by Akshay Pathak On one of my several visits over the last year to the village of Idinthakarai - the epicentre of the people's protest against the monstrous nuclear power plant at nearby Kudankulam - I was sitting with Melrit, who recounted her ... Firstpost.com, 1 month ago
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Behind the Lourdes Matha church in Idinthakarai, a fishing village at the southern tip of India , five women have abandoned their chores to protest at the Kudankulam nuclear power plant. Today is day 1,754 of their relay hunger strike, which began ...4 Traders, 1 month ago The lonely struggle of India's anti-nuclear protesters MSN UK, 1 month ago Lonely struggle of Indias anti-nuclear protesters EnvironmentGuru.com, 1 month ago Anti-nuke protester is the face of Tamil Nadu's first green party Financial Express, 2 months ago
If you are to suffer, you should suffer in the interest of the country. —Jawaharlal Nehru, speaking to villagers who were to be displaced by the Hirakud Dam, 1948 (as quoted in For the Greater Common Good, by Arundhati Roy, Outlook magazine, ...DNA India, 5 days ago
While nuclear engineers cheer the KNPP's first full operation, on nine other sites which house atomic reactors, scientists spend sleepless nights, reveals Pallava Bagla. At India's highly-guarded and walled atomic establishment, there are cheers in southern India, but tears in the western part of the country. Much to cheer about at Kudankulam, as India's largest nuclear power park situated not far from the tip of India, Kanyakumari, is now operational. The twin 1,000-megawatt atomic reactors ...Rediff.com, 1 week ago
By Minnie Vaid Rs 325 Rs 325 The day a nuclear power plant is installed next to one of those plush MLA hostels, or an enclave where politicians have their fancy houses, and there is no murmur of opposition from the inhabitants, then and only then can anyone ...Asian Age, 2 weeks ago
TIRUNELVELI: The delayed attainment of criticality of the second 1,000 Mwe unit of the Kudankulam nuclear power project (KKNPP) by eight years from its originally scheduled date of commissioning has escalated the project cost by around Rs 2050 ...Deccan Chronicle, 2 weeks ago
Chennai Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NCPIL) has objected to a Central Information Commission (CIC) order for releasing a safety report on the Kudankulam nuclear reactor, saying it is holding it in a fiduciary capacity on behalf of a ...Firstpost.com, 1 month ago
‘THE TAMIL WORD for radiation is kathirveechu,’ writes Minnie Vaid in her new book, The Ant in the Ear of the Elephant. For the people of Idinthakarai, a small fishing village in Tamil Nadu close to the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KNPP), the threat of ...Open Magazine, 2 months ago
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