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7 January 2019

India: Tamil Nadu State government files petition in Supreme Court against environmental tribunal's order to reopen Sterlite's copper plant

Author: Hindustan Times, India

"‘No jurisdiction’: Tamil Nadu moves SC against NGT order on Sterlite plant", 2 January 2019 The Tamil Nadu government on Wednesday [2 January] approached the Supreme Court and challenged the National Green Tribunal’s (NGT) order to reopen the Sterl...

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7 January 2019

India: Sterlite's copper plant to reopen despite opposition by government, protestors

In May 2018, 13 people were killed in a police firing during protests against Sterlite Industries Ltd.’s copper smelting plant in Thoothukudi, Tamil Nadu. Sterlite is a subsidiary of U.K.-based Vedanta Resources. The protestors were marching against p...

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7 January 2019

India: Supreme Court refuses to halt environmental tribunal's order to reopen Sterlite’s plant in Tamil Nadu

Author: Priyanka Mittal, Livemint, India

"SC refuses to stay NGT order to reopen Sterlite’s plant in Tamil Nadu", 8 January 2019...

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1 January 2019

India: Environmental tribunal allows Vedanta to restart key copper smelter

Author: Dhanya Ann Thoppil, Nikkei Asian Review, Japan

"India environmental tribunal allows Vedanta to restart key copper smelter", 17 December 2018...

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5 December 2018

India: Activists question neutrality of NGT committee's conclusion that closure of Sterlite/Vedanta plant was illegal

Author: S Senthalir, Scroll.in

"Sterlite Copper row: Activists question neutrality of NGT panel that found closure of plant illegal", 29 November 2018...

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5 December 2018

India: Case registered against police and revenue department officials for death of 13 people during Sterlite/Vedanta protest

Author: Scroll.in

"Thoothukudi killings: CBI registers case against police and revenue department officials", 29 November 2018...

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5 December 2018

India: Central Bureau of Investigation starts inquiry into Sterlite/Vedanta protests and police firing

Author: S Senthalir, Scroll.in

"Sterlite protests: As CBI starts inquiry, families of 13 victims demand action against TN police", 15 October 2018...

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5 December 2018

India: High Court orders inquiry into police firing on anti-Sterlite protest

Author: Hindustan Times, India

"Madras HC orders CBI inquiry into police firing on anti-Sterlite protest", 14 August 2018...

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5 December 2018

India: Report by Peoples Inquest on deadly police response to protest against Vedanta's operations alleges malafide intent and murder

Author: Peoples Inquest into Thoothukudi Police Firing

"PRESS RELEASE: Evidence Suggests Malafide Intent and Murder, says Inquest Report into Thoothukudi Police Violence", 15 July 2018...

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5 December 2018

India: Residents wary of midnight police raids connected to protest against Vedanta's copper smelting plant

Author: Dharani Thangavelu, Live Mint, India

"Residents wary of midnight police raids in Thoothukudi", 18 June 2018...

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