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Jaitapur’s communities and bio-diverse ecology must count: EAS Sarma raises crucial concerns regarding India’s EPR project

Jaitapur’s communities and bio-diverse ecology must count: EAS Sarma raises crucial concerns regarding India’s EPR project

Editor’s Note: We are publishing below the text of a letter written by (Mr) EAS Sarma, Former Secretary to the Government of India, addressed to the Secretary, Department of Atomic Energy. Sarma raises crucial questions about the EPR reactor technology that has been marred by technical and safety flaws andRead 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

Generation 3+ of Nuclear Deception in India

Generation 3+ of Nuclear Deception in India

Whenever the safety of Koodankulam and other reactors are raised, all we get to hear is that the Generation 3/3+ reactors can take care of all the eventualities that the next 100s of generations would face or can think of.

Nuclear safety through denying citizens’ right to information? Say NO to the amendment!

Nuclear safety through denying citizens’ right to information? Say NO to the amendment!

Even as we tirelessly debated and agitated over the Lokpal Bill and related issues such as grievance redress, whistleblower protection and judicial standards and accountability in 2011, the Government of India very quietly introduced amendements to the Right to Information Act, 2005. The Government introduced The Nuclear Safety Regulatory AuthorityRead More