United Nations Security Council
26 Jan 2021
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
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said that he will be seeking a second term as chief of the world organization.
08 Jan 2021
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
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
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, 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, 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
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
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
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in India to participate in the third edition of 2+2 talks.
25 Oct 2020
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
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
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
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
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
The United Nations Security Council will reportedly take up the issue of the coronavirus pandemic this week.
27 Mar 2020
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'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
Over the past few days, tensions have heightened between the United States and Iran.
30 Dec 2019
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
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
With an intention to embarrass India on the global stage, Pakistan is desperate to link the former with terrorism.
26 Sep 2019
Pakistan had knocked on United Nations Security Council's doors with a peculiar request related to terrorist Hafiz Saeed.
18 Sep 2019
Recently, China dragged the Kashmir issue to the United Nations Security Council (UNSC), lending its support to Pakistan.
08 Sep 2019
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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 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.
20 Mar 2019
Traders in Jamshedpur burned Chinese goods to protest China's move to use its veto in the UN Security Council against the declaration of JeM chief Masood Azhar as a "global terrorist".
14 Mar 2019
India has been fuming after China chose to side with Jaish-e-Mohammed founder Masood Azhar at United Nations Security Council.
14 Mar 2019
As China again blocked a UN resolution to designate JeM chief a global terrorist, Congress president Rahul Gandhi today hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying he was "weak" and "scared of" Chinese President Xi Jinping.
14 Mar 2019
China blocked UN Security Council from designating Jaish-e-Mohammed founder, Masood Azhar, a global terrorist for the fourth time on Thursday.