United Nations Security Council

World order under serious stress, EAM S Jaishankar tells UNSC

Jaishankar said that the nature of threats faced by member states when the United Nations was founded 75 years ago are not limited to territorial or political disputes, but transcend physical or political boundaries.

Apr 20, 2021, 06:18 AM IST

Myanmar coup: At least 138 people killed since Feb 1, India tries to address the situation

India's Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla said the situation in Myanmar was "complex" and that India is working in the UN Security Council in a constructive manner to facilitate "balanced outcomes" that could assist in resolving the situation.

Mar 16, 2021, 07:23 AM IST

At UNSC, India highlights Pakistan's link with Al Qaeda, Islamic State in South Asia

Tirumurti explained that the "world is fully aware that these groups also perpetrate terrorist activities from safe havens in Pakistan, including through violent attacks in Afghanistan that have disrupted the peace process". India's comments came at a UNSC briefing on the 12th report of the UN Secretary-General (SG) on the threat posed by the Islamic State (ISIL/Da'esh) to international peace and security.

Feb 11, 2021, 01:05 AM IST

Myanmar military coup: UN Security Council expresses concern, calls for Aung San Suu Kyi's release

The statement said, "Members of the Security Council expressed deep concern at the declaration of the state of emergency imposed in Myanmar by the military" and the "arbitrary detention of members of the Government, including State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi and President Win Myint and others. They called for the immediate release of all those detained".

Feb 05, 2021, 00:26 AM IST

Permanent Security Council seat for India? Here's what Joe Biden's UN pick Linda Thomas-Greenfield said

Three previous US administrations, that of George W Bush, Barack Obama and Donald Trump, had publicly said that the nation supports India's bid to be a permanent member of the UNSC. Thomas-Greenfield has spent more than 35 years in foreign service before being nominated to the position.

Jan 28, 2021, 17:00 PM IST

No ifs and buts in fight against terrorism, says EAM Dr S Jaishankar at United Nations security council

 Dr S Jaishankar gave an 8-point agenda at the United Nations security council for the "UN system to credibly address the menace of terrorism and ensure effective action"

Jan 12, 2021, 23:25 PM IST

China prevents India from heading UNSC Sanctions committee that lists international terrorists

By being at the Taliban sanctions committee, India gets a crucial multilateral foothold in the Afghan peace process.


Jan 12, 2021, 16:47 PM IST

At UNSC, India expresses concerns over acts of terrorism by Boko Haram, Islamic State in West Africa

India called for closer coordination in counter-terrorism cooperation in the region.

Jan 12, 2021, 00:17 AM IST

Terror flow across Durand Line should stop: India slams Pakistan for destabilising Afghanistan

India has slammed Pakistan at the UNSC for destabilising Afghanistan.

Nov 20, 2020, 23:03 PM IST

One or two countries want to freeze a moment of history, says India on UN reforms

India has said that "one or two countries" are obstructing reforms at the United Nations.

Nov 18, 2020, 23:59 PM IST

United Nations Security Council will become obsolete, if not reformed: G4 countries

The G4 countries--India, Japan, Germany and Brazil, are a group of countries who have been calling for reforms at the UNSC.

Sep 23, 2020, 23:25 PM IST

Four UNSC permanent members support India's bid for permanent seat: Centre

Minister of State for External Affairs V Muraleedharan said India has accorded the "highest priority" to getting permanent membership in an expanded UN Security Council (UNSC).

Sep 22, 2020, 01:01 AM IST

IBSA grouping issues joint statement calling for accelerated and comprehensive UNSC reforms

The joint statement was issued after virtual IBSA foreign ministers meet. 

Sep 16, 2020, 21:44 PM IST

Terror networks spread tentacles across borders threatening peace and stability, children worst affected: India at UNSC

In its statement on Open Debate on Children and Armed Conflict, India said, "Terror networks spread their tentacles across borders threatening peace and stability."

Sep 10, 2020, 23:45 PM IST

Five countries block Pakistan's move to list Indians as terrorists at UN

Pakistan has failed to list two Indians as United Nations listed international terrorist under the 1267 committee of the UNSC.

Sep 03, 2020, 00:24 AM IST

India demands permanent removal of Jammu and Kashmir issue under 'outdated agenda item' from UNSC

The last time Kashmir was formally raised at UNSC was in 1965, according to the UN records.

Sep 02, 2020, 23:02 PM IST

India asks Pakistan to take credible action against 1993 Mumbai blasts mastermind Dawood Ibrahim

MEA said, "Pakistan’s assertion that the SRO does not mean that it admits to the presence of listed individuals on its territory" on these listed individuals. 

Aug 27, 2020, 19:53 PM IST

After exposing Pakistan's lie of making statement at UNSC, India puts on record with United Nations

A note was sent by Indian mission to the UN headquarters over the development and Pakistani action.

Aug 26, 2020, 19:47 PM IST

US, UK and Germany corner China at UNSC on Uyghur minorities issue in Xinjiang province

The remarks were made at a UN Security Council Briefing on counterterrorism with all 3 countries advising Bejing not to use "counterterrorism" as a pretext to silence political dissent.

Aug 26, 2020, 17:04 PM IST

Pakistan blunders yet again, posts fake speech to UNSC on its official website

Pakistan has yet again made a blunder as it posted a fake speech to the United Nations Security Council on the official website of its permanent mission. According to reports, Pakistan faked a speech to the UNSC and posted it on its official website pretending that it was delivered even though its Ambassador did not speak at the session on terrorism.

Aug 25, 2020, 10:29 AM IST