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Thursday, November 26, 2020

United Nations Security Council


India: UNSC should not be misused with 'retaliatory intent' to name innocent civilians as terrorists

October 08, 2020 11:25 am

India also called on the need to work together to expose and destroy the linkages that exist between terrorists and their supporters.

UN blacklists Pakistan Taliban terror group's leader

July 17, 2020 5:02 pm

The UN Security Council's 1267 ISIL and Al-Qaida Sanctions Committee said that Noor Wali Mehsud was listed for "participating in the financing, planning, facilitating, or perpetrating of acts or activities by, in conjunction with, under the name of, on behalf of, or in support of" entities associated with al-Qaida.

Explained: Non-permanent seats in the UNSC, and how they are filled

June 19, 2020 7:52 pm

The non-permanent members are elected for two-year terms — so every year, the General Assembly elects five non-permanent members out of the total 10.

PM Modi on UNSC election: 'Deeply grateful, will work to promote global peace'

June 18, 2020 10:36 pm

India was elected as the non-permanent member of the powerful United Nations Security Council for a two-year term on Wednesday, winning 184 votes in the 193-member General Assembly.

India at UN: Pakistan 'spews venom', takes to hate speech as fish takes to water

January 23, 2020 11:56 am

The Indian diplomat's strong response came after Saad Ahmed Warraich, Counsellor at Pakistan mission to the UN, raised the issue of Jammu and Kashmir in his remarks during the session.

Pakistan again fails to raise Kashmir issue in UNSC; members say bilateral matter

January 16, 2020 11:53 am

Syed Akbaruddin said members of the UNSC agreed it was a bilateral issue between India and Pakistan. "We are glad that it was pointed out by many friends that bilateral mechanisms are available to raise and address issues that Pakistan may have in its ties with India," he said.

China’s bid to rake up Kashmir in UNSC fails

December 18, 2019 6:56 am

China had earlier managed to hold informal closed-door consultations on Kashmir in the UNSC on August 16, 11 days after India revoked the special status of Jammu and Kashmir under Article 370 on August 5.

China's hypocritical stance at UN against India is a bid to distract from its own troubles in Xinjiang, Hong Kong

August 21, 2019 9:22 am

It is patently wrong to claim, as vested political interests have done in India, that the scrapping of Article 370 has resulted in the “internationalisation of Jammu & Kashmir” and that the informal discussion by UNSC members is the first of its kind in six decades.

China pushes Pak letter, UNSC to hold informal discussion on J&K move

August 16, 2019 9:27 am

The decision comes after China approached Poland, which holds the UNSC presidency this month, to discuss Pakistan’s letter on India’s move to revoke special status for J&K and bifurcate the state into two Union Territories.

Value their role in global affairs: China on India's bid for non-permanent UNSC seat

June 28, 2019 6:41 pm

Early on Tuesday, Syed Akbaruddin, India's Permanent Representative to the UN Ambassador, took to Twitter to share the news of New Delhi's unanimous endorsement.