KUDANKULAM PROTESTS

  • Protests over Kudankulam Plant reach Thiruvananthapuram July 16, 2013

    Protests over the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant have reached Thiruvananthapuram after the reactor attained criticality. The fishermen have also gathered to express their solidarity for the protests. ...
  • Focus of protests remains safety concerns: Meenakshi Mahadevan December 12, 2012

    With the commissioning of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project coming closer, antinuclear activists are upping the ante once again. CNNIBN's senior correspondent Meenakshi Mahadevan joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on the antinuke protests. Q. Why has the govt(s) both at the center and state not able to gain the confidence...
  • Emotions should not stop progress: Russia Deputy PM on Kudankulam October 15, 2012

    Russia's Deputy PM Dmitry Rogozin said that opinions on Kudankulam plant must be respected, but asserted that it was completely safe. ...
  • Kudankulam: Protesters lay siege to Tuticorin port September 22, 2012

    Tuticorin: Scaling up their protest against loading of fuel at the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant, antinuclear activists and fishermen on Saturday tried to lay siege to the port here but work was not disrupted, officials said. About 3,000 fishermen and antinuclear activists in 500 mechanised and country boats tried to...
  • Kudankulam: Nonbailable warrant against Udayakumar September 18, 2012

    Kudankulam: Valliyoor court has issued a nonbailable warrant against antinuclear movement leader SP Udayakumar. Udayakumar has been in hiding and the police have been on a lookout for him. Udayakumar is at the forefront of the campaign against the Kudankulam nuclear Power Plant. Udayakumar's wife has claimed he has done nothing...
  • ExKerala CM stopped from heading to Kudankulam September 18, 2012

    Kudankulam: Former Kerala chief minister VS Achuthanandan, who was on his way to join the Kudankulam protest at the nuclear reactor site, has been stopped. The police stopped him at Kalikavil near the KeralaTamil Nadu border. The senior Kerala CPM leader was not allowed to proceed to Kudankulam by the...
  • Kudankulam protestors resume 'Jal Satyagraha' September 14, 2012

    Kudankulam: It's day 7 of protests in Kudankulum. The villagers were back into the sea for the second consecutive day on Friday forming a human chain to protest against the nuke plant. About 40 to 50 people resumed the 'Jal Satyagraha' and more are expected to join later in the...
  • Day 7: No sign of relief for Kudankulam protestors September 14, 2012

    Kudankulam: It's day seven of the antinuclear plant protests in Kudankulam, and there is no sign of relief for protestors. The Supreme Court had on Thursday refused to stay the loading of fuel in the reactors. The villagers formed human chains to protest in the sea on Thursday demanding that...
  • Kudankulam: Villagers form human chain in sea September 13, 2012

    Hundreds of villagers formed a human chain along the coastline of Idinthikarai in south Tamil Nadu. ...
  • Govt says Kudankulam plant safe, protests continue September 13, 2012

    Kudankulam/New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday refused to stay the loading of fuel into the Kudankulam nuclear plant even as the villagers formed human chains to protest in the sea demanding that the project be stopped. Even as the government told the Supreme Court during a hearing on a...
  • Pics: Kudankulam protestors form human chains in sea September 13, 2012

    Kudankulam: Kudankulam witnessed a sea of protestors as the agitation against the nuclear power plant turned into a 'Jal Satyagraha' on Thursday. Hundreds of protestors entered the sea waters against the loading of fuel into the reactors of the plant. The protestors raised black flags and formed human chains in the...
  • Live: Govt tells SC Kudankulam plant is safe September 13, 2012

    Kudankulam: 2.48 pm: The Supreme Court to hear on September 20 the plea against commissioning of the Kudankulam nuclear power plant. The Center told the Supreme Court that loading of fuel is just a first step, production will begin two months after the fuel is loaded. 2.41 pm: No stay on...
  • Kudankulam: SC to hear Prashant Bhushan's plea September 13, 2012

    Lawyer Prashant Bhushan's plea for an immediate stay on the Kudankulam plant's operation will come up for hearing on Thursday. ...
  • Kudankulam stir to turn into a 'Jal Satyagraha' September 13, 2012

    Kudankulam: The antinuclear plant agitation in Kudankulam is expected to worsen on Thursday, with villagers and activists threatening to protest by entering the sea, turning the agitation into a 'Jal Satyagraha'. This comes on a day the plant will start loading uranium fuel in one of the two reactors. In...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai September 12, 2012

    Ending speculations that she could be getting ready to contest the 2014 General Elections, Priyanka Gandhi on Wednesday stressed that she was not joining politics. ...
  • Karunanidhi blames Jaya govt for Kudankulam stir September 12, 2012

    Kudankulam: As the situation in Kudankulam continued to remain tense, DMK supremo Karunanidhi blamed Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa for the violence. "There has been a death. There has been violence against protestors who were protesting peacefully. The police and the state are responsible for this violence at Kudankulam. The...
  • Kejriwal joins Kudankulam stir, takes on police September 12, 2012

    Kudankulam: Anticorruption activist Arvind Kejriwal joined the Kudankulam agitation on Wednesday and slammed the police for allegedly destroying the protestors' houses. The villagers had alleged that the police destroyed their property while searching their homes. Arvind Kejriwal claimed the police destroyed 40 boats of fishermen. "The police is ransacking the houses...
  • Police searching our houses: Kudankulam protestors September 12, 2012

    Kudankulam: The situation in Kudankulam continues be tense. The villagers have now alleged that the police were carrying out searches at their homes. The villagers allege that the police have destroyed their property while searching their homes. Antinuclear movement leader SP Udayakumar may be be arrested on Wednesday even as more...
  • 'Anna movement fully behind antinuke protesters' September 12, 2012

    Kudankulam: Anticorruption activist and member of disbanded Team Anna, Arvind Kejriwal, on Tuesday said his team fully backed the agitation against Kudankulam Nuclear Power plant. "I am part of the Anna Hazare movement, part of the movement against corruption. We are fully with you. We stand by you...we are willing...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai September 11, 2012

    Coal controller recommends deallocation of Naveen Jindal's company. Former Goa CMs Digambar Kamat and Pratapsingh Rane face arrest. ...
  • Are antinuclear protests in India foreign funded? September 11, 2012

    Tension intensified near Kudankulam nuclear plant on Tuesday where the villagers continued their hunger strike. ...
  • Police spreading false info: Kudankulam activist September 11, 2012

    Kudankulam: Antinuclear activist SP Udayakumar has appealed to the protestors at the Kudankulam nuclear power plant to allow him and three others to surrender peacefully on Tuesday night in the presence of a national leader. Addressing the protestors at the nuclear plant, Udayakumar accused the police of spreading false information about...
  • Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant: The pros and cons September 11, 2012

    Kudankulam: Tamil Nadu is one of the states suffering from unprecedented power cuts. So why has there been such an opposition by the villagers of Kudankulam to the nuclear power plant? Following are some of the pros and cons of the project: Pros: It's a technologically proven design. It has...
  • Kudankulam protest leaders likely to court arrest September 11, 2012

    Kudankulam: The village of Kudankulam remained tense on Tuesday as the standoff between antinuclear plant villagers and police continues. Reports say the leader of the protest SP Udayakumar and a few others are likely to court arrest later in the day. Antinuclear protesters continued with their relay fast at the...
  • Kudankulam tense, protestors on hunger strike September 11, 2012

    Kudankulam: The village of Kudankulam remained tense on Tuesday as the standoff between antinuclear plant villagers and the police continues. Tens of thousands of protestors spent Monday night camping in open against the nuclear plant. Many protestors are continuing their hunger strike. They're opposing the loading of uranium at the...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai September 10, 2012

    Kudankulam protest claims its first life. Cartoonist Aseem Trivedi has said that he will not apply for a bail. ...
  • Kudankulam: Antinuke protest in Tamil Nadu claims first life September 10, 2012

    The situation remains tense at Tuticorin railway station in the neighbouring district from where protesters have been attempting to travel to Kudankulam. ...
  • One dead, Jaya calls for end to Kudankulam stir September 10, 2012

    Kudankulam: The protests over the Kudankulam nuclear power plant on Monday turned violent and even led to the death of one fisherman in the police firing. The violent protests also compelled Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa to issue a statement calling for an end to the whole stir. The fisherman...
  • News 360: Kudankulam protestor killed in police firing September 10, 2012

    Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa appeals for peace as one fisherman gets killed in police firing at Kudankulam. ...
  • Kudankulam: 1 fisherman dies in police firing September 10, 2012

    Kudankulam: One fisherman was killed as police opened fire to control the antinuclear power plant protesters in Kudankulam on Monday. Police opened fire in the evening following daylong clashes in the area between the fishermen and the police force. The police charged at the protestors after they set on fire a...