The pace of construction at a controversial copper plant in Goa has not slackened despite protests from the people and the church

The SC declined to entertain two related special leave petitions (SLPs) against an interim order of the Madras High Court which directed that the copper smelting plant of the Sterlite Industries

Three officials of the Marcopper Mining Corporation in the Philippines have been named in a criminal prosecution launched by the Philippine government last month. The officials have been accused of

Citizens of Ratnagiri in Maharashtra have decided to revive their agitation against the Rs 700-crore copper smelting factory of Sterlite Industries India Ltd in the district. Last August, local

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court has extended the stay on the order of the Madras High Court with regard to Sterlite Industries till the second week of December.

A Bench comprising Justices R V Raveendran and H L Gokhale directed the respondents to file their replies in four weeks and the rejoinder thereafter in two weeks.

The Bench also asked the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board to file the

The Supreme Court on Monday asked the London-listed Vedanta group company to give details about the steps being taken by it to comply with the environmental norms at Sterlite

Sushmi Dey NEW DELHI

THIS may well turn out to be a desi version of carbon trading. The power ministry is planning to lay down energy benchmarks for nine energyintensive industrial sectors, including thermal power, cement, iron & steel, railways and fertilisers, an official said.

Thousands of people, including orphan children, face a bleak future living in the world s most polluted city

Sterlite Industries' proposed copper smelting unit and jetty are a threat to the well being of the people of Ratnagiri. A recent report on the unit supports the people's protest

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