India launches first nuclear capable missile

India launches first nuclear capable missile
India launches first nuclear capable missile

The launch came as U.S. President George W. Bush is trying to push a civilian nuclear deal with India through a skeptical U.S. Congress. The deal would permit India to keep making nuclear weapons without ratifying the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty, and critics say it could undermine the treaty.

Mukherjee, who witnessed Sunday's test, said India would press ahead with the Agni III program, the AP reports.