The restrictions were eased in 2008, after New Delhi reached a deal with Washington to continue a moratorium on tests and to accept conditions set by the International Atomic Energy Agency to ensure imports would not be diverted to its weapons program. India PM, Narendra Modi, might take the single-handed credit without even mentioning the role of the previous UPA government.
Now, tell me how much foreign exchange, will be lost due to this mindless deal? Moreover, since the material will be imported in huge quantities, this will create further pressure on the INR. Moreover, development of more and nuclear reactors for generation of power, will help a specific group of foreign companies. This deal will help the Canadians more than the Indians. India needs to develop, its renewable energy capabilities, instead of running after hazardous, nuclear power...]