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Villagers drink, bathe and wash themselves, their clothes and their food in the tributaries of the Subarnarekha River, which a 2009 study found to be heavily contaminated with alpha radiation, with levels 192 per cent higher than safe limits set by the World Health Organization.  Ashish Birulee

Nuclear waste in India poured routinely in Subarnarekha river?

Nuclear Waste December 14, 2015 at 7:40 pm 5 comments

India’s nuclear industry pours its wastes into a river of death and disease. Scientists say nuclear workers, village residents, and children living near mines and factories are falling ill after persistent exposure to unsafe radiation.

Jadugoda: unsafe handling of uranium ore

Rampant corruption in the uranium company in Jadugoda has further worsened the safety situation: JOAR statement on the UCIL scam

Latest June 16, 2015 at 2:39 pm 0 comments

aving crushed the fundamental rights of the tribal peopleof Jadugoda, UCIL is now determined to uproot them completely. It is for this reason that the Company is bringing in outsiders to work here, so none of the benefits go to locals who have given their lives – and their children’s’ health – to keep UCIL going.

Urgent Alert: radioactive accident in Jadugoda uranium mines

Urgent Alert: radioactive accident in Jadugoda uranium mines

Latest March 31, 2015 at 6:16 pm 0 comments

Jadugoda Midnight March 30, 2015 It is the fourth time we are able to document the burst of uranium tailing pipeline which carries UCIL (Uranium Corporation of India Limited) uranium mill tailing to tailing dam in Chatikocha village, near Dungridih Village. After the protest of JOAR (Jharkhandi Organsitaion Against Radiation) UCILRead More

A doctor’s rejoinder to Rediff’s pro-nuke propaganda that it didn’t publish

A doctor’s rejoinder to Rediff’s pro-nuke propaganda that it didn’t publish

Latest January 15, 2015 at 8:47 pm 0 comments

When Dr. Arun Mitra, the General Secretary of IDPD wrote back to rediff.com and repeatedly urged its Editor to publish a rejoinder that he emailed to them, he didn’t get a proper reply. Independent experts have repeatedly pointed out how toothless and complacent the existing nuclear regulator in India is, and a bill about a new regulatory body is under discussion in the parliament. Rediff.com publishing the former AERB Chief’s raising malicious allegations on the IDPD and then not publishing a rejoinder is condemnable.