Hyde Act

  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Markey says House nod to N-deal nothing to cheer about September 28, 2008

    Washington: Congressman Ed Markey, a known opponent of the Indo-US nuclear deal, has said the passage of a bill on the subject by a 298-117 vote in the House of Representatives was nothing to cheer about as Republicans hailed the move as a step forward in strengthening bilateral ties. "More...
  • US aims to make us strategically subservient: Shourie September 15, 2008

    How credible are the Bhartiya Janta Party’s concerns about the 123 agreement and the NSG waiver? Those are the key issues Karan Thapar explored on the Devil's Advocate with one of the parties most outspoken critics Arun Shourie. Karan Thapar: Let’s start with your central objection that the 123 agreement...
  • SP wants amendment of the Hyde Act July 28, 2008

    Lucknow: After backing the United Progressive Alliance Government on Indo-US nuclear deal, Samajwadi Party on Monday said India should press the United States to amend the Hyde Act passed by the American Congress or enact a law in Parliament to counter its provisions. "There are certain provisions in the Hyde Act...
  • US State Secy says time running out for N-Deal March 5, 2008

    New Delhi: American diplomats have been sending signals on the Indo-US Nuclear deal to the Indian Government. Visiting US Assistant Secretary of State, Richard Boucher has warned that time is running out for the nuclear deal. Boucher said the nuclear deal, complete with the IAEA safeguards agreement and NSG approval, must...
  • Boucher comes calling to discuss N-deal March 4, 2008

    New Delhi: US Assistant Secretary, Richard Boucher met Foreign Secretary Shiv Shankar Menon and other senior officials in the Ministry of External Affairs on Tuesday morning. Predictably, the Indo-US Nuclear Deal topped the agenda of the meeting. Boucher's visit comes just three weeks before External Affairs Minister, Pranab Mukherjee's official visit...
  • Lookaheads: What's making news today September 14, 2007

    New Delhi: Lok Sabha will hear the case of eight MPs who have complained of breach of privilege against the Indian envoy to the US, Ronen Sen. The Left parties are expected to submit a note to the UPA-Left Commitee, articulating their apprehensions on the implications of the US Hyde...
  • Lookaheads: What's making news today September 14, 2007

    New Delhi: Lok Sabha will hear the case of eight MPs who have complained of breach of privilege against the Indian envoy to the US, Ronen Sen. The Left parties are expected to submit a note to the UPA-Left Commitee, articulating their apprehensions on the implications of the US Hyde...
  • PM talks tough, says no going back on N-deal August 8, 2007

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is in no mood to relent on the Indo-US nuclear deal. A day after the Left demanded that the 123 Agreement be renegotiated the Government categorically rejected the red brigade’s demands. PMO sources told CNN-IBN that a re-negotiation of the text is not necessary...
  • Hyde Act not binding, says Bush December 19, 2006

    New Delhi: Seeking to allay concerns in India over the Nuclear deal, President Bush has assured Prime Minister Manmohan Singh that what India sees as prescriptive provisions will not be American foreign policy. "Extraneous and prescriptive provisions of the Hyde Act are only advisory and will not be my foreign policy,"...
  • Advani rips apart Indo-US N-deal December 18, 2006

    New Delhi: Senior BJP leader and former Union home minister LK Advani on Monday ripped apart the enabling US Act on the Indo-US nuclear deal, saying India’s nuclear swaraj is at stake and alleging that the UPA Government was out to mortgage India’s foreign policy to US. Advani claimed that the...