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India has long suppressed antinuclear activism. Still, activists persist. via Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

By Urvashi Sarkar | December 17, 2021 In Southeast India, in the dense interior of the Nallamala Hills, deciduous trees, shrubs, and brambles sprawl over the undulating land of the Amrabad Tiger sanctuary. Here, 14 tigers  prowl the jungle with boars, sloth bears, and … Continue reading

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Exclusive: India, Pakistan nuclear procurement networks larger than thought, study shows via Reuters

Alasdair Pa NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Hundreds of foreign companies are actively procuring components for India and Pakistan’s nuclear programmes, taking advantage of gaps in the global regulation of the industry, according to a report by a U.S.-based research group. … Continue reading

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Nallamala Uranium Mine Will Destroy India’s Second Largest Tiger Reserve via DiaNuke.org

This article is taken from the Twitter thread of Mr. Agasthya Kantu, a Political Journalist who is shedding light upon the on going uranium mining issue in and around the region of Nallamala forest, which could eventually result in excavating 20k acres … Continue reading

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Consequences of Nuclear Tests, Pokhran and Beyond: An Interview with Prof. Robert Jacobs via DiaNuke.org

May 26, 2019 This month in India marked 21 years of the 1998 Pokharan nuclear tests, amid an acerbic and jingoist election campaign, resulting in the Hindu nationalist BJP’s return to power with Mr. Narendra Modi at the helm. Now … Continue reading

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World’s Only Nuclear Plant in Rainforest: Indian Environmentalists Oppose Kaiga’s Expansion via DiaNuke.org

Courtesy: The News Minute Environmentalists in Karnataka’s Karwar are alarmed over the proposed expansion of the Kaiga Atomic Power Station by the National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC). The power plant which has currently four units, was recently in the news after … Continue reading

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[Sign Petition] International Solidarity Statement in Support of Jaitapur Anti-Nuclear Protest via DiaNuke.org

Please sign and circulate this international statement in solidarity with the grassroots protests in Jaitapur, India, which is ongoing for more than a decade. This week, people of Jaitapur are organising a massive ‘jail bharo’ (court voluntary arrest) protest amid … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Jaitapur says a Resounding ‘Nako’ (No!) to French Nuclear Project via DiaNuke.ort

Thousands of men, women, and children from the farming, agro-trading, and fishing communities of Jaitapur in India’s picturesque Ratnagiri District in Maharashtra, today courted arrest en-masse, after a march from Sakhri Nate to Madban village – the site of the … Continue reading

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Australia quietly makes first uranium shipment to India three years after supply agreement via ABC online

Foreign Minister Julie Bishop provided little detail about the inaugural sale, saying only that it was subject to commercial negotiations. The supply deal with India, signed in 2014, is the first of its kind Australia has made with a country not … Continue reading

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Westinghouse Bankruptcy Will Kill US Nuclear Expansion Plans in India via DiaNuke.org

Westinghouse, a leading nuclear reactor manufacturer has filed bankruptcy in U.S. dealing a blow to the nuclear power industry. Newsclick spoke to Prabir Purkayastha, on the impacts this will have globally and in India. The filing ends the takeover of … Continue reading

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Drilling work for proposed nuclear power plant Chutka stopped after villagers protest via Hindustan Times

Villagers in tribal dominated Mandla district’s Chutka staged a protest on Saturday, refusing to allow drilling for soil samples for the proposed nuclear power plant in the area They said their demands and concerns have not been addressed by the … Continue reading

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