'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.

France reiterates support for India's permanent seat in reformed UN Security Council

India has been calling for the reform of the UN Security Council along with Brazil, Germany and Japan for long, emphasising that it rightly deserves a place at the UN high table as a permanent member.

Veto used by member states to block, kill proposals in UNSC Sanctions Committee: India

India's Permanent Representative to the UN Ambassador Syed Akbaruddin said that by a procedural stratagem, veto has been expanded to all members of subsidiary bodies of the Security Council, rather than being subject to restraints.


How first time UN talked of attack in J&K: Delhi worked phones in DC and Beijing

The task before Delhi was to get a condemnation statement from the UNSC. Within the first couple of days, more than 50 countries had issued it but only the US had named Pakistan.

China signals shift: UNSC condemns Pulwama terror attack, names Jaish

The statement is significant because China has singlehandedly blocked the listing of JeM chief Masood Azhar as a “global terrorist” at the UN Security Council Resolution 1267 sanctions committee for the last 10 years.

Russia reiterates support for India's permanent seat in UN Security Council

The strong backing by Russia was expressed in the joint statement issued after the 19th India-Russia summit between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin here.

At United Nations, India’s choice between an old promise and a budding friendship

The recasting of the old, more China-centric term Asia-Pacific into the Indo-Pacific (with the blessings of the United States) is by itself an indication of how India may now see the upcoming contest between Maldives and Indonesia for a seat at the old horseshoe.