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India's Supreme Court clears way for Vedanta to reopen copper smelter

India's Supreme Court clears way for Vedanta to reopen copper smelter

India's Supreme Court on Tuesday cleared the way for Vedanta to reopen its south Indian copper smelter by refusing to stay an order from the country's environmental court.

After deadly Indian smelter protests, arrests stoke tension

After deadly Indian smelter protests, arrests stoke tension

Eleven days after police in southern India fired on protesters seeking the shutdown of a copper smelter owned by London-listed Vedanta, killing 13, residents say people suspected of involvement in the demonstrations are being targeted in a wave of arrests.

Indian state seeks permanent closure of Vedanta's copper smelter: officials

Indian state seeks permanent closure of Vedanta's copper smelter: officials

India's Tamil Nadu state said on Thursday that it was seeking a permanent closure of a big copper smelter run by London-listed Vedanta Resources after 13 people died in protests demanding the closure of the plant ...

India court halts expansion of Vedanta's copper smelter after protest killings

India court halts expansion of Vedanta's copper smelter after protest killings

One person died and others were wounded by gunfire in southern India on Wednesday in fresh violence related to protesters' demands that a copper smelter be shut on environmental grounds.