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Mar 28, 2017
UN nuclear weapons' ban: India not participating in talks, says it's not convincedIndia is not participating in the first UN conference in more than 20 years on a global nuclear weapons ban which opened here amid objections from major nuclear powers.
Mar 08, 2017
India's nuclear record is 'cleaner', but Pakistan also needs NSG membership, claims ChinaDespite India's "cleaner record compared to Pakistan", no discrimination should be made while considering their bids to join the 48-nation Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG), a Communist Party of China official said on Tuesday.
Jan 12, 2017
Pakistan pitches for MTCR membership, says doesn't want to join arms race in South AsiaNotably, India was successful in joining MTCR, ahead of Pakistan's all-weather ally China, whose application is pending since 2004.
Dec 28, 2016
New NSG draft bill may ease India's entry into elite groupThe 48-nation NSG is a nuclear technology control organisation formed in 1975 in response to India's first nuclear weapons test,
Dec 24, 2016
Donald Trump is merely echoing Barack Obama's nuclear weapons policyThere is no need to get all hot and bothered about Donald Trump's tweet especially since US President Barack Obama, despite his previous commitment to a nuclear-free world, has gone ahead and pushed for a massive nuclear weapons programme in the US. Trump is merely echoing Obama
Nov 14, 2016
China may support India-Japan nuclear deal if NPT obligations metChina cautiously backed the India-Japan nuclear deal signed during PM Modi's Tokyo visit, saying all countries are entitled for peaceful use of nuclear energy if they meet the international non-proliferation obligations.
Nov 13, 2016
Termination clause in nuclear deal with Japan not binding on India, insists govtThe just-signed historic civil nuclear deal with Japan has a "termination" clause which the government here insists is not binding on India but merely records the "views" of the Japanese side considering its "special sensitivities".
Nov 12, 2016
Indo-Japan civil nuclear deal: Despite the anti-nuclear test stance, it's a win-win for allDespite a few initial concerns, both India and Japan have much to gain from the new Indo-Japan civil nuclear deal. While it will help India meet its energy requirements, Japanese companies will find a new market and way to assert their position in Asia
Nov 11, 2016
Narendra Modi should tighten leash on Manohar Parrikar for his, India's interestsFor defence minister Manohar Parrikar to talk loosely about India’s nuclear prowess at a time when the PM was en route Japan is unconscionable
Oct 29, 2016
India abstains from voting on nuclear weapons ban at UN; reaffirms stand against NPTA UN General Assembly committee has adopted a resolution to launch negotiations next year on a new treaty outlawing nuclear weapons, even as India abstained saying it is not convinced the move can lead to a comprehensive instrument on nuclear disarmament