Six workers at the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project site suffered injuries when hot water spilled over them during maintenance work on Wednesday.

Govts have carried out court-mandated safety measures at the nuclear plant, it said

The Supreme Court on Thursday shrugged off the last objections from activists and people that the Central and Tamil Nadu governments had failed to carry out court-mandated safety measures to clear the commissioning of the Kudankulam nuclear power project.

Petitioner's advocate had alleged that the plant had been commissioned in grave disregard of the safety guidelines.

In a moral boost for the outgoing UPA-II, the Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed a petition to stall commissioning of the Kudankulam nuclear plant in Tamil Nadu while expressing satisfaction at the government’s steps towards safety measures.

Supreme Court dismissed a petition filed by activist G Sudarrajan to stall commissioning of the Kudankulam nuclear plant in Tamil Nadu. Read text of this judgement passed by Justice K S Radhakrishnan on 8 May 2014.

IN A move to address the issue of liability, which has held up deals with several countries, the government has decided to form a nuclear insurance pool having a number of stakeholders to meet the

Unit-II should also attain critical stage by 2014 end

The Election Commission (EC) has given clearance to the Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) to sign an agreement with its Russian counterpart for unit 3 and 4 of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant projec

Fishermen from Idinthakarai, which is a 15-20-minute drive from Kudankulam, have been protesting against the plant for the past 960 days

Residents of Idinthakarai village in Tamil Nadu, who are opposed to the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KNPP), have decided not to allow any party to campaign in their village.

“The cost of the Fukushima disaster has been conservatively estimated at $250 billion. The cap being placed by the Indian government on the nuclear power suppliers (in case of an accident) is `1,500 crore. It’s not even one is to 10,000 — if a nuclear disaster were to take place,” said Mr Bhushan, speaking on the need of stringent safety and unlimited nuclear liability at a press meet organised by Greenpeace.

State electricity supply companies (Escoms), on Tuesday, signed power purchase agreements with Nuclear Power Corporations of India Limited and Damodar Valley Corporation (DVC) for 442 MW and 450 MW