Thousands of villagers Wednesday launched a `jail bharo` agitation demanding scrapping of the proposed 9,900-MW Jaitapur Nuclear Power Project (JNPP) coming up here, an activist said.
India on Saturday said it hopes to clinch later this year a deal with France for multiple nuclear energy units at Jaitapur in Maharashtra.
The National Green Tribunal has refused to entertain a petition challenging the environment clearance granted to 9,900 MW Jaitapur Nuclear Power Park.
Two leading geologists have warned that a magnitude 6-plus earthquake cannot be ruled out in Jaitapur.
Bonnafont, who took over his diplomatic responsibilities in 2007, was given a warm farewell at the French embassy here on Friday.
The Centre has given its nod for setting up five nuclear energy parks each with a generation capacity of 10,000 MW.
Atomic Energy Commission chief MR Srinivasan has said Maharashtra needs the new generation capacity to meet its industrial and agricultural demands.
Terming the draft Lokpal Bill as
"weak", social activist Medha Patkar on Friday called for
concerted efforts to eradicate corruption from India.
Post Japan nuclear scare, fears have risen in Maharashtra over the Jaitapur nuke plant.
Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj on Sunday said "a European man" was involved Chavanin a false propaganda against the upcoming Jaitapur nuclear power project in the coastal Ratnagiri district.
Many locals here are opposed to the nuclear plant. The
Maharashtra Chief Minister said yesterday at a meeting in the
area that he would visit the village soon to discuss the
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