SENATE VOTE RESULTS

  • Rice reminds Ndeal rider: No testing or auto cutoff October 2, 2008

    Washington: The landmark IndiaUS civil nuclear deal received a resounding 8613 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...
  • Bush hails Ndeal approval | 'Most serious consequences' October 2, 2008

    Washington: US President George W Bush on Thursday hailed the approval of the IndoUS nuclear deal by the US Congress, saying it will strengthen global nuclear nonproliferation efforts and assist India in meeting its growing energy needs in a responsible manner. "This legislation will strengthen our global nuclear nonproliferation efforts, protect...
  • US Nthralls India, clears historic nuclear deal October 2, 2008

    New Delhi: The 100member US Senate early Thursday morning approved the landmark IndoUS nuclear deal after a twoandahalfhour debate, paving the way for the muchtouted and widely debated strategic pact to finally be signed by the two countries. The deal cleared its last legislative hurdle with members from across the political...