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NSG waiver, Indo-US nuclear deal disturbed stability: Pakistan

Pakistan's Foreign Secretary Aizaz Ahmed Chowdhary said the waiver by the NSG created an opportunity for India to heavily increase its fissile material stocks.

Feb 12, 2016, 18:46 PM IST

It's a canard that Kalam was reluctant to appoint Sonia Gandhi as PM: Manmohan Singh

  APJ Abdul Kalam backed the nuclear deal India inked with the United States in 2005 and it is a "total canard" that the then president (Kalam) was reluctant to appoint Sonia Gandhi as the prime minister, former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has said.

Jul 29, 2015, 21:10 PM IST

'This was possible only because it was India'

“Make no mistake. This (nuclear deal) has been possible only because it was India.”

Jul 21, 2015, 10:14 AM IST

Manmohan Singh wanted to call off nuclear deal after US' killer proposals

Manmohan Singh told his team to "call off" the Indo-US civil nuclear deal a night before its scheduled announcement by President George Bush after Americans came with a killer proposal to let India have just two of its nuclear reactors out of the international safeguards, a top aide of the former prime minister has said.

Jul 14, 2015, 12:46 PM IST

Will consider rejoining CPI-M if approached properly, says Somnath Chatterjee

Former Lok Sabha Speaker and CPI(M) veteran Somnath Chatterjee, who was expelled from the party in 2008, on Tuesday said he would consider rejoining the party if "approached properly."

Jun 17, 2015, 00:43 AM IST

Congress demands inquiry into Amar Singh's 'donations' to Clinton Foundation

Congress Friday said there should be an inquiry into questions reportedly raised in a book whether former Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh had paid the Clinton Foundation for supporting Indo-US nuclear deal in 2008.

May 01, 2015, 20:25 PM IST

US okay with n-deal understanding but firms will decide

From the US perspective, the "breakthrough understandings" on the India-US civil nuclear deal can advance it towards commercial opportunities, but the industry will have to make its own decisions, according to a senior US official.

Feb 27, 2015, 10:48 AM IST

US hopeful of investing in India's nuclear projects

The US has expressed hoped that its companies would participate in India's nuclear projects as the country has reached an understanding with America about its existing nuclear liability regime.

Feb 10, 2015, 09:44 AM IST

No 'novel or unique' provision for US in nuclear understanding

The text of the Administrative Arrangement (AA) under the Indo-US nuclear deal contains no "novel or unique" provisions and is totally consistent with IAEA safeguards, government said on Monday.

Feb 09, 2015, 22:05 PM IST

Govt trying to 'obfuscate' nuclear liability law: CPI(M)

CPI(M) on Sunday attacked the BJP government for trying to "obfuscate" the nuclear liability law and said it would strongly oppose any move to amend the law or "manipulate" rules to promote the interest of US nuclear suppliers.

Feb 08, 2015, 22:29 PM IST

Govt likely to face Opposition heat in Parliament on nuke issue

Government is expected to face much flak from the Opposition in the Budget session of Parliament on the nuclear liability issue in the wake of the breakthrough on the Indo-US nuclear deal.

Feb 03, 2015, 21:11 PM IST

Obama's message on tolerance was 'universal': US ambassador

Days after the US President made a strong pitch for religious tolerance during an address here, US Ambassador to India Richard Verma on Friday downplayed that it was a subtle message to India, saying Barack Obama's message was "universal" and he was speaking as much for American people as for Indians.

Jan 30, 2015, 19:03 PM IST

Resolution of Kashmir issue pivotal for regional peace: Pakistan

Upping its ante on Kashmir, Pakistan on Thursday said resolving the long-standing issue was "pivotal" to the regional peace and security as it called on the international community for a "sustainable and lasting solution" to the dispute.

Jan 29, 2015, 19:38 PM IST

Pakistan opposes UN Council permanent seat to India

Pakistan Thursday reiterated its opposition to grant a permanent seat on UN Security Council to India and insisted on reforms to make the forum more democratic.

Jan 29, 2015, 19:34 PM IST

Strategic imbalance to rise due to Indo-US defence ties: Pakistan

Pakistan on Thursday voiced concern over increasing defence cooperation between India and the US saying it would "only add to the conventional asymmetry and strategic instability" in South Asia.

Jan 29, 2015, 19:25 PM IST

Watched by Obama, India displays military might, diverse culture on 66th Republic Day

Watched by US President Barack Obama, India on Monday displayed its military might and rich cultural diversity during the dazzling 66th Republic Day parade in the Capital which was wrapped in an unprecedented security blanket.

Jan 27, 2015, 00:46 AM IST

Did govt hold back on display of military might, wonders Tewari

As India showcased its rich cultural diversity and military might with the US President Barack Obama watching on Monday at the 66th Republic Day parade, Congress leader Manish Tewari questioned why the government did not display its strategic assets this time.

Jan 26, 2015, 23:06 PM IST

Modi govt "cementing" India as "subordinate" ally of US: CPI-M

US President Barack Obama's India visit will be followed up by "greater neo-liberal reforms" in the country, CPI(M) leader Sitaram Yechury on Monday said as he accused the NDA government of cementing India's position as a 'subordinate ally' of America.

Jan 26, 2015, 23:04 PM IST

Russia, India remain strategic partners: Russia

In view of the growing strategic partnership between Washington and New Delhi, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Igor Morgulov said Monday that Russia and India remain strategic partners and no external influence can affect them.

Jan 26, 2015, 22:54 PM IST

Hours before Republic Day parade, body found in kiosk near Rajpath

The body of an unidentified youth was today found inside a kiosk near Udyog Bhawan, which stands about 100-m away from Rajpath, the venue of the Republic Day parade, just a few hours before the event began, sending security agencies into a tizzy.

Jan 26, 2015, 22:51 PM IST