Nuclear Policy

  • 'Iran may return to former nuclear policies if talks fail' June 23, 2014

    Tehran: Iran may return to its nuclear policies before the interim deal last November if nuclear talks between Iran and the world powers fail to end in "proper results," Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad-Javad Zarif said here ON Sunday. "It is very likely that the talks will bear results, if the other...
  • India's 'no first use' nuclear policy may change under BJP-led NDA rule April 7, 2014

    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, but...
  • Pak rapidly developing its nuke arsenal: report April 11, 2012

    Washington: Estimated to have more nuclear weapons than India, Pakistan is rapidly developing and expanding its atomic arsenal, spending about $ 2.5 billion a year to develop such weapons, a report has said. "Pakistan has been rapidly developing and expanding its nuclear arsenal, increasing its capacity to produce plutonium, and testing...
  • 'No first use' nuke policy to continue: Krishna March 16, 2011

    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. Government...