It is over two decades since the talk of UNSC reforms began, but so far nothing has changed. Despite demands by other major countries, like the group of four(G-4) promise of expansion of the UNSC remains just talk, nothing substantial has happened yet.
Britain's U.N. Ambassador Barbara Woodward, who called for the closed briefing by U.N. special envoy James Swan, expressed serious concern about 'the rising tensions between the prime minister and the president.'
The Security Council resolution has underlined that Afghan territory should not be used to threaten or attack any country or to shelter or train terrorists, or to plan or to finance terrorist acts.
Lekhi noted that under India’s Presidency of the Security Council last month, the Council adopted Resolution 2593 which unequivocally underlined that Afghan territory should not be used to threaten or attack any country or to shelter, train terrorists, or plan or finance terrorist acts.
India’s achievements as UNSC chair included a strong resolution on the situation in Afghanistan demanding that the Afghan territory not be used to threaten any country or shelter terrorists.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi would be the first Indian prime minister to preside over a UN Security Council Open Debate
Last month, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said in Tashkent that Russia will continue to work with India and other countries which can influence the situation in Afghanistan.
The debate’s theme is ‘Maintenance of international peace and security: Maritime security’ and it will be held on August 9
This is the tenth time that India assumed the rotating Presidency of the United Nations Security Council after completing nine tenures earlier from 1950 to 2012.
It will be Albania's first time serving on the council and Brazil's 11th time, which will tie Japan as the country elected to the council for the most two-year terms.
After Syria joined the Chemical Weapons Convention, 17 cases of chemical weapons use was detected by U.N Security Council
The press statement followed Wednesday's closed council meeting at which Schraner Burgener warned that Myanmar faces the possibility of civil war “at an unprecedented scale”.
Myanmar's military toppled the country's elected government on February 1 and seized power for one year, detaining top political figures, including de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi and President U Win Myint.
India has completed three months as an elected non-permanent member of the 15-nation Security Council.
The UN condemned an “alarming” increase in attacks in the country targeting civilians.
Comprising countries like Italy, Pakistan, Mexico and Egypt, the Coffee Club has opposed the permanent membership bid of India
The General Assembly elects the secretary-general on the recommendation of the 15-member Security Council where the five permanent members have veto power
UN: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar indirectly hit out at Pakistan and urged the international community to ensure that no act of terrorism is justified by any UNSC member
Senior CPM leader Sujan Chakraborty takes part in a roadshow to support party candidate Soumen Mahato ahead of by-polls, in Santipur.PTI Photo
Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri with BJP MP Manoj Tiwari at a special COVID-19 vaccination drive for Chhath devotees at Burari in New Delhi.PTI Photo
Activists of Shiv Sena and Dogra Front shout slogans as they protest against PDP President Mehbooba Mufti, in Jammu.PTI Photo
Youth Congress workers scuffle with the Police during a protest march against the Union goverment, in Jammu.PTI Photo
Supporters of NCB Mumbai Zonal Director Sameer Wankhede protesting outside the NCB office in New Delhi.PTI Photo/Ravi Choudhary
SRK’s persona evokes the kind of Indianness that denies categorisation into singular, exclusive identities. And thrives on making others feel welcome.
Shah Rukh Khan is the soothing balm for millions of Indian women living an oppressive life in an insensitive, patriarchal society.
How the larger-than-life Hindi film hero of yesteryears gave way to the relatable charm of Shah Rukh and the other Khans.
Virat Kohli will step down as T20 captain of India and RCB but that will not take away the fact that he remains a unique leader
With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.
It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.
One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates