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MDMK to challenge Supreme Court order on Sterlite – seriously ?

The Hindu, April 2, 2013 S_SubramaniumMDMK leader Vaiko addressing the media outside the Supreme Court in connection with the Sterlite Industries issue, in New Delhi on Tuesday. Photo: S. Subramanium MDMK on Tuesday said that it would challenge the Supreme… Continue Reading →

Relief marks shutting of #Vedanta unit #goodnews

31 March 2013 shivani chaturvedi, Statesman CHENNAI, 31 MARCH: The closure of the Thoothukudi unit of Sterlite Industries yesterday has brought great relief to environmental activists of Tamil Nadu and residents of Thoothukudi (formerly known as Tuticorin). The copper smelter… Continue Reading →

#India- Peoples Victory- STERLITE COPPER CLOSED #goodnews

Sterlite Copper Closed 30 March, 2013 — The Tamil Nadu Government has relented to public pressure and shut down Sterlite Industries‘ copper complex today. According to a worker, officials from 10 government departments arrived by the vanload in the plant… Continue Reading →

Vedanta-Sterlite – Dangerous by Design #CSR #Humanrightsviolations

 Nityanand Jayaraman MARCH 28, 2013  at kafila.org Guest Post by  NITYANAND JAYARAMAN  A toxic hotspot in the backyard of a house in Therkuveerapandiapuram, a village adjoining the Sterlite factory.  Dangerous levels of iron and arsenic were found in the soil here. (Picture… Continue Reading →

#India -129 People Jailed for Protesting Against Kalpakkam Reactor #WTFnews

29 March, 2013 — In a bid to intimidate fenceline communities living around the Kalpakkam nuclear reactors, the Tamil Nadu Police has jailed 129 people of the 650 that were detained in wedding halls yesterday. Those detained were protesting to highlight… Continue Reading →

BREAKING NEWS- Anti-Sterlite Protestors Arrested en Mass in Thoothukudi

    Update 12 noon:MARCH 28, 2013  Reported by Nityanand Jayaraman Speaking on phone from Chandra Mahal (a wedding hall) where more than 200 people are detained by the police, Fatima Babu — one of several organisers of the protest —… Continue Reading →

#Koodankulam -Thousands of protestors detained while laying siege to TN assembly

By Tariq Abdul Muhaimin 10/29/12  NEWZFIRST CHENNAI, TN – Thousands of protestors including leaders of different political parties were detained by the police on Monday, when they were en route to lay siege outside the Tamil Nadu assembly demanding the… Continue Reading →

IMMEDIATE-RELEASE – #India-KOODANKULAM: 71 Activists Arrested on Way to Protests in Chennai Planned on 29th October

Oct 29, 2012, dianuke.org About 29 activists from different organizations lending support to the people of Koodankulam against the KKNPP have been taken under preventive detention by Tamilnad police. This comes at a time when PMANE along with solidarity movements… Continue Reading →

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