Articles about United Nations Security Council

02 Dec 2022

United Nations (UN)
Don't tell what to do on democracy: India at UN

The Permanent Representative to the United Nations (UN), Ambassador Ruchira Kamboj, said that India doesn't need to be instructed on what should be done when it comes to democracy.

19 Nov 2022

UK, France bat for India's permanent seat at UNSC

The United Kingdom (UK) and France have supported India, Japan, and Brazil's candidature as permanent members in an expanded United Nations Security Council (UNSC).

01 Oct 2022

Only dialogue can settle differences: India on Russia's Ukrainian annexation

India chose to abstain on a draft resolution presented to the UN Security Council (UNSC) denouncing Russia's "illegal referenda" and annexation of four Ukrainian regions.

25 Sep 2022

S Jaishankar
India slams Pakistan, China over terrorism at UN General Assembly

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Saturday took a strong swipe at Pakistan and China for allegedly defending terrorism.

18 Sep 2022

UN: China blocks US-India proposal to blacklist Pak-based 26/11 plotter

China on Thursday blocked a proposal moved by the United States (US) and backed by India at the United Nations (UN) to designate Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) commander Sajid Mir as a global terrorist.

01 Sep 2022

NIA announces Rs. 25 lakh bounty on Dawood Ibrahim

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has announced a Rs. 25 lakh reward for information on "global terrorist" Dawood Ibrahim.

06 Apr 2022

India condemns Bucha killings at UNSC, seeks impartial probe

India strongly denounced the civilian killings in the Ukrainian town of Bucha at the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) on Tuesday.

26 Feb 2022

Russia-Ukraine crisis: Zelenskyy seeks political support on call with Modi

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has reportedly held talks with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday to discuss the situation in his country amid the Russian invasion.

26 Feb 2022

Ukraine says it derailed Russian bid to capture capital Kyiv

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy on Saturday said his country's military had halted the Russian forces' attempt to capture the capital Kyiv and oust his government.

26 Feb 2022

Ukraine crisis: India abstains from UNSC resolution against Russian invasion

Russia, on Friday, vetoed a United Nations Security Council (UNSC) resolution against the Russian attack on Ukraine.

24 Feb 2022

Russia-Ukraine crisis: At UNSC meeting, India calls for immediate de-escalation

India on Thursday called for an immediate de-escalation of tensions between Russia and Ukraine, saying, "the situation is in danger of spiraling into a major crisis."

22 Feb 2022

De-escalation, Indians' safety priorities: India at UNSC on Ukraine crisis

At an emergency meeting called by the United Nations Security Council on Tuesday, India said that de-escalation of tension along the Russia-Ukraine border is a "matter of deep concern."

10 Sep 2021

India tells UNSC Afghanistan still fragile; calls for inclusive government

India has told the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) that the "fragility" of the Afghanistan situation is of great concern to India.

10 Sep 2021

Afghanistan is on brink of 'universal poverty,' says UN envoy

Afghanistan is at the risk of a "total breakdown" of the economy if the international community does not immediately step in and infuse money into the country, the United Nations (UN) has warned.

09 Aug 2021

'We must save our maritime environment,' says Modi at UNSC

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today chaired a United Nations Security Council open debate, becoming the first Indian PM to achieve the feat.

01 Aug 2021

Narendra Modi
India assumes UNSC August Presidency; to organize 3 key meetings

India on Sunday took over the rotational Presidency of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) for the month of August.

26 Jan 2021

Diplomats, including from Pakistan and China, offered coronavirus vaccines

After starting its vaccination drive on January 16, New Delhi has offered made-in-India vaccines to diplomatic corps, including to those from Pakistan and China.

12 Jan 2021

United Nations (UN)
Antonio Guterres to seek second term as UN Secretary-General

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said that he will be seeking a second term as chief of the world organization.

08 Jan 2021

United Nations (UN)
India to chair UNSC's crucial Taliban and Libya Sanctions Committees

India will chair the crucial Taliban and Libya Sanctions Committees and the Counter-Terrorism Committee of the UN Security Council during its tenure as non-permanent member of the powerful 15-nation UN body.

05 Jan 2021

US welcomes India to UN Security Council

The United States welcomed India to the United Nations Security Council, saying that it looks forward to working over shared interests toward a peaceful and secure India-Pacific region and the world.

02 Jan 2021

26/11 Mumbai terror attacks mastermind Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi arrested in Pakistan

The 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks mastermind and Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) operations commander, Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi, has been arrested in Pakistan on Saturday.

02 Jan 2021

India begins its two-year tenure as non-permanent member of UNSC

India, which has been at the forefront of years-long efforts to reform the United Nations Security Council (UNSC), on Friday began its two-year tenure as a non-permanent member of the powerful organ of the world body.

23 Dec 2020

'Good riddance,' says China as Germany exits UN Security Council

"Good riddance, Ambassador Heusgen." That is what China's deputy United Nations envoy, Geng Shuang, said to Germany's ambassador as the latter completed a two-year term on the UN Security Council.

24 Nov 2020

Donald Trump
Biden fills key posts, India's "friend" named Secretary of State

Weeks after winning US elections, President-elect Joe Biden filled key positions in the cabinet, naming Antony Blinken as his Secretary of State.

29 Oct 2020

Macron, lambasted for criticizing radical Islam, finds support in India

France's President Emmanuel Macron, who is facing the heat from Muslim nations for his views against radical Islam, got support from India on Wednesday, a move that shows the amicable ties between both the nations.

26 Oct 2020

India-US 2+2 talks: Defense agreement, regional security on agenda

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in India to participate in the third edition of 2+2 talks.

Pakistan unlikely to avoid FATF's grey-list next year: Indian officials

Turkey was the only country of the 39 members of Financial Action Task Force (FATF) batting for Pakistan's removal from the terror financing watchdog's grey list.

24 Oct 2020

FATF Paris Plenary: Pakistan remains on grey-list; Turkey backs Islamabad

The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has decided to keep Pakistan on its grey list after the country failed to fully comply with a 27-point action plan given to it.

15 Sep 2020

India wins a seat at UN's ECOSOC body, beats China

In yet another diplomatic win for India, the country has now secured a seat at the United Nation's Commission on Status of Women (UNCSW), a body of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC).

03 Sep 2020

UNSC members block Pakistan's plan to list Indians as terrorists

Five members of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) blocked a move by Pakistan to list two Indians as UN-designated terrorists, reports said on Thursday.

18 Jun 2020

India elected to non-permanent seat of UN Security Council, unopposed

On Wednesday, India was elected to the non-permanent seat of the United Nations Security Council, after getting 184 votes in the 193-member strong General Assembly.

06 Apr 2020

South Africa
UNSC to finally take up COVID-19 issue this week

The United Nations Security Council will reportedly take up the issue of the coronavirus pandemic this week.

27 Mar 2020

While world suffers, China blocks discussion on coronavirus at UNSC

A call by Estonia to discuss coronavirus pandemic at the United Nations Security Council was thwarted by China, with a little help from Russia and South Africa.

16 Jan 2020

Pakistan News
China tries raising Kashmir issue at UNSC, fails again!

Pakistan's all-weather ally China attempted to turn the attention of United Nations Security Council members towards Kashmir, but to no avail, as most participants see the tension in the Valley as a bilateral issue between New Delhi and Islamabad.

08 Jan 2020

North Korea
How the US-Iran conflict began: A brief history

Over the past few days, tensions have heightened between the United States and Iran.

30 Dec 2019

Narendra Modi
Bipin Rawat named India's first Chief of Defense Staff: Reports

General Bipin Rawat, who will retire as Army Chief on December 31 (tomorrow), was on Monday announced as the first Chief of Defense Staff, according to India Today.

10 Oct 2019

Xi Jinping says he's "watching" Kashmir, India gives stern reply

India has taken a strong offense at Chinese President Xi Jinping's remarks on Kashmir, which he made on Wednesday during his meeting with Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan.

27 Sep 2019

How this Indian engineer was saved from Kulbhushan Jadhav-like fate

With an intention to embarrass India on the global stage, Pakistan is desperate to link the former with terrorism.

26 Sep 2019

Hafiz Saeed allowed to use bank account for "monthly expenses"

Pakistan had knocked on United Nations Security Council's doors with a peculiar request related to terrorist Hafiz Saeed.

18 Sep 2019

Pakistan News
Kashmir may not be 'major topic' during Xi-Modi meeting: China

Recently, China dragged the Kashmir issue to the United Nations Security Council (UNSC), lending its support to Pakistan.

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