UDAYAKUMAR

  • IB report on NGOs comes under attack from activists June 14, 2014

    New Delhi: A number of prominent citizens and activists on Friday rubbished an Intelligence Bureau report which had said funding of several NGOs was "cleverly disguised" as donations for issues like human rights, but instead they were involved in stalling developmental projects. Former Navy Chief Admiral L Ramdas, former...
  • Kanyakumari: Will AAP spoil the party for traditional players? April 19, 2014

    Kanyakumari: While the Aam Aadmi Party is making headlines in the North, it is also something to watch out for down South this election. In Kanyakumari, it is a six-cornered contest with two former MPs and MLAs in the poll fray. But the entry of anti-nuclear activist SP Udayakumar as...
  • 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...
  • Case against Udayakumar, others over blast near Kudankulam plant November 27, 2013

    Chennai: The police have filed a case against antinuclear activist SP Udayakumar and others in connection with Tuesday night's explosion at Idinthakarai in Tamil Nadu, near the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant. Six people were killed and two injured when a countrymade bomb exploded on Tuesday night in a coastal village...
  • Kudankulam: Protestors stage day-long siege to sea October 8, 2012

    Kudankulam: Launching another phase of their agitation against Kudankulam atomic power project, anti-nuclear protestors on Monday began a day-long 'siege' of the plant by placing fibre boats and floating buoys in the sea. The protestors, including hundreds of local fishermen from Tirunelveli and Kanyakumari districts, remained 500 metre away from...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Kudankulam: Udayakumar likely to be arrested today September 12, 2012

    Kudankulam: The situation remains tense in Kudankulam with the police and protestors stationed near the nuclear plant site. Antinuclear movement leader SP Udayakumar may be be arrested on Wednesday even as more support comes in from India against corruption. IAC member and social activist Arvind Kejriwal is also likely to...
  • Kudankulam: Protests spread, activists on fast September 11, 2012

    Kudankulam: Protests have intensified against the nuclear power plant at Kudankulamin TirunellveliKattabomman district of Tamil Nadu with activist and Peoples Movement Against Nuclear Energy (PMANE) Convenor SP Udayakumar threatening to court arrest along with other leaders if the plant is operationalised while senior lawyer Prasant Bhushan moved the Supreme Court...
  • 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 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...
  • Kudankulam: Police lob tear gas, chase away protesters September 10, 2012

    Kudankulam: The police cracked down on antinuclear protesters at the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant in Tamil Nadu on Monday. Police moved in to chase the protesters at Kudankulam and fired tear gas shells. Thousands of protesters fled towards the ocean and threw slippers, shoes and small stones at the police...
  • TN: Protestors renew antiKudankulam agitation September 10, 2012

    Kudankulam: The situation in Kudankulam in Tamil Nadu is tense as locals have renewed their agitation in a big way against the nuclear plant. They are protesting against the loading of nuclear fuel in the reactors, which is likely to get done over the next few days. Once again, the...
  • 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: Fasting activists' health worsens March 27, 2012

    Tirunelveli: The condition of five persons including SP Udayakumar, who are fasting for the last eight days as part the Kudankulam agitation, worsened on Tuesday with doctors advising shifting them to a hospital, officials said. The antinuclear power plant activists led by People's Movement Against Nuclear Energy (PMNE) are on an...
  • 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: Hunger strike enters the 6th day March 24, 2012

    Chennai: It is day six of renewed protests against the Kudankulam nuclear plant project, and villagers are now being threatened with police action. Over 100 protesters have already been detained within this week itself. The feeling of anger and resentment on the ground in Idinthakarai can be felt in each...
  • Kudankulam protests: MDMK chief Vaiko held March 23, 2012

    Chennai: Around 500 people including MDMK chief Vaiko have been arrested after police stopped them from marching towards Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant. Second 144 has been imposed in and around the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant site. The renewed protests against the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant enter the fifth day on Friday. The...
  • Kudankulam: Work resumes, crackdown on March 20, 2012

    Chennai: Scientists and workers have resumed work at the Kudankulam nuclear power plant amid tight security and prohibitory orders. More than 100 protesters were detained overnight on Monday. The convenor of the protest SP Udayakumar others protestors have begun a fast unto death after Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa's Uturn...
  • Jaya approves Kudankulam nuclear plant March 19, 2012

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa began crackdown on antinuclear activists at the Kudankulam nuclear power plant on Monday. Nine Kudankulam protestors have been detained. The Tamil Nadu government has also got the nuclear power plant site cleared. Seeking to end the impasse over the Kudankulam nuclear plant issue, the...
  • News 360: End in sight to Norway custody battle? February 28, 2012

    The Norwegian Embassy has confirmed that decks have been cleared for the children to be handed over to their uncle soon. ...
  • Kudankulam: Activist sends legal notice to PM February 28, 2012

    New Delhi: Convener of the People's Movement Against Nuclear Energy, Udayakumar, on Tuesday sent a legal notice to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for his statement that the protests against the Kudankulam nuclear power plant were funded by the US. Meanwhile, the Ministry of Home Affairs recommended to the Central Bureau of...
  • 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...
  • Deported German not linked to Kudankulam: activist February 28, 2012

    New Delhi: The battle between antinuclear activists and the Prime Minister has intensified. PS Udayakumar, the man leading the protests against the Kudankulam project claimed that they were being treated like terrorists. "We fear crackdown on protestors in the coming days, we are being treated as terrorists," he said. The Tamil Nadu...