Nuclear Suppliers Group
27 Aug 2019
UN chief agrees to support India in its NSG bid
In a welcome development for India, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday told Prime Minister Narendra Modi that he would help New Delhi in its bid to get a seat on table of Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG).
14 Mar 2019
India, US agree to build six nuclear-power plants in India
India and US have agreed to build six American nuclear power plants in India, in a boost to bilateral civil nuclear energy cooperation.
04 Nov 2018
China backs Pakistan's 'quest for peace through dialogue' with India
China today said it supported Pakistan's "quest for peace through dialogue" to settle the outstanding disputes with India as it backed Islamabad's "engagement" with the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG).
13 Sep 2018
Will continue advocating for India's membership in NSG: US
India hasn't been able to secure membership of the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) because of China's veto, a Trump Administration official said today, asserting that the US will continue advocating for India's membership in the group as it meets all the criteria.
06 Sep 2018
India, US hold first '2+2' talks: All details here
On Thursday, India and the US signed a crucial agreement on military communications that could see Washington sell more arms to New Delhi.
02 Jun 2018
5 ways Trump administration favored India
Indians love Donald Trump! Ok, that's untrue, but admittedly we all are intrigued by the man who 'very' often uses the word 'very' even though it's 'very' much not needed.
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.
22 Apr 2018
PM Modi visiting China to hold talks with President Xi
PM Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping will hold a summit meeting in Wuhan city China April from April 27-28 to improve bilateral relations, China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi announced today.
26 Mar 2018
US sanctions on Pakistani companies could boost India's NSG bid
On the back of passing a spending bill which incorporates US President Trump's warnings of freezing security aid, the US has added seven Pakistani companies to the list of foreign entities that are subject to sanctions in the form of stringent export control measures.
08 Mar 2018
Indian elephant, Chinese dragon must dance together: Chinese Foreign Minister
Speaking for the first time on bilateral ties this year, China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi today said the Chinese dragon and Indian elephant must not fight but dance with each other.
01 Jan 2018
Now, China's PLA accuses Indian troops of being aggressive
India and China ended 2017 on a positive note by declaring truce along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) after the special representative (SR) dialogue.
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.
08 Dec 2017
Russia pleads India's case to China over NSG membership
Russia's Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov has said his country is speaking to China at "all levels" for India's inclusion to the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG).
01 Sep 2017
PM Modi meets Swiss President, discusses NSG membership, black money
Prime Minister Narendra Modi held talks with Swiss President Doris Leuthard on important matters concerning bilateral relations during the latter's visit to New Delhi.
02 Aug 2017
Gen. Bajwa: Pakistan "indebted" to China over support on Kashmir
Pakistan Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa said Pakistan is "indebted" to all-weather ally China for its "unflinching support" over the Kashmir issue, the Nuclear Suppliers Group's expansion and the Shanghai Cooperation Organization.
25 Jun 2017
Modi's Portugal visit: 11 agreements signed to boost research, start-ups
Kicking off his three-nation foreign tour, PM Modi stopped by Portugal and held talks with Portuguese PM Antonio Costa on intensifying bilateral co-operation.
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).
09 Jun 2017
Modi, Xi Jinping to hold talks at SCO summit
Official sources have confirmed that PM Modi will meet Chinese President Xi Jinping on the sidelines of the ongoing Shanghai Co-operation Organization (SCO) summit in Astana, Kazakhstan.
05 Jun 2017
China again refuses to support India entry into NSG
China has once again ruled out backing India's bid to become a member of the 48-member Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG).
23 May 2017
NSG- China seeks formula for non-NPT countries before considering India
On May 23, China said it won't support India's NSG bid unless a universal formula is created for applications from non-NPT signatory countries.
17 May 2017
Modi-Putin meet: India to link Kudankulam, NSG bid
In a bid to make Russia more proactive in convincing Beijing to allow India to join the NSG, India may tell Russia it would reconsider the MoUs for Kudankulam Units 5 and 6.
05 Apr 2017
China firm, but other countries may support India's NSG membership
It was reported on April 5 that some of the countries which opposed India's membership bid to the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) may change their opinion and accept it instead.
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.
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.
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.
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.
01 Jan 2017
UN Sec-General to get dossier from Pak about India's interference
Pakistan's permanent representative to the UN, Maleeha Lodhi will present a dossier on alleged "Indian interference" in its affairs to incoming UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres on 2nd January.
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.
30 Dec 2016
PM Modi's 2016 foreign policy mission accomplished
Prime Minister Modi's third year in office had effectively been a time of foreign policy consolidation.
29 Dec 2016
New draft proposal could pave way for India's NSG membership
In December 2016, a new draft proposal was distributed amongst the NSG members to make way for India's membership.
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.
13 Nov 2016
India, Japan sign a rare civil nuclear deal
India and Japan entered a landmark civil nuclear energy pact after six years.
09 Nov 2016
Pakistan can't expect to be welcomed into NSG: report
A report by Project Alpha of King's College of London's Centre for Science and Security Studies stated Pakistan cannot expect to be welcomed into Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG).
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.
04 Sep 2016
PM Modi meets Xi Jinping to discuss bilateral ties
India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi met China's President Xi Jinping ahead of the G20 leaders summit at Hangzhou.