Acknowledging the negative impact the Fukushima disaster has had on the acceptability of atomic power, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh told a gathering of world leaders here on Tuesday that the synergy between the “highest standards of safety and security…is essential to restore public faith in nuclear energy.”

In a statement to the plenary of the Nuclear Security Summit (NSS) — which was attended by 53 countries and five international organisations — Dr. Singh underlined India's responsible citizenship of a nuclear world and backed the modest expansion of the scope of international cooperation that the Seoul meeting has agreed to

You really have to hand it to the nuclear industry. In any other sphere of the economy, a major industrial disaster is likely to have adverse, long-term financial consequences for the company or companies whose product or activity was involved in the accident, regardless of actual cause or legal liability.

American and Indian corporates upset by the provisions of India’s civil nuclear liability law