KUDANKULAM CRISIS

  • US supports India's investment in civil nuclear power March 2, 2012

    Washington: The US is strongly supportive of India's investment in the civil nuclear power, and its support to the NGOs goes for development and democracy programmes, the Obama Administration has said. "We are supportive as a government of India's investment in civil nuclear power. That's not what we support NGOs to...
  • 'Kudankulam to be operational at the earliest' February 26, 2012

    Karaikal/Chennai: The Union Government will take steps to commission the stalled Kudankulam nuclear power plant "as early as possible", Union Minister of State in the PMO V Narayanasamy said on Sunday, adding it was incurring a loss of Rs 750 crore per month by lying idle. "In coordination with the Tamil...
  • Rs 3 cr loss a day due to Kudankulam protest December 18, 2011

    Chennai: Nuclear Power Corporation of India is losing more than Rs 3 crore a day besides Rs 8 crore a month as establishment cost due to the Kudankulam protests, according to site director of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant M Kashinath Balaji. Talking to reporters after participating in a plenary session of...
  • Kudankulam: Massive rally against PM remark December 18, 2011

    Chennai: The Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's reassurance to Russia that the plant will become operational in a few weeks has sparked protests back home. Thousands of people in Tamil Nadu will take out a protest rally on Sunday from Kanyakumari to Radhapuram. However, on his flight back from Russia on Saturday,...
  • Can't allow Kudankulam plant to remain idle: PM December 17, 2011

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Saturday assured Tamil Nadu about the safety of the Kudankulam nuclear power plant. He also said that the protests over the nuclear plant were over done. The Prime Minister further said that the government could not let the Kudankulam plant sit idle, pointing that...
  • Expert group on Kudankulam nuke project set up October 20, 2011

    New Delhi: To assuage the fears of the locals and the Tamil Nadu government, the Centre on Thursday announced setting up of a 15member group of experts over the Kudankulam nuclear plant project. "We have set up a 15member group of experts," officials said. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh had on Wednesday night...
  • Jaya blames Centre for Kudankulam Nplant row October 18, 2011

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Tuesday slammed the Centre over the Kudankulam nuclear power project crisis, saying that they were responsible for all the problems. Jayalalithaa further said that they the Centre must take immediate efforts to put an end to the issue. Pointing that Kudankulam was entirely a...