I will not let Iran develop nuclear weapon, ever, President Trump assures Israeli PM Netanyahu

Washington: US President Donald Trump has assured Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that he will not allow Iran develop a nuclear weapon and termed the nuclear agreement Tehran reached with world powers one of the “worst deals” he has ever seen. Trump has on several occasions – during his presidential campaign and afterwards – criticised … Read more

Congress demands clarification on Manohar Parrikar’s remark on Nuclear weapons

Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Friday asked the central government to clear the air after Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar questioned India’s no-first-use policy on nuclear weapons. “We strongly condemn the statement of Manohar Parrikar on the issue of first use of nuclear arsenal which is contrary to the stated position of Government of India,” the … Read more

‘No-first-use’ is cornerstone of India’s nuclear policy: Omar Abdullah

Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah said the “no-first-use” of nuclear weapons has been the corner stone of the country’s nuclear policy which has allowed it to lay claim to being a responsible power. “No first use has been the corner stone of our nuclear policy & allowed India to lay claim to … Read more

Why bind ourselves to ‘no first use policy’: Manohar Parrikar on India’s nuke doctrine

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Thursday wondered why India cannot say “we are a responsible nuclear power and I will not use it irresponsibly” instead of affirming a “no first use policy”, remarks he said were personal in nature. “Why should I bind myself? I should say I am a responsible nuclear power and I … Read more

Hillary Clinton fears nuclear suicide bombers from Pakistan

Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton has expressed concern over the possibility of Pakistan’s nuclear weapons falling into the hands of jihadists, which she said was “a threatening scenario”, according to a media report. “Pakistan is running full speed to develop tactical nukes in their continuing hostility with India,” the former secretary of state told a … Read more

Ram Mandir is more important than development: Subramanian Swamy

The BJP Rajya Sabha MP, Subramanian Swamy, has said that Ram Mandir was more important than the agenda of development. Speaking to ABP News’ flagship programme, Press Conference, Swamy said that the construction of Ram temple was more important than the issue of development. He said, “development keeps happening.” He added that Modi government had been … Read more

Subramanian Swamy asks 10 crore Indians to be ready to be killed, faces condemnation on social media

The BJP Rajya Sabha MP, Subramanian Swamy on Friday made a sensational statement asking 10 crore Indians to be prepared to be killed by possible nuclear attack by Pakistan in the event there was a war between India and its neighbouring country. Speaking at ABP News’ flagship programme, Swamy urged the Indian government not to … Read more

United Nations to begin work on new North Korea sanctions

The UN Security Council agreed to immediately begin work on a new raft of sanctions on North Korea after its fifth nuclear test drew global condemnation. During a meeting behind closed doors on Friday, the council strongly condemned the test and agreed to begin drafting a new resolution under article 41 of the UN charter, which … Read more

North Korea carries out ‘biggest ever’ nuclear test: Seoul

North Korea is believed to have conducted a fifth nuclear test, its most powerful to date, South Korea’s military said today after monitors detected a 5.3-magnitude “artificial earthquake” near its main nuclear site. A confirmed test by the isolated North would send tensions soaring over its nuclear and ballistic missile ambitions, which have already earned … Read more

Pakistan seeks to shift Obama-Sharif talks focus to India

Ahead of his Thursday’s meeting with President Barack Obama in the US, visiting Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has sought to shift the focus of talks to India rather than counter-terrorism and safety of Pakistan’s nuclear weapons highlighted by US. Sharif’s meeting with Obama “will highlight the enduring nature of the US-Pakistan relationship and provide … Read more