Bringing the curtain down on a series of litigations over the Kudankulam nuclear power project, the Madras high court on Monday declined to either delay or stall the functioning of the plant.

With the 1,000 MWe (mega watt electrical) first unit of the Kudankulam nuclear project scheduled to be commissioned next month, a slugfest has erupted among the power-starved southern states to ens

When the petition came up before a Division Bench comprising Justices R Banumathi and T S Sivagnanam today, the Judges posted it for hearing by the first bench which was seized of matters relating

Demands initiation of an independent safety review

The Coalition for Nuclear Disarmament and Peace (CNDP) has demanded an immediate halt to the commissioning of the Kudankulam nuclear power project (KKNPP) and initiation of an independent safety review.

An environmental group has filed a fresh petition in the Madras high court seeking review on clearance for first Approach to Criticality

While Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KNPP) achieved its first milestone by achieving criticality on Saturday, protesters have again vowed to fight against it until death.

The Atomic Energy Regulatory Board on Thursday granted its clearance for ‘first approach to criticality’ for the first unit of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project.

After much delay due to stiff opposition by activists and technical hitches, the Kudankulam nuclear power project will finally go critical in a day or two.

This World Nuclear Industry Status Report 2013 (WNISR) provides a global overview of the history, the current status and the trends of nuclear power programs worldwide. It shows that China, Germany and Japan, and India, now generate more power from renewables than from nuclear power.

There is no practical option to nuclear power. Accordingly, there is absolutely no shift of official policy regarding its prime role for meeting future needs regarding energy, R K Sinha, chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission has said.

Also secretary of the department of atomic energy, he said so at the the ongoing international ministerial conference organised by the International Atomic Energy Association.