Condoleezza Rice

  • Gujarat riots no longer an issue, left the past behind: Condoleezza Rice December 10, 2013

    Speaking to Karan Thapar on Devil's Advocate this week, former US secretary of state Condoleezza Rice said, "I think we have put behind us the past and we have established the foundation for the future and now it's a matter of pursuing on a consistent basis at all levels in...
  • US will work with Narendra Modi if he becomes PM: Condoleezza Rice December 10, 2013

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party, riding high on its victory in the recent assembly elections, has more reason to cheer. In a major boost to BJP Prime Ministerial Narendra Modi, former US secretary of state Condoleezza Rice claimed the Gujarat riots were no longer an issue and the US...
  • India-US share a common goal of curbing terrorism, Condoleezza Rice December 7, 2013

    New Delhi: Former US secretary of State Condoleezza Rice assured India that the United States is together with India in its demand for bringing an end to terrorism. "There is no justification of taking innocent lives. India-US share a common goal of curbing terrorism," she said. Speaking at the HT Leadership...
  • Hillary top contender for 2016 US president poll: Survey February 15, 2013

    Washington: Former US secretary of state Hillary Clinton has emerged as the frontrunner for the 2016 presidential race, according to a new survey. The latest Fox News poll asks the simple question, "Would this person make a good president?" Out of a dozen potential 2016 candidates, the top two picks...
  • Indo-US nuke deal had almost collapsed: Rice October 27, 2011

    Washington: The Indo-US nuclear deal had virtually collapsed as Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice told President George W Bush it was not going to work and the entire administration had given up on it. "I called the President (Bush). 'It isn't going to work. Singh just can't make it happen,' I...
  • Manmohan wasn't the champion of N-deal: Rice October 26, 2011

    New Delhi: Former US secretary of state Condoleezza Rice's book 'No Higher Honor' may embarrass Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on the Indo-US civil nuclear deal issue when it releases later this month. The book is believed to present the first insider account of the negotiations leading to the India-US nuclear...
  • International community wants end to Mugabe's misrule December 22, 2008

    New Delhi: It is finally time for Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe to go or that is what the US and most of the international community is saying. The US is withdrawing support from Mugabe's power-sharing deal with opposition leader Thabo Mbeki. Speaking to the media at Washington on Sunday, US Secretary...
  • US ties with Pak hinge on its reponse to Mumbai attacks December 8, 2008

    Washington: The United States on Sunday denied that it had set a 48-hour deadline to Pakistan to act against Lashker-e-Toiba (LeT), but said Washington's relationship with Islamabad hinged on its response to the Mumbai terror attack. Refuting reports that a deadline was set by India and the US, Secretary of...
  • Rice reaches Delhi on India-Pak peace mission December 3, 2008

    New Delhi: US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice was due in New Delhi on Wednesday as part of intense US efforts to ease tension between India and Pakistan that has surged over the Mumbai attacks. The top US military commander was also visiting the nuclear-armed south Asian rivals and India's...
  • India looks beyond US for nuclear trade October 11, 2008

    Washington: India clearly views its nuclear deal with the US as opening the door to resuming nuclear trade with the rest of the world too, indicating American firms should not expect any preferential treatment. "We look forward to working with US companies on the commercial steps that will follow to implement...
  • 123 pact signed, Rice calls the deal 'unprecedented' October 11, 2008

    Washington: The United States and India Nuclear Cooperation and Nonproliferation Enhancement Act was signed into law by US President George W Bush on Wednesday. And after two days, the bilateral agreement was also signed. The historic Benjamin Franklin Room at the US State Department was the venue for the signing...
  • Done Deal: India, US seal landmark nuclear pact October 11, 2008

    Washington: With India's concerns over India-US civil nuclear deal met, External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee and Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice signed the bilateral 123 pact - the final document of the Indo-US nuclear deal - to seal the landmark accord. Mukherjee and Rice inked the "Agreement for Cooperation between...
  • Why was Modi denied US visa, Advani asks Rice October 5, 2008

    New Delhi: Senior BJP leader L K Advani on Saturday raised the issue of US denial of visa to Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi at his meeting with US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice. Confirming this, BJP spokesperson Prakash Javadekar said Advani asked Rice how the US State Department had issued...
  • Wrap up: Rice in India, N-deal not signed | Details October 5, 2008

    New Delhi: US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice’s visit to India ended without the Indo-US civil nuclear deal being inked. Though, Rice said that Washington believes that the deal is done, External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee said that New Delhi will wait for President George W Bush to first sign...
  • Left stages 'Black Day' march against Indo-US N deal October 4, 2008

    New Delhi: Left activists staged a ''Black Day'' demonstration in the national capital on Saturday in protest against the UPA Government's decision to move ahead with the Indo-US nuclear deal. Led by senior CPI(M) leader Sitaram Yechury and CPI leader D Raja, the activists marched towards the Hyderabad House in Delhi...
  • Indo-US nuclear deal will be signed soon: Pranab October 5, 2008

    New Delhi: US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice’s India visit ended without the Indo-US civil nuclear deal being inked but she hoped that the deal will be a reality soon. Addressing a press conference after meeting External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee in New Delhi, Rice said US President George W Bush...
  • N-deal, defence sales different channels: Rice October 4, 2008

    Washington: Brushing aside the notion that the Indo-US civil nuclear deal smoothens the way for American defence sales, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has said the military deals are being discussed through "another channel" which will continue as well. "No" replied Rice when asked by reporters if the civil nuclear agreement...
  • Rice arrives, but N-deal may not be signed today October 4, 2008

    New Delhi: There seems to be a last-minute hiccup in the signing of the Indo-US nuclear deal even as US Secretary of State, Condoleezza Rice has arrived in New Delhi. It seems as if the Americans side is in for a dissapointment because India has made it clear that there will...
  • US fuels India's concerns, no word on fuel supply October 4, 2008

    New Delhi: The United States of America has rejected an Indian demand made just hours before US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice lands in Delhi for a written assurance from President George W Bush to strengthen fuel supplies. The deal is ready to be inked between Rice and External Affairs Minister...
  • India will stick to moratorium on N-test: Pranab October 3, 2008

    New Delhi: The joy of the passage of Indo-US civil nuclear deal by the US Senate on Thursday was dampened a bit when Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said that a nuclear test by India will result in "most serious consequences". Reacting to Rice's statement, External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee...
  • Rice reminds N-deal rider: No testing or auto cut-off October 2, 2008

    Washington: The landmark India-US civil nuclear deal received a resounding 86-13 approval from the Senate, but not before Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice had assured that a nuclear test by India will result in "most serious consequences". As the Senate began a debate on the approval legislation Wednesday Rice sent a...
  • US Senate passes Indo-US nuclear deal October 2, 2008

    New Delhi: The much-touted and widely debated Indo-US nuclear deal cleared its last legislative hurdle early Thursday morning, as US Senate passed it after a two-and-a-half-hour debate, with members from across the political divide supporting the landmark accord. In the 100-member Senate, 86 members voted for the deal, while 13...
  • N-deal: Rice hopeful of a nod | Senate to vote today October 1, 2008

    Washington: The White House is keeping its fingers crossed for Wednesday voting of Indo-US nuclear deal voting. Bush administration rates nuclear deal as a “very high priority” task and US Secretary of State is hopeful of Senate nod to the deal. US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice on Tuesday appreciated...
  • N-deal anxiety on with Rice's India visit on tenterhooks September 28, 2008

    On Board PM's Special Aircraft: The planned visit of US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice to India on October 3 for possible signing of the Indo-US nuclear deal may be rescheduled, a top official in the PM's delegation indicated on Saturday. The US has requested for rescheduling her visit, the official said. Official...
  • Rice to visit India Oct 3 to wrap up N-deal September 28, 2008

    New York: With the nuclear deal poised to get the Congressional nod in a day or two, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice is readying to visit India October 3 to seal the landmark deal. Rice will hold talks with External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee on a wide spectrum of bilateral issues,...
  • N-deal on home stretch, US Cong to vote today September 27, 2008

    New Delhi: The Indo-US Nuclear Deal is in its home stretch. Voting in the US Congress is expected to take place on Saturday night India time, bringing with it closure to a script that has seen many twists and turns. The suspense over the fate of the nuclear deal continues for...
  • India N-deal is prime focus of US Nuclear policy: Rice August 26, 2008

    Washington: US has said the Indo-US nuclear deal, whose fate now rests with the 45-nation Nuclear Suppliers Group, is currently the country's "principal focus" on the civil nuclear front. Asked whether developments in Georgia will affect the US-Russia civilian nuclear deal, US Secretary of State...
  • Respect Georgia's territorial integrity: US to Russia August 9, 2008

    Washington: The US called on Russia to immediately halt hostilities in the break away province of South Ossetia after its air planes pounded three Georgian military bases and other key facilities early on Saturday. "We call on Russia to cease air and missile attacks on Georgia, respect its territorial integrity and...
  • Scrap N-deal if India conducts atomic test, says US lawmaker August 7, 2008

    Washington: A Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) waiver "inconsistent" with Hyde Act will "jeopardise" the Indo-US nuclear deal in Congress,a key US lawmaker has warned the Bush administration, insisting that the group should agree to terminate the pact with India if it conducts an atomic test. Chairman of the crucial...
  • Big deal: Australia may back N-deal at NSG July 25, 2008

    New Delhi: Australia has hinted that it may back the Indo-US Nuclear Deal at the Nuclear Suppliers' Group (NSG). Australian Foreign Minister, Stephen Smith reportedly gave a positive response during a meeting with Minister of State, Anand Sharma, in Singapore - at the sidelines of ASEAN ministerial meet - on Wednesday...