UPDATED ON MAR 16, 2021 01:56 PM IST
He further expressed Portugal's support for the reform process and the inclusion of India as a permanent member of the United Nations Security Council stating that India "is an important player" in all fields "whose opinions are respected".
PUBLISHED ON FEB 24, 2021 01:49 PM IST
The year 2050 is when nations have been called on to achieve net-zero CO2 emissions.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 17, 2021 11:08 AM IST
Prakash Gupta, Joint Secretary (UNP and Summits) led the Indian delegation along with officials from the Embassy of India in Moscow.
UPDATED ON FEB 09, 2021 09:12 PM IST
- India began a two-year stint as a non-permanent member of the Security Council earlier this month.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 09, 2021 09:41 AM IST
TS Tirumurti, India’s envoy to the UN, said the country was asked to chair three important subsidiary bodies of the Security Council – the Taliban sanctions committee, the counter-terrorism committee and the Libya sanctions committee.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Shishir Gupta
UPDATED ON JAN 08, 2021 02:27 PM IST
Intel reports indicate Dawood Ibrahim’s daughter Mahrukh and her husband Junaid Miandad, son of ex-Pak cricket team captain Javed Miandad, have acquired a Portuguese passport and could move to Europe.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by: Amit Chaturvedi
UPDATED ON JAN 08, 2021 09:58 AM IST
India began its eighth term as a non-permanent member of the UNSC on Monday with the stated objective of raising its voice against terrorism.
UPDATED ON JAN 06, 2021 06:15 AM IST
As it enters the UNSC, New Delhi must focus on what is feasible and show its abilities
Hindustan Times, Washington | By Yashwant Raj , edited by Vinod Janardhanan
UPDATED ON JAN 04, 2021 11:36 PM IST
“India will be a voice for the developing world,” said TS Tirumurti, the Indian permanent representative to the UN.
United Nations | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Kunal Gaurav
UPDATED ON JAN 03, 2021 10:19 PM IST
India’s Permanent Representative to the UN, Ambassador T S Tirumurti will install the tricolour and is expected to make brief remarks at the ceremony.
New Delhi | By Asian News International | Posted by Kunal Gaurav
UPDATED ON JAN 01, 2021 02:43 PM IST
India and France in past had jointly called for reform of the UNSC that would enable India to gain a permanent seat on it.
By Manjeev S Puri
UPDATED ON DEC 19, 2020 08:33 PM IST
Krishna began by recognising the UNSG. We had not included him in the salutations. He appreciated the presence of two Portuguese-speaking nations. It was not in our prepared text. His third sentence was about Timor-Leste. The penny dropped
New Delhi | By Asian News International | Posted by Srivatsan K C
PUBLISHED ON DEC 19, 2020 02:58 PM IST
The Indian delegation briefed their UK counterparts on its priorities during its upcoming UNSC tenure as a non-permanent member, which includes reformed multilateralism and counter-terrorism, informed the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA).
Hindustan Times, Washington, DC | By Yashwant Raj
PUBLISHED ON NOV 20, 2020 11:09 PM IST
“It is time that the Security Council speaks unequivocally against violence and terrorist forces, and acts against terrorist sanctuaries and safe havens,” T S Tirumurti, the Indian permanent representative, said during an “Aria formula meeting” on Afghanistan
By Yashwant Raj
PUBLISHED ON NOV 20, 2020 08:24 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in a speech last year, implored the world body: “For how long will India be kept out of the decision-making structures of the United Nations?”
Hindustan Times, Toronto | By Anirudh Bhattacharyya
PUBLISHED ON NOV 18, 2020 02:14 PM IST
A handbook, titled China vs. Democracy: The Greatest Game, is a major topic for discussion at the three-day Halifax International Security Forum, which is headquartered in Halifax, Canada
Hindustan Times, Washington, DC | By Yashwant Raj
UPDATED ON NOV 18, 2020 03:01 AM IST
Participation in a UN General Assembly debate, TS Tirumurti, India’s permanent representative to the UN, also sought to dismiss Pakistan’s India obsession as “Pavlovian”
Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Mallika Soni
UPDATED ON NOV 17, 2020 03:40 PM IST
India’s permanent representative to the UN ambassador TS Tirumurti said, “I do not wish to waste the time of this assembly by responding to the irrelevant and irresponsible remarks made by the representative of Pakistan.”
By Asian News International | Posted by Shivani Kumar
UPDATED ON NOV 17, 2020 06:24 AM IST
Speaking at the Assembly, TS Tirumurti, India’s Permanent Representative to the UN, also highlighted that the IGN (Intergovernmental Negotiations) has become like a platform for debate in the university rather than a serious result-oriented process in the UN consisting of sovereign member states.
By Manjeev S Puri
PUBLISHED ON NOV 07, 2020 07:31 PM IST
Historically, the United Kingdom (UK) has exhibited a soft corner towards Pakistan possibly because of the size and influence of the Pakistani diaspora in the UK and a feeling that the Raj’s divide and rule policy has benefitted them.
United Nations | By Associated Press | Posted by Prashasti Singh
PUBLISHED ON OCT 31, 2020 06:07 AM IST
The email vote on the resolution was 5-0, with 10 countries abstaining, far less than the minimum nine “yes” votes required for adoption.
New Delhi | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Mallika Soni
UPDATED ON OCT 30, 2020 02:27 PM IST
India has been pushing for reforms of the United Nations, including the Security Council, stating that its composition doesn’t reflect the current realities and is not representative enough.
New York | By Asian News International | Posted by Srivatsan K C
PUBLISHED ON OCT 27, 2020 09:56 AM IST
India has invested much in the peace and stability of the region by deploying its personnel as part of UN peacekeeping forces, through humanitarian assistance, development cooperation and capacity building.
Mumbai | By Asian News International | Posted by Deepali Sharma
PUBLISHED ON OCT 23, 2020 05:14 PM IST
Kulbhushan Jadhav’s friend Arvind Singh also said that there will be a lot of repercussions if Pakistan will not act according to the verdict of the International Court of Justice (ICJ).
By Manjeev Puri
UPDATED ON OCT 17, 2020 08:03 PM IST
The politics behind the votes have been discussed but the nine votes business saw a brief but heightened drama in the UNSC chamber before the vote was called
Hindustan Times, Washington | By Yashwant Raj
PUBLISHED ON SEP 23, 2020 04:17 AM IST
In a declaration adopted at the end of the day-long commemorative meeting, the General Assembly committed itself to “instil new life in the discussions on the reform” of the UN Security Council (UNSC), one the principal organs of the world body. India is seeking a permanent seat on the reformed and expanded UNSC.
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PUBLISHED ON SEP 03, 2020 08:57 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent | Edited by Sohini Sarkar
UPDATED ON SEP 03, 2020 01:03 AM IST
Pakistan has repeatedly sought to rake up what it claims is India’s alleged role in fomenting terrorism on its soil at various UN bodies in recent months, but without any takers for its allegations.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Rezaul H Laskar
UPDATED ON SEP 02, 2020 03:04 AM IST
India has joined hands with Brazil, Germany and Japan to call for expediting the process for reforming the UN Security Council, with the four countries saying that inter-governmental negotiations on the issue have dragged on for more than a decade without substantial progress.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 01, 2020 10:48 AM IST
India and the three other countries also expressed their concerns about the inter-governmental negotiations since 2009, saying “there has been practically no progress in the discussions”.