Koodankulam Nuclear Power Plant: Minnie Vaid Narrates the Less Heard Saga of a Huge Peaceful Mass Resistance with Women in Front

Koodankulam Nuclear Power Plant: Minnie Vaid Narrates the Less Heard Saga of a Huge Peaceful Mass Resistance with Women in Front

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Koodankulam (or Kudankulam, in the official lexicon) Nuclear Power Plant is anchored in an Inter-Governmental Agreement (IGA) signed on 20 November 1988 between India and the then USSR. This initial agreement provided for supply and construction of two nuclear reactors on the…

18 year old environmental activist selected to address un high level meeting on nuclear disarmament

18 year old environmental activist selected to address un high level meeting on nuclear disarmament

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Dear friends, The United Nations and its member countries should focus more on disarmament for sustainable development’ says 18 year old environmental activist and youth leader Kehkashan Basu. Ms Basu, who is originally from United Arab Emirates and now lives in Canada,…

Tackling the U.S. / North Korea Standoff : The Relevance of the Rajiv Gandhi Action Plan

Tackling the U.S. / North Korea Standoff : The Relevance of the Rajiv Gandhi Action Plan

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Part Two (Click here to read Part One.) Whither Disarmament? In the early 1970s, the then ongoing U.S. war against Vietnam had a profound impact on all concerned human-beings across the world. In September 1972, an International NGO Conference on Disarmament was organized…