One more killed in TN, death toll is 12

Thoothukudi (Tamil Nadu) :  One more person was killed in fresh police firing here on Wednesday as the killing of 11 people protesting against the Sterlite Copper Smelting plant a day earlier sparked calls for the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister’s resignation. Worried over the persistent mass anger, the authorities suspended Internet in the districts of […]

Uneasy calm in TN town, toll mounts to 10

Thoothukudi :  With the death toll in police firing rising to 10, an uneasy calm on Wednesday gripped Tamil Nadu’s port town Thoothukudi where widespread violence erupted a day earlier during protests against the Sterlite Copper Smelting plant. Of the nearly 100 people injured, the condition of two was said to be critical in hospital. […]