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Protestors in Thoothukudi were Shot to Kill, say Autopsy reports

After the recent order of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) recommending the opening of Vedanta’s copper smelting plant in Thoothukudi, a report by Reuters has once again brought the issue of police brutality to the forefront. It claims that 12 of the 13 protestors killed when police opened fire on a demonstration in May 2018 […]

Journalist-Student arrested in Tuticorin for shouting “Down with BJP Fascism”

Independent journalist and student Lois Sofia who has been extensively covering protests in Thoothukudi was arrested today for shouting “Down with Modi-BJP-RSS’s fascist rule” in a flight, addressed to TN BJP State President Tamilisai Soundararajan who happened to be in the same flight. GroundXero reports on the latest in the BJP-RSS regime’s blatant desperate attacks […]

Another June 5: Celebrating Environment?

Nothing much could be done because the world is not really a single world. It never was. Despite UN and the intergovernmental big shows, the world never behaved as a species. It was not the species per se that logged the primeval forests, dug up the Earth for coal and oil and gold, colonized the […]

‘উন্নয়ন’-এ চড়তে হলে ‘দূষণ গিলে খাও’!

সস্তা শ্রম এবং বেলাগাম দূষণ। বিশ্বায়নী উদারনীতির ‘উন্নয়ন’-এর এটাই ছিল প্যাকেজ ডিল। ‘উন্নয়ন’-এর চমকানিতে ভারত, বাংলাদেশ, আফ্রিকা, লাতিন আমেরিকার মতো বিভিন্ন দেশে অরণ্যের-পর-অরণ্য হাওয়ায় মিলিয়ে গেছে, খনিজ সম্পদে ভরা পাহাড় বিদেশে পাচার হয়ে গেছে, এক দিকে খরায় যখন ভূ-ভারত হেঁচকি তুলে মরেছে তখন নদীর জলে বহুজাতিক পানীয় কোম্পানি বোতল ধুয়েছে। আর রাস্তায় দাঁড়িয়ে ‘উন্নয়ন’ আমাদের চোখ রাঙিয়ে […]

Despite govt orders, Thoothukudi knows the battle over Sterlite is still not over

On Tuesday 29 May, the allotment of land for the proposed expansion of Vedanta group’s copper smelter plant in Thoothukudi was canceled, “in larger public interest” by the State Industries Promotion Corporation of Tamil Nadu Ltd (SIPCOT). In an official release SIPCOT said, “The cancellation of allotment of 342.22 acres of land has been made in […]

Workers and working class organizations protest against the assault on Thoothukudi working class

This report is reproduced from tnlabour.in. The original article can be found here. Workers and workers’ organizations across Tamilnadu rallied against the brutal police action against ‘anti sterlite’ protests in Thoothukudi that left 13 killed and injured scores of people. Workers from MRF, TI Metal, Dongsan, Bhadra, IT workers, agricultural labourers, fish workers are few […]