Friday, Dec 09, 2022

Syed Akbaruddin


When India decided to field Justice Dalveer Bhandari, a second time, at the International Court of Justice

January 07, 2022 12:28 pm

A new book tells the story of an unprecedented win for India at the UN and brings home the changing power equations and India’s place in the world

How the AIR commentaries shaped public opinion during the Bangladesh War of Independence

August 29, 2021 9:24 am

The late former director general UL Baruah’s long-forgotten All India Radio despatches, written 50 years ago, reappears in a new book, 'A Bangladesh War Commentary: 1971 Radio Dispatches: Vol 1'

India will soar high if Pakistan stoops low by raising Kashmir issue at UNGA: Syed Akbaruddin

September 20, 2019 5:58 pm

With an anticipated rant by Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Kashmir during the UNGA session on September 27, India's Permanent Representative to the UN, Ambassador Syed Akbaruddin said "poison pens" don't work for too long.

India gifts solar panels to UN: One each for 193 member states

September 13, 2019 9:10 pm

The solar panels, which are valued about a million dollars and gifted to all the UN member states in a symbolic gesture, are powered up to reach the max of 50 KW of generation power.

Support direct talks between Taliban and Afghan govt: Syed Akbaruddin

September 11, 2019 11:46 am

Syed Akbaruddin said that the international community needs to continue its commitments made to the Afghan security forces in their fight against the scourge of terrorism.

Terrorists attacking Afghan cannot be allowed to negotiate from 'place of advantage': India tells UN

June 20, 2019 7:30 pm

India's Permanent Representative to the UN, Ambassador Syed Akbaruddin, said that the "sanctuaries and safe havens" provided to terror networks have to be addressed for a genuine and sustainable peace in Afghanistan.

India draws attention to global convention on terrorism as UNGA prepares to elect new president

May 14, 2019 2:17 pm

Akbaruddin drew Muhammad-Bande's attention to the long-pending global convention on international terrorism and called for action in the UN body to adopt it, emphasising that terrorism is “antithetical” to everything that the UN stands for.

Unrealistic to expect UN peacekeepers to protect civilians in conflict situations: Syed Akbaruddin

May 23, 2018 11:11 am

India has said it is "unrealistic" to expect from UN peacekeepers protection of civilians in the absence of clear mandates and suggested developing a "politically attuned" framework for the purpose.

Use of hidden veto in UNSC subsidiary organs impacting its work and effectiveness: India

May 02, 2018 5:06 pm

A veto-wielding permanent member of the UN Security Council, China has repeatedly blocked India's move at the UN to designate Azhar a global terrorist under the Al-Qaeda Sanctions Committee of the top organ.

Irreconcilable guns need to be silenced in Afghanistan: India tell UNSC

March 09, 2018 11:52 am

Syed Akbaruddin said it should be clear to the armed opposition that there would be no tolerance for those who continue violence.