Taking lessons from the cancellation of his programme in Ratnagiri, eminent nuclear scientist and a strong supporter of the proposed 9,900 MW Jaitapur nuclear power plant, Anil Kakodkar avoided

MUMBAI: Nuclear scientist Dr Anil Kakodkar's speech in favour of the Jaitapur N-plant, scheduled for Tuesday in Ratnagiri, has been cancelled following threats by the Shiv Sena.

The Shiv Sena on Monday did not allow the city-based Agharkar Research Institute (ARI) — funded by the Department of Science and Technology (DST) — to hold discussion on the Jaitapur nuclear power

With the resettlement and rehabilitation (R&R) package for the locals displaced by the proposed nuclear power plant at Kovvada in its final stages, officials indicate that the final package will have best features of the latest Land Acquisition Act.

The ministry of environment has directed the Nuclear Power Corpora-tion of India Limited to conduct fresh R&R surveys in the wake of opposition by locals after the survey report was submitted in July last year.

Bringing some degree of clarity to the negotiations on the proposed Jaitapur nuclear power plant, France said construction of the European Pressurised Reactor (EPR) plant could start in less than a

In the course of a technical review, the Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) has found that the original set of computer systems accompanying French nuclear major Areva’s EPR reactor uni

Shiv Sena’s changed priorities in the wake of upcoming Zilla Parishad (ZP) elections seem to have put the anti-Jaitapur Nuclear Power Plant (JNPP) struggle in a jeopardy.

Taking cue from Tamil Nadu villagers protesting against the 2,000-Mw Kudankulam nuclear power project, their counterparts in Maharashtra have decided to step up their agitation against the proposed plant at Madban along the Konkan Coast. Project-affected persons from 10 villages in the vicinity of the project site have announced a ‘jail bharo’ agitation on January 24 and 25 to press for the cancellation of 9,900-Mw nuclear project in Ratnagiri district.

A US-based geologist has dismissed Maharashtra government's claim over the safety of the proposed nuclear plant site at Jaitapur, stating that the site is vulnerable to quakes.

Hardening its stand, an anti-nuclear forum spearheading the stir against Koodankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KNPP) in Tirunelveli today said a series of protests had been planned there in the coming d