'Shutting down Unit-1 of Kudankulam N-plant proves it will not benefit TN'

 Anti-nuclear activist S P Udhayakumar today said shutting down of the first unit of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project due to a problem had proved right his view that KNPP would not benefit Tamil Nadu.

Govt keen to sign accord with Russia for Unit III, IV of KNPP

Clearing the liability hurdle with Russia, the government is keen to sign the long-pending agreement for Unit III and IV of Kudankulam nuclear plant before its term ends in May and is planning to approach the Election Commission for clearance.

Activist SP Udaykumar joins Aam Aadmi Party

Activist SP Udaykumar, who has been protesting against nuclear plant Kudankulam, joined Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in Tamil Nadu on Friday.

Kudankulam N-plant`s commercial operation delayed by two months

The commercial operation of the first 1,000 MW unit at KNPP has been delayed by two months, said plant operator Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd.

Kudankulam N-plant allowed to increase power output

Indian atomic energy regulator has allowed the Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd. (NPCIL) to increase the power generation of the first unit at Kudankulam up to 75 percent, said a top official.

Second unit of Kudankulam operational from September

The second unit of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KKNPP) will start generating electricity from September, Union Minister V Narayanasamy on Friday said.

Kudankulam n-plant has foolproof safety systems: Russian developer

Kudankulam nuclear power plant in Tamil Nadu, is equipped with state-of-the-art safety mechanisms with unique features that make them foolproof, its Russian developer says.

SC notice on plea seeking halt in Kudankulam project

Supreme Court issued notice to central government on petition seeking commissioning of Kudankulam nuclear plant be put on hold till compliance of apex court`s 15 directions concerning its safety.

Power generation at Kudankulam nuclear plant resumes

Power generation at the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant in Tamil Nadu which was temporarily suspended last week, resumed on Monday, a senior official of the plant said.

Kudankulam nuclear plant stops power generation

The first unit of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) Tuesday night stopped operations due to a feed water problem, states a report on Wednesday.

India, Russia to remove hurdles to Kudankulam nuclear plant

In a bid to overcome legal hitches that have held up a deal on two new plants at KNPP, India and Russia pledged to "resolve all outstanding issues".

PM leaves tomorrow on a visit to Russia, China

Manmohan Singh, who will be paying an official visit to Moscow, will be participating in the 14th annual summit with Russian President Vladmir Putin on Monday, his fifth in Moscow.

Not only me but thousands booked under Sedition law: Binayak Sen

Activist Binayak Sen, who is out on bail in a sedition case, on Friday indicated that the draconian law is being misused and thousands of people have already become victims of the legislation.

Trial runs completed, production at Kudankulam to start soon

Production at the Kudankulam Nuclear Plant is expected to start within 15-20 days as the trials runs have been completed, Union Minister V Narayanasamy said.

Increase green belt, pollution board tells Kudankulam N-plant

The Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (TNPCB) has asked the Kundankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) to increase the green belt at the site to 25 percent of the land from the current six percent.

‘Kudankulam unit I may be commissioned any time’

Phase I of the Kudankulam nuclear power plant in Tamil Nadu might be commissioned any time now, principal scientific adviser to the government R Chidambaram said on Saturday.

Noise at Kudankulam N-plant no cause for worry

An official at the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) said a noise emanating from the plant Tuesday was not a cause for worry and was due to letting off of steam.

NPCIL reassures scientists on Kudankulam nuclear plant safety

NPCIL has sought to reassure a group of scientists who had raised concerns over the safety of KNPP, saying all equipment installed there has undergone multi-stage quality checks.

Sixty scientists voice concern over Kudankulam safety

Sixty leading scientists have voiced concern over safety of the Kudankulam nuclear power project and sought "renewed study" of safety issues by an independent panel of experts.

Further delay in commissioning Kudankulam N-plant

India`s atomic power plant operator, Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) has shifted the commissioning of the first 1,000 MW unit at the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) to June 2013.