Pakistan picked the Carnegie International Nuclear Policy Conference -- the ultimate gathering of the world's nuclear experts-- to carp about the deal. Here's why they should give it a rest.
The US, the UK, France and Russia were among those that backed membership for India in the NSG, but China is dragging its feet and emphasising the need for equal treatment in South Asia".
The Summit is expected to be attended by 45 heads of state or governments, including US President Barack Obama, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev and Chinese President Hu Jintao.
A top Republican Senator has said the nuclear liability bill is "fundamentally inconsistent" with the liability regime that the international community is seeking to achieve .
India is looking at an ambitious proposal by Russia for setting up a joint enrichment and reprocessing facility which could help skirt the tough new NSG guidelines, but has not reached a conclusion yet, official sources said today.
India and the US are expected to seek common ground on the implementation of civil nuclear deal later this month.
The US administration isn't entirely happy with Indian concessions limiting the liability of nuclear equipment suppliers in the event of accidents. More hard bargaining lies ahead.
Describing the US-India defence ties as "strong and growing," a top US official has told lawmakers that the civil nuclear deal between the two countries would lead to increased defence trade.
In her memoirs, former US diplomat Condoleeza Rice recalls Gaddafi's creepy crush on her - and how Manmohan Singh nearly chickened out of the civilian nuclear deal with the US.