Articles about United Nations Security Council
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
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
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
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
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.
25 Oct 2020
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
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
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
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
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
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.
08 Sep 2019
Amid Indo-Pak tensions, China to invest $1bn in Pakistan
Amid heightened tensions between India and Pakistan, China is planning to invest $1 billion in development projects in the latter nation, the Ambassador of China to Pakistan, Yao Jing, reportedly said on Saturday.
26 Aug 2019
Modi, Trump to meet today; will discuss Kashmir and trade
US President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet on Monday in France on the sidelines of the G7 Summit and are likely to discuss trade as well as the prevailing situation in Jammu and Kashmir.
20 Aug 2019
Tough situation, tweets Trump after talking to Modi, Khan
The situation in Kashmir is a tough one but conversations with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart Imran Khan were "good", tweeted US President Donald Trump on Monday.
18 Aug 2019
Talks with Pakistan only on PoK, not J&K: Rajnath Singh
Defense Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday reiterated India's tough stand to Pakistan, asserting that bilateral talks, if any, will now focus only on Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir and not Jammu & Kashmir.
17 Aug 2019
J&K: After 13 days of clampdown, landlines, internet partially restored
As assured earlier, the government eased restrictions in Jammu and Kashmir, which has been under an unprecedented security cover for days now.
17 Aug 2019
After UNSC's J&K meeting, India says matter 'internal', rebukes Pakistan
On Friday, India reiterated that all issues related to Jammu and Kashmir, specifically the abrogation of Article 370, putting the state under lockdown, and dividing it into two union territories, were the country's internal matter, and Pakistan should stop terrorism to initiate dialog.
16 Aug 2019
UNSC to hold closed-door talks on Kashmir today
The United Nations Security Council will take up the Kashmir issue and hold closed-door talks on Friday, said reports. The meeting has been facilitated on China's request.
10 Aug 2019
#KashmirIssue: UN, US, China, Russia snub Pakistan; refuse to intervene
Pakistan suffered a huge setback on the Kashmir issue after being rebuffed in all efforts to seek international intervention against India's decision to revoke Article 370 and split Jammu & Kashmir into two Union Territories.
06 Aug 2019
Will go to any "extent for Kashmir-cause": Pakistan Army Chief
A day after BJP-led Centre took steps to rip Jammu and Kashmir of its special status, Pakistan's Army Chief Qamar Javed Bajwa on Tuesday said the country will go to any "extent" to support Kashmiris in their "struggle for freedom".
10 Jun 2019
#CareerBytes: Important topics every UPSC CSE aspirant must cover
The UPSC Civil Services Examination (CSE) is one of the toughest competitive exams in the country. The three-stage CSE comprises Preliminary examination, Main examination, and Personality Test/Interview.
30 Mar 2019
India, US seek 'meaningful action' from Pakistan on terror
India and the United States yesterday underlined the need for Pakistan to take meaningful, irreversible and verifiable action against terrorists and terror groups operating from its soil.
26 Mar 2019
Turkey slams Trump's Golan move as 'election gift' to Israeli-PM
Turkey yesterday denounced US President Donald Trump's recognition of Israeli sovereignty over the disputed Golan Heights as an "election gift" to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.