A famous liquor distilling factory in Punjab has been shut down on the orders of the chief minister. The grounds for closure are to do with environmental concerns, which is in line with current trends in other states.
A report commissioned by NITI Aayog, titled “Economic Impact of Select Decisions of the Supreme Court and National Green Tribunal”, has estimated that during the three years from mid-2018 to mid-2021 at least around 75,000 persons were adversely impacted and around 16,000 workers lost their jobs.
The Supreme Court today decided to hear the petition filed by Vedanta Limited on August 6, seeking directions to extend the permission period for producing oxygen at its Sterlite Copper plant, located in the port city of Thoothukudi in Tamil Nadu, which was previously allowed by the apex court
The Vedanta company in its affidavit has again asked the court to allow it to run the plant and states that it is the duty of Tamil Nadu Government to ensure that no law and order issues arise if the plant is reopened.
The Supreme Court today issued notice on a plea filed by Vedanta, challenging the Madras High Court order which dismissed its plea to reopen the Sterlite Copper’s smelter unit at Thoothukudi, Tamil Nadu.
The Madras High Court today dismissed the plea by Vedanta Limited challenging the Tamil Nadu government’s closure of its Sterlite Copper plant at Thoothukudi. The court had reserved its judgment on January 8.