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  • US Hopeful of Addressing Nuclear Liability Issues With India

    US Hopeful of Addressing Nuclear Liability Issues With India

    The US is hopeful that there may be an opening to address its frustration over the contentious nuclear liability issues with the new Indian government, a top American official has said.

  • Indian-American Lawmaker for Dialogue With India on Nuclear Issues

    Indian-American Lawmaker for Dialogue With India on Nuclear Issues

    Ami Bera, the lone Indian-American member of US House of Representatives, has called for an open dialogue with India on issues like liability concerns to open Indian energy market to US companies.

  • PM Singh, Russian President Putin ask officials to resolve Kudankulam N-plant issues

    PM Singh, Russian President Putin ask officials to resolve Kudankulam N-plant issues

    Committing to push cooperation in the nuclear field, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Russian President Vladimir Putin today directed officials to resolve at the earliest outstanding issues on liability that have stalled work on Unit-III and IV of t...

  • Controversy over nuclear liability law before PM's meet with Obama

    Controversy over nuclear liability law before PM's meet with Obama

    The government has refuted reports that it is hunting for a route to get around a crucial law that makes foreign suppliers liable for a nuclear disaster. The Prime Minister is meeting US President Barack Obama next month in New York. The US has been ...

  • Government trying to limit nuclear liability of suppliers? Who said what

    Government trying to limit nuclear liability of suppliers? Who said what

    The government has said that it will not violate or subvert a crucial law that makes foreign suppliers liable for an accident if the nuclear equipment they provided malfunctioned.The US has been pressuring India to grants its companies greater protec...

  • Ahead of Obama meet, government's hunt to soften nuclear liability

    Ahead of Obama meet, government's hunt to soften nuclear liability

    The government has said that it will not violate or subvert a crucial law that makes foreign suppliers liable for an accident if the nuclear equipment they provided malfunctioned. The US has been pressuring India to grants its companies greater prot...

  • Ahead of PM's visit to US, Centre to bypass nuclear law to favour American firm: sources

    Fresh controversy over the Nuclear Liability Law has erupted with reports of the government planning to bypass the law to favour a US company seeking to operate a nuclear power plant in India. Sources say the Prime Minister's Office is actively purs...

  • Amid differences, Russian President Vladimir Putin's visit to India deferred to December 24

    Amid differences, Russian President Vladimir Putin's visit to India deferred to December 24

    Russian President Vladimir Putin's visit to India, earlier expected October 31-November 1, has been deferred to December 24, triggering speculation about differences over contentious issues like civil nuclear liability and a key Russian investment in...

  • Russia hints Kudankulam N-plant cost may go up

    Russia hints Kudankulam N-plant cost may go up

    On the eve of a key bilateral meeting, Russia said the cost of the next phase of the Kudankulam atomic project would escalate if it has to bear additional liabilities arising from a possible nuclear accident. With differences in perception over India...

  • 'India will have to work within its laws,' PM tells Obama on Nuclear Liability law

    'India will have to work within its laws,' PM tells Obama on Nuclear Liability law

    Manmohan Singh, Barack Obama, Bali, nuclear issue

  • Ahead of PM-Obama meet, India takes tough stand on nuclear liability law

    Ahead of PM-Obama meet, India takes tough stand on nuclear liability law

    A day after India notified its rules on nuclear liability, government officials have taken a tough line regarding American objections, which they anticipate will remain sticking points. India's rules are likely to feature prominently at the Prime Min...

  • Ahead of PM-Obama meeting, India notifies nuclear liability rules

    Ahead of PM-Obama meeting, India notifies nuclear liability rules

    Ahead of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's scheduled meeting with US President Barack Obama on Friday at Bali, India today notified rules on nuclear liability. The development is significant as nuclear liability has remained a key point of contention b...

  • Misinformation is fueling anti-nuclear protests: John Ritch

    Misinformation is fueling anti-nuclear protests: John Ritch

    The Fukushima nuclear disaster in Japan has been a real eye opener for the world on the hazards of embracing atomic energy, today even India a country so much in adoration of its achievements in nuclear technology is now witnessing a severe backlash,...

  • US pushes India on nuclear liability

    US pushes India on nuclear liability

    US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has spent the morning with Foreign Affairs Minister SM Krishna.

  • India to sign key nuclear treaty

    Ahead of the US President Barack Obama's visit, sources say, that India is expected to sign a crucial International Atomic Energy Agency(IAEA) treaty called the Convention on Supplementary Compensation(CSC) for Nuclear Damage.This will get India access to? international funds in case of a nucle...

  • Nuclear Liability: US companies concerned, says Shiv Shankar Menon

    Nuclear Liability:  US companies concerned, says Shiv Shankar Menon

    With just a month to go for President Barack Obama's India visit, National Security Advisor Shiv Shankar Menon, who is in Washington, has said the Indian Government is in talks with US companies that have expressed concerns about Nuclear Liability Act.Most American companies feel the law puts a big ...

  • Will Nuclear Liability law deter foreign suppliers

    The passage of a Nuclear Liability Bill by Parliament making suppliers of nuclear equipment also potentially liable threatens to cast a long shadow over India's plans to open an estimated $150 billion nuclear market to foreign companies.US officials are unwilling to comment publicly on the limitin...

  • Nuclear Liability Bill report fiasco: Rajya Sabha probe fixes blame

    Rajya Sabha Chairman Hamid Ansari has virtually pulled up T Subbirami Reddy, Chairman of a Parliamentary Committee that went into the Nuclear Liability Bill for the insertion of some words beyond agreed terms that threatened the passage of the measure."...it would be desirable that Chairpersons of C...

  • Govt trying to end regime of nuclear apartheid: PM

    Govt trying to end regime of nuclear apartheid: PM

    After months of complicated negotiation and considerable last-minute drama, the Lok Sabha on Wednesday passed the Nuclear Liability Bill, backed by a political compromise between the government and the Opposition. The Bill was tabled in the House today after hectic parleys between the government and...

  • N-Bill: Govt may drop 'intent' clause?

    N-Bill: Govt may drop 'intent' clause?

    While the controversy over the Nuclear Liability Bill seems complex it actually all boils down to one question: How much will the suppliers of nuclear equipment be liable to pay up if there is a nuclear disaster?In the latest version of the Bill the nuclear supplier will in effect pay absolutely not...

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