Tag: NSG

India wants NSG berth for its non-proliferation record: MEA

India slammed China for saying that membership to the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) could not be viewed as a “farewell gift”. India wanted the membership not as a “gift”, but because of its “non-proliferation record,” said Vikas Swarup, spokesperson for the Ministry of External Affairs while speaking at a press[Read More…]

NSG website hacked

The National Security Guard website was hacked on Sunday by a group ‘Alone Injector’. The hacker group defaced the site with an abusive message, targeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi. An image of Police attacking civilians was posted in the homepage with text calling for “Free Kashmir “. Pro-Pakistan slogans were[Read More…]

NSG draft rule favors India not Pakistan, says US group

A draft proposal for accepting new members into the Nuclear Suppliers Group paves the way for India’s entry but leaves Pakistan out, says a US-based arms control organisation. The Arms Control Association (ACA), Washington, also warns that relaxing membership rules will undermine non-proliferation. Last week, the US media reported that[Read More…]

India’s entry into NSG will promote non-proliferation: Japan

Japan has reaffirmed its support for India’s Nuclear Suppliers Group membership. In the first official comment after China’s opposition sealed India’s fate at NSG group, Japan said that India’s presence in NSG will help promote non-proliferation. According to a TOI report, as China refuses to let go of its opposition to[Read More…]

Rise & Decline of China’s Soft Power

Hu Jintao highlighted soft power in his political report to the 17th Party Congress of October 2007, stressing the urgency of building China’s cultural soft power sufficiently to meet domestic needs and increase international competitiveness. Hu Jintao, Former President of PRC Power in ordinary usage is understood as an ability,[Read More…]

India’s NSG bid hits the China wall

The plenary meeting of the 48-member Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) ended in Seoul on Friday with no decision on India’s membership bid as divisions persisted over admitting non- Nuclear Non- Proliferation Treaty (NPT) members with China leading the opposition to it. China maintained the stand that India’s candidature cannot be[Read More…]

Xi to visit India in 2019, takes stock of post-Wuhan developments with Modi

Modi engages China on NSG membership in Tashkent

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is visiting Tashkent to attend the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit of which India is set to become a full-fledged member along with Pakistan. However, the spotlight is on his meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping to seek support for India’s membership at the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG).[Read More…]

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