The government allayed fears about the dilution in the civil nuclear liability law, saying no relaxation will be allowed in the 2010 Act, which has stringent provisions to hold supplier companies liable for damages in case of a nuclear accident.
Civil nuclear cooperation may be high on Joe Biden’s agenda— the first official visit by a US vice president in three decades — which began on Monday but the government departments are clueless on how to proceed on the nuclear liability law.
Caught between its assurance of not demanding a death penalty for the two Italian marines and serious differences among key ministries on how to proceed in the sensitive case, the government finds itself in a tricky situation. Jayanth Jacob & Nagendar Sharma reports.
The government has approved the setting-up of a special court in the capital to begin the trial of two Italian marines for having allegedly killed two Indian fishermen in Kerala last year.
In a rare and surprising move, the law ministry has chosen a private lawyer over its top officials and law officers to represent the country at a crucial international counter-terrorism conference beginning in Washington on Thursday. Nagendar Sharma
and Jayanth Jacob
The government will set in motion a series of efforts aimed at addressing Haj-related issues, including the handling of the 28 court cases on various aspects of the subject in different parts of the country. Under review
Ahead of the crucial assembly elections in West Bengal and Kerala, the differences between the CPI (M) central leadership and its Bengal unit have reached a flashpoint.