Tag Archives: Koodankulam

Anti-nuclear priest fights for election in India via UCA News

Life as a parish priest has never been the same for M.P. Jesuraj since his parishioners decided to protest aggressively against a Russian-sponsored nuclear power project in their village of Koodankulam, Tamil Nadu, in 2010. He converted his parish home at Our … Continue reading

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Koodankulam: An Unfettered Struggle via counter currents.org

The first weekend of January 2014 was special for us living in Idinthakarai, the coastal village most affected by the ill famed Koodankulam Nuclear Power Plant. Our village was the venue for the National Convention of anti-nuke movements for two … Continue reading

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If You’ve Never Worried About A Nuclear Disaster in India, Start Now via Yahoo.news

The Koodankulam nuclear plant went critical this weekend despite stinging criticism from both pro and anti-nuclear experts. Shouldn’t we be terrified that the plant has been dealing with Russian conmen suppliers, missing wiring and electrocution deaths? Shouldn’t we be scared … Continue reading

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Does the Supreme Court care about Indian lives? via Tehelka.com

The reasons behind clearing the Koodankulam nuclear plant defy logic and democratic principles This week, a bench of the Supreme Court (SC) cleared the commissioning of the nuclear power plant at Koodankulam, against which the residents of the area have … Continue reading

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Koodankulam Nuclear Plant Has Salient Lessons For India And Russia via counter currents

By Buddhi Kota Subbarao.Ph.D. 24 March, 2013 Countercurrents.org Men may lie, machines do not. The substandard components allegedly supplied by a Russian Company for the Koodankulam Nuclear Power Plant in Southern India caused the Nuclear Plant to become a Speaking … Continue reading

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People’s Movement Against Nuclear Energy (PMANE): Letter to heads of govts via South Asia Mail

We, several millions of people from the southernmost tip of India, are writing to you to seek your support for the peaceful and nonviolent struggle that we have been waging for almost a quarter century against the Koodankulam nuclear power … Continue reading

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India: Conflict Over Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant Continues via Global Voice

The Atomic Power Project in Koodankulam in the Tirunelveli district of the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu has started operations last month amidst protests (see Global Voices report). The plant has started generating electricity but the situation is becoming … Continue reading

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‘If govt can’t handle garbage, how will it handle nuclear waste?’ via FIRSTPOST.India

Arundhati Roy expresses solidarity with Kudankulam supporters Our Government has shown itself incapable of even being able to dispose day to day garbage, leave alone industrial effluent or urban sewage. How does it dare to say that it knows how … Continue reading

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Police violence on peaceful protesters in Koodankulam – Detailed Updates via DiaNuke.org

Friends in the media have reported that all top police brass have gathered in Koodankulam to chalk out a strategy to wipe out the movement. According to the media sources, intelligence officials are reporting that two women police are missing … Continue reading

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1 Democratic protest. 8,000 Sedition cases. Is this a free country? via Tehelka

The protest over the nuclear plant in Koodankulam has claimed the livelihood of thousands, with bogus charges filed and restrictions on their occupation, reports Soumik Mukherjee IDINTHAKARAI, A small coastal village in Tamil Nadu’s Tirunelveli district, overlooks a horizon dotted … Continue reading

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