UN Security Council

Russia becomes UN Security Council president; 'worst joke ever for April Fool's Day', says Ukraine

Despite Ukraine's complaints, the United States said it could not block Russia - a permanent council member - from assuming the presidency, according to BBC.

published on : 1st April 2023

Violence against women, girls perpetrated by terrorists remains rampant: India at UNSC

“Terrorism and violent extremism continue to be the biggest violators of human rights and a persistent threat to global peace and security.

published on : 8th March 2023

China lifts hold, LeT deputy leader Abdul Rehman Makki now a global terrorist

This happened after China removed its hold on a joint India-US proposal to blacklist the Pak-based deputy chief of LeT.

published on : 18th January 2023

India welcomes UN action again Pakistan-based LeT's Abdul Rehman Makki

Makki was designated a global terrorist by the UN after China lifted its hold on a joint India-US proposal to blacklist the LeT's deputy chief.

published on : 17th January 2023

UN, IMF and World Bank need reforms, says PM Modi

PM Modi said that geopolitical fragmentation reforms are needed in major international organisations.

published on : 14th January 2023

Zelensky promises 'everything necessary' to defend Soledar from Russia

The Kremlin has made capturing Bakhmut -- and Soledar with it -- its primary objective after nearly one year of fighting, having been forced to abandon more ambitious goals.

published on : 13th January 2023

Countries supporting cross-border terror for political purposes must be held accountable: India at UN

UN Secretary said the Russian invasion of Ukraine has created a humanitarian and human rights catastrophe, traumatized a generation of children, and accelerated the global food and energy crises.

published on : 13th January 2023

Ukraine to call for Russia's removal from UN Security Council

The powerful Security Council consists of 15 members tasked with tackling global crises by enacting sanctions, authorising military action, and approving changes to the UN charter.

published on : 26th December 2022

India abstain from UN vote on release of Aung San Suu Kyi, end Myanmar strife

The 15-nation UNSC, under India’s presidency this month, adopted the resolution after 12 members voted in favour. This is the first Security Council resolution adopted on Myanmar in 74 years.

published on : 23rd December 2022

India, along with Russia, China, abstains on UNSC resolution on Myanmar

The complex situation in Myanmar requires "quiet and patient diplomacy," India's Permanent Representative to the UN, Ruchira Kamboj said.

published on : 22nd December 2022

Biden tells leaders US is 'all in' for Africa

In a contrast with China, which has been happy to do business with all African regimes, the US has made a point of stressing democracy, even if Biden still invited leaders seen as authoritarian.

published on : 16th December 2022

Jaishankar to chair 2 high-level NY events

The meeting will also witness briefings by Secretary General of the UN and the President of the 77th UN General Assembly. 

published on : 13th December 2022

Classifying terrorists as 'bad, 'good' on basis of political convenience must end, says India at UN

Stressing that the menace of terrorism cannot be associated with any religion, nationality, civilisation or ethnic group, the note said that all acts of terrorism are criminal.

published on : 11th December 2022

India condemns recent intercontinental ballistic missile launch by North Korea

Kamboj said India calls for full implementation of the relevant UN Security Council resolutions relating to North Korea.Kamboj said India calls for full implementation of the relevant UN Security Coun

published on : 22nd November 2022

France voices support for India, Germany, Brazil, Japan as permanent UNSC members

The United Kingdom also voiced support for India, Germany, Japan and Brazil to sit as permanent members in an expanded UN Security Council.

published on : 19th November 2022

UK reaffirm support for India as permanent member in UNSC

It has called for an expansion of the UNSC in both permanent as well as non-permanent categories and has also supported permanent seats for Germany, Japan as well as Brazil.

published on : 18th November 2022

India calls for zero tolerance on terror

EAM says social media platforms have turned into potent instruments in ‘toolkit’ of terror outfits

published on : 30th October 2022

Mumbai's Taj Palace to be venue of first day's meeting of UN counter-terror panel

The selection of Taj Palace Hotel as the venue for first day's programme is seen as an attempt to send across a message about India's strong resolve to deal with terrorism.

published on : 12th October 2022

Need for UN Security Council reform cannot be denied forever: Jaishankar

India has been at the forefront of the years-long efforts to reform the Security Council, saying it rightly deserved a place as a permanent member in the United Nations.

published on : 29th September 2022

Russia backs India, Brazil for permanent membership in UN Security Council

During the 77th Session of the UN General Assembly, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Saturday expressed his support for India, becoming a permanent member of the Security Council.

published on : 25th September 2022
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