Senate Vote Results

  • Rice reminds N-deal rider: No testing or auto cut-off October 2, 2008

    Washington: The landmark India-US civil nuclear deal received a resounding 86-13 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 N-deal approval | 'Most serious consequences' October 2, 2008

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

    New Delhi: The 100-member US Senate early Thursday morning approved the landmark Indo-US nuclear deal after a two-and-a-half-hour debate, paving the way for the much-touted 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...