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  1. 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.


  2. 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.

  3. 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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    Doomsday Clock Ticking Faster - in Asia

    Praful Bidwai
    22 January 2007
    Article
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    Nuke Deal: New Alignments In The Offing

    Praful Bidwai
    06 September 2007
    Article
  6. South Asia's misplaced confidence in nuclear technology

    Zia Mian, A.H. Nayyar, M.V. Ramana
    14 April 2011
    Article

    There are 20 nuclear power plants in India, two in Pakistan and plans exist to expand the industry across South Asia; yet there are always multiple risks that exist as a result of the technology that cannot be mitigated.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

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    Indian left embraces 'nuclear nationalism'

    Praful Bidwai
    31 August 2007
    Article
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    Indo-US Nuclear Deal Done; Pleases Few

    Praful Bidwai
    09 December 2006
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    BJP and the US nuclear deal

    Praful Bidwai
    08 September 2007
    Article
  12. 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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    The US-India nuclear deal: myth and reality

    Praful Bidwai
    31 July 2007
    Article
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    Atomic impasse

    Praful Bidwai
    17 August 2007
    Article
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    Bumpy Ride for Indo-US Nuclear Deal

    Praful Bidwai
    26 January 2006
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    The great nuclear folly

    Praful Bidwai
    22 March 2010
    Article

    India's Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage Bill represents capitulation to US and Indian corporate pressure, and a retreat from the state's responsibility to protect citizens against hazards.

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    India Split Over US Nuke Deal

    Praful Bidwai
    19 December 2006
    Article
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    Nuclear poker over Iran

    Praful Bidwai
    28 January 2006
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    Next target: Iran

    Praful Bidwai
    17 February 2007
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    Political Fallout of Indo-US N-Deal Turns Severe

    Praful Bidwai
    17 August 2007
    Article

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