New Delhi: A battle has broken out between Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and some NGOs following his statement that foreign funded NGO's are stalling India's nuclear power dreams.
While the government has now sought anti-nuke activist Uday Kumar's links to a Sweden-funded NGO, the US has also reacted for the first time.
Minister of State (PMO) V Narainswamy has written to Uday Kumar asking him to explain his links to the Sweden-funded NGO IDEA. On Friday, Narainswamy had said that funding of three NGOs had been cancelled by the Home ministry.
Uday Kuamr also hit back at the government....more
10:15 PM, Feb 25, 2012
New Delhi: In fresh development in connection with the Kudankulam nuclear power plant controversy, Minister of State (PMO) V Narayanasamy has written to anti-nuclear activist Uday Kumar, asking him to explain his links to the Sweden-funded NGO called IDEA. Narayanasamy has said that foreign currency accounts of three NGOs spending money on the anti-nuclear movement have been suspended. The PMO has decided to file a counter to Uday Kumar's defamation...
05:47 PM, Feb 25, 2012