CIVIL NUCLEAR DEAL

  • PM to leave for UNGA today, likely to hold talks with Nawaz Sharif September 25, 2013

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will leave for the 68th session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York on Wednesday. Meanwhile, the Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) has cleared the way for a civilian nuclear deal on Tuesday evening between Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL)...
  • There is misinformation about US' surveillance programme: John Kerry June 24, 2013

    New Delhi: US Secretary of State John Kerry defended US surveillance programme saying there is a tremendous amount of misinformation about PRISM. Kerry held his first strategic dialogue with India on Monday after taking office. "PRISM does not look into individual emails, listen to phone calls or look at...
  • US Secretary John Kerry meets Salman Khurshid June 24, 2013

    New Delhi: US Secretary of State John Kerry met External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid on Monday. Kerry is in New Delhi for his first strategic dialogue with India after taking office. He is cochairing a strategic dialogue with Khurshid on various issues including India's relations with Pakistan. Kerry will also...
  • US Secretary John Kerry to hold talks with Salman Khurshid June 24, 2013

    New Delhi: US Secretary of State John Kerry is in New Delhi for his first strategic dialogue with India after taking office. He is expected to cochair a strategic dialogue with External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid on Monday on various issues including India's relations with Pakistan. Kerry will also push...
  • India's seabased nuclear deterrent soon: Shyam Saran April 25, 2013

    New Delhi: India's nuclear deterrent is based on a credible nuclear doctrine and is sustained by a "systematic drive to operationalize" its various delivery components, including a seabased one by 201516, Shyam Saran, chairman of the National Security Advisory Board, said in Delhi on Wednesday. Countering critics of India's nuclear weapons...
  • India should implement nuclear deal: US January 13, 2012

    Washington: A senior Obama administration official has said that India should ensure the full implementation of the IndiaUS civil nuclear deal and that New Delhi is aware about this but has not done it yet. "The Indians know very well, how we feel about the necessity to get these things done...
  • US for level playing field in civil nuclear deal November 22, 2011

    Washington: Observing that completing the civilnuclear deal is central to the long term prosperity of IndiaUS relationship, the Obama Administration said ensuring a level playing field for its companies in India's civil nuclear industry is its top priority. "Completing the USIndian civil nuclear cooperation partnership is central to both our nations'...
  • Manmohan wasn't the champion of Ndeal: 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 IndoUS 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 IndiaUS nuclear...
  • India signs civil nuclear deal with South Korea July 25, 2011

    Seoul: India on Monday signed a civil nuclear cooperation deal with South Korea, allowing a framework for Korean companies to participate in atomic power plant projects in the country. The agreement was signed after a meeting between President Pratibha Patil with her South Korean counterpart Lee MyungBak. South Korea has become the...
  • US says no to civil nuclear deal with Pakistan April 8, 2010

    Washington: Hours after Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani said that his country "qualifies for a civilian nuclear deal with the US, like that of India, the Obama Administration in a blunt message told it that such a deal is not on platter of its talks with Islamabad. "We...
  • Govt to seek consensus over Nuke Liability Bill March 31, 2010

    New Delhi: Ahead of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's visit to the US April 12, the government will make another effort to muster political consensus over the contentious civil nuclear liability legislation before the second phase of the budget session. With the political impasse over the bill still persisting, the government...
  • US, Pak likely to discuss Ndeal today March 24, 2010

    New Delhi: India will be concerned as now it is official that a civil nuclear deal for Pakistan is on the agenda for Wednesdays strategic dialogue with the US. It was acknowledged by none other than Secretary of State Hilary Clinton. "I'm sure that's going to be raised and we're...
  • No ties with others at Russia's cost: Manmohan December 7, 2009

    Moscow: India's ties with other countries will "never be at the cost of time tested relationship with Russia", Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said on Monday. Making the opening remarks after meeting President Dmitry Medvedev, Manmohan Singh said: "Our relations with third countries will never be at the cost of time...
  • India, Canada agree on historic nuclear deal November 29, 2009

    Port of Spain: India and Canada have agreed on a civil nuclear deal that will enable New Delhi to access Canadian nuclear technology and uranium after a gap of 34 years. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said the development "augurs extremely well" for the ties between the nations. The deal is likely...
  • Watch: Former US diplomat on IndoUS nuke deal November 24, 2009

    Washingon: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is on his first official visit to the United States in the Obama administration. US President Barack Obama has rolled out a red carpet welcome to the Indian Prime Minister. The two nations are to discuss various issue on this meeting, including the civil...
  • GE hopes to build at least one Indian nuclear plant November 9, 2009

    New Delhi: General Electric Co expects to build at least one nuclear power plant in the country following last year's USIndia civil nuclear cooperation pact, a senior official said on Monday. "We hope that we will get at least one site, order to develop that site," Tejpreet Chopra, President...
  • India need not worry about nuclear deal: US July 16, 2009

    Washington: The US on Wednesday assured India that it should have no apprehension that the G8 decision to put a bar on helping nonNPT countries to reprocess uranium would throw the IndiaUS civil nuclear deal off track. "I don't think there should be any apprehension about the future of the civil...
  • India banks on Bush to push Ndeal November 8, 2006

    New Delhi: Undaunted by results of the US polls, India remains hopeful that the civil nuclear deal will go through Congressional processes this month as it enjoys broadbased bipartisan support. In the event of that not happening, New Delhi is prepared for some "delay" though it maintains that the longer it...