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PM Modi bats for UN reforms to 'mirror' current realities

Aug 21, 2015

PM Modi bats for UN reforms to 'mirror' current realities

PM Narendra Modi made a strong pitch for "concrete and effective" outcome to meet the challenge even as he batted for reform of the UN Security Council. #World #India #United Nations #UN #TheySaidIt #UN Security Council #UNSC #PM Narendra Modi
India tells UN to stop sub-contracting peacekeeping operations

Aug 19, 2015

India tells UN to stop sub-contracting peacekeeping operations

The UN should not outsource peacekeeping to regional organisations and disengage itself, India has told the Security Council, reminding that the UN "cannot disengage" with Africa by "sub-contracting peacekeeping". #NewsTracker #UN #Africa #UN Security Council #UN peacekeeping forces #Bhagwant S Bishnoi
We are not welcome: Why PM Modi should stop chasing UN Security Council mirage

Aug 19, 2015

We are not welcome: Why PM Modi should stop chasing UN Security Council mirage

The obsession to sit at the global high table and sup with great powers has worsened since May 2014. It diverts public attention from our filthy and dirty cities, including the PMs parliamentary constituency, Varanasi, which was very recently ranked 418 among 476 cities surveyed by the Urban Development Ministry for defecation under the open sky and solid waste management.Creating illusions of grandeur by invoking national pride is a fascist ploy to fool the common man and Modis government is #India #Narendra Modi #NewsTracker #Russia #Dubai #UAE #UN Security Council
UN Security council to hold first ever meeting on sexual minorities, Islamic State gay attacks

Aug 14, 2015

UN Security council to hold first ever meeting on sexual minorities, Islamic State gay attacks

The UN Security Council will hold a meeting this month to hear about Islamic State attacks on sexual minorities, the first-ever council meeting focussed on gay rights, the US ambassador said on Thursday. #NewsTracker #UN Security Council #Human Rights #Gay Rights #islamic-state #ISIL
UN's 70th anniversary: Modi talks terrorism, climate change in letter to 193 member states

Jul 15, 2015

UN's 70th anniversary: Modi talks terrorism, climate change in letter to 193 member states

On the 70th anniversary of United Nations, Prime Minister Narendra Modi wrote to all 193 heads of member states on 4 July summarising his vision of UN's role in a 'rapidly changing world.' #India #Terrorism #Prime Minister #United Nations #Narendra Modi #NewsTracker #Poverty #UN Security Council #UN 70th anniversary
US urges action from UN Security Council to identify  Syria gas attacks perpetrators

Jul 10, 2015

US urges action from UN Security Council to identify Syria gas attacks perpetrators

The United States on Thursday asked the UN Security Council to set up an investigative panel to identify those behind deadly chlorine gas attacks in Syria. #World #US #NewsTracker #Ban Ki-moon #UN Security Council #Chemical warfare #War #Syrian civil war #Gas attacks
India deserves permanent membership at UN Security Council: PM Modi

Jun 08, 2015

India deserves permanent membership at UN Security Council: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi wondered why the country having one-sixth of the world's population was still not getting its rightful place at the world body. #World #India #United Nations #Bangladesh #TheySaidIt #Dhaka #UN Security Council #UNSC #PM Narendra Modi #ModiInBangladesh #permanent membership
Non-state terrorist groups can't act in vacuum, action needed against them: India tells UNSC

May 28, 2015

Non-state terrorist groups can't act in vacuum, action needed against them: India tells UNSC

Asserting that non-state terrorist groups "cannot act in a vacuum," India has told the UN Security Council to act "robustly" and make nations take actions against such outfits. #Terrorism #United Nations #NewsTracker #UN Security Council #Asoke Mukerji #Terrorist groups
Pakistan parl committee passes resolution slamming Parrikar's remarks on terrorists

May 27, 2015

Pakistan parl committee passes resolution slamming Parrikar's remarks on terrorists

A parliamentary committee of Pakistan on Wednesday passed a resolution condemning Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar's remarks that "terrorists have to be neutralised only through terrorists" and asked the government to take up the matter with the UN Security Council. #NewsTracker #Manohar Parrikar #UN Security Council #parliamentary committee of Pakistan
It's India's right to have permanent seat in UN Security Council, says Modi

Apr 12, 2015

It's India's right to have permanent seat in UN Security Council, says Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi made a strong pitch for India to be given a permanent seat at the UN Security Council, saying that it is not asking for it as a favour but as a "right" #India #France #NewsTracker #UN #UNESCO #Modi #UN Security Council