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Nuclear Safety Regimes and India: What the Silence on the latest Fukushima Crisis Tells Us

Sonali Huria| The Leaflet  THE new year has begun on a grim note with a toxic gas leak at the Rourkela Steel Plant in Odisha on 6 January, which claimed the lives of four contractual workers. This is the latest in a disconcerting string of industrial accidents in India over the last fewRead More

In a Season of Impetuous Lawmaking, whither Nuclear Safety?

In a Season of Impetuous Lawmaking, whither Nuclear Safety?

Sonali Huria | The Leaflet SINCE returning to power last year with an overwhelming majority in the 2019 general elections, the Modi-led government has passed a series of legislations in rapid succession without any credible dialogue both within and outside Parliament – amendments to the Protection of Human Rights Act, 1993, which in effect have diluted the statutory requirementRead More

DAE’s latest tall and hollow claim: 20,000 MW of nuclear power in India over next decade

DAE’s latest tall and hollow claim: 20,000 MW of nuclear power in India over next decade

Shankar Sharma | The Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) seems to get a strange satisfaction in continuing to make such tall claims again and again. Such a tall claim is not the first of its kind. It has been happening since the 1960s.

Dear DAE, How About Inviting Some Independent Experts to Your Seminar on Nuclear Safety in India?

Dear DAE, How About Inviting Some Independent Experts to Your Seminar on Nuclear Safety in India?

Documents October 4, 2018 at 8:25 pm 1 comment

An open letter to the Atomic Energy Commission by Shri Shankar Sharma, an independent power policy analyst – “I am astounded by the absence of any commitment by the DAE to make such seminars inclusive, and to effectively involve those who have a decent knowledge of the associated issues and have serious concerns on certain aspects of nuclear power. “