Friday, 1 July, 2022
TopicUnited Nations Security Council

Topic: United Nations Security Council

Not 1st time India abstained in vote against Russia. It’s about Delhi’s own security interests

India took its traditional stance on resolution against Russia’s ‘aggression’. It stems from a historical grudge against Western and UNSC actions on matters affecting India’s security.

Anti-Hindu, anti-Buddhist & anti-Sikh phobias need UN attention, says Indian envoy Tirumurti

T.S. Tirumurti, Indian Ambassador to UN & chair of UN Security Council Counter-Terrorism Committee for 2022, says ‘terrorists are terrorists, there are no good or bad ones’.

UNSC must be made more representative of developing countries, says Harsh Shringla

Speaking at a multilateral forum, Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla also said that India values multipolar global order underpinned on respect for sovereignty.

Global community must encourage direct peace talks between Israel, Palestine, says India

India will support all international efforts that attempt to achieve a just, lasting and comprehensive resolution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, TS Tirumurti said Thursday.

India, US reaffirm strategic partnership at bilateral meeting of UN Security Council envoys

US Ambassador to the UN Linda Thomas-Greenfield met India's Permanent Representative to the UN Ambassador T S Tirumurti and agreed to work together to strengthen multilateralism.

MEA says Indian govt has accorded highest priority to getting permanent UNSC membership

\Minister of State for External Affairs V Muraleedharan said India is actively engaged in the ongoing inter-governmental negotiations on reform of the UNSC.

Countering terror will be the focus in India’s eighth stint as UNSC non-permanent member

The MEA also brought up the need for UN reforms in a media briefing held after India’s appointment as a member of the security council.

All about UN Security Council and India’s non-permanent membership for the 8th time

India was elected as a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council with an overwhelming majority Wednesday.

UN Security Council to discuss coronavirus pandemic in closed session on 9 April

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres will participate as a briefer. It remains to be seen whether any press statement on the COVID-19 situation is issued after the meeting.

China downplays Russia backing India’s bid for UNSC permanent membership, says no consensus

US, UK, France and Russia have backed India's membership bid in the UNSC, but China, which has veto power, has been stonewalling New Delhi's efforts for years.

On Camera


Power, party, dignity, father’s legacy — what all Uddhav Thackeray is losing in Maharashtra

The BJP’s move to place Eknath Shinde in the CM’s chair eclipses political veteran Sharad Pawar as the kingmaker of Maharashtra. The party has paid NCP chief back in his own coin.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.


National Security Adviser Ajit Doval | File photo: ANI

At 1st Maritime Security Group meet, NSA chief Doval stresses on coordination among stakeholders

Meeting chaired by Vice Admiral (retd) G. Ashok Kumar, India’s 1st national maritime security coordinator. ‘Crucial policy issues’ such as ‘blue economy initiative’ also discussed.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.