UN General Assembly

India abstains on UNGA resolution calling for Russia to pay reparations to Ukraine

India questioned whether a reparation process would contribute towards efforts at resolving the conflict and cautioned against precedents being set through such resolutions.

published on : 15th November 2022

India on the side of peace: Jaishankar at UN General Assembly

He underlined that it is in the collective interest of the international community to work constructively, both within the United Nations and outside, in finding an early resolution to this conflict.

published on : 25th September 2022

Iran is ready for new nuclear deal but is US: President Ebrahim Raisi

“We will not allow Iran to acquire a nuclear weapon,” US President Joe Biden said in his own speech at the UN, but he stressed the US is ready to rejoin the accord if Iran steps up its commitments.

published on : 22nd September 2022

The world is in 'great peril': UN chief Antonio Guterres warns global leaders

The 77th General Assembly meeting of world leaders convenes under the shadow of Europe’s first major war since World War II, the conflict between Russia and Ukraine.

published on : 20th September 2022

Russia alarmed at no US visas to attend UN leaders meeting

"To ensure timely processing, we repeatedly remind the Russian Mission to the UN, as we do all other UN missions, that the United States needs applications as early as possible," said the spokesperson

published on : 3rd September 2022

Lekhi discusses Ukraine conflict, impact on food, energy with UN General Assembly President

Minister of State for External Affairs Meenakshi Lekhi discussed the Ukraine conflict and its impact on food and energy as well as the situation in Afghanistan with Abdulla Shahid.

published on : 7th May 2022

'Kindly don't patronise us, we know what to do': India on abstention in UNGA on Ukraine

On February 24, Russian forces launched military operations in Ukraine, three days after Moscow recognised Ukraine's breakaway regions - Donetsk and Luhansk - as independent entities.

published on : 6th May 2022

Biden, Modi to speak as US presses for hard line against Russia

India's neutral stance in the war has raised concerns in Washington and earned praise from Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov.

published on : 11th April 2022

UN to vote Thursday on suspending Russia from Human rights council 

'We believe that the members of the Russian forces committed war crimes in Ukraine, and we believe that Russia needs to be held accountable'

published on : 7th April 2022

UN to vote on suspending Russia from Human Rights Council

The UN General Assembly will vote Thursday on suspending Russia from the UN Human Rights Council.

published on : 6th April 2022

UN blames Russia for Ukraine humanitarian crisis, urges aid

There was loud applause in the assembly chamber as the result of the vote was announced: 140-5 with only Belarus, Syria, North Korea and Eritrea joining Russia in opposing the measure.

published on : 25th March 2022

Ukrainian embassy takes offence to Indian media reports on Crimea

Ever since the outbreak of the conflict in Ukraine on February 24, Polikha has been seeking India’s intervention and support in resolving this issue.

published on : 20th March 2022

India abstains on UNGA resolution that deplores Russia's aggression against Ukraine

The General Assembly on Wednesday voted to reaffirm its commitment to the sovereignty, independence, unity and territorial integrity of Ukraine within its internationally recognised borders.

published on : 2nd March 2022

Pakistan stays on sidelines as UN debates Ukraine crisis: Report 

Pakistan says it wants to maintain close ties with both China and the United States and apparently that is why it does not want to get involved in the Ukrainian dispute, the report said.

published on : 2nd March 2022

Days after Imran's Moscow visit, envoys urge Pakistan to condemn Russian 'aggression against Ukraine'

According to diplomatic sources, Pakistan might abstain from voting in the UN General Assembly session in order to avoid taking sides in the conflict.

published on : 1st March 2022

PM Modi leaves for New York to address UN General Assembly after Howdy Modi event

PM Modi, who addressed a 50,000 strong crowd of Indian Americans at the NRG stadium at the Howdy Modi event, left for New York where he will address the UN General Assembly on September 27.

published on : 23rd September 2019

UN General Assembly: Climate action, peace, security are key priorities for India

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj arrived in the city Saturday to attend the high-level UNGA session and will address world leaders on September 29.

published on : 24th September 2018

Gridlock and K-pop: Five things to know about the UN General Assembly

About 130 world leaders are gathering at the United Nations this week for the annual high-level debate to address pressing global issues ...

published on : 24th September 2018

Donald Trump arrives in New York ahead of UN assembly, to meet Japan PM Shinzo Abe

North Korea and Iran are set to dominate the UN General Assembly, where Trump will be in the spotlight as he continues to upend global diplomacy.

published on : 24th September 2018

At UN General Assembly, unrepentant Donald Trump set to rattle foes, friends alike

Scores of world leaders, even those representing America's closest friends, remain wary of Trump.

published on : 23rd September 2018
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