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US for international convention to resolve nuclear liability issue

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 11, 2014, 19:29

Seeking to fast-track Indo-US civil nuclear energy cooperation, Washington on Tuesday suggested that the two countries opt for international convention to resolve impasse over liability in case of accidents, a stand that may not be in tune with New Delhi`s position.

Opposition criticises UPA Govt for clearing contentious nuke liability bill

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 25, 2013, 15:49

India is making a last-minute push to close a nuclear deal in time for a meeting between US President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.

Cabinet clears Nuclear Liability Clause ahead of PM`s UNGA visit

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 25, 2013, 09:07

The CCS on Wednesday cleared the contentious Nuclear Liability Clause, paving way for signing of an agreement between Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) and America`s Westinghouse.

BJP apprehensive over nuclear pact clause

Last Updated: Monday, September 23, 2013, 10:38

BJP expressed apprehension that government-owned Nuclear Power Corporation of India would give up the "right to recourse" in pact likely to be signed soon with US firm Westinghouse, a statement said.

Govt allays fears on civil nuclear projects

Last Updated: Friday, September 20, 2013, 19:42

Amid indications that a nuclear contract would be signed with a US company soon, India on Friday asserted that the liability law will apply to all agreements that are inked with any country.

India addressing concerns of US nuclear suppliers: Shiv Shankar Menon

Last Updated: Friday, September 20, 2013, 14:29

India is "close to" clinching commercial aspect of civil nuclear deal with US and addressing concerns of US suppliers over its nuclear liability law, National Security Adviser Shiv Shankar Menon said.

Centre diluting nuclear liability law? Cabinet meet today

Last Updated: Friday, September 20, 2013, 09:27

Central cabinet will discuss nuclear liability law ahead of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh`s US visit with reports suggesting that an agreement will be signed which may not be in tune with the law.

Is it PM`s ‘gift’ to US nuclear companies? asks BJP

Last Updated: Thursday, September 19, 2013, 18:51

BJP on Thursday said reports of India compromising on crucial clauses in the Nuclear Liability Act regarding fixing of liability is "worrisome".

‘Utmost care and consideration’ for Indian consumers, assures Khurshid on n-liability bill

Last Updated: Thursday, September 19, 2013, 16:24

Khurshid reiterated that there was no question of going back on the Parliament’s stand, and that negotiations with the United States of America were a two-way street.

Centre bypassing nuclear liability law ahead of PM`s US visit?

Last Updated: Thursday, September 19, 2013, 15:20

Ahead of Prime Minister`s visit to the US, a controversy has broken out over the nuclear liability law with reports suggesting that an agreement will be signed which may not be in tune with the law.

Govt`s rush to dilute nuclear liability bill questioned

Last Updated: Thursday, September 19, 2013, 13:35

Opposition leaders, security analysts and experts have questioned the UPA Government`s reported move to attempt a dilution of the Nuclear Liability Bill to suit the needs of the US Government.

`Absolute liability must on nuclear suppliers`

Last Updated: Sunday, March 17, 2013, 20:32

The nuclear liability act should ensure "absolute" responsibility of suppliers to pay adequate compensation to victims in the wake of accidents, experts said.