India gives qualified nod to Afghan reconciliation moves

India has given a qualified nod to Afghanistan's reconciliation moves towards the Taliban, provided it is “transparent, led by the Afghan government” and respects the nation's Constitution.

Vintage Modi Vs Modi in English – The right choice?

When Narendra Modi started out as the Prime Minister, he was lauded and applauded for showing pride in his mother tongue – he chose Hindi as a medium for diplomatic parleys and major speeches.

UK, France support India as permanent member of UNSC

The UK, France and Nepal have supported India's candidature as a permanent member of a reformed UN Security Council as member nations expressed frustration at the lack of progress on long-pending reforms in the powerful UN body.

North Korea halts UN charm offensive over human rights record

A rare diplomatic charm offensive by North Korea appears to be over after it failed to halt a European and Japanese push for the United Nations General Assembly to support referring the hermit state to the International Criminal Court over allegations of human rights abuses. 

India, Pakistan spar over Kashmir at UNGA
India, Pakistan spar over Kashmir at UNGA

Sparring over Kashmir at the UN General Assembly, India and Pakistan have again exchanged verbal volleys over the issue with the Indian delegate dubbing the remarks of his Pakistani counterpart as "unsolicited comments" that were "factually incorrect".

India against imposing developed nations' norms on aid by developing nations

Aid provided by developing countries to their counterparts cannot be subjected to the same norms set for assistance from developing countries, India told a UN General Assembly committee that deals with economic and financial matters Wednesday.

As Satyarti is praised at UN, India affirms commitment to end child labour

A week after Kailash Satyarthi and Malala Yousafzai were awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for championing the cause of children, a UN General Assembly (UNGA) committee approved a draft resolution strongly condemning violence against children and calling on countries to protect them.

No softening of stand on Sri Lanka: US

The US has said that there has been no softening of its stand on Sri Lanka with regard to the human rights situation in that country, as being reported in a section of the media.

Assad ''has no role'' in any political settlement in Syria: Saudi Finance Minister

Saudi Arabia Foreign Minister Prince Saud Al Faisal has reportedly said that in any political settlement in Syria, "President Bashar al-Assad should be out of the picture" as he has no role in it.

Hurriyat welcomes Sharif's raising Kashmir issue in UN

Both factions of Hurriyat Conference on Saturday welcomed Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's statement on Kashmir in his speech in the United Nations General Assembly.

Areas of resources like sea are becoming issues of conflict: PM Modi

In an apparent reference to the dispute in the South China Sea, which is witnessing increasing flexing of muscles by China, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said that important areas of resources like sea are becoming issues of conflict.

Bangladesh won't allow soil for extremism: Hasina

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday said that she would not allow the soil of her country to be used for any kind of extremism and hoped that India would also reciprocate on the matter.

UNSC reforms must to make it 'democratic and participative': PM Modi

Strongly pitching for India's permanent membership of the UN Security Council, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said the reforms of the 15-member powerful body should be carried out by 2015 to make it more "democratic and participative".

Modi visits key venues of UN headquarters

Elevating his election winning mantra "sabka saath, sabka vikas" at the global stage, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saurday called for a more stable and inclusive growth.

Modi for Comprehensive Convention on International Terrorism

Talking tough, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday pitched for a concerted international effort to combat terrorism and extremism as he decried those states who continue to allow terrorist sanctuaries on their soil or use terrorism as instruments of their policy.

Modi asks world leaders to adopt International Yoga Day

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday asked the world leaders to adopt an International Yoga Day, saying that by changing lifestyle and creating consciousness, it can help us deal with climate change.

Why G-5, G-20 and so on? Let's have G-All: PM Modi

 

United Nations: Known for his flair for catchy punchlines, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday coined a new term 'G-All' at the United Nations.

Watch: PM Modi's speech at United Nations General Assembly
Watch: PM Modi's speech at United Nations General Assembly

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will addresse the United Nations General Assembly on Saturday.

Day 2 of Modi's US visit: After UNGA address, PM meets heads of Lanka, B'desh, Nepal
Day 2 of Modi's US visit: After UNGA address, PM meets heads of Lanka, B'desh, Nepal

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s speech in the UN General Assembly on day two of his visit to the US will be packed.

Pakistan needs to concentrate on internal issues instead of Kashmir: Naqvi

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said on Saturday that Pakistan should stop making Kashmir a parachute of politics and instead concentrate on resolving their internal conflicts and issues.