Non-Proliferation Treaty

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India to make a strong bid for NSG membership

28 May 2018

India to make a strong bid for NSG membership

India will make another strong bid to enter the elite Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) - a club of 48 countries that deal with nuclear technology and fissile material.

India's entry into Wassenaar Arrangement may boost NSG prospects

08 Dec 2017

India's entry into Wassenaar Arrangement may boost NSG prospects

In a major development, the elite export control regime Wassenaar Arrangement (WA) has agreed to accept India's application for membership.

India continues to work for NSG membership despite Beijing's snub

21 Jun 2017

India continues to work for NSG membership despite Beijing's snub

This time last year, India was campaigning hard to garner support for its membership in the coveted Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG).

Trump may mediate Indo-Pak peace process

04 Apr 2017

Trump may mediate Indo-Pak peace process

US ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley hinted that US President Donald Trump may involve himself in the Indo-Pak peace process.

White House: President Trump would host PM Modi this year

29 Mar 2017

White House: President Trump would host PM Modi this year

In a statement on Tuesday, the White House said President Trump was looking forward to host Prime Minister Modi later this year.

India to use judicial declaration to strengthen case against Azhar

27 Feb 2017

India to use judicial declaration to strengthen case against Azhar

The Mohali court intends to declare JeM chief Masood Azhar as a proclaimed offender in an attempt to strengthen the international case against him.

Bilateral cooperation more important than disputes: China

26 Feb 2017

Bilateral cooperation more important than disputes: China

Acknowledging Indian Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar's visit to Beijing, Chinese ambassador to India, Luo Zhaohui, said bilateral cooperation is more important than disputes.

Beijing says there is no evidence against Masood Azhar

17 Feb 2017

Beijing says there is no evidence against Masood Azhar

China clarified that India has not provided sufficient evidence for Beijing to support sanctioning Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) chief Masood Azhar at the UN.

US moves for sanctions against Masood Azhar, China opposes

07 Feb 2017

US moves for sanctions against Masood Azhar, China opposes

USA, supported by UK and France, moved a proposal in the United Nations' Sanctions Committee 1267 in the second half of January to designate JeM Chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist.

Trump invites Modi to America during phone call

25 Jan 2017

Trump invites Modi to America during phone call

President Donald Trump has invited PM Narendra Modi to visit the US later this year during a phone call between both leaders.

China blocks Azhar vote, India's NSG bid

30 Dec 2016

China blocks Azhar vote, India's NSG bid

China once again blocked India's motion to designate JeM Chief Masood Azhar as a terrorist at the UN; India said it would continue to push to place Azhar on the global terror list.

Indo-Japan N-deal termination clause is non-binding

14 Nov 2016

Indo-Japan N-deal termination clause is non-binding

The Indo-Japan civil nuclear agreement contains a termination clause, which has specific conditions cited by Japan for terminating the agreement.

India, Japan sign a rare civil nuclear deal

13 Nov 2016

India, Japan sign a rare civil nuclear deal

India and Japan entered a landmark civil nuclear energy pact after six years.

India pushes SCS issue to counter NSG stand-off

07 Nov 2016

India pushes SCS issue to counter NSG stand-off

India has been pushing to rake up the South China Sea (SCS) issue, in response to China's repeated rejections of sanctioning Masood Azhar and India's NSG bid.

China supplies nuclear reactors to Pakistan, contradicts NPT

01 Aug 2016

China supplies nuclear reactors to Pakistan, contradicts NPT

The Arms Control Association on 15th July, 2016 released a report which assessed progress on non-proliferation.