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non-proliferation treaty

NPT at 50: Past imperfect, future uncertain

In exchange for countries’ pledges not to develop nukes, the US in exchange would hand over its own nuclear weapons.

06 Mar 2020 2:43 AM

China rules out India's NSG entry without talks on NPT

India and Pakistan are not signatories of the NPT. After India's application, Pakistan too applied for the NSG membership in 2016.

21 Jun 2019 9:37 PM

What if N Korea didn’t have nuclear weapons?

North Korea’s quest for nuclear weapons capability started in the mid-1960s.

10 Jun 2018 5:24 AM

Forced to test nukes in 1998 due to 'hostile posturing' by India: Pakistan

India conducted a series of five nuclear bomb test explosions at the Pokhran in May, 1998, which was soon followed by Pakistan’s tests.

28 May 2018 8:28 AM

India takes non-proliferation seriously unlike some neighbours: Sitharaman

Sitharaman said infiltration bids from across the border with Pakistan have not come down.

16 Mar 2018 8:06 AM


China downplays India’s entry into Wassenaar Arrangement

India's entry into the export control regime was believed to enhance its credentials in the field of non-proliferation.

13 Dec 2017 4:54 PM

It’s time to treat India as a N-weapons state

On August 6, 1945, Hiroshima was devastated and three days later, on August 9, Nagasaki was decimated.

25 Nov 2017 4:56 AM

UN: India skips, 122 countries adopt global treaty banning nuclear weapons

A substantive session was held in March 2017 to negotiate the legally binding instrument aimed at prohibiting nuclear weapons.

08 Jul 2017 4:55 PM

China blocks India’s NSG membership even after body’s meeting in Switzerland

The meeting also discussed technical, legal and political aspects of the participation of non-NPT States in the NSG.

24 Jun 2017 12:56 PM

China refuses to change stand on India’s entry into NSG

India, not a signatory to the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT), says it will not sign the NPT as it regards it discriminatory.

22 May 2017 3:38 PM


NSG likely to meet next month, slim chances of India's entry

India has repeatedly said that China is the 'one country' which has been blocking its bid.

21 May 2017 2:22 PM