Reported by Pallava Bagla; edited by Mala Das | Tuesday May 14, 2013
Sixty of the country's leading scientists have written to chief ministers of Tamil Nadu and Kerala, expressing safety concerns over the controversial Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant which received the Supreme Court's nod earlier this month.
NDTV.com | Wednesday May 15, 2013
About 60 leading scientists have petitioned the chief ministers of Tamil Nadu and Kerala to have another safety evaluation of the Kudankulam Nuclear power plant in Tamil Nadu.
Press Trust of India | Friday May 10, 2013
A local court on Friday granted bail to PMK founder S Ramadoss in a case filed against him for taking part in protests against Kudankulam nuclear plant, violating prohibitory orders a few months ago.
Reported by Sneha Mary Koshy; edited by Mala Das | Monday May 6, 2013
For almost two years, Idinthakarai, a non-descript coastal village, barely a 35-minute drive from the Kudankulam plant, has served as the nucleus of struggle against the controversial plant. At the heart of these protests are fishermen who are fighti...
Press Trust of India | Monday May 6, 2013
CPI(M) veteran and Kerala's Leader of Opposition VS Achuthanandan today termed the dismissal of anti-nuclear campaigners' plea against commissioning of Kudankulam nuclear plant as "unfortunate".
Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Monday May 6, 2013
The Supreme Court has given a go-ahead for the controversial Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant in Tamil Nadu, observing that it has been set up by the government for the welfare of the people and for sustainable growth.
Reported by Pallava Bagla; edited by Mala Das | Monday May 6, 2013
The Supreme Court is likely to deliver its verdict today on a plea seeking a stay on the commissioning of the controversial Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant in Tamil Nadu.
Press Trust of India | Sunday May 5, 2013
The Supreme Court will pronounce its verdict tomorrow on a plea seeking stay on commissioning of the controversial Kudankulam nuclear plant and its scrapping.
Indo-Asian News Service | Monday April 22, 2013
Contending serious defects are now surfacing at the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP), CPI-M leader V.S. Achuthanandan on Sunday demanded that a it should be commissioned only after a probe to find out lapses in safety measures.
Ashish Mukherjee | Saturday April 20, 2013
The Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) today said it has replaced the four faulty valves detected by the country's nuclear watchdog at the Kudankulam plant in coastal Tamil Nadu.
Pallava Bagla | Saturday April 20, 2013
For the very first time, India's nuclear watchdog, the Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB), has indicated that faulty parts have been found at the Kudankulam nuclear power plant. The problematic valves are being replaced, said officials.
Tuesday April 9, 2013
The plant employs 4,000 and supports thousands more jobs indirectly. But since opening in 1996 it has split this coastal city between residents who say it is crucial for the local economy and farmers and fishermen who see it as a health hazard.
Press Trust of India | Wednesday April 3, 2013
Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) in Tamil Nadu, which has been hit by protests, will start power production within this month, Union Minister V Narayanasamy said on Wednesday.
J Sam Daniel Stalin | Wednesday April 3, 2013
Around 3,000 villagers living near the Kudankulam nuclear power plant in Tamil Nadu are protesting in sea today. They allege that loud noise and smoke from the plant over the last few weeks is affecting them, especially pregnant women and old people....
Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday March 27, 2013
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has assured Russian President Vladimir Putin that the first phase of the nuclear power project at Kudankulam in Tamil Nadu will be up and running by next month.