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Farmers, fishermen to protest against Jaitapur nuke plant from today

Noting that the project has "serious and insurmountable" problems, a network of organisations advocating nuclear disarmament on Monday said that they are opposed to the "unsafe and eco-destructive" Jaitapur nuclear project and farmers and fishermen of the area will protest against it from Tuesday.

'Work on Jaitapur nuclear power plant project likely to begin in 2 years'

Spurred by two agreements signed during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's recent visit to France, work on the Jaitapur nuclear power plant is likely to start in the next two years, senior French government officials have said.

Study Fukushima, Chernobyl before deciding on Jaitapur: Uddhav Thackeray

Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray, whose party is fiercely opposed to Jaitapur nuclear power project, on Saturday suggested Maharashtra Government to send its ministers abroad to study ill-effects of atomic disasters in places like Fukushima and Chernobyl.

Sharad Pawar hints at political realignment in Maharashtra

NCP President Sharad Pawar on Friday questioned Shiv Sena's stand of opposing the Jaitapur atomic power project while being in alliance with BJP and once again hinted at the possibility of political realignment in Maharashtra.

Nepal earthquake rekindles fears on Tehri dam, Jaitpur N-plant

The devastating quake in Nepal has revived the controversy in India over the Tehri dam in Uttarakhand that was commissioned in 2006-07 and a nuclear plant proposed to be set up at Jaitapur in Maharashtra.

Shiv Sena dares Centre to start land acquisition from J&K

Taking a jibe at central government over the contentious Land Bill, NDA constituent Shiv Sena on Thursday dared it start land acquisition from Jammu and Kashmir.

India expects 'movement' to seal Rafale deal with France

Ahead of talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and French President Francois Hollande, India on Friday said it expects "movement" on a proposal for setting up French nuclear reactors in Jaitapur in Maharashtra as well as Rafale fighter deal, both of which are pending for long.

Working hard for progress on Jaitapur: France ahead of PM Modi's visit

Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Paris, France on Tuesday said the two sides are "working hard" to make progress on setting up Jaitapur nuclear power plant, a project which has been stuck because of differences over cost of power to be produced.

Jaitapur project to be scrapped if Sena comes to power: Uddhav Thackeray

Reiterating its strong opposition to the proposed 9,900-MW nuclear power plant in Jaitapur, Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray on Sunday said his party would scrap the project if it is voted to power in the state after the October 15 assembly polls.

Jaitapur N-plant to be scrapped if Sena comes to power: Uddhav

Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray promised villagers here today that the Jaitapur nuclear power project would be scrapped if his party comes to power after the forthcoming elections.

South Korea keen on setting up nuclear power plant in India

Keen to enter India`s growing nuclear market, South Korea wants to build an atomic power plant here but India is not rushing into it.

Jaitapur N-project won`t affect fishing in the area: Govt

The nuclear power plant at Jaitapur village in coastal Ratnagiri district won`t have any impact on fishing, Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar on Wednesday said.

CPI (ML-Lib) to step up anti-nuclear energy movement

CPI(ML-Liberation) on Saturday said it will strengthen the ongoing anti-nuclear plant movements in various parts of the country.

`Compensation not the issue, Jaitapur project must be scrapped`

In the face of stiff local opposition, Maharashtra government recently decided to give compensation of Rs 22.5 lakh per hectare to the project-affected people.

Nod to set up six nuclear power plants at Jaitapur

The government has given approval for setting up six nuclear power plants with assistance from French company Areva at Jaitapur in Maharashtra, Minister of State in PMO V Narayanasamy said.

`Risk of nuclear accident rises in Jaitapur`

The National Committee in Solidarity with Jaitapur Struggle, said it was not clear how the issues of spent fuel storage were being addressed.

French n-regulator nod for Jaitapur`s EPR reactors

The Indian nuclear operator was awaiting a report on the
safety aspects of the EPR
which was reviewed by ASN along with the 58 nuclear power
units under operation in France.

Bombay HC allows public meeting at Jaitapur

The Bombay High Court on Tuesday granted
permission to two former judges to hold a public meeting at Jaitapur in coastal

‘Work on Jaitapur, Koodankulam might be delayed’

The DAE has disfavoured the scrapping of these
projects in view of the mounting energy needs.

Maha govt still backing Jaitapur N project: Chavan

The government had demanded more funds for repair of national highways passing through the state.