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Situation in J-K: At UNSC, China makes some noise, India rebuts

Rebutting the Chinese envoy’s claim, India’s Permanent UN Ambassador Syed Akbaruddin said Zhang Jun was trying to pass off his own remarks as “the will of the international community”.

UNSC’s J&K consultation a diplomatic, strategic failure, says Congress

The Congress, which has been critical of the bifurcation of J&K and the manner in which the special status to the state was abrogated by the Centre, said changes in the law with regard to J&K is an internal matter.

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'Stop terror to start talks': India to Pak after UNSC meeting on Kashmir

India asserted that matter related to Article 370 was "entirely an internal matter" and called on Pakistan to "stop terror to start talks".

Saudi-led forces, Israel among states rapped by UN for killing children

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres reported that the highest number of Palestinian children had been killed or injured last year since 2014, mainly by Israeli forces.

55 Asia-Pacific countries unanimously back India's bid for non-permanent seat at UNSC

Until now, India has been a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council for seven terms: 1950-51, 1967-68, 1972-73, 1977-78, 1984-85, 1991-92 and most recently in 2011–2012 under the leadership of former Ambassador Hardeep Singh Puri.

'Absolutely needed': France pushes for India as permanent member of UNSC

India is at the forefront of efforts at the UN to push for the long-pending reform of the Security Council, emphasising that it rightly deserves a place at the UN high table as a permanent member.

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'Optimistic this matter will be resolved': China's ambassador on Masood Azhar

India had launched an intensive push for blacklisting the Jaish chief after the deadly Pulwama attack in which 40 CRPF personnel were killed.

China defends stand on Masood Azhar at UN: 'Need more time to conduct thorough assessment'

While it is the fourth time in ten years that China has stalled such proceedings, India in response to China’s actions late on Wednesday night said that it was “disappointed” by the outcome but would continue to pursue all available avenues.

Masood Azhar as global terrorist: Not the first time China has 'disappointed' India

For the fourth time in ten years, China, at Pakistan's behest, has stalled India's bid using its permanent UNSC member status.

Explained: What UNSC blacklisting of Osama bin Laden's son means

Apart from the UNSC blacklisting, the United States government, as a part of its 'Rewards for Justice' programme, had also announced a bounty of $1 million for any information that leads to the capture of Hamza Bin Laden.

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PM Modi Thanks Obama For Supporting India's UNSC Bid

The Prime Minister’s visit reinforced the optimism that after the hiatus in the last three years of the Manmohan Singh government, India-U.S ties are finally progressing in the right direction, though many gaps remain, particularly on economic relations. The Strategic and Commercial Dialogue, at which Ministers Sushma Swaraj and Nirmal Sitharaman led the Indian delegation […]

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