Articles by Nityanand Jayaraman

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Fukushima Two Years Later: Lessons for India
Nityanand Jayaraman - CounterCurrents, 18 Mar 2013

The Independent Commission appointed by the Japanese parliament to investigate the accident observed that while natural disasters may have triggered the nuclear events, the meltdown itself was “profoundly manmade.” The Commission concluded that “The. . .accident was the result of collusion between the government, the regulators and TEPCO, and the lack of governance by said parties.”

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Of Delays, Corruption and Half-Truths
Nityanand Jayaraman, Tehelka – TRANSCEND Media Service, 4 Feb 2013

No questions were raised when India’s nuclear regulator has gave nod to repeat the full systems test at the first unit of Koodankulam atomic power project in Tamil Nadu. On January 25 [2013], newspapers reported official statements regarding yet another delay in commissioning the Koodankulam plant. Even a child will tell you that you need to repeat a test only if you have failed in the first instance.

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Nityanand Jayaraman, Special to CorpWatch, 6 Dec 2009

Babu Lal Gaur is a much-reviled man in the slums that surround the derelict Union Carbide factory in Bhopal. As the Minister of Gas Relief and Rehabilitation in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh, he is responsible for the welfare of the more than half a million survivors of the 1984 Bhopal Gas tragedy. […]

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