• unsc ineffectiveness imposing severe costs on everyone india

    UNSC ineffectiveness imposing severe costs on everyone: India

    World | November 13, 2015 12:38 IST

    United Nations: Hitting out at UN Security Council's functioning, India has said the world body's "ineffectiveness" is imposing "severe costs on all of us", asit blamed the top UN organ for failing to fight terrorism

  • india calls for adoption of convention on terrorism in un

    India calls for adoption of convention on terrorism in UN

    World | October 15, 2015 14:57 IST

    United Nations: India has called for the early adoption of a global convention on terrorism with a legal principle of "prosecute or extradite", even as it voiced concern over the UN appearing "ineffective" in tackling

  • india to host very substantive and significant g 4 summit

    India to host 'very substantive and significant' G-4 Summit

    World | September 24, 2015 12:44 IST

    New York:  India will host a "very substantive and significant" summit meeting of the G-4 nations aimed at pushing for early UN Security Council reforms in the wake of the UN General Assembly adopting a

  • india flags concern over foreign fighters presence in

    India flags concern over foreign fighters' presence in Afghanistan

    World | June 23, 2015 13:30 IST

    United Nations: In a veiled attack on Pakistan, India has told the UN that it is "obvious" that thousands of foreign fighters in Afghanistan could not have entered it or sustain their terror attacks without

  • women regional rotation key for next un chief selection

    Women, regional rotation key for next UN chief selection: India

    India | April 28, 2015 17:25 IST

    United Nations: With UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon's tenure ending next year, India has called for changing and improving the existing process of selecting the world body's chief, saying women and regional rotation should be

  • india s diplomacy gaining direction with bjp s five pillars

    India's diplomacy gaining direction with BJP's 'five pillars'

    Politics | April 18, 2015 13:01 IST

    New York: While India's diplomatic efforts are focused on furthering the national goal of eradicating poverty through economic development, they are gaining a clear direction with the "Five Pillars of Foreign Policy" enunciated by the

  • need not just production but production by masses india to

    Need not just production, but production by masses: India to UN

    India | April 02, 2015 13:38 IST

    New Delhi: India has called for giving impetus to “production by the masses,” saying predominantly agrarian nations like it should generate mass manufacturing and foster industrialisation to create jobs for the youth. “Employment creation and decent

  • india expresses concern over rising tensions in jerusalem

    India expresses concern over rising tensions in Jerusalem

    World | November 25, 2014 12:56 IST

    United Nations: India has expressed deep concern over the rising tensions in Arab-dominated East Jerusalem, stressing the need for restraint and avoidance of provocation, as it hoped that Israel and Palestine will demonstrate necessary political

  • india demands greater share in un peacekeeping mandates

    India demands greater share in UN peacekeeping mandates

    World | November 24, 2014 8:38 IST

    United Nations: India, among the top troop contributors to UN peacekeeping missions, has termed as ‘regretful' that non-members of the Security Council, who provide troops, are not allowed to participate in its decisions on drawing

  • fully committed to zero tolerance policy against terror

    Fully committed to zero tolerance policy against terror: India

    India | November 08, 2014 11:05 IST

    United Nations: Asserting that there can be no justification for terror acts, India has said it is fully committed to the policy of zero tolerance against terrorism.Participating in the 9th meeting of the Advisory Board

  • india to stay on as advisory board member of uncct

    India to stay on as Advisory Board Member of UNCCT

    World | November 08, 2014 10:47 IST

    United Nations: India has agreed to UN chief Ban Ki-moon's offer to remain a member of the advisory board of a UN centre on counter-terrorism for an additional three years."We would like to express our

  • india expresses concern over extremism in iraq syria

    India expresses concern over extremism in Iraq, Syria

    World | October 22, 2014 21:48 IST

    United Nations: Expressing deep concern over activities of extremist groups in Iraq and Syria, India has said consolidation of political processes and building durable state institutions will be an effective way to address such radicalism

  • internet can t be managed as private property india tells un

    Internet can't be managed as private property: India tells UN

    World | October 15, 2014 16:32 IST

    United Nations: Underscoring its commitment to the "free growth" of the Internet, India has told the UN General Assembly that the cyberspace cannot be managed as a "private property" and its management should be "transparent

  • we are incurable optimists india on unsc reforms

    We are incurable optimists: India on UNSC reforms

    World | September 09, 2014 13:34 IST

    United Nations: The UN General Assembly has decided to carry forward talks on Security Council reforms to the next session, with India expressing dismay that the draft decision was no different from the one adopted

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