India’s Nuclear Expansion

Remembering the ‘anti-nationals’ of Koodankulam: Why criminalisation of dissent has a long and tortured history

Remembering the ‘anti-nationals’ of Koodankulam: Why criminalisation of dissent has a long and tortured history

Sonali Huria | The Leaflet The frequency with which the Supreme Court of India has made pronouncements on the question of “dissent” in recent times, with the Court most recently observing that dissent is the “safety valve” of democracy, underscores the fact that the “right to dissent” in India isRead More

Has India Really Scaled Down Its Nuclear Power Ambition?

Has India Really Scaled Down Its Nuclear Power Ambition?

Kumar Sundaram | Last month, it was reported that the government plans to cut nuclear capacity addition by two-thirds. These reports quoted a statement by Jitendra Singh, the State Minister in the Prime Minister’s Office, which directly presides over the country’s Department of Atomic Energy(DAE). Most journalists and analysts highlighted a scaling down from the earlier announced projection of India generating 63,000MW by the year 2030 to 22,480MW in the same period, or roughly two-thirds.

Toxic tango in Rooppur needs rethinking

Toxic tango in Rooppur needs rethinking

Sonali Huria | NewAge AS BANGLADESH embarks on its first-ever nuclear energy project in collaboration with India and the Russian State Nuclear Energy Corporation, Rosatom, it is time to ask what this collaboration will mean for Bangladesh and the larger South Asian neighbourhood. The proposed Rooppur nuclear plant comprising twoRead More

Russia’s Nuclear Projects in India Face Financial Crisis, Media Censored to Hide this Truth

Russia’s Nuclear Projects in India Face Financial Crisis, Media Censored to Hide this Truth

India's Nuclear Expansion, Koodankulam March 20, 2018 at 4:29 pm 1 comment

The website has subsequently taken down the article obviously under pressure from the Indian government because it puts India in an embarrassing situation as PM Modi has announced a large number of indigenous projects as well as a mega nuclear park at Jaitapur in Maharashtra in collaboration with France.