during the Sterlite protests in Thoothukudi, Tamil Nadu, had been taken into custody. People’s Watch, an NGO now questions Mugilan’s whereabouts.
India7, Jul 2019, 4:00 PM
Tamil Nadu: Missing environmental activist Mugilan arrested in Tirupati after six months
Environmental activist Mugilan had disappeared after conducting a press conference in an attempt to “expose the role of police in creating violence during anti-Sterlite protests in Tamil Nadu’.
Politics23, May 2019, 7:48 AM
Thoothukudi: Will scales tip in favour of BJP’s Tamilisai or DMK’s Kanimozhi?
The port city of Thoothukudi found itself in massive uproar after the peaceful anti-Sterlite protests turned violent and claimed the lives of 13 people a year ago. Tension is high in the city and the BJP state president Tamilisai Soundararajan and DMK’s Kanimozhi are key candidates of the region.
India22, May 2019, 7:55 PM
From LoC encounters to country encountering Lok Sabha poll results, watch MyNation in 100 seconds
BJP candidate Arjun Singh from Barrackpore, Bengal got a nod from the Supreme Court to be present during the counting of votes on May 23. Locals in Thoothukudi gathered to pay respects to the victims who were gunned down during the anti-Sterlite protests. Watch MyNation in 100 seconds.
India22, May 2019, 3:44 PM
Thoothukudi: A year after Sterlite protest tragedy, city pays respect to victims
13 people were killed in the firing on May 22-23, 2018 when protesters were demanding the closure of Vedanta's Sterlite Copper unit. The anti-Sterlite protest turned violent, prompting the police to open fire.
Ground Report16, Apr 2019, 6:41 PM
Thoothukudi anti-Sterlite protests funded by foreign firms; people demand re-opening of copper plant
After 100 days of protesting for the closure of the Sterlite copper plant, and after the loss of 13 lives in the protests, the people of Thoothukudi now want the plant to open. MyNation has accessed documents that reveal shocking details of funding received by organisations abroad.
India5, Mar 2019, 3:15 PM
Anti-Sterlite activist Mugilan missing: Madras high court seeks status report
The Madras high court has sought a status report on the missing anti-Sterlite activist Mugilan. He has been missing since February 15 and had last held a press conference wherein he accused two senior policemen for the shootout that killed 13 people in the anti-Sterlite protest in Thoothukudi
India9, Jan 2019, 12:02 PM
Supreme Court favours re-opening of Sterlite plant in Tuticorin
Supreme Court also stayed the December 21, 2018 decision of the Madurai bench of Madras High Court which had ordered status quo in respect of re-opening the plant in Tamil Nadu
India29, Nov 2018, 8:27 PM
From CBI registering case against Tamil Nadu Police to Maharashtra government annoucing reservations for Marathas, here are today's headlines
The Maharashtra government on Thursday proposed 16% reservation for Marathas under socially and educationally backward category.
India23, Nov 2018, 10:58 AM
Fathima Babu reacts to viral video, says it is dirty act to supress Sterlite protests
Reacting to video of her with co-protester of the Sterlite movement, environment activist Fathima Babu said the protest will not be hampered by this
India6, Nov 2018, 10:03 AM
Diwali: Harbour employees raise slogans, refuse to accept sweets offered by Sterlite, slogan raised against company (Video)
On the festival of Diwali, Sterlite company extended its warm greetings to the harbour employees by distributing sweets in Thoothukudi, Tamil Nadu.
India4, Sep 2018, 5:45 PM
Tamil Nadu: Sophia, who called BJP fascist, gets bail after a day in lock-up
Louis Sophia had also extensively written about Sterlite protests and the Chennai-Salem eight-lane highway project. Her father said that it was her freedom of speech and arresting her for this was not fair
India17, Jul 2018, 6:59 PM
Workers file petition to reopen Tuticorin Sterlite industry in Tamil Nadu
Following the violent anti-Sterlite protests at Tuticorin, locals claim that they have no jobs after the shutting down of the plant