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Plea to bind Russia under nuclear damage law


September 17th, 2012 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) The Supreme Court was moved Monday seeking a declaration that irrespective of any agreement with the Indian government, Russia would be bound by the nuclear ... Read more...

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India conveys concern to US over protectionism


May 8th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) India Tuesday conveyed its concerns about protectionism in the US over outsourcing of jobs to South Asia and the continuing restrictions imposed on the mobility ... Read more...

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Clinton calls for greater debate on FDI, n-cooperation


May 7th, 2012 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 7 (IANS) The US wants "greater debate" on the issues of foreign direct investment (FDI) and civil nuclear cooperation, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said here ... Read more...

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Supreme Court to examine validity of n-damage act (Lead)


March 16th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday said it would examine the constitutional validity of the Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage Act which pegs the maximum liability on ... Read more...

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US studying India’s new nuclear liability rules


November 18th, 2011 - 11:21 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 18 (IANS) The United States has withheld comments on implementation rules for the civil nuclear liability law notified by India, saying it was reviewing the measure."I think we're ... Read more...

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Apex court suggests fine in cheque bounce cases


October 15th, 2011 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The Supreme Court has suggested that the Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881, could be amended so that a convict in a cheque bounce case is made ... Read more...

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India looks forward to robust cooperation with US in civil nuclear sector


November 4th, 2010 - 8:35 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.4 (ANI): Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao on Thursday said that India looks forward to early realisation of a robust India-United States cooperation in civil nuclear sector.It has also ... Read more...

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India attaches great importance to Obama’s visit: Prithviraj Chavan


November 3rd, 2010 - 8:53 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.3 (ANI): The Government said on Wednesday that it attaches great significance to the visit of the United States President Barack Obama to India commencing from Saturday.Minister of State ... Read more...

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US hopeful of India signing CSC global convention


October 25th, 2010 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Ahead of US President Barack Obama's visit, the US is hoping that India will sign a key global convention so that the civil nuclear liability legislation ... Read more...

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India hopes to address US concerns on n-bill before Obama visit


October 1st, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Oct 1 (IANS) Asserting that India's nuclear liability bill was not inconsistent with international norms, National Security Advisor Shivshankar Menon has said New Delhi hopes to address ... Read more...

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Chavan allays industry fears on nuclear bill


September 25th, 2010 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) Minister of State in the Prime Minister's Office Prithviraj Chavan Saturday dismissed apprehensions that the terms of a law on nuclear suppliers' liability in case of an accident ... Read more...

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India, US will need to iron out irritants to take bilateral ties forward: Expert


September 1st, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep.1 (ANI): Washington and New Delhi need to move past the recent irritants in the relationship caused by domestic politics in both countries so that this important bilateral partnership will continue ... Read more...

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Parliament passes civil nuclear liability bill


August 30th, 2010 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Parliament Monday passed the civil nuclear liability bill with the Rajya Sabha approving with a voice vote the legislation that provides for appointment of a claims commissioner ... Read more...

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Nuclear bill moved in Rajya Sabha, BJP reiterates support (Lead)


August 30th, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Moving the nuclear liability bill in the Rajya Sabha Monday, Minister of State for Science and Technology Prithviraj Chavan said nuclear power was not a panacea ... Read more...

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Nuclear civil liability bill moved in Rajya Sabha


August 30th, 2010 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Minister of State for Science and Technology Prithviraj Chavan moved the civil nuclear liability bill in the Rajya Sabha Monday after the Lok Sabha passed the ... Read more...

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Near unanimous Lok Sabha nod to n-liability bill (Roundup)


August 25th, 2010 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) The civil nuclear liability bill got a near unanimous go-ahead from the Lok Sabha Wednesday after months of hectic negotiations followed by a compromise between the ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha okays n-liability bill (Lead)


August 25th, 2010 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) The Lok Sabha Wednesday gave its nod to the civil nuclear liability bill after 18 amendments were made to the proposed atomic law that triples the liability ... Read more...

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Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage Bill 2010 tabled in Lok Sabha


August 25th, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.25 (ANI): The Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage Bill 2010 was tabled in the Lok Sabha by Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Prithviraj Chavan here on Wednesday.The ... Read more...

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Civil liability for suppliers will hamper n-industry: FICCI


August 24th, 2010 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) One of India's top business chambers Tuesday asked the government to reconsider a specific clause in the civil nuclear liability bill, saying it will affect the ... Read more...

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Government hoodwinking nation on n-bill: BJP


August 23rd, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday accused the government of trying to "hoodwink" the nation by trying to bring in amendments to the civil nuclear liability ... Read more...

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Handling of report on n-bill to be probed: Official


August 22nd, 2010 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Rajya Sabha Secretary General V.K. Agnihotri said Saturday that he was looking into "mishandling" of parliamentary panel's report on the civil nuclear liability bill with a ... Read more...

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Rajya Sabha chairman seeks probe into report’s ‘mishandling’


August 21st, 2010 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Rajya Sabha Chairman Hamid Ansari has asked a senior official to look into the "mishandling" of a parliamentary panel's report on the civil nuclear liability bill, ... Read more...

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RJD, LJP raise ruckus, allege Congress-BJP tie-up (Lead)


August 19th, 2010 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Seeking to quell growing allegations of a trade-off between the ruling Congress and opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the Rajya Sabha for the second day, ... Read more...

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Cabinet to discuss nuclear bill changes Friday


August 19th, 2010 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) A crucial cabinet meeting Thursday that was to discuss, among other issues, the amendments suggested by a parliamentary panel on the contentious civil nuclear liability bill ... Read more...

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Cabinet likely to clear changes in n-liability bill


August 19th, 2010 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) The amendments suggested by a parliamentary panel on the civil nuclear liability bill, which include hiking the accident compensation cap to Rs 1,500 crore ($322 million), ... Read more...

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N-bill liability cap hiked to Rs.1,500 crore, suppliers’ liability fixed (Roundup)


August 18th, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Relenting to key concerns of the opposition, a parliamentary panel Wednesday proposed to triple the liability cap in case of a nuclear accident to Rs.1,500 crore ... Read more...

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Greenpeace for unlimited compensation cap in nuclear bill


August 18th, 2010 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Environmental organisation Greenpeace Wednesday asked opposition parties in parliament to not settle at a compensation cap of Rs.1,500 crore in case of an accident as proposed ... Read more...

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Nuclear Liability Bill to be tabled in Parliament today


August 18th, 2010 - 11:49 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 18 (ANI): The controversial Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage Bill will be tabled in Parliament today.The Bill seeks to create a mechanism for compensating victims of nuclear damage arising ... Read more...

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Cap on liability in Nuke Bill may be hiked


August 17th, 2010 - 8:40 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.17 (ANI): The parliamentary panel, examining the Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage Bill 2010, is expected to recommend a hike in the cap on damages.The Bill is scheduled to ... Read more...

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Nuclear bill report to be tabled Wednesday


August 13th, 2010 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Science and Technology, which is examining the nuclear liability bill, is expected to table its report next week, its chairman T. ... Read more...

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CBI not Congress mouthpiece, says PM (Second Lead)


July 26th, 2010 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday called for the smooth functioning of parliament while refuting the Bharatiya Janata Party's allegations of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) ... Read more...

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Important bills likely in monsoon session (To go with parliament curtainraiser)


July 25th, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Important bills listed for introduction or passage in the monsoon session: - The Securities and Insurance Laws (Amendment and Validation) Bill, 2010 - (to replace an ordinance).- The Indian Medical Council (Amendment) Bill, ... Read more...

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With hindsight, would say no to Bhopal case: Fali Nariman


June 27th, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) Fali S. Nariman, lead lawyer of Union Carbide in the Bhopal gas leak case, has said with hindsight, he "certainly would not have accepted the civil liability ... Read more...

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Government calls for public consultation on nuclear liability bill


June 24th, 2010 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Facing fierce opposition from major political parties, the government Thursday called for "wider consultation" on the civil nuclear liability bill which fixes the maximum amount of ... Read more...

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Sonia, Rahul must break silence over Bhopal tragedy: BJP


June 19th, 2010 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 19 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday asked Congress president Sonia Gandhi and general secretary Rahul Gandhi to break their silence on the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy and ... Read more...

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