India’s Nuclear Expansion

Nuclear Safety in India in Jeopardy, Govt Must Halt Further Expansion: Former Regulator

Nuclear Safety in India in Jeopardy, Govt Must Halt Further Expansion: Former Regulator

Dr. A Gopalakrishnan | An overall evaluation of the status of the Indian civilian nuclear power sector, and the government’s uncertain future plans, do cause a great deal of concern for the welfare of the country and the safety of our people. Therefore, it is best to freeze all plans for the further expansion of this sector until Parliament and the public are provided full details of the government’s intentions and rationale and a national consensus is reached.

Westinghouse Bankruptcy Will Kill US Nuclear Expansion Plans in India

Westinghouse Bankruptcy Will Kill US Nuclear Expansion Plans in India

Westinghouse, a leading nuclear reactor manufacturer has filed bankruptcy in U.S. dealing a blow to the nuclear power industry. Newsclick spoke to Prabir Purkayastha, on the impacts this will have globally and in India. The filing ends the takeover of Westinghouse by Toshiba, one of a handful of nuclear contractors left worldwide. It will also have an impact on India, as Westinghouse was a part of the Indo-US nuclear deal.

Kovvada nuclear plant expensive and dangerous: former Power Secretary warns CAG [read letter]

Kovvada nuclear plant expensive and dangerous: former Power Secretary warns CAG [read letter]

India's Nuclear Expansion, Kovvada June 24, 2017 at 12:44 pm 0 comments

We are publishing an urgent letter written by India’s former Union Power Secretary and eminent civil society activist Dr. EAS Sarma, to the Comptroller and Auditor General of India(CAG), highlighting how in the wake of terminal crisis of American and Japanese nuclear corporates, the proposed Kovvada nuclear plant in Andhra Pradesh would turn out to be exorbitant and dangerous.

Bhavnagar: Farmers attend a protest against the proposed the 6000-MW capacity nuclear power plant scheduled to come up Mithivirdi village, at Jaspara village in Bhavnagar, Gujarat on Friday. PTI Photo  (PTI5_27_2011_000226B)

Green clearance for nuclear project in Gujarat withdrawn by NGT, but Govt shifts it to Andhra!

In a humiliating verdict, the National Green Tribunal has withdrawn the environmental clearance awarded to the proposed nuclear plants in Gujarat’s Mithivirdi. This victory would not have been possible without sustained people’s protest and their legal interventions.