A Ganesh Nadar/Rediff.com travelled to Idinthakarai, the epicentre of protests against the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant, where two factions of people chose to settle scores by hurling country bombs at each other. Idinthakarai has always been in the news for all the wrong reasons, ever since it became the epicentre of the protest against the Kudankulam nuclear plant barely 2 km away four years ago. In November last year eight people had been killed here when home-made bombs exploded here. Rediff.com, 1 month ago
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8:10 am Last week, the Supreme Court laid down what sedition wasn't.But for five years now, as officials let cases drag, almost the entire population of avillage in Tamil Nadu, protesting against the nuclear plant, has lived under the shadow of ...Indian Express, 2 weeks ago
IMAGE: In an earlier photograph, the protestors, mostly women, in Idinthakarai at the height of the protests. Photograph: A Ganesh Nadar/Rediff.com Rediff.com's A Ganesh Nadar visits Idinthakarai, the epicentre of the protests against the Koodangulam Nuclear Power Plant, a day after it was dedicated to the nation. 'Would you feel safe if a nuclear power plant was near your house?' Why India must pause its nuclear expansion plans Idinthakarai, in Tamil Nadu's Tirunelveli district, literally ...Rediff.com, 1 month 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, 2 months ago
'Not a single person I spoke to there believes that the Kundalkulam plant is safe.''There is a huge trust deficit between the people and the government.''The government has failed to convince the people about the safety of Kundalkulam.' IMAGE: Demonstrators form a human pyramid in the waters of the Bay of Bengal as they protest against the Kudankulam nuclear power project, seen in the background, in 2012. Photograph: Adnan Abidi/Reuters When journalist Minnie Vaid decided to write a book on ...Rediff.com, 1 month 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 months ago
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