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India not considering any proposal to sign NPT as precondition to join NSG: Government

India not considering any proposal to sign NPT as precondition to join NSG: Government

India is not considering any proposal to sign the NPT as a precondition for joining the NSG, the Lok Sabha was told on Wednesday.

Mar 21, 2018, 18:08 PM IST
No change in stand on India's entry into Nuclear Suppliers Group: China

No change in stand on India's entry into Nuclear Suppliers Group: China

Marring India's chances of entering the 48-member elite club at its crucial meeting next month, China said on Monday that there was no change in its stance on admission of non-NPT states into the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG).

May 22, 2017, 17:09 PM IST

Conference on Disarmament right forum to negotiate nuclear ban: India

Explaining New Delhi's decision to boycott the UN conference on negotiations for a total ban on nuclear weapons in New York, India said on Tuesday that the Geneva-based Conference on Disarmament (CD) is the "right" forum for the endeavour.

Mar 28, 2017, 21:21 PM IST

India not participating in UN negotiations on banning nuclear weapons

India is not participating in the conference on negotiations for a total ban on nuclear weapons that began here Monday.

Mar 28, 2017, 00:52 AM IST

India, Russia discuss disarmament, non-proliferation

India and Russia discussed a wide range of issues during the annual round of bilateral consultations on disarmament and non-proliferation held here, the External Affairs Ministry said on Monday.

Mar 27, 2017, 22:38 PM IST
India first non-NPT nation to sign nuclear deal with Japan: Report

India first non-NPT nation to sign nuclear deal with Japan: Report

India will sign the deal with Japan when Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives in Tokyo for a three-day visit next week.

Nov 06, 2016, 16:57 PM IST
Nuclear proliferation linkages have Pakistan fingerprints: India tells UN

Nuclear proliferation linkages have Pakistan fingerprints: India tells UN

Hitting out at Pakistan, India has said nuclear proliferation linkages active today have clear "Pakistan fingerprints" and an "unbridled" expansion of fissile material under the nexus between state and non-state actors constitutes the biggest threat to peace.

Oct 12, 2016, 13:07 PM IST
UN top court rejects Marshall Islands' bid to sue India on nuclear disarmament

UN top court rejects Marshall Islands' bid to sue India on nuclear disarmament

The UN's highest court on Wednesday threw out a bid by the tiny Marshall Islands to sue India for failing to halt the nuclear arms race, saying it lacked jurisdiction.

Oct 05, 2016, 15:29 PM IST
India, Pakistan nuclear arms race: Top UN court's decision awaited on Marshall Islands' plea

India, Pakistan nuclear arms race: Top UN court's decision awaited on Marshall Islands' plea

The UN's highest court will rule on Wednesday on whether to take up a case brought by the tiny Marshall Islands against India, Pakistan and Britain for allegedly failing to halt the nuclear arms race.

Oct 05, 2016, 12:05 PM IST
China is contradicting NPT consensus by supplying nuclear reactors to Pakistan: Arms Control Association Report

China is contradicting NPT consensus by supplying nuclear reactors to Pakistan: Arms Control Association Report

China has violated the consensus arrived at the 2010 nuclear non-proliferation treaty (NPT) review conference.

Aug 01, 2016, 06:45 AM IST

No country can put itself opposite NPT: China

Amid India's assertion that it will not sign the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) to gain entry into NSG, an adamant China on Thursday said "no country should or can put itself opposite the NPT".

Jul 22, 2016, 00:30 AM IST

Aggressive China asked smaller countries to take anti-India stand at NSG meet: Sources

During the recently held Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) meeting in Seoul, South Korea, China adopted a very coercive and aggressive stance on the issue of India' s membership application, it has emerged.

Jul 12, 2016, 14:15 PM IST

China remains unmoved, says NSG will not discuss India's bid

In a major blow to India, China on Friday said that the NSG will not discuss its membership bid into the elite group.

Jun 24, 2016, 10:10 AM IST

'NSG applications of Pakistan, India should be considered together'

Pakistan Thursday said its application for membership of the Nuclear Suppliers Group should be considered "simultaneously" with that of India on the basis of "uniform and non-discriminatory" criteria.

Jun 23, 2016, 20:34 PM IST
Not targeting India, only concerned about NPT regime: China

Not targeting India, only concerned about NPT regime: China

China on Tuesday called for detailed discussions on whether “India and other countries” who have not signed the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) can join the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG), amid new diplomatic push by influential members of the 48-member grouping to admit New Delhi.

Jun 21, 2016, 14:51 PM IST
'China could support India's NSG bid if it promises to comply with NPT stipulations'

'China could support India's NSG bid if it promises to comply with NPT stipulations'

 China said on Thursday that India has to comply with nuclear non-proliferation rules and have an independent foreign policy for China to support its bid to join the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG).

Jun 16, 2016, 21:25 PM IST
More talks needed to build consensus on India’s entry to NSG, says China

More talks needed to build consensus on India’s entry to NSG, says China

Membership of NSG will help India significantly expand its atomic energy sector.

Jun 12, 2016, 15:06 PM IST
NSG unlikely to grant India membership this month: Report

NSG unlikely to grant India membership this month: Report

The Nuclear Suppliers Group controls trade in advanced nuclear technologies.

Jun 08, 2016, 15:08 PM IST
Divisions still persist in NSG over India's entry: China

Divisions still persist in NSG over India's entry: China

Sticking to its stand that new members should sign the NPT, the Ministry said, "the NSG is part and parcel of the international non-proliferation regime".

Jun 04, 2016, 22:25 PM IST
India rejects China's contention on signing NPT, says France was included in NSG without signing it

India rejects China's contention on signing NPT, says France was included in NSG without signing it

China has opposed India's bid to get NSG membership on the ground that it was yet to sign the NPT. 

May 20, 2016, 22:35 PM IST