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  1. People vs Nuclear Power in Jaitapur, Maharashtra

    Praful Bidwai
    10 February 2011
    Article

    In the Konkan, thousands of families in the environmentally rich and verdant Jaitapur area are waging a non-violent battle against the Department of Atomic Energy’s plan to construct the world’s biggest nuclear power complex in the region.

  2. Radiation Crisis continues in Fukushima

    Praful Bidwai
    14 February 2012
    Article

    The multi-reactor meltdown accident in Japan beginning last March 2011 has not ended. Plants continue to leak radiation and shockingly no sytematic monitoring of radiation levels is taking place.


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    Mega Nuclear Plant Hits Popular Opposition

    Praful Bidwai
    11 June 2007
    Article
  4. A test for India’s foreign policy

    Praful Bidwai
    02 June 2011
    Article

    While countries all over the world review their nuclear energy plans and safety measures in the wake of the Fukushima disaster, the Indian government still pushes ahead with it's fiercely opposed Jaitapur plant.

  5. Nukes and India

    Praful Bidwai
    15 June 2011
    Article

    Have our rulers decided to place India on the wrong side of history and arrest her social progress? Going by their policy of forcibly promoting nuclear power regardless of its hazards, environmental damage potential, high economic and social costs, and unpopularity, that seems to be the case.

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    Five-nation naval drill presages 'Asian NATO'?

    Praful Bidwai
    10 September 2007
    Article
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    Deal becoming a hot potato?

    Praful Bidwai
    12 August 2007
    Article
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    Home, next to N-reactor

    Praful Bidwai, MV Ramana
    18 July 2007
    Article
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    India upgrades ties with Russia, cautiously

    Praful Bidwai
    30 January 2007
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    Letters from America

    John Gittings
    09 January 2007
    Article
  11. Court ruling on Zuma's nuclear deal is a marker of South Africa's political health

    David Fig
    02 May 2017
    Article

    The South African government’s plan to bulldoze through a nuclear energy deal has been dealt what might be a fatal blow by the Cape Town High court which has declared the plan invalid. It found that the government had not followed due process in making the decision to pursue a nuclear power option, as well as in other critical areas.

  12. The Nuclear Crisis in Japan: a Wake-Up Call for India

    Achin Vanaik, Praful Bidwai
    31 March 2011
    Article

    The Japanese crisis is a wake up call for India, which is currently building of one of the world's largest nuclear power plants at Jaitapur, despite massive popular protest. When such a disaster can occur in an industrially advanced country like Japan, India, whose atomic agency is notorious for its poor safety standards, needs to rethink its nuclear ambitions.

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    Atomic impasse

    Praful Bidwai
    17 August 2007
    Article
  14. To rebuild lives,

    Praful Bidwai
    08 July 2010
    Article

    The Bhopal GoM’s proposals fall short of recommending the minimum the victims deserve in reparation. They also fail to hold Carbide’s and its successor Dow’s feet to the fire.

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    BJP and the US nuclear deal

    Praful Bidwai
    08 September 2007
    Article
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    India Split Over US Nuke Deal

    Praful Bidwai
    19 December 2006
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    Bumpy Ride for Indo-US Nuclear Deal

    Praful Bidwai
    26 January 2006
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    Indo-US Nuclear Deal Done; Pleases Few

    Praful Bidwai
    09 December 2006
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    Doomsday warning

    Praful Bidwai
    27 January 2007
    Article
  20. Indian anti-nuclear group demands moratorium on new reactor construction

    Achin Vanaik, Praful Bidwai, Anil Chaudhary
    16 March 2011
    Article

    Around a hundred thousand people perished in Chernobyl. The toll from the nuclear disaster in Fukushima is likely to be high. The CNDP demands a moratorium on all further civilian nuclear activities in India and thorough review and transparent audit of the safety performance of all nuclear reactors.

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