British voters are pessimistic about Prime Minister David Cameron`s ability to achieve reforms to the European Union that he believes are crucial to persuading Britain to stay in the bloc, a new poll found on Sunday.
India has said the United Nations should "set its house in order" and implement the much-delayed reform of the Security Council before it seeks to embark upon an ambitious post-2015 development agenda.
A top Chinese official on Monday firmly ruled out opening up China`s one-party system for political reforms, which outgoing Premier Wen Jiabao had last year said was a dire necessity for the Communist giant`s future.
Observing that India`s education policy has remained out of synch with the time, Minister of State for Human Resource Development Shashi Tharoor called for reforms in the sector, critical to the country`s growth needs.
Asking opposition parties not not to indulge in obstructionism, Finance Minister P Chidambaram on monday said inability to push key reforms would put the country at the risk of a sharp and continuing economic slowdown.