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  • Anti-nuclear activist Udayakumar to contest elections on AAP ticket February 25, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: Anti-nuclear activist SP Udayakumar will contest 2014 Lok Sabha elections on a Aam Aadmi Party ticket. Udayakumar said that the AAP will make an official announcement soon. He said he will contest from either Kanyakumari, Tirunelveli or Tuticorin. He told the media that he agreed to fight elections only after...
  • TN: AAP invites antinuclear activists to become members February 17, 2014

    Chennai: Inviting the people of Iddinthakarai in Tamil Nadu to become members, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is mulling to contest from 12 to 15 constituencies in the ensuing general elections, said a party official. "We will be contesting in 12 to 15 seats. We are on the look out for...
  • Kudankulam Nuclear plant to begin commercial operation soon: AEC September 18, 2013

    The Kudankulam Nuclear power plant is expected to begin commercial operation soon and its second unit is at an advanced stage of commissioning, Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) Chairman Ratan Kumar Sinha said on Wednesday. Addressing the 57th general conference of International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in Vienna, he said India is...
  • KNPP commissioning put off to new year December 13, 2012

    Chennai: Controversyembroiled Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project will once again miss the target as the time frame of commissioning of the first unit has now been revised to the new year. Commercial operation of the 1,000 MW first unit, where 99.65 per cent of the physical progress has been completed, is...
  • AntiKudankulam activists now seek Mamata's support October 5, 2012

    Chennai: After launching a series of protests against the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project, antinuclear activists have now sought support of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, saying she took "bold and courageous stand" against the Haripur nuclear project in her state. "After all, you are the only leader who has...
  • Let's wait for HC verdict: Udayakumar August 6, 2012

    Tirunelveli: A senior official of the Koodankulam Nuclear Power Project (KKNPP) maintained that they planned to load uranium fuel assemblies in Unit 1 of KKNPP this month, but Udayakumar, the coordinator of PMANE (Peoples Movement Against Nuclear Energy), which is spearheading the protest against the KKNPP, asserted that it would...
  • Kudankulam: Activist Udaya Kumar withdraws fast March 27, 2012

    Tirunelveli: Antinuclear activists, spearheaded by SP Udaya Kumar, on Tuesday called off their 9day old fast launched by them after Tamil Nadu government gave the goahead for the controversial Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant. Udaya Kumar's decision came hours after a delegation of his supporters met senior district administration officials who assured...
  • Kudankulam: 'Protesters ready for talks' March 26, 2012

    Tirunelveli: Continuing his fast against the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant, convener of People's Movement Against Nuclear Energy (PMANE) SP Udayakumar said on Monday the protesters were "ready" for talks. "We are ready for talks. If we are considered people of this country and if our ahimsa protest is respected, government should...
  • Kudankulam agitators release statement of accounts March 2, 2012

    Chennai: On the eve of 200th day of their agitation against the Kudankulam nuclear project, the People's Movement Against Nuclear Energy (PMANE) on Thursday released a statement of accounts to prove that the struggle is powered with small donations of local villagers. "PMANE has a 30member finance committee to manage the...
  • Activists brief Jayalalithaa on Kudankulam risks February 29, 2012

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa on Wednesday assured a delegation from the People's Movement Against Nuclear Energy (PMANE), who briefed her about the risks of the Kudankulam nuclear power project, that she would go through their report, said an activist present at the meeting. "Madam (Jayalalithaa) was very cordial...
  • It's David vs Goliath at Kudankulam: activist February 28, 2012

    Chennai: The protest against the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) is a classic DavidGoliath fight between ordinary citizens and the powerful Indian government, the leader of the antiKNPP movement says. In an open letter on Tuesday to Indian citizens seeking their support for the struggle, People's Movement Against Nuclear Energy...
  • Kudankulam protesters to reiterate demand in talks January 12, 2012

    Chennai: On the 150th day of the antiKudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) protests on Thursday, the People's Movement Against Nuclear Energy (PMANE) said it will reiterate its demand that the central governmentappointed committee interact with their experts at the next round of talks. "We have not been officially intimated about...