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India"s nuclear debate

Priyanjali Malik

India"s nuclear debate

exceptionalism and the bomb

by Priyanjali Malik

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Published by Routledge in New Delhi, New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [313]-340) and index.

StatementPriyanjali Malik.
SeriesWar and international politics in South Asia -- 3
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 344 p. ;
Number of Pages344
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24124994M
ISBN 109780415563123
LC Control Number2010316141

This is the first book to consider and spell out nuclear policy options for India. As a major contribution to the literature on nuclear proliferation, this pioneering and thought provoking work outlines the policy dilemmas and options with regard to nuclear weapons available to a country like India. Professor Sen Gupta outlines the options open to India as well as the external .   *The nuclear doctrine shall be revisited every five year From the nuclear doctrine postulated, it calls for a revisit every five years. Its been eleven years since this doctrine has been adopted. The BJP is not wrong in callimg for a review. It is about time India reviews its doctrine as the geostrategic realities of today are different from

  What we have actually is a “draft nuclear doctrine”, released on Aug , by the then national security advisor Brajesh Mishra. Some clarifications on this draft were “shared with the public” on January 4, , through a press release by the then Cabinet Committee on Security.   It signals not only India’s capability, along with a handful of nations, to build and operate a SSBN or nuclear submarine armed with ballistic missiles, but is a key step towards a survivable nuclear triad, or the ability to launch a nuclear second strike from sea, air or land in view of the country’s “no first use” policy for its.

India's nuclear chimera. Promoters of nuclear plants need patience and deep pockets. That’s the lesson being reinforced for India—from a showpiece project in its backyard and another in Finland, where French company Areva’s flagship project, is running into time and cost overruns. Total country yield is % of all nuclear testing. ^ Includes all tests with potential for nuclear fission or fusion explosion, including combat use, singleton tests, salvo tests, zero yield fails, safety experiments, and bombs incapacitated by accidents but still intended to be site: Pokhran Test Range, Rajasthan.


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Summary. Making the right-wing Bharatiya Janata Party’s nuclear tests in its starting point, this book examines how opinion amongst India’s ‘attentive’ public shifted from supporting nuclear abstinence to accepting — and even feeling a need for — a more assertive policy, by examining the complexities of the debate in India on nuclear policy in the s.

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