Syed Akbaruddin

India denies talks with UK for Bhandari's withdrawal from ICJ election

India denies talks with UK for Bhandari's withdrawal from ICJ election

For election to the ICJ, a candidate has to win an absolute majority in both the General Assembly and the UN Security Council.

Nov 18, 2017, 10:30 AM IST

UN reforms inadequate for "creaking and crumbling" world: India

Syed Akbaruddin said there are 22,000 man-made objects orbiting the earth but nations are not able to assess their impact or figure out how to manage them.

Oct 04, 2017, 09:06 AM IST
Need to build trust, confidence among nuke weapon states: India

Need to build trust, confidence among nuke weapon states: India

India has called for a meaningful dialogue among all states possessing nuclear weapons to build trust and confidence and for reducing the salience of atomic weapons in international affairs.

Sep 27, 2017, 10:26 AM IST
Will not sit idle till Masood Azhar is brought to justice, says India at UN

Will not sit idle till Masood Azhar is brought to justice, says India at UN

India has said that New Delhi will not sit idle till the Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed leader is brought to justice.

Sep 17, 2017, 17:52 PM IST
Pakistan to raise Kashmir issue at UNGA, India calls it waste of time

Pakistan to raise Kashmir issue at UNGA, India calls it waste of time

India on Sunday hit out at Pakistan and said that the neighbouring country will waste its time by raising an old Kashmir issue at United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York. 

Sep 17, 2017, 08:49 AM IST

Terrorism should not be used as 'card' by some nations: India

India also voiced concern over the international community's reaction to terrorism in some geographies being different from others.

Jul 29, 2017, 13:59 PM IST
Great honour to illuminate UN building in New York: Anupam Kher

Great honour to illuminate UN building in New York: Anupam Kher

Veteran actor Anupam Kher said he was proud to be the chosen for illuminating the United Nations headquarters, ahead of International Day of Yoga.

Jun 19, 2017, 17:10 PM IST

New high-level UN office set up to fight terrorism globally, India welcomes move

According to diplomats, Russia is lobbying for the crucial new post of Under Secretary General for counter terrorism.

Jun 16, 2017, 00:14 AM IST

'India showed commitment to multilateralism via peacekeeping'

India has provided almost 200,000 troops in nearly 50 of the 71 peacekeeping missions over the past six decades.

May 25, 2017, 11:41 AM IST

Nikki Haley, Syed Akbaruddin discuss India-US cooperation

US Ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley, described her meeting with India's Permanent Representative to the UN Ambassador Syed Akbaruddin as "great". 

Apr 27, 2017, 09:32 AM IST

Size of reformed UNSC is a choice of all, for all, by all: India

The UN Security Council's size is inextricably linked to the need for equitable geographical distribution, India has said underscoring that the size of a reformed Council is a "choice of all, for all, by all".

Apr 05, 2017, 14:15 PM IST
India offers to temporarily give up veto power as permanent member in expanded UNSC

India offers to temporarily give up veto power as permanent member in expanded UNSC

India offers to temporarily give up veto power as permanent member in expanded UNSC

Mar 08, 2017, 14:44 PM IST

'Convergence' on UNSC reforms, don't slide back: India

India has cautioned against questioning the "convergence" of views that took the negotiation process for Security Council reforms forward instead of building up on that progress.

Feb 07, 2017, 12:19 PM IST

''Convergence'' on UNSC reforms, don't slide back: India

India has cautioned against questioning the "convergence" of views that took the negotiation process for Security Council reforms forward instead of building up on that progress.

Feb 07, 2017, 11:39 AM IST
India criticises 'frozen' UNSC that represents small minority

India criticises 'frozen' UNSC that represents small minority

Making a pitch for rebooting the stalled Security Council reform process, India has said that to regain its "lost legitimacy" the Council should change to reflect the new world realities.

Jan 11, 2017, 11:20 AM IST

India lauds Fidel Castro in UN homage to revolutionary leader

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon had called Fidel Castro as "one of the most important Latin American leaders of the 20th century".

Dec 21, 2016, 12:37 PM IST
India calls for action against Lashkar-e-Toiba, Jaish-e-Mohammed; warns Pakistan on terror

India calls for action against Lashkar-e-Toiba, Jaish-e-Mohammed; warns Pakistan on terror

India has renewed its demand for international action against terror outfits Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) and the Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) and "their shadowy supporters"

Dec 20, 2016, 10:28 AM IST
India slams UNSC, says world body takes 9 months to decide on sanctions against terror operators like Masood Azhar

India slams UNSC, says world body takes 9 months to decide on sanctions against terror operators like Masood Azhar

India has slammed the UNSC, saying the world body takes 9 long months to decide on sanctions against terror operators like Masood Azhar.

Nov 08, 2016, 09:48 AM IST
Diwali commemorated at United Nations for the first time

Diwali commemorated at United Nations for the first time

Diwali was commemorated for the first time at the United Nations, with the world body's imposing headquarters here lit up especially on the occasion of the Indian festival of lights.

Oct 30, 2016, 10:46 AM IST
Sell-by date of Pakistan's anachronistic approach over: India

Sell-by date of Pakistan's anachronistic approach over: India

Syed Akbaruddin strongly criticised the world body's inaction to come up with concrete policies and measures to deal with the growing scourge of terrorism.

Oct 06, 2016, 09:45 AM IST