The worry today is if North Korea has done a nuclear test based on plutonium-based device, then it may share the findings with Pakistan.
This involves setting up a time-bound working group that will lay down the benchmarks for non-NPT countries to join the grouping.
The application was pushed through on May 12, almost a week before Pak sent its case. And the first big test will be on June 9-10 at a closed-door NSG meet in Vienna.
There was a conscious effort throughout the campaign to snuff out anything the Congress could remotely exploit nationally to turn the campaign against the PM.
Over a period of time, an unwritten red line has come to be broadly accepted: regardless of who makes money and how expensive the deal gets, there should be no compromise on the selection of the best equipment.
The worry of course has been the rising anti-Indian sentiment and the nationalistic appeal attached to it, especially for Oli. The result has been devastating for Indian assistance.
Not that settling disputes is no longer a political endeavour. The Modi government settled the boundary with Bangladesh, completing Manmohan Singh’s unfinished task.
Rahul Gandhi has been asked by the LK Advani-headed ethics panel to respond to questions on whether he had once declared himself a British citizen.
From farmers to dalit entrepreneurs, the finance minister has sought to lay the platform for a political reach out by the government across social groups.
Sources said that Ansari was taking forward the initiative of the last session where in the final leg, six relatively less contentious Bills were taken up.
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