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Despite Some Protests, India Pushes Forward With Ambitious Nuclear Plans04:08
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Indians participate in a candle light vigil in Ahmadabad, India, on Monday to protest the country's plans to increase its nuclear power by 600 percent.  (AP)
Indians participate in a candle light vigil in Ahmadabad, India, on Monday to protest the country's plans to increase its nuclear power by 600 percent. (AP)

Japan's nuclear crisis has countries around the world reevaluating their nuclear energy programs. But in India, it's full steam ahead.  Right now, 20 nuclear reactors are operating in that country. And despite some protests since the Fukushima disaster, there are plans to build dozens more nuclear plants in India, increasing nuclear power at least six-fold.  We look at India's plans with MV Ramana, a physicist with the Program on Science and Global Security at Princeton University.

This segment aired on April 13, 2011.

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