India Insight

Kudankulam’s neighbours weigh nuclear power fears against living standards

By Anoo Bhuyan
October 8, 2012

Rani enters her home for the first time in more than a week. She switches on the light, but it doesn’t work. Tsunami Colony, where she lives in the village of Idinthakari, has been deserted for months, and the electricity supply has been patchy.

An atom of doubt at the Kudankulam nuclear power plant

July 17, 2012

Opponents of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant, under construction in Tamil Nadu, are raising fresh questions about the plant’s safety because of Indian government documents that they say reveal a problem in the design of one of the two reactors.