It’s difficult to say if the threat reported here a couple of weeks ago have increased however; news sources in India today say that the government has tightened security at its nuclear facilities, assigning a rapid response military team to complement civil protection measures after intelligence warnings the sites were a prime target for militants.
There are 22 nuclear reactors across the country, some of them close to crowded cities such as Mumbai, and guarding them is seen as a security challenge for a country of 1.1 billion people.
- Christine Todd Whitman: The Case for Nuclear Power Is as Strong as Ever (huffingtonpost.com)
- Nuclear Technology To Be Exported To India (news.sky.com)
- Britain to allow export of civil nuclear technology to India (guardian.co.uk)