Cancellation of Indo-Pak talks casts shadow on Modi-Sharif meet at UNGA

India on Monday cancelled the Foreign Secretary-level talks with Pakistan after the latter`s envoy here met Kashmiri separatist leaders ahead of the bilateral parleys.

Invitations pour in as foreign leaders scramble to meet PM Narendra Modi

Narendra Modi, who once faced visa ban from several countries over his alleged role in the 2002 Gujarat riots, is today one of the most sought-after world leaders – that too in just over 10 days into office.

India dismisses Pak attempt to rake up Kashmir at UNGA

India has dismissed as "unwarranted" Pakistan`s attempt to rake up the Kashmir issue at the UN General Assembly.

Failed at home, Manmohan Singh shines at UN

In our neighbourhood lies the epicentre of terrorism, said Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in a hard-hitting speech at UN general assembly asking Pakistan to shut down the "terror machinery" on its soil.

PM Manmohan Singh to meet Nawaz Sharif in US, have summit with Obama

Ahead of his five-day visit to the US, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday said that he was looking forward to bilateral meeting with Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.

Kajol to attend UNGA week in New York

Bollywood actress and mother of two, Kajol, will petition for the cause of handwashing with soap at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) week in New York.

PM to address UN General Assembly on September 28

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will address the 68th session of United Nations General Assembly in New York on September 28 with a focus on combating terrorism, disarmament, UN reforms and development.

UN General Assembly begins 68th session

The UN General Assembly (UNGA) started Tuesday its 68th session at the UN Headquarters in New York while setting a new development agenda beyond 2015 as its priority.

`India abstained from ATT, will ensure no harm on national interest`

India abstained from the Arms Trade Treaty adopted by the United Nations and the government will take all measures to ensure that it does not impact national interest, the Lok Sabha was informed.

Advani among 13 MPs to attend UNGA

India, the only country to send MPs to attend sessions of UNGA, is deputing 13 Parliamentarians this time, including BJP leader L K Advani.

UNGA`s position should be respected: India

India has said revitalisation of the 193-member body is possible only when its position as the chief deliberative of the UN is respected.

PM`s departure statement for UN visit

Following is the text of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh`s statement, ahead of his visit to the United Nations, issued Wednesday.

Krishna could meet Khar on sidelines of UNGA

External Affairs Minister S
M Krishna could meet his Pakistani counterpart Hina Rabbani
Khar on the sidelines of the annual UN General Assembly here,
a top Indian official said today.

PM to attend UNGA next week

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will attend the United Nations General Assembly session next week in New York.

India seeks greater role for UNGA in decision making process

India has underlined the
need for the UN General Assembly to play a greater role in the
decision making process of the world body, saying countries
should take concrete measures to reinforce the authority of
the Assembly.

Death penalty: UNGA resolution for moratorium

UNGA adopted a resolution to impose a moratorium on the use of death penalty.

India, Pak clash on Kashmir at UNGA

India and Pakistan yet
again clashed over the Kashmir issue during the ongoing UN
General Assembly session.

Face-off between India, Pak delegates at UNGA

In an unusual face-off, Indian and Pakistani diplomats engaged in heated exchanges in the UN General Assembly (UNGA) over Jammu and Kashmir.

Possibility of a Krishna-Qureshi `pull-aside` at UNGA

Krishna leaving for a 10-day visit to US will represent India at 65th UN General Assembly meeting.

India to pursue issue of nuclear weapon-free world at UNGA

India proposes to pursue the issue
of nuclear weapon-free world as envisaged under the Rajiv
Gandhi Action Plan 1988 in the first Committee in the
forthcoming UN General Assembly commencing next month.