UN General Assembly

India slams Pakistan, highlights ‘irony’ that it co-sponsors UN resolution on safeguarding religious sites

India has highlighted the "irony" as Pakistan co-sponsored a resolution at the United Nations on safeguarding religious sites pointing out to recent demolishment of a Hindu temple in the country. India in its statement on Adoption of Resolution on "Promoting a culture of peace and tolerance to safeguard religious sites" said,"The resolution can not be a smokescreen for countries like Pakistan to hide behind.".

Jan 22, 2021, 09:45 AM IST

EAM S Jaishankar to visit Tokyo on October 6 for quad FMs meet

This will be first such major diplomatic engagement of the new Japanese Prime minister Yoshihide Suga.

Sep 29, 2020, 14:11 PM IST

India, 5 other countries object to Chinese communist party language for 75th anniversary UN resolution

In a strong message for China, the President of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) Tijjani Muhammad-Bande changed the language of the resolution to be adopted by UN on the 75th anniversary of the foundation of the global body.

Jun 28, 2020, 07:29 AM IST

Deshhit: Saudi prince called back private plane given to Imran Khan during US visit

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman, who facilitated a special plane for Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan for his visit from the US to Islamabad, called back his private jet after he apparently got irked by some dimensions of the Pakistani premier's diplomacy at UN General Assembly.

Oct 07, 2019, 20:52 PM IST

Sent young diplomat to articulate New India's position: Syed Akbaruddin on India's right to reply at UNGA

You know, we are a country with a tradition, a country with a very consistent approach, We also know Pakistan very well, and its approach, said India’s envoy to United Nations Syed Akbaruddin.

Sep 29, 2019, 08:21 AM IST

Terrorism greatest threat to humanity and biggest global challenge: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday addressed the 74th session of UN General Assembly in New York, in what was his maiden speech at the world body after assuming office for the second term.

Sep 27, 2019, 20:10 PM IST

What PM Modi going to say at UN General Assembly?

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Sep 26, 2019, 20:24 PM IST

With Iran on his mind, US President Donald Trump to speak before UN General Assembly

With the president looking to improve his standing among Americans as he looks ahead to a tough re-election battle next year, Trump aims to present a reassuring message to ease voters` concerns about his tendency toward inflammatory rhetoric. The top item for Trump in the morning address is Iran.

Sep 24, 2019, 11:49 AM IST

Seen many theatrics at UNGA: India on Pakistan PM Imran Khan's address

Launching a direct attack on Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan, who is set to raise the Kashmir issue at the UNGA Assembly session, Akbaruddin said that it is the right of every country to use the UNGA to attract the attention of global community but those who fail to follow the global norms are bound to face the consequences.

Sep 22, 2019, 07:43 AM IST

Sushma Swaraj attacks Pakistan for supporting terror: Here's the full text of EAM's UNGA speech

EAM Swaraj made a hard-hitting speech at UNGA accusing Pakistan of supporting terror.

Sep 29, 2018, 22:36 PM IST

Pakistan supports terrorism, refuses to see blood of innocents: Sushma Swaraj at UNGA

The EAM spoke in lengths of terrorism, climate change and reforms in the UN Security Council (UNSC) and Sustainable Development Goals (SDG).

Sep 29, 2018, 19:10 PM IST

LTTE planned to attack Colombo targets with plane from Chennai: Sri Lanka president

Sirisena said it was a well-guarded secret that all senior leaders were out of the country fearing an LTTE air raid

Sep 28, 2018, 16:47 PM IST

Donald Trump laughed at in UN, claims people enjoy his company

"People had a good time with me. We were doing it together. We had a good time, they respect what I have done."

Sep 27, 2018, 08:49 AM IST

India a free society, successfully lifting millions out of poverty: Donald Trump in UNGA speech

India is lifting millions out of poverty, US Prez Donald Trump said in his UNGA speech.

Sep 25, 2018, 23:07 PM IST

Sushma Swaraj's gruelling schedule at UNGA includes meetings with 30 world leaders

In her roster of meetings in New York, there would be one striking absence: Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi.

Sep 24, 2018, 11:10 AM IST

India, US, other nations to co-host special meet on tackling drug menace

Swaraj arrived in New York on Sunday for the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly. 

Sep 24, 2018, 09:13 AM IST

Donald Trump, Moon Jae-in to meet at UN General Assembly: White House

The White House said on Tuesday that US President Donald Trump earlier on the same day spoke with his South Korean counterpart Moon Jae-in, when they agreed to meet later at the UN General Assembly.

Sep 05, 2018, 06:45 AM IST

UN votes 128-9 to reject US decision on Jerusalem

The UNGA on Thursday adopted by a decisive vote of 128 to 9, a motion rejecting the US decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel`s capital.

Dec 21, 2017, 22:59 PM IST

After US veto, UN General Assembly to meet on Jerusalem status

Palestinian UN envoy Riyad Mansour said the General Assembly would vote on a draft resolution calling for Trump's declaration to be withdrawn.

Dec 20, 2017, 00:03 AM IST

North Korea's nuke proliferation linkages must be probed: Nirmala Sitharaman

India today sought a probe into North Korea's nuclear proliferation linkages and demanded that those responsible for it be held accountable, in a veiled reference to Pakistan.

Oct 24, 2017, 17:11 PM IST