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Being The Immediate Neighbour, India Plays A Pivotal Role In Afghnanistan's Development: Meenakshi Lekhi

Being The Immediate Neighbour, India Plays A Pivotal Role In Afghnanistan's Development: Meenakshi Lekhi

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...

09 September 2021
India’s Month-Long Tenure As UNSC Chair Ends With Many Achievements Including Strong Resolution On Afghanistan

India’s Month-Long Tenure As UNSC Chair Ends With Many Achievements Including Strong Resolution On Afghanistan

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...

01 September 2021

Narendra Modi To Be First Indian PM To Chair UNSC Meet, Debate On Maritime Security Today

Prime Minister Narendra Modi would be the first Indian prime minister to preside over a UN Security Council Open Debate

India Uninvited To Russia's 'Extended Troika' Meeting On War-Torn Afghanistan

India Uninvited To Russia's 'Extended Troika' Meeting On War-Torn Afghanistan

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...

05 August 2021

Prime Minister Modi To Chair An Open Debate At UN Security Council On August 9

The debate’s theme is ‘Maintenance of international peace and security: Maritime security’ and it will be held on August 9

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01 August 2021
India Assumes Presidency Of UN Security Council For A Month

India Assumes Presidency Of UN Security Council For A Month

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...


12 June 2021
Brazil, UAE, Albania, Ghana And Gabon Elected To UN Security Council

Brazil, UAE, Albania, Ghana And Gabon Elected To UN Security Council

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...


04 June 2021
Watchdog: Syria Has Likely Used Chemical Weapons 17 Times

Watchdog: Syria Has Likely Used Chemical Weapons 17 Times

After Syria joined the Chemical Weapons Convention, 17 cases of chemical weapons use was detected by U.N Security Council


02 April 2021
UN Expresses Concern Over Situation In Myanmar, Condemns Deaths Of Protestors

UN Expresses Concern Over Situation In Myanmar, Condemns Deaths Of Protestors

The press statement followed Wednesday's closed council meeting at which Schraner Burgener warned that Myanmar faces the possibility of civil war “at an...


01 April 2021
India Condemns Violence In Myanmar, Demands Release Of Leaders

India Condemns Violence In Myanmar, Demands Release Of Leaders

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...


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31 March 2021
India Has Been 'A Bridge' In Polarised UNSC: Indian Envoy At UN

India Has Been 'A Bridge' In Polarised UNSC: Indian Envoy At UN

India has completed three months as an elected non-permanent member of the 15-nation Security Council.


13 March 2021
Afghanistan: Car Bomb Kills At Least 8 In Kabul, Injures Several Others

Afghanistan: Car Bomb Kills At Least 8 In Kabul, Injures Several Others

The UN condemned an “alarming” increase in attacks in the country targeting civilians.


28 January 2021
Joe Biden's UN Ambassador Nominee Hedges On India's Security Council Seat

Joe Biden's UN Ambassador Nominee Hedges On India's Security Council Seat

Comprising countries like Italy, Pakistan, Mexico and Egypt, the Coffee Club has opposed the permanent membership bid of India


16 January 2021
UN Expects To Initiate Process To Elect Next Chief By Jan 31

UN Expects To Initiate Process To Elect Next Chief By Jan 31

The General Assembly elects the secretary-general on the recommendation of the 15-member Security Council where the five permanent members have veto power


12 January 2021
Crime Syndicate Behind 1993 Mumbai Blasts Enjoying State Protection: S Jaishankar

Crime Syndicate Behind 1993 Mumbai Blasts Enjoying State Protection: S Jaishankar

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...


05 January 2021
At The UN, India Rides A Toothless Tiger

At The UN, India Rides A Toothless Tiger

India’s membership for the next two years as a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council is not really anything to write home about.


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04 January 2021
Indian Flag To Be Installed At UNSC Stakeout As 2-Year Tenure Begins

Indian Flag To Be Installed At UNSC Stakeout As 2-Year Tenure Begins

India will be the UNSC President in August 2021 and will preside over the Council again for a month in 2022.


01 January 2021
India Set To Begin Its Eighth Term as Non-Permanent Member At UNSC

India Set To Begin Its Eighth Term as Non-Permanent Member At UNSC

India will be UNSC President in August 2021 and will preside over the council again for a month in 2022.


24 December 2020
Covid-19 'Greatest Crisis Of Our Age', Says UN Secretary Antonio Guterres

Covid-19 'Greatest Crisis Of Our Age', Says UN Secretary Antonio Guterres

UN faced worst crisis since WW-II in 75 years, mounted a comprehensive global response to combat the pandemic.


17 November 2020
Security Council An ‘Impaired’ Organ: India At UN

Security Council An ‘Impaired’ Organ: India At UN

India will join the UN Security Council as a non-permanent member for a two-year term beginning January 1, 2021.


17 November 2020
Pakistan Becomes 'Pavlovian' Whenever India Is Mentioned: India At UNGA

Pakistan Becomes 'Pavlovian' Whenever India Is Mentioned: India At UNGA

The Indian envoy was responding to Pakistan's opposition to India's membership in the UN Security Council.


30 October 2020
India And US Discuss UNSC Agenda, Will Work Together On ‘Rule-Based International Order’

India And US Discuss UNSC Agenda, Will Work Together On ‘Rule-Based International Order’

India has been pushing for reforms of the United Nations, including the Security Council, stating that its composition doesn't reflect the current realities.


26 September 2020
'Terrorism Is Pakistan's Only Glory In 70 Years'; India Slams Pakistan At UN

'Terrorism Is Pakistan's Only Glory In 70 Years'; India Slams Pakistan At UN

The strong rebuttal came after Pakistan's PM Imran Khan spoke about India's internal affairs, including the issue of Jammu and Kashmir, during his pre-recorded...


21 September 2020
UN Will Not Support Reimposition Of Iran Sanctions Now: UN Chief Antonio Guterres

UN Will Not Support Reimposition Of Iran Sanctions Now: UN Chief Antonio Guterres

The Trump administration declared Saturday that all UN sanctions against Iran have been restored, a move most of the rest of the world rejects as illegal and...


21 August 2020
US Triggers 'Snapback' Of UN Sanctions On Iran: What Does It Mean?

US Triggers 'Snapback' Of UN Sanctions On Iran: What Does It Mean?

US President Donald Trump had in May 2018 pulled the US out of the 2015 landmark nuclear deal with Iran, an Obama-era accord which he has repeatedly criticised...


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