India's nuclear tests meet with domestic praise and protests

Jayaraman, K.S.
May 1998
Nature;5/21/1998, Vol. 393 Issue 6682, p197
Academic Journal
Describes domestic reactions to the nuclear tests conducted by India in May 1998. View of prime minister Atal Behari Vajpayee; Protests from intellectuals; Prominent critics; Large extent of public approval for tests; Reactions of some scientists to the tests; Tests expected not to result in greater science funding in India; Impact of sanctions by the United States and other countries. INSET: Nuclear tests were a culmination of twenty-five years of....


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