Sterlite closure can’t be justified: Panel

The three-member expert committee appointed to probe into the case involving the shutdown of Vedanta’s Sterlite Copper Smelter plant has stated in its report that the decision taken by the State government to close the plant cannot be justified. Continue Reading

Canadian student Sofia Lois held under non-bailable sections

Student Sofia Lois, arrested for raising anti-BJP slogans in the presence of the party’s Tamilnadu president Tamilisai Soundararajan at the Thoothukudi airport, has been detained under non-bailable sections. Continue Reading

Sterlite case: Vedanta says NGT hearing already scheduled next week

Vedanta welcomed the Supreme Court’s refusal to entertain Tamilnadu government’s plea against the NGT’s order allowing the mining major’s access to the administrative unit inside its closed Sterlite copper plant at Tuticorin and said its appeal is already scheduled for hearing before the National Green Tribunal on Monday. Continue Reading