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India, UNSC reform allies to push for text-based reform negotiations

India, UNSC reform allies to push for text-based reform negotiations

🕔14:24, 23.Sep 2021

United Nations, Sep 23  India and its three allies in the quest for Security Council reform have called for a determined push for the adoption of a text for conducting the negotiations and to set a time-frame for the changes.

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UNSC resolution against terrorism in Afghanistan applies to J-e-M, L-e-T: Shringla

UNSC resolution against terrorism in Afghanistan applies to J-e-M, L-e-T: Shringla

🕔07:19, 31.Aug 2021

United Nations, Aug 31  The Security Council has demanded that the Taliban should not allow terrorists to use its territory for attacks against other countries and this would apply to the Lashkar-e-Toiba and the Jaish-e-Mohammad, according to India’s Foreign Secretary

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India proposes multi-pronged plan to equip UN peacekeeping for 21st century challenges

India proposes multi-pronged plan to equip UN peacekeeping for 21st century challenges

🕔07:15, 19.Aug 2021

United Nations, Aug 19  India on Wednesday proposed a multi-pronged plan to bring UN peacekeeping operations to the 21st century by deploying technologies to face the evolving threats. “UN peacekeeping simply cannot afford to cede the information advantage to those

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Up to Taliban to reassure neighbours through zero tolerance for terror: India

Up to Taliban to reassure neighbours through zero tolerance for terror: India

🕔00:05, 17.Aug 2021

United Nations, Aug 16 (IANS) India threw a challenge to the Taliban on Monday, declaring that it was up to the group to reassure its neighbours by ensuring that Afghanistan has zero tolerance for terrorism. As Security Council members heard of

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Modi to chair open debate on maritime security at UN Security Council

Modi to chair open debate on maritime security at UN Security Council

🕔19:18, 3.Aug 2021

New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will virtually chair an open debate on maritime security at the United Nations Security Council on August 9, the Ministry of External Affairs said on Tuesday. It will be the first time

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India lends a helping hand to Kenya as China’s African Safari sends jitters

India lends a helping hand to Kenya as China’s African Safari sends jitters

🕔08:53, 15.Jun 2021

New Delhi, June 14: Led by External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar, India has kicked off discussions with Kenya to enhance collaboration in areas of trade and investment, defence and security cooperation, development partnerships in regional and multilateral fora, as well

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At UNSC, India condemns rocket attack that killed Indian nurse

At UNSC, India condemns rocket attack that killed Indian nurse

🕔16:49, 17.May 2021

United Nations, May 17  While mourning the death of an Indian nurse in Israel, India’s Permanent Representative T. S. Tirumurti on Sunday condemned the rocket attacks from Gaza that killed her. Speaking at a rare Security Council meeting held on

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UNSC must include India for credible global leadership: Govt

UNSC must include India for credible global leadership: Govt

🕔06:52, 8.May 2021

New Delhi/New York, May 8  The government on Friday reiterated that India should be included in the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) if the international body wants to be seen as a credible global leader. In his statement at the

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UNSC to discuss Myanmar coup

UNSC to discuss Myanmar coup

🕔14:32, 2.Feb 2021

United Nations, Feb 2  UN Security Council (UNSC) members will be briefed on Tuesday on the situation in Myanmar where the military has staged a coup after detaining top government officials, including de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi, as

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India takes its place on UN Security Council pledging ‘human-centric’ agenda

India takes its place on UN Security Council pledging ‘human-centric’ agenda

🕔07:03, 5.Jan 2021

United Nations, Jan 5 With a pledge to “bring human-centric and inclusive solutions” to world problems, India has taken its place on the UN Security Council, the organisation’s highest decision-making body. India’s membership was celebrated on Monday at a flag

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Putin proposes urgent 7-state online summit on Iran, Persian Gulf

Putin proposes urgent 7-state online summit on Iran, Persian Gulf

🕔07:40, 15.Aug 2020

Moscow, Aug 15  Russian President Vladimir Putin proposed holding an urgent online meeting of the heads of the five states that are permanent members of the UN Security Council (UNSC) with the participation of the leaders of Germany and Iran

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Shah expresses gratitude on India’s entry in UNSC

Shah expresses gratitude on India’s entry in UNSC

🕔16:46, 18.Jun 2020

New Delhi, June 18 Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday expressed gratitude to the member nations for supporting India’s membership to the UN Security Council (UNSC), saying “India will will work towards peace and prosperity of the world”. “Gratitude to

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India elected to UNSC with overwhelming majority

India elected to UNSC with overwhelming majority

🕔07:58, 18.Jun 2020

United Nations, June 18  India has been elected to the Security Council with an overwhelming majority of 184 votes running on a platform of fighting terrorism and promoting the ethos of “Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam” — the world is one family. Wednesday’s

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55 nations back India for non-permanent UNSC seat

55 nations back India for non-permanent UNSC seat

🕔14:10, 26.Jun 2019

New York, June 26  In a major diplomatic win, India’s candidature for a non-permanent seat at the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has been unanimously endorsed by the Asia Pacific group of 55 countries including China and Pakistan. The countries

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UNSC demands stringent action to combat terror funding

UNSC demands stringent action to combat terror funding

🕔14:22, 29.Mar 2019

United Nations, March 29  The UN Security Council (UNSC) has demanded that all countries should take stringent action to combat the financing of terrorist organisations and to prosecute those funding terrorism. A resolution passed unanimously on Thursday said that every

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UNSC adopts resolution to support peacekeepers’ return to Syria-Israel border

UNSC adopts resolution to support peacekeepers’ return to Syria-Israel border

🕔08:50, 22.Dec 2018

United Nations, Dec 22  The UN Security Council has adopted a resolution that stressed no military activity should occur in the de-militarised zone between Syria and the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights amid the UN peacekeepers’ return to the area. Through Resolution

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India violated UN Security Council sanctions on North Korea, its own orders: Report

India violated UN Security Council sanctions on North Korea, its own orders: Report

🕔10:10, 30.Apr 2018

United Nations, April 30  India violated the UN Security Council sanctions on North Korea last year, sometimes even going against its own government orders, by importing metals worth $2.2 million and exporting jewellery valued at more than $578,000, according the

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Nordics support India’s place in UNSC

Nordics support India’s place in UNSC

🕔14:33, 18.Apr 2018

Stockholm, April 18  India is a strong candidate for a permanent seat in a reformed UN Security Council, according to a joint statement issued here after the first Indo-Nordic Summit. “The Nordic countries agree that India is a strong candidate

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India hits out at secretive operations of UNSC, demands reforms

India hits out at secretive operations of UNSC, demands reforms

🕔09:33, 7.Feb 2018

United Nations, Feb 7  India has hit out at the secretive functioning of Security Council sanctions committees, which operate in a “subterranean universe” with no accountability, and called for reforms to make their decision-making transparent. The “decisions of the Sanctions

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UN Security Council to hold high-level meeting on Afghanistan

UN Security Council to hold high-level meeting on Afghanistan

🕔10:37, 3.Jan 2018

United Nations, Jan 3  The Security Council is to hold a high-level meeting on Afghanistan, Council President Kairat Umarov said Tuesday. The meeting will focus on building a development-oriented regional partnership of Central Asian countries to bring peace and security

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