Kudankulam protests: Seeking livelihood, a village in Tamil Nadu fights under constant shadow of sedition
Villagers and fishermen at Idinthakari had joined the struggle against the Kudankulam power plant because of its long-term adverse impacts on their lives.
On 13 June, the PMANE chief had made it clear at a press conference in Chennai that he would deal with the government legally regarding the report.
The IB Report that focused on foreign-funded NGOs that were focused on public protests against big projects, names many names from varied fields
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.
"A few Struggle Committee members embarked on an indefinite hunger strike from 10 am today, with five specific demands to the Tamil Nadu government and political parties," PMANE convenor S P Udayakumar said.
A group opposing the Kundankulam Nucler Power Project (KNPP) on Sunday said it has decided to take its protest to a political platform and will hold talks with the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP).
Police have booked anti-nuclear protesters including SP Udayakumar in connection with the explosion at a village near Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant in which six persons including three children were killed.
People's Movement Against Nuclear Energy (PMANE) likely to meet Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa as fishing leaders urge for more protest against the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project.
The group against the opening of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant have organised a black flag protest in villages around the plant today.
Anti-nuclear activists have sought details of the emergency plan from the authorities to check their preparedness in evacuating people living within the 16-km radius of the Tamil Nadu's 1,000 MW Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP), an activist said on Tuesday.
The Supreme Court on Monday gave its nod to the commissioning of the Kudankulam nuclear power plant in Tamil Nadu.
Ahead of the proposed commissioning of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant, around 2,000 fishermen onboard 200 boats on Wednesday laid siege to a housing colony of KNPP employees at Chettikulam as part of the ongoing protest.
NPCIL said on Monday that only steam was being let out of the first unit of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) as part of tests.
The commercial operation of the 1000 MW first unit of the Indo-Russian project was slated for commissioning this month but is now expected in March, Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) said.
PMANE urged the government to share with it documents on the preparedness and safety of the country's existing and upcoming atomic power plants.
Commissioning of the first unit of the KNPP was originally scheduled for December last year but has been delayed due to year-long protests.
Around 4,000 protesters have gathered near the Secretariat in Chennai demonstrative the India visit of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Winding up the protest in the sea against the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) on Monday, the People's Movement Against Nuclear Energy (PMANE) would chalk out its next course of agitation 14 October
Tracking developments as anti-nuclear protestors launch a fresh agitation against the Kudankulam power plant.
After launching a series of agitational programmes against the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project, anti-nuclear activists have now sought the support of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, saying she took "bold and courageous stand" against the Haripur nuclear project in her state