Nuclear Policy

  • India's 'no first use' nuclear policy may change under BJP-led NDA rule 07-04-2014 10:21 PM

    New Delhi: The opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), widely tipped to form the next government, pledged on Monday to revise India's nuclear doctrine, whose central principle is that New Delhi would not be first to use atomic weapons in a conflict. Unveiling its election manifesto, the party gave no details,...
  • 'No first use' nuke policy to continue: Krishna 16-03-2011 05:15 PM

    New Delhi: The Government on Wednesday rejected Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Jaswant Singh's suggestion for a revisit of the 'no first use' policy for nuclear weapons, saying the existing doctrine, announced by the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) regime, will continue. "Our policy (no first use) remains as it exists....